Blokada v3.1.0 (PLANNED)

This is a feature release introducing custom DNS servers and fixing several common problems.

  • Introduce DNS servers configurability with built in defaults
  • Introduce Blokada DNS available on Google Play (without adblocking functionality)
  • Fix #126, problems with starting up when back online
  • Fix #102, can't add apps to whitelist
  • Decrease filter cache time to 1 day
  • Add more lists to defaults and change default blacklist to AdZHosts
  • Improve Help and intro screens (Peter)
  • Rework onboarding (welcome flow) to decrease the amount of dialog windows
  • Revert some design changes from v2

Blokada v3.0.0 (March 2nd, 2018)

This is the first stable v3 release with many important changes. Check the notes on preview versions below for detailed changelog. Additional changes:

  • Introduce "Chip In", a periodic Call to Action mechanism to engage the userbase and help make community decisions.

Blokada v3.0.0-preview2 (February 27th, 2018)

This is another preview of the 3.0.0 release with many important changes. It's mostly ready, however it's mostly meant for the translators to review their translations.

  • Fix KeepAlive to prevent Android from closing the app
  • Fix Start on Boot
  • Include (also partial) translations for: cs de es fr hu it ms nl pl ru zh_TW tr hr pt-BR pt-PT
  • Change chat platform to Telegram

Blokada v3.0.0-preview (February 20th, 2018)

This is a major release with many important changes. Please note it's a preview release, meaning you may want to wait for the next stable release. This release is English-only.

  • Introduce HTTPS to secure website, API and the update process
  • Drop support for Android 4
  • Introduce Blokada Patron
  • Introduce Blokada Chat with icon in the topbar
  • Introduce API v3 for simpler, unified and more flexible code
  • Simplify translations by removing superficial strings and pluralisation
  • Fix #64, whitelist constantly cleared
  • Fix #78, update and expand Help screen to answer the most common questions
  • Fix #84, add Coin Blocker list against Bitcoin mining
  • Fix #91, add Social filter to Blacklist
  • Fix #86, stop deactivating on hotspot
  • Fix #71, update website with F-Droid button
  • Fix #92, introduce adaptive launcher icon
  • Redo localisation to support dynamic language change (stage 1)
  • Refresh branding and improve contrast
  • Simplify Home screen by removing less important icons and putting them to top menu
  • Remove ability to edit home screen icons
  • Replace Bug Report and Feedback screens with simplified Feedback / Contact screen
  • Redo Welcome flow to be more informative and flexible
  • Update Donate, Contribute, and other information screens
  • Simplify Update screen
  • Introduce Changelog screen for a more clear release history
  • Introduce Open in Browser button for most web screens
  • Remove User Report and corresponding Default Whitelist
  • Simplify codebase (stage 1) by refactoring libraries and packages
  • Introduce gscore library as common app framework
  • Remove unused assets and resources to decrease app size
  • Minimise app threading to eliminate concurrency bugs (stage 1)

Blokada v2.2.3 adblocker for Android

This is a small maintenance release that fixes GPL compliance, updates translations and introduces several new languages:

  • Indonesian
  • Croatian
  • Hungarian
  • Russian
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)

Blokada v2.2.2 adblocker for Android

This is a maintenance release that fixes some problems discovered in 2.2:

  • Fix unnecessary reload web view for static pages
  • Always whitelist Google Play
  • Update translations