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Fix: Crunchyroll Adblock not Working [Complete Guide]

Crunchyroll is one of the best sites for watching Anime and a lot of users prefer it over most other sites on the internet. However, users have been complaining about the Crunchyroll Adblock not Working issue which causes them to see ads constantly while trying to stream on the website. In this article, we have listed some methods which will get your Adblock working with Crunchyroll ads as well.

Crunchyroll Adblock not Working
Crunchyroll Adblock not Working

What Causes the Crunchyroll Adblock not Working Issue?

After having to go through the troubleshooting process, we concluded that the following must be the most vital reasons due to which this error occurs.

  • Adblock Issue: Some users noticed that certain Adblock extensions don’t work correctly with the Crunchyroll website and they detect that you are using an Adblock due to which the extension is rendered useless. Some workarounds to this issue can include changing the Adblock extension and checking if that fixes the Crunchyroll Adblock not Working issue.
  • Filter Lists not Updated: If the Filter lists that filter the websites that the ads aren’t supposed to load from aren’t updated, you might run into this error while trying to use Adblock with Crunchyroll. Therefore, we suggest that you apply the latest filter updates manually as mentioned below.

Now that we have taken you through the reasons due to which the AdBlock not working on Crunchyroll error occurs, it is about time that we move on towards fixing the issue.

How to Get AdBlock Working with Crunchyroll:

Fix 1: Reinstall Adblock Extension

  1. Launch Chrome and click on the “Three Dots” on the top right side.
  2. From there, click on the “More Tools” option and select the “Extensions” button from the list.
    More Tools
    More Tools
  3. Under the “Adblock” extension, click on the “Remove” button to uninstall it from the browser.
  4. After that, navigate to the Chrome Webstore and search for the extension there.
  5. Download and install it on Chrome again and check to see if the Crunchyroll Adblock not Working issue is fixed.

Fix 2: Update AdBlock Extension and Filter Lists

  1. Launch Chrome and click on the “Three Dots” on the top right side.
  2. From there, click on the “More Tools” option and select the “Extensions” button from the list.
    More Tools
    More Tools
  3. From here, make sure to turn the “Developer Mode” toggle ON from the top right side.
  4. Click on the “Update” option to update all the extensions and check to see if the Crunchyroll Adblock not Working issue is fixed.
    Updating Extensions to fix Crunchyroll Adblock not Working
    Updating Extensions
  5. If the issue still persists, you will have to update the Filter lists for the Adblock. You can do this manually for different Adblocks therefore you can check with the Adblock support page if there is an article for that.
  6. After updating the filter lists, make sure to restart your browser and check to see if the AdBlock plus not working on Crunchyroll issue is fixed.

Fix 3: Bypass In-Stream Ads by Reconfiguring Hosts File

  1. Press “Windows + R” to launch into the Run prompt, type in “Notepad” and press “Shift + CTRL +Enter” to launch with admin permissions.
  2. From here, click on the “File” option and then select the “Open” button.
  3. After that, make sure that the file type is selected as “All Files” instead of “Text Documents” and navigate to the following path.
    Selecting All Files as File Type
    Selecting All Files as File Type
    C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc
  4. Open the “Hosts” file in this path and at the end of the “#” in the file, paste the following line.
    127.0.0.1 static.vrv.co
  5. Click on “File” and select the “Save” option to save your changes and exit out of the notepad.
  6. Check to see if doing so fixes the Crunchyroll Adblock not Working issue.

Fix 4: Change Adblock Extension

  1. Launch Chrome and move over to the Chrome Webstore.
  2. From here, search for a new AdBlock extension that you like.
  3. Click on the “Add to Chrome” button to install this extension on your browser and check to see if the Crunchyroll Adblock not Working issue is fixed.
    Selecting Add to Chrome button
    Selecting Add to Chrome button

Fix 5: Use Opera Browser’s Default Adblock

  1. First of all download and install the Opera Browser on your computer.
  2. Launch the browser and press the “Alt + P” buttons to launch into the settings.
  3. Enable the “Block Ads and Surf the Internet Three Times Faster” option from here.
    Selecting the "Block Ads" option to fix Crunchyroll Adblock not Working
    Selecting the “Block Ads” option
  4. Check to see if the Adblock not Working with CrunchyRoll is fixed.

Fix 6: Use Developer Tools to Block Ads

  1. Launch Chrome and go to the “Crunchyroll” page.
  2. Right-click anywhere on the page and select the “Inspect” option.
  3. From here, press the “CTRL + Shift + P” keys to launch the command drawer.
  4. Type in “Show Network Request Blocking” in here and press “Enter”
  5. On the lower right side, make sure to check the “Enable Network Request Blocking” option and click on the “+” button in front of it.
    Clicking on the "Enable Network Request Blocking" option
    Clicking on the “Enable Network Request Blocking” option
  6. Type in “vrv.co” and click on the “Add” button to add it.
  7. Check to see if the issue is fixed while the console is opened.
  8. You will be able to get rid of the issue while the console is opened, you can minimize its area by pulling its corner on the browser.

Fix 7: Block the Ad Request Domain

  1. Launch Chrome and go to the “Crunchyroll” page.
  2. Right-click anywhere on the page and select the “Inspect” option.
  3. Click on the “Network” tab and select the “Media” option in there.
    Clicking on the "Network" option
    Clicking on the “Network” option
  4. Play your Required video on “Crunchyroll” and a request will appear in the panel when the ad loads.
  5. Right-click on the ad and select the “Block Request Domain” option.
  6. Check to see if this fixes the Crunchyroll Adblock not Working issue.

Fix 8: Use Guest Pass for Crunchyroll

You can use “Guest Passes” to enjoy “Crunchyroll” without ads. Every premium user gets a pass once a month to invite others to the platform. You can get the pass from a friend who has a subscription already. You can also try and get it from their social media or their website support pages.

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Fix 9: Use Paid Plan

In certain cases, the Adblock might not be able to proceed due to which the issue might not be fixed. Therefore, as a last resort, we recommend that you purchase the membership and enjoy an ad-free experience on your device.

If the troubleshooting hasn’t helped, contact us for further assistance.

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