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YouTube ad-free consumption and other helpful addons

When I was at a friend’s house the other day and a YouTube playlist was playing on the TV, I was really shocked. After every video, there were one or two ads (and some of them even in between). I was not aware how extremely many ads you get when using YouTube without an ad blocker. Therefore, a small collection of apps, add-ons and links that help to make YouTube a bit more enjoyable:


AndroidTV / FireTV



DNS Blocking (i.e. with PiHole)

Update 15.01.2024: When using YouTube in a Browser in combination with uBlock, you likely receive the following message right now: “Ad blockers are not allowed on YouTube”. The only working solutions to prevent this message and to continue watching ad -free is disabling uBlock on YouTube and use this Script with Tampermonkey (at least for me).