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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 to…

Customization

Customizing the Opera browser with the Easy Setup panel The easiest way to customize the start page in Opera is to open the Easy Setup panel. The panel is found in the top-right corner of the browser and includes the most popular options. Theme – dark vs. light You can switch between two themes, light…

Security and privacy

Ad blocker In order to use Opera’s built-in ad blocker, the feature must first be enabled in the browser. To enable Opera’s ad blocker, or to turn off ad blocker: Open Opera, and go to Settings. Under Block ads, click the switch. This will enable ad blocker. The ad blocker is now enabled. You can find the…