How to Block YouTube Ads on iPhone, iPod touch or iPad

AdBlockerYou grab your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, load up the YouTube app, tap on your favorite video and twiddle your thumbs through a fifteen-second advertisement. While advertisements are now at the forefront of the YouTube experience, there are a number of alternatives for blocking those annoying commercials.

You’ll need to jailbreak your iOS device, and download one of the following Cydia tweaks: AdBlocker, YourTube or ProTube Extension for YouTube. AdBlocker ($2.19) will block the video ads in YouTube along with Mobile Safari, while YourTube ($4.99) and ProTube Extension for YouTube ($2.99) offer a lot more functionality in terms of downloading videos, changing the playback quality and so forth.

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