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How do I turn off/on Opera’s ad blocker?

Opera’s built-in ad blocker is an opt-in feature that helps web pages load faster by blocking ads. It also stops harmful tracking cookies and cryptocurrency mining scripts. Before using Opera’s built-in ad blocker, the feature must be enabled in the browser. To enable Opera’s ad blocker, or to turn off ad blocker: Open Opera, and…

Opera Tutorials

Thanks for choosing the Opera browser for computers! These tutorial pages show you all you need to know about setting up your fast and feature-packed browser for Windows, Mac, or Linux computers. Follow the links below to discover the innovative features and convenient settings that allow for you to do more on the web. Where…

Crashes and issues

Back up your Opera files It is recommended that you regularly back up your most important Opera files. Opera recommends backing up your files before upgrading as well. Locating your files is the first step. Go to About Opera, or go to opera:about/ to find the exact paths for your profile and data folders. Not all files…

Web preferences

At the top, turn on or off Allow sites to save and read cookie data (recommended).

Features

Ad blocker If you block ads, web pages will load faster and look cleaner. By blocking ads with Opera’s built-in ad blocker, you also block the source of many tracking cookies. The ad blocker also stops cryptocurrency mining scripts. To block ads: Go to Settings. Under Block ads, turn on Block ads and surf the web up…

Customization

Theme – dark vs. light You can switch between two themes, light or dark. These themes change the appearance of the browser’s tab bar and the combined address and search bar. By default, Opera is set to light theme. To enable dark theme, click on Easy Setup on the right side of the toolbar and turn…

Security and privacy

Ad blocker By blocking ads with Opera’s built-in ad blocker, you also block the source of many tracking cookies, as well as cryptocurrency mining scripts. When ad blocking is enabled, you will see a badge in the combined address and search bar. Click on the badge for more information, including the number of blocked ads, a speed…

FAQ

Frequently asked questions What does Opera have to offer? What about security? How does Opera protect my privacy? Is Opera available in my language? How do I remove items from my browsing history? I love Opera! How do I make it my computer’s default browser? What’s a private window? How do I zoom into a…