What is AdBlock Premium? How do I upgrade?

AdBlock Premium is an exciting way to take your ad blocking experience to the next level with additional customizations and features only available to AdBlock supporters. In addition to the features, when enabled, the Premium upgrade will prevent our contribution page from appearing when we update the extension.

Image Swap

On pages where we can replace ads with high-quality images, AdBlock Premium will replace a blocked ad with an image selected at random from our curated collection.

You can choose to see any combination of cats, dogs, landscapes, goats, ocean scenes, food, birds, or your own set of custom images, and you can change the image categories any time. Learn more: About Custom Image Swap





Backup & Sync

By unlocking AdBlock Premium you get access to our Backup & Sync feature, which allows you to mimic your AdBlock settings across all of your AdBlock extensions. 

In order to use the Backup & Sync feature, you must unlock AdBlock Premium on each desktop extension that you want to sync. You do not need to pay a second time. Simply use your email address to unlock Premium on as many devices as you'd like and add each extension



Unlocking AdBlock Premium allows you to select from a number of themes, which will apply to your AdBlock Menu and Options pages. Dark mode remains a free feature, but Premium users will have access to Solarized, Watermelon, and other unique themes: What are AdBlock themes?


Distraction Control

With AdBlock Premium you now have the option to block online distractions. This includes those irritating videos that follow you as you scroll, newsletter pop-ups that appear out of nowhere, annoying "Allow" notifications, and survey requests that show-up at the worst possible time.




Anti-adblock Pass BETA

With Anti-adblock Pass our goal is to help you see fewer anti-adblock warnings and fewer ads while still distributing funds to websites through a partnership with Flattr


This is experimental, so while you'll see fewer anti-adblock pop-ups overall, there are still some sites where they'll continue to appear.



AdBlock Premium is only available on desktop versions of Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. It is not available on mobile devices.


How to Upgrade to AdBlock Premium

To upgrade to AdBlock Premium, do the following:

  1. Click on the AdBlock toolbar icon. If the icon is not on the browser toolbar, please make sure to pin it: How to pin the AdBlock menu to your browser.
  2. Click the gear symbol on the AdBlock menu.
  3. On the AdBlock options page, click the Premium tab located on the left side navigation panel and then click on Get It Now.
  4. On the enrollment page, click on Upgrade to AdBlock Premium, select your payment method, your subscription type, and then complete your billing information.

Your extension will be automatically upgraded and you can immediately try out the AdBlock Premium features on the Premium tab in AdBlock's options menu. If you encounter an error, please see this article: Solutions to common issues unlocking Premium.


Already Paid for Premium?

To redeem the upgrade on additional computers you use, please see this article: How to redeem your AdBlock Premium upgrade.


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