2 ways to remove ads in uTorrent

If you don’t like that advertising in uTorrent, one of the most popular P2P torrent-clients, there are some simple ways to do so. Below there are step-by-step instructions on how to remove ads completely from uTorrent in latest versions of the software.

How to disable uTorrent ads using program’s preferences

The very first method to remove all the annoying ads in uTorrent is to use this software options. Here is how:

  1. Launch uTorrent then go to Options — Preferences.
  2. In Preferences click “Advanced”

Remove ads from uTorrent preferences

You will see a set of various values there. Most of them are true/false values and you can change it by double-clicking on specific value. Our goal for removing ads from the program is set the values of the following entries to “false”:

  • offers.left_rail_offer_enabled
  • offers.sponsored_torrent_offer_enabled
  • offers.content_offer_autoexec
  • offers.featured_content_badge_enabled
  • offers.featured_content_notifications_enabled
  • offers.featured_content_rss_enabled
  • bt.enable_pulse
  • distributed_share.enable
  • gui.show_plus_upsell
  • gui.show_notorrents_node

To find specific entry faster you may enter part of its name in “Filter” field.

Once finished, apply settings, close Preferences window, and once again visit Options— Preferences — Advanced while holding Shift+F2 keys. Ii will show hidden settings. The same way as above, set to false following entries:

  • gui.show_gate_notify
  • gui.show_plus_av_upsell
  • gui.show_plus_conv_upsell
  • gui.show_plus_upsell_nodes

Apply changes, and then select File — Exit in uTorrent main menu and run program again. The ads will be disabled.

Remove uTorrent ads with “Pimp my uTorrent”

This method to remove ads from uTorrent only works in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 (not OS X or Linux).

Pimp my uTorrent official page

Pimp my uTorrent is a small script that automatically turns off all the advertisements in uTorrent and changes its appearance a bit. To use the script visit official website http://schizoduckie.github.io/PimpMyuTorrent/ and click “Pimp my uTorrent” button (doesn’t work in Microsoft Edge browser).

Allow access for Pimp my uTorrent

uTorrent will ask if it should allow access for the script. Click “Yes”. Then exit uTorrent and launch it again — now you should see clean interface with no ads in it.

No more ads in uTorrent software

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