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Crashes and issues

Open the Opera menu (the  button on Windows and Linux, or Opera in the toolbar on Mac).

Web preferences

Cookies are small data files that store information in connection with a website. For example, a cookie may be created to store the contents of a shopping basket or to confirm that you are logged in as you browse the pages of a site.

Features

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.

Customization

Extensions which you add to your Opera browser can be found on the extensions page. There, you can turn extensions on or off and adjust their settings. To open the Opera extensions page on Windows and Linux:

Security and privacy

To enhance your privacy with regard to websites, making it more difficult for them to track you, you need a combination of features. The issue is cookies. Even if you disguise your location, websites can still identify you if they have set a cookie. Notice, however, that by blocking ads you block the source of many tracking cookie.…