There are two ways to activate Scroll on iOS 14. (Even if you already had Scroll activated on iOS 13, enabling Scroll's DNS setting will make sure Scroll works as well as possible!)

Option 1 (preferred): Using DNS Settings

This is the best way to activate Scroll and means Scroll will work automatically in every browser and iOS app. In iOS General settings, choose VPN & Network, click on DNS and enable Scroll.

(A note for technical folks: Scroll does not completely replace your normal DNS, it only interacts with

Option 2: Using Scroll's content blocker for Safari

If you can't or don't want to use Scroll's DNS setting, you can enable our content blocker in Settings under Safari > Content Blockers. This will work in Safari and most in-app web browsers, but will not work in some apps, and requires an additional step for browsers like Firefox or Chrome.

To enable Scroll in Firefox or Chrome, turn off "Allow Cross-Website Tracking" in Settings under Firefox or Chrome (each browser’s own built-in tracking protection will still be active) and then go to ‘Activate Scroll in other apps’ in the Scroll app’s settings and click on the ‘activate’ button for your chosen browser.

Why do I need to do this?

Apple requires that all browsers on iPhone use their browser engine. However, Apple’s ‘cross-site tracking prevention’ causes unintended side effects when it’s active inside other browsers, including breaking the part of Scroll that enables an ad-free experience across our network of sites. Luckily, your browser has its own built-in cross-site tracking protection that doesn't break ad-free experiences like Scroll.

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