How to Block Ads on Picrew

Do you find yourself constantly distracted by those annoying ads while trying to create fun avatars on Picrew? I feel your pain.

As amazing as Picrew is for making those trendy pixel art avatars, nothing kills your creative vibes faster than loud video ads and creepy targeted promotions popping up.

But don’t worry – with the right ad-blocking tools, you can enjoy an ad-free Picrew experience and get rid of those pesky distractions for good!

In this handy guide, I’ll show you a few different methods to effectively block Picrew ads so you can get back to doing what you love – making awesome avatars without interruptions!

Why Blocking Ads is a Must for Picrew

Before we get into the how-to, let me quickly explain why removing advertisements on Picrew is so important:

  • Ads are incredibly distracting and disrupt your creative flow. Who can concentrate on ads blaring at you?
  • Picrew ads can be creepy based on the info they track. I don’t know about you, but I don’t need my avatar creator to know my browsing history!
  • Blocking ads speeds up Picrew’s loading time significantly. Faster avatar creation!
  • You shouldn’t have to see ads on a site you regularly use and enjoy. The internet should work for you, not corporate advertisers!

So in summary – blocking ads gives you a smoother, faster, and more focused Picrew experience. It’s a no-brainer!

Now let’s look at the top ways to banish those bothersome ads for good.

Also Read: How to Make a Picrew Avatar: Step By Step

Use a Browser Ad Block Extension

Use a Browser Ad Block Extension

The easiest way to stop ads on Picrew is to install an ad-blocking extension for your web browser. Here are some top options:

AdBlock Plus for Chrome

This popular ad blocker works flawlessly on Chrome to block 100% of annoying Picrew ads. It’s free, works with zero setup, and blocks ads site-wide. Just install, and poof – no more ads while browsing Picrew!

uBlock Origin for Firefox

If Firefox is your browser of choice, check out uBlock Origin. This open-source ad blocker is incredibly efficient at eliminating any trace of ads on Picrew and everywhere else you browse. It takes a few seconds to install and requires no configuration.

AdBlock Browser App

On mobile? Grab Adblock Browser from the iOS or Android app store. This handy mobile browser has ad blocking baked right in, meaning you can create avatars in Picrew ad-free. It also blocks tracking and malware. A must-have for your phone!

The nice thing about using an ad block browser extension is that it works site-wide – so you can say goodbye to ads not just on Picrew but on all your favorite sites!

Adjust Your Browser’s Tracking Protection Settings

Modern web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Safari have built-in tracking protection and ad blocking settings you can adjust to purge those Picrew ads:

In Firefox, go to Options > Privacy & Security and check the box for “Strict” under Content Blocking. You can also click “Custom” and enable settings like “Block Trackers” and “Block Dangerous and Deceptive Content”.

For Chrome, go to Settings > Privacy and Security and turn on the “Block third-party cookies in Incognito” setting. Enable any other ad and tracking-related protections listed there.

These settings will help stop ads and disruptive pop-ups from even loading on Picrew to begin with. It takes a few minutes to enable but gives you an ad-free browsing experience.

Also Read: How to Make Your Own Picrew Maker: The Ultimate Guide

Block Ads at the Network Level with a Pi-Hole

If you’re a power user looking to block ads across your whole home network, consider using a Raspberry Pi as a network-wide ad blocker.

By installing software like Pi-hole, your Pi makes DNS requests for all devices on your network. This allows Pi-hole to block ads before they even get delivered to your devices!

It takes some setup but the Pi-hole works fantastically to remove ads on mobile, smart TVs, and more – including eliminating every last Picrew ad! Just make sure you whitelist Picrew’s actual domain to keep its functionality intact.

Answering Your Picrew Ad Blocking FAQs

Let’s wrap up by answering some common questions about stopping ads on Picrew:

Will blocking ads slow down Picrew?

Nope, ad blocking will actually speed up Picrew since it no longer has to load all those resource-heavy ads!

Is it illegal to block Picrew ads?

Absolutely not! Ad blocking is 100% legal in most countries. No need to worry.

Can I block Picrew ads on mobile too?

Yes, using a mobile ad-blocking browser or the Pi-hole method. Mobile ad blocking ensures distraction-free Picrew use on the go.

What’s the best way to block ALL Picrew ads?

Hands down, using a network-wide Pi-hole that blocks ads for every device is the most thorough way. No Picrew ad will get past the Pi-hole once set up correctly!

And there you have it – several excellent options for removing annoying ads on Picrew for good.

Personally, I recommend starting with a simple browser adblock extension. Once installed, you can immediately enjoy an ad-free, perfectly peaceful Picrew experience again!

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