The application HTC BlinkFeed It is a development that allows all the information that is relevant to the user to be brought together in the same place, such as that of social networks or articles that appear in different media. Well, not long ago the inclusion of ads in this development was announced, something that may not be very positive for many users.
The fact is that it is possible to disable the inclusion of the aforementioned ads in BlinkFeed without having to carry out complex configuration processes – and without putting your existing HTC terminal at risk, such as the One M9 or the previous high-end model, the One M8-. By the way, it is important to be clear that doing what we indicate in this article does not eliminate the advertising that is in the articles themselves, since it depends on the web pages of origin.
What is to be done
Therefore, only advertisements on BlinkFeed are removed. And how do you know what these are? Well, simply checking that the label they have is one of the following: Buy Now, Download or Sponsored. Here are the steps to get rid of the ads:
- Access BlinkFeed for HTC, for which you must slide the home screen to the right
- Click on the icon in the upper right that has three vertical dots
- Now select Settings
- Scroll down until you find the option Configure and, in it, Manage Ads
- Now disable the specific box where it says Disable interest-based advertising
As you can see, the process of not showing ads on HTC’s BlinkFeed is very simple and does not offer any danger. Other tricks For devices with the Google operating system you can find them in this section of Android Help.