How to Turn Off Ad Blocker on Chromebook – (Easy Way)

In today’s digital world, Ads have become an integral part of our online experience. But, some users prefer to block unwanted ads while browsing the internet. The Chromebook’s users often utilize ad blockers to streamline their web browsing experience.

But there may be times when you need to turn off or disable the ad blocker temporarily or permanently. In this article, I will provide you with a detailed, step-by-step guide on how to turn off the ad blocker on Your Chromebook.

How to Disable ad Blocker on Chromebook – (Step-By-Step Guide)

If you’re using a Chromebook and would like to disable the ad blocker, follow these simple steps.

Method 1 : Accessing the Extensions Menu

To begin, follow these steps to access the Extension’s menu on your Chromebook:

  1. Open the Chrome browser by clicking on its icon in the app launcher.
  2. Once the browser is open, look for the three-dot menu icon located in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Click on the three-dot menu icon to open a drop-down menu.
  4. From the drop-down menu, select “More tools” to reveal additional options.
  5. Within the expanded options, click on “Extensions” to open the Extensions menu.

Disabling the Ad Blocker

Once you have accessed the Extensions menu, follow these steps to disable the ad blocker:

  1. In the Extensions menu, you will find a list of installed extensions.
  2. Locate the ad blocker extension that you wish to turn off.
  3. Next to the ad blocker extension, you will find a toggle switch.
  4. Simply click on the toggle switch to move it to the “Off” position.
  5. If you have multiple ad blockers installed, repeat the process for each one.
  6. After disabling the desired ad blocker(s), close the Extensions menu.
Disabling the Ad Blocker from google chrome extension

Testing the Ad Blocker

To verify if the ad blocker has been successfully disabled, follow these steps to test its functionality:

  1. Open a new tab in the Chrome browser.
  2. Navigate to a website that typically displays advertisements.
  3. Observe whether the ads are now being displayed on the website.
  4. If the ads are still blocked, proceed to the next step.

Clearing Browser Cache and Cookies

Clearing the browser cache and cookies can help resolve any conflicts or lingering ad-blocking effects. Follow these steps to clear your Chromebook’s browsing data:

  1. Click on the three-dot menu icon located in the top-right corner of the browser.
  2. From the drop-down menu, select “More tools.”
  3. Within the expanded options, click on “Clear browsing data.”
  4. A pop-up window will appear with various options.
  5. Choose the appropriate time range for clearing the data. “All time” is recommended for a thorough cleanup.
  6. Check the boxes next to “Cookies and other site data” and “Cached images and files.”
  7. Finally, click on the “Clear data” button to initiate the clearing process.
  8. Testing the Ad Blocker Again

Method 2: Uninstall Ad Blocker App From Chromebook

  1. Click on the “Launcher” Icon in the bottom-left corner of your Chromebook (usually looks like a circle with a grid inside).
  2. Find the ad blocker app to uninstall. You can roll through the list of apps or use the search bar to site it quickly.
  3. Once you’ve set the app, right-click (or two-finger tap) on its icon.
  4. A menu will appear. Select “Uninstall” from the menu.
  5. A confirmation pop-up will appear, asking if you want to uninstall the app. Click “Uninstall” to confirm.
Uninstall Ad Blocker App From Chromebook

Please note that not all apps on a Chromebook are uninstallable, as some apps come pre-installed by the maker and are considered part of the Chrome OS. In such cases, you may not see the “Uninstall” option for sure apps.

Additionally, some web-based apps might not seem in the “Launcher” as they are not installed in the traditional sense. To remove those, you can remove their shortcuts from the “Launcher” by right-clicking on the app and selecting “Remove from Chrome.”


Disabling an ad blocker on a Chromebook is a simple and straightforward process. By following the step-by-step instructions outlined in this article, you can easily turn off the ad blocker extension and check if advertisements are being displayed on websites.

It’s important to remember that enabling ads can provide support to content creators and website owners, but ultimately, the choice to use an ad blocker or not is a personal one.


How to turn off ad blocker chrome?

First open Chrome browser and visit chrome://extensions/ and then
Find the ad blocker extension you want to turn off and click on the toggle switch next to it to disable it.
Lastly , You may need to refresh the webpage you were previously on for the changes to take effect.

Ahmed Nouman

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