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There's a simple no-root app called Strange VPN Hosts that adds a strong layer of security to your Internet using a Hosts file, which can normally only be used if you have root on Android.

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Here's a quick tutorial:

1. Install Strange VPN: 

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2. Right-click http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt and save it as Hosts.txt 

3. Import that list into Strange VPN and turn it on.

4. Set it to be an Always-on VPN with this app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=it.claudio.chimera.vpn

It can be switched off from auto-start, you can set other VPN apps to auto-start with that app.

You can compile your own Host.txt file or use one from another source and it'll work. I used the MVPS hosts as an example because it's lightweight, efficient and regularly updated.

I've attached the HOSTS file I'm using with Strange VPN below, I merged MVPS with Adaway to block ads on the Internet and inside apps too. Simply extract the TXT file and import it into the VPN.[1]

Here you can merge multiple HOSTS.txt files to create your own custom HOSTS for Strange VPN:
https://www.ofoct.com/merge-text-files-online
 
Duplicate entries from the resulting merged hosts files can be removed here to speed up and optimize VPN:
https://textmechanic.co/Big-File-Tool-Remove-Duplicate-Lines.html

[1] This is the updated and merged file I'm using with Strange VPN, it includes MVPS, Adaway and all the exploit/malware/hijacked server blocking HOSTS:

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I will maintain this TXT file for Strange VPN with periodic updates in this thread. As the best possible file to import into it. :)

 

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