How do I disable Ad Blockers on Viki?

There are many ad blocking extensions that can cause videos to fail on Viki.com. The following are the most used Ad blocking extensions found on Google Chrome.

Disabling ad block extensions

Adblocker
  1. Open a browser that has AdBlocker installed 
  2. Go to Viki.com
  3. Click on the AdBlocker icon. The icon will be in the upper-right corner of your browser, to the right of your address bar.
  4. Click on "Don't run on pages on this site" to disable AdBlocker.
  5. A pop-up will appear to confirm the changes. Ensure that the 'Reload the page' checkbox is selected and click on the red 'Exclude' button.

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On Safari, the AdBlocker icon will show up to the left of your browser's address bar by default. 
Adblock
  1. Open a browser that has AdBlock installed 
  2. Go to Viki.com
  3. Click on the AdBlock icon. The icon will be in the upper-right corner of your browser, to the right of your address bar.
  4. Click on "Don't run on pages on this site" to disable AdBlock.
  5. A pop-up will appear to confirm the changes. Ensure that the 'Reload the page' checkbox is selected and click on the red 'Exclude' button.
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Adblock Plus
  1. In AdBlock Plus, you will see "Block ads on" when visiting Viki. "Viki.com" will appear under this.
  2. Slide the power button to the left to disable AdBlock Plus.
  3. Select "I've turned off my ad blocker" on the video screen to complete the process.

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AdGuard AdBlocker
  1. Open a browser that has AdGuard AdBlocker installed 
  2. Go to Viki.com
  3. Click on theAdGuard AdBlocker icon. The icon will be in the upper-right corner of your browser, to the right of your address bar.
  4. Click on the toggle next to "Protection on this website" to disable AdGuard AdBlocker from running on videos.
  5. Select "I've turned off my ad blocker" on the video screen to complete the process.

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uBlock Origin
  1. Open a browser that has uBlock Origin installed 
  2. Go to Viki.com
  3. Click on the uBlock Origin icon. The icon will be in the upper-right corner of your browser, to the right of your address bar.
  4. Click on the big blue "power" icon to disable uBlock Origin from running on videos.
  5. Select "I've turned off my ad blocker" on the video screen to complete the process.

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Further Steps on Google Chrome

Make sure Viki.com is not included on the built-in Ad blocking functionality of Google Chrome by visiting this settings page and making sure Viki is not on the Block list.
 
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Alternatives to removing Ad blockers on multiple browsers

 

Note: The tutorials below are for macOS. If you are using Windows PC, the interfaces will look slightly different but the processes are similar.
Google Chrome
  1. Open the Chrome browser and click on the three vertical dots located at the top-right corner of your browser
  2. Click More Tools > Extensions

  3. Toggle your AdBlock off. Depending on how many extensions you’ve added to Chrome, it may take you a while to locate “Adblock”.

  4. If you want to remove AdBlock for good, not just temporarily disable it, simply click the Remove button.
  5. Alternatively, you can click on the AdBlock icon at the top-right corner beside the three vertical dots, then click Don't run on pages on this site.
  6. Check that you have the Chrome built-in adblock toggled off or that Viki.com is added to the list of 'Allow' sites. Copy this into your browser: chrome://settings/content/ads?search=ad

             
Safari
  1. Open the Safari browser.
  2. Click the Safari menu at the top-left corner of your screen followed by Preferences
  3. Click on the Extensions tab on the new window that pops up, then simply uncheck AdBlock and it will be disabled.



  4. If you want to permanently remove AdBlock from Safari, click Uninstall.
  5. You can also disable AdBlock for just one website. To do so, locate the icon on the left side of the address bar. Click Don’t run on this page.

Opera
  1. Open your Opera browser
  2. Click on the Easy setup from the home page.
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  3. Scroll down to Features section. Toggle the Block ads blue switch off to disable the ad blocker. 
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Firefox
  1. Open your Firefox browser
  2. Click Tools at the top of your screen, and then click Add-ons.



  3. Click Extensions. A window with all your installed extensions will appear. Then, disable AdBlock.

  4. If you want to permanently remove AdBlock from Firefox simply click the Remove button (right next to Disable).
  5. Disable your Enhanced Tracking Protection feature for Viki.com
Microsoft Edge
  1. Open the Edge browser.
  2. Click the three-dot setting icon and select Extensions.


  3. Find the AdBlock extension and click the geared setting icon.



  4. Toggle AdBlock from on to off.
  5. If you want to completely remove this ad blocker extension hit the Uninstall button below.

If you are experiencing issues removing the Adblock message even after following the steps above, refer here for some tips to troubleshoot.

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