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How to block unwanted ads from my S7?

I bought my first smartphone recently, an S7.  It bothers me that I get calls and when I swipe the screen there's an add in the lower half of the screen telling me call some number for  "best insurance" or whatever. I don't even see any clear "X" or way to dismiss it.  Or sometimes unsolicited videos start playing in that area. How can I block all  this stuff?

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steva
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
Try AdBlock Plus on your phone.  This works great on all of my PCs.

https://adblockplus.org/blog/adblock-plus-is-the-first-ad-blocker-available-for-that-new-samsung-s7-phone-featuring-marshmallow-os

It's not a Galaxy Note is it.  If the media is to be believed, the issue will resolve itself when the phone explodes.  ;-)

I just heard those phones have been banned from all airlines in the US.
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stevaAuthor Commented:
Thanks.  No, it's not a Note.:)
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Scott CSenior Systems EnginerCommented:
Glad to have helped.  

Happy to hear that.
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