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Tired of being redirected to another website and having to close your Chrome browser to get out?

Corbin Davenport a Chrome extension developer and front page contributor to Android Police has the answer.

Click here and follow his instructions to the letter.

I'm having so much fun watching these redirects being squashed I just had to share. :D

Thanks Corbin!


#1 dontpanicbobby, Jan 11, 2018
I've never actually suffered a redirect. Whether that's because I usually have ad-blocking on, don't encounter the sites that have this stuff, or because I don't use Chrome, I don't know.
#2 Hadron, Jan 11, 2018
I just don't use chrome :) haven't had that problem with other browsers
#3 Spec2nirvash, Jan 11, 2018
Have had redirect problem for about a week and went through the normal process of clearing browse data and cache a few times with no results. Played around with chrome settings yesterday and disabled Java script, rebooted and tried a few sites, no redirect. Re-enabled Java script and rebooted. So far, no redirects.
Not sure if what I did actually somehow blocked them but bookmarking this thread just in case.
#4 Jfalls63, Jan 11, 2018
When I disabled Javascript I couldn't use the Phandroid menus. I looked for another answer, found this 3 month old tip and have been happy ever since.

I'm trying it ony Samsung Galaxy Note 3 now.
#5 dontpanicbobby, Jan 11, 2018
Actually thought that it was an issue with the browser version of the Android Forums page. Only time it occurred, with me, was here.
Took the fix that dontpanicbobby posted, on another thread, and I can enjoy the forum again.
#6 PitCarver, Jan 11, 2018
Redirects started happening again this morning so followed directions in @dontpanicbobby link.
Had a few windows pop up at the bottom of the page saying that redirects we're blocked.
Thanks for the link.
#7 Jfalls63, Jan 12, 2018
I watched about those little things at the bottom in that other thread but it's better than those redirect that force me to close a tab.

Anybody get Chrome v64 yet?
#8 dontpanicbobby, Jan 13, 2018
I have been a faithful Firefox user for years and haven't had a redirect since. Firefox has so many add-on developers to block stuff like that it just hasn't been an issue. Never tried Chrome mostly because Google gets crammed down my throat in so many ways as it is I just don't like anything with a flavor of Big Brother
#9 Zigman66, Jan 14, 2018
Been on and off chrome, firefox, microsoft edge, a bag of weed, some physchodelic drugs. Man what you are all been smoking?
#10 Milo Willamson, Jan 18, 2018
I don't use Chrome, but any browser that doesn't have a back button annoys me. Some sites just keep redirecting the back command to themselves, and it isn't just ads. It's attitude. To heck with them.

The not allowing you to leave is common to FX, Pale Moon SW Iron on Windows so it isn't just Android. Iron is a Chrome Clone.
#11 zuben el genub, Jan 18, 2018
I got Chrome v64 and pop-ups came back.
Gotta post at Corbin on his site.
I do not want to hard rest but I will if it doesn't stop here.
#12 dontpanicbobby, Feb 2, 2018
A whole night and day without redirects. I think that Chrome v64 option has been turned on early.
#13 dontpanicbobby, Feb 13, 2018