I can see some things being block via the query log in the pi hole interface, mainly analytics ad telemetry but still getting ads on the home screen and in the browser.
blocking of ads outright
still getting ads
May 25, 2023, 8:39pm
Use these tools to determine the source of ads.
Block ads or fix broken sites
This FAQ is written in the context of finding out how to block an ad that isn't blocked automatically, but the same steps can be used to troubleshoot issues with sites that don't function properly. An example is that sometimes certain payment gateways try to collect metrics on the sale, but these domains are blocked by Pi-hole, so the payment cannot be processed. Also, some links send you through several referrers and if one of them is blocked, you may land on a …
May 25, 2023, 8:49pm
Your tablet is bypassing your pihole 192.168.0.200 is due to this
Try removing IPv6 and Google 126.96.36.199 from your DNS settings
How do I configure my devices to use Pi-hole as their DNS server? - FAQs - Pi-hole Userspace
I cannot, ive never seen any options to edit or remove themipv6 or the google dns on the fire10.
when i set up pihole, i selected the cloudflare dns
others have stated it may be hardcoded into the tablet.
if so ill just buy an ipad.
May 25, 2023, 9:42pm
I have several IoT devices that are hardcoded with public DNS. In my case, I've created a couple of firewall rules on my router to enforce DNS. For example
Rule 1 - allow your LAN devices access service type (DNS) to your Pihole
Rule 2 - allow your Pihole service type (DNS) outbound to the Internet
Rule 3 - deny your LAN devices service type (DNS) outbound to the Internet