There are four ways to open Opera’s settings page: through the Opera menu, the sidebar, Easy Setup, or a keyboard shortcut.
Open Opera’s settings page from the Opera menu
To open the Opera menu on Windows or Linux, click the button in the top-left corner of the Opera browser. At the bottom of the menu, you will find a link to Settings.
To open the Opera menu on Mac, click Opera in the toolbar. Here, the settings page is under the name Preferences.
Open Opera’s settings page from the sidebar
You can open Opera’s settings page from the sidebar.
First, you need to add the settings shortcut to the sidebar. To do this:
- Go to Opera’s start page.
- Right-click or Ctrl + click on the sidebar.
- In the pop-up menu, click Settings.
The settings icon is now added to your sidebar. Click the icon to go to Opera’s settings page.
You can pin the sidebar to Opera so that it is accessible while browsing on any web page. To pin the sidebar, click the switch found at the bottom of the sidebar.
Open Opera’s settings page from Easy Setup
Click the Easy Setup button on the right side of the toolbar. Then, scroll down and click Go to browser settings.
Some of Opera’s most popular features and settings can be adjusted in Easy Setup. It is a great way for new users to become familiar with the Opera browser, or for experienced users to make quick adjustments.
Open Opera’s settings page with a keyboard shortcut
At anytime while browsing on Opera, you can open the settings page with a keyboard shortcut.
- On Windows or Linux, press Alt + P.
- On Mac, press ⌘ + ,.
These and other shortcuts can be customized. Click here to review the keyboard shortcuts in Opera.
How to search in Opera’s settings page
The settings page in Opera has a search bar to help you find a particular browser setting. As you type in the search bar, the settings page will show results matching the keywords you have entered.
Matching results will be highlighted in the settings page.