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I expected Pihole to block YouTube ads.
Pi-hole Version v5.0
Web Interface Version v5.0
FTL Version v5.0 Actual Behaviour:
PiHole is not blocking YouTube ads.
YouTube ads are served from the same domains as the content. With a domain blocker such as Pi-hole, it is very difficult to block the ads without blocking the content. There is a very long running thead on this topic:
It's not likely that you'll be able to block in-video ads with Pi-hole. For that, you'll need something like uBlock origin for desktop, or vanced for android (Now defunct),
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User's have had good success here:
I'm updating this top-level post as of 2018-10-16 since a lot of people land here.
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