Snapchat is a popular social media app powered by Snap Inc. It is one of the best platforms to text and share snap among your friends using different filters and lenses, and it’s more fun when you have many friends in the friend list and you share all your snap at once, in the group.
But have you ever noticed? That when we are using Snapchat, we see some advertisements displayed in the middle of a conversation, while adding filters and lense to your snap and watching a friend’s story. That isn’t very reassuring, right!
But there is no such way that we can remove ads on social media, anyhow you have to watch or wait until you find a cross(X) icon. If you have never faced such advertisements, then you can take an example of a game app, and nowadays on Instagram and Facebook as well. Similarly, you will see ads on Snapchat.
When I see such an advertisement, my temper gets high and wants to uninstall the app. Do you feel the same? – removing ads is impossible somehow on Snapchat, you can minimize the level of ads you see by turning off (remove) targeted ads. And you will have a low chance of seeing ads but somehow we see some Ads.
Do you want to get rid of unwanted ads? – Then today, in this article, I will guide you on two methods on how to remove ads from Snapchat. Please follow step by step procedure mentioned below.
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How to remove targeted ads on Snapchat?
Remove targeted ads doesn’t mean blocking Ads from your account, Snapchat will analyze your behavior and interest and display ads according to your action. Disabling targeted advertisements is the straightforward step; you can do it quickly.
- Open the Snapchat app in your device.
- If asked, log in to your account.
- You will see the Snapchat Camera.
- Now, if you have customized your Bitmoji, then click on the Bitmoji; otherwise, click on the Ghost icon.
- After that, tap on the Gear Icon (Settings).
- Now, scroll down and tap Ads under ‘WHO CAN…‘
- After that, tap Ad Preferences under ‘Ad Settings.‘
- Now, under Ad Preferences, you will see three options ( audience-based, Activity-Based, and Third-Party Ad Networks). Make Sure, you read all the options carefully.
- Now, what you have to do is, Untick all checkboxes and Disable.
- After you disable all options, restart your device to make the change.
- Now, open Snapchat back and enjoy the Ads free app. But still, you may see some ads.
That’s how you turn off targeted Ads but do you want to stop all the ads to be displayed in your account, then follow the steps mentioned below.
How to block Ads from Snapchat? [Block Domain]
If you know, you can also block the domain to remove unwanted Ads on Snapchat. But there can be many domains from where you get Ads, so make sure you stick to all domains. Otherwise, you will still get some Ads from unblocked domains.
We have listed some of the main domains from where you get Ads on Snapchat. Here you go:-
Make sure you add all the domains mentioned above, rather than this you can also find many domains from where you get Ads when you find out block those all domains.
But wait! do you even know how to block the domains? – If no, you can read my previous article on how to block the Snapchat app on the router where you can find two methods to add a domain in the blacklist, implement any technique among them.
Some of the FAQs about Ads on Snapchat
Here are some frequently asked questions regarding Snapchat Ads. We hope this will be helpful for you to solve your problems.
What are Snapchat ads targeted?
Targeted Ads on Snapchat means, those Ads displayed according to your behavior, activities, and interest. Snapchat has inbuilt features to track your movements to show you the Ads you like. Besides targeted ads, there are many ads displayed on Snapchat.
Even if you turn off targeted ads however you can still see some Ads displayed while you use Snapchat. Removing Targeted Ads only minimizes the number of Ads you get, and you will see just some Ads.
What is the list of ads displayed on Snapchat?
As we all know, different types of Ads are related to different things. On Snapchat, you get some top 10 Ads on a regular basis; besides that, you will get Ads according to your activities.
Here are some top 10 Snapchat Advertisement
- The Walt Disney Company.
- Exxon Mobil.
- McDonald’s Corporation.
- State Farm.
- Snapchat filters and lense.
- Magi quiz.
Besides these top 10 Ads, you will also get Ads according to your interest and activities, and some are listed below.
- Filter and Lenses
- Games, and many more.
Why do I get dating ads on Snapchat?
Besides business Ads, all those ads you get, it is because of your Interest Preferences. If you search about dating things, click on dating Ads or watch dating filters or lenses, then you might get many dating ads on your Snapchat account.
Don’t worry! You can go to the settings and turn off the Ads preferences.
How to skip Snapchat ads?
Not only in the Snapchat app but also in other apps, you cant skip displayed ads but, you can watch until you get cross(X) button and tap cross to skip full Ads.
If you want to skip ads from Snapchat, then why don’t you turn off targeted ads and remove all the ads domain from the Snapchat app.
To do so, scroll up and follow the steps mentioned in the top headings.
How to Contact Snapchat?
You can go to Snapchat help and support to get number of the Snapchat official to contact them according to your country. For Help and Support, go to the link, Contact Numbers.
There you go, we have guided you on each and everything about Snapchat Ads and also two methods to remove and block Ads from Snapchat. To make it easy, we have even added some FAQs which will support you in solving your problems.
We hope everything is clear and understandable. If you have any queries or suggestions regarding this article, then you can leave us a comment in our comment box below.
For more Snapchat guides, click on the link Snapchat Tips.