Even after those sponsored ads, if you still like Bluestacks and want to continue using it without facing those sponsored ads popup (either pay $2/ month or install their sponsored apps), here's one of the simplest way to remove ads from Bluestacks.
A Simple Tweak to Remove Sponsored Ads from Bluestacks Permanently
Steps to Remove Sponsored Ads from Bluestacks-
- Download and Install Open Root Explorer in Bluestacks.
- Navigate to Open Root Explorer in Bluestacks -> Data -> Downloads.
- Search the file named S2P.apk and delete it.
- Just make sure you first copy and save this S2P.apk file somewhere on your PC (you can do this directly from Open Root Explorer).
Follow these steps to remove ads if you've a Bluestacks version older than v0.9.24-
1.Start Open Root Explorer -> System -> App.
2. Delete S2P.apk.
What does removing the S2P.apk do?
S2P.apk is a synchronizing service with automatically syncs to the Bluestacks servers that contains your account information, whether you've paid for using Bluestacks or not, etc. so, deleting this app will stop syncing to the Bluestacks servers and as a result, you'll never receive those sponsored ad popups forever.