[How-to] Remove BlueStacks Ads (Sponsored Apps Popup)

By | June 1, 2015

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BlueStacks-LogoIf you are annoyed by BlueStacks Ads banner, here are couple of ways to remove it from BlueStacks.

If you have BlueStacks version  0.9.24, 0.9.25 and higher:



  • Open Windows command prompt (cmd.exe)
  • Run command

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    "c:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks\HD-Adb.exe" shell
  • Then execute:
  • And then:
    pm disable-user com.bluestacks.s2p

Alternative solution:

  • Start BlueStacks
  • Open Root Explorer
  • Navigate to: /data/downloads
  • Remove file S2P.apk

If you have BlueStacks older than 0.9.24:

  • Run BlueStacks
  • Open Root Explorer
  • Navigate to: /system/app
  • Remove file S2P.apk

22 thoughts on “[How-to] Remove BlueStacks Ads (Sponsored Apps Popup)

  1. tatiana

    mi app bluestacks dejo de funcionar de la noche a la mañana, simplemente no me abre para nada, eh ido a solucionar problemas y nada, no me carga, se queda en la nada… digame si me puede ayudar, me han dicho que hay que desisntalarlo y volver a instalar pero no se si sera esa la solucion definitiva no quiero perder mis contactos de wsapp n mi pc, ayudenme

  2. RingaLing

    After using Windows command prompt method then removing it using root explorer. It can still return! How to permanently stop it from returning? Bluestack must have download its core

  3. kim mallon

    Having purchased my subscription to Bluestacks I now find that the whole site has been taken down and I can not open the program at all, was this all a big scam to get subscriptions from hundreds of people if so you need to be prosecuted for theft. I would like my money back ASAP.

  4. Allz_hat

    I dunno if it just work for me or not, I not remove/delete S2P.apk just rename it mv S2P.apk S2P.apk.bak and it not showing for at least 4 hours now. I’ll looking for what cause it reappear (if it reappear).

  5. adam

    cREATE A NEW FILE CALLED s2p.apk after renaming old one s2p/apk.bak. works for me for months

  6. Andre

    Bluestacks is a bloatware. Install Memu. It’s better because there are no intrusive ads.


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