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Being redirected to another site on mobile.

GlacierGlacier

Well-Known Member
#21
This is happening more and more often for me. I won't even see an ad, it just automatically redirects me to a new page with 'You've one an apple product!' and completely disable my back button. On mobile on the form. I've also had some that pop up on the right side of the screen and scroll with me, preventing me from reading some posts until I close it. It's quite unruly.
 

wdwmagic

Administrator
Moderator
#22
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This is happening more and more often for me. I won't even see an ad, it just automatically redirects me to a new page with 'You've one an apple product!' and completely disable my back button. On mobile on the form. I've also had some that pop up on the right side of the screen and scroll with me, preventing me from reading some posts until I close it. It's quite unruly.
Completing this would be really helpful.

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Thanks!
 

slappy magoo

Well-Known Member
#23
Just thought I would bump this... I have been getting these redirects occasionally, but today is exceptionally bad. Anytime I go to any forum page or thread I get redirected to a Facebook ad with audio saying "congratulations." I used to just open a new tab and it would be fine, but today no matter what I do it wouldn't let me read anything.

After a quick Google search, I found this site with instructions on how to stop it:https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/11/08/heres-protect-rogue-redirect-ads-right-now-chrome/

Still... I am getting the redirect blocked multiple times on every page. I've attached an image of it. Just thought I would share!
I gave this a shot and it seems to work. My browser actually alerted me that a page is trying to block or override what I'm trying to look at (see image). You do have to quit out of your browser after you enable it for it to work.
 

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Hobnail Boot

Well-Known Member
#26
I gave this a shot and it seems to work. My browser actually alerted me that a page is trying to block or override what I'm trying to look at (see image). You do have to quit out of your browser after you enable it for it to work.
Yeah, I followed the instructions on that one site I linked to and it has stopped it. Still, seeing the redirect blocked alert at the bottom all the time is annoying but better than being redirected!
 
#27
Had this happening all over the site this week, ironically including as I tried writing this message. It first redirects to what I think was a w2tracking.com link followed by this spammy fake advert:
 
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