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How can I use adblocker and/or tracking blocker?

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Yes, I know, Apple does not allow to use the firefox/mozilla browser engine & therefore ublock & other addons would not work, BUT with the forceful use of safari engine one may use the integrated adblocker/tracking blocker (extended by apps from appstore), or? At least in safari browser I use these adblocker/tracking blocker (without any vpn). For privacy reasons I can not use these "adblocker/tracking blocker with vpn".

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This might be something that could be looked into but I don't think there's a timeline for it. Unless you're asking something else I'm not understanding?

you can submit feedback to the firefox devs here

https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/

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This might be something that could be looked into but I don't think there's a timeline for it. Unless you're asking something else I'm not understanding?

you can submit feedback to the firefox devs here

https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/

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Oh sorry, I reply after that much time. I read your reply on an iOS device, but could not respond. And then I forgot ...

Sorry, my question was a bit chaotic. I will try to write my question hopefully not that chaotic:

Information one should know before reading my question (something devs surely know, but I do not know who knows how much :-) ): On iOS device as default is mobile safari defined. Special adblocker and/or trackblocker extensions have to be bought (some for 0€/$). I use for example 1blocker. At the moment these seem to work only with mobile safari.

Question: Apple does not allow such self written extensions like ublock in desktop firefox, if I am right. But is it possible to use with mobile firefox for example 1blocker or a special extension, too?

If possible, implementation would also be great, because Apple seems (how rumors say) to allow in iOS 14 to set the default apps like the browser mobile safari to another browser. This imho is good reason to find a space for this in the timeline, or am I wrong?