# Useful Tools

An assortment of tools to aid you as you sail the seas.

# Free System-Wide Adblocking for iOS, MAC, Android & Windows

  • Visit AhaDNS Blitz using Safari.
  • Tick all the options you want.
    • These should be more than enough: oisd-full, 1Hosts (Lite), Lightswitch05, StevenBlack, GoodbyeAds (jerryn70)
  • After selecting the options click on Download Apple mobileconfig button.
  • Click allow when the pop up appears.
  • Go to Settings > General > VPN, DNS & Device Management.
  • Click on Downloaded Profile.
  • Click on AhaDNS Blitz.
  • Click on Install.
  • Enter passcode if you have.
  • Click Next.
  • Click Install.
  • Click Install when the popup appears.
  • Enjoy System wide ad blocking on iOS!

These instructions are for devices running Android 12 and below. Android 13+ users should refer to the instructions at the bottom of this section.

  • Visit AhaDNS Blitz using any browser.
  • Tick all the options you want.
  • After selecting the options click on Copy URL button.
    • Or you can use our URL
    • https://blitz.ahadns.com/1:
  • Download Nebulo DNS app and follow the steps below.
  • Open app.
  • Select DNS over HTTPS.
  • Click on server button.
  • Click on add server.
  • Enter the copied URL from bullet point 3 of this guide.
  • Disable battery optimization for Nebulo app in Android settings.
  • Make sure to enable always on for Nebulo in Android VPN settings.
  • Enjoy System wide ad blocking on Android!
  • Visit AhaDNS Blitz using any browser.
  • Tick all the options you want.
  • After selecting the options click on Copy URL button.
    • Or you can use our URL
    • https://blitz.ahadns.com/1:
  • Download and install Rethink DNS app.
  • Launch the app and tap on the "Configure" icon at the bottom right corner.
  • Select "Other DNS" from the list of options.
  • Tap on the + icon at the top right corner to add a new DNS server.
  • Paste the URL that you copied from step 3 of this guide into the field and give it a name.
  • Tick the box next to the added server to enable it.
  • Go to your Android settings and find the battery optimization section. Turn off battery optimization for Rethink DNS.
  • Go back to your Android settings and find the VPN section. Tap on Rethink DNS and enable the always-on option.
  • The steps for Mac OS are similar to iOS.
  • Press “Allow” if asked to allow download of mobileconfig file.
  • Double-click the downloaded mobileconfig file.
  • You should now get a pop-up telling you to review the profile in System Preferences.
  • Go to System Preferences → Profiles.
  • Enable the downloaded profile.
  • Done! You’re now using encrypted DNS over HTTPS in all your networks.
  • Safing Portmaster
    • Pi-hole alternative. Block ads & trackers system wide. Monitor all network activity. Manually allow or block connections. Auto-block via selected filter lists. Enforce DNS-over-HTTPS / TLS. Configure settings for different networks. Set global & per‑app settings.

Use these in case Aha DNS is down for maintainence or some other reason. When choosing options for iPhone, select a profile that has ad blocking capabilities and uses DNS over HTTPS. For Android, choose profiles labeled with DNS over TLS.

# Downloaders and VPN

  • IDM
    • Use this to activate and reset the trial or get crack from here.
  • jDownloader
  • FDM
    • A good free alternative to IDM with torrent download capability. Needs Rosetta on Apple Silicon.
  • Motrix
    • A fully featured and open source download manager. Fully updated for Apple Silicon. Supports torrents and works on Windows, Mac OS and Linux.
  • Cobalt
    • Save what you love. no ads, trackers, or other creepy bullshit. Download video from multiple social media platforms including YouTube.


  1. Establish a connection with the desired location by starting the VPN.
  2. Launch qBittorrent and access the "Preferences" section.
  3. Within the "Advanced" tab, modify the network interface to reflect the VPN's nomenclature.
  4. Restart qBittorrent to ensure seamless integration of the changes made.

Mac OS

  1. Initiate the VPN connection with your preferred location.
  2. Locate and launch the Terminal app, located in Applications/Utilities.
  3. Execute the command "ifconfig | grep -A 2 utun" (without quotes) within the Terminal app.
  4. Note the utun interface featuring the internal IP "inet 10.x.x.x" (for example, "utun3").
  5. Open qBittorrent and access the "Preferences" section, followed by the "Advanced" tab.
  6. Change the network interface to match the previously identified utun interface.
  7. Restart qBittorrent to implement the changes.
  • Proton VPN
    • The free version is fantastic and offers great speeds. Servers in Netherlands, US and Japan. This doesn't support torrenting.
  • Mullvad
    • It is the way to go if you are thinking of getting a paid VPN.

  • Leeches List
    • Cyberlockers, or file hosters, are platforms that facilitate file downloading, uploading, and streaming. However, many prominent sites, such as Uploaded, Rapidgator, and Uptobox, impose restrictions on download speed and file quantity within a 24-hour window. To overcome these limitations, users must purchase a premium account, granting them access to enhanced features such as increased upload space and full-speed downloads. The websites listed here employ their own premium accounts to download files onto their servers and subsequently provide users with high-speed, resume-supported, multiple connection links. As these sites are free or offer a free tier, users must navigate ad-supported links to access the "generated premium link" for an optimized experience.