Easily switch browsers to Opera

Opera can be your new browser, with all of your bookmarks, passwords and autofill data, in just a couple of clicks.

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How to change internet browsers to Opera from Chrome, Firefox, or Edge

When you switch internet browsers to Opera, you will automatically be prompted to import whatever data you want from your old web browser. If you are already using Opera, you can import everything by following the steps below. Lose nothing, gain everything when you switch internet browsers.

Step 1

Download Opera Browser

First, simply download and install Opera Browser.

Download Opera


    Download Opera Browser
Step 2

Click the Opera logo

Launch Opera, click the Opera logo in the top-left corner and click Settings (Preferences on Mac).


    Click the Opera logo
Step 3

Import your data

Under Synchronization, click Import bookmarks and settings. You can choose which data to import, as well as which browser to get it from.


    Import your data
Step 4

Set your default browser

While in Settings, select Make Opera my default browser. Learn more about configuring Opera.


    Set your default browser

Why
Opera

Here’s some great reasons to switch web browsers to Opera from Chrome, Firefox, or Edge. Meet your perfect online companion.

Speed

Opera’s Speed Dial, Ad Blocker, Instant Search, currency/time-zone/unit Converters and more allow you to browse the web faster than ever before.

Flow

Flow connects your computer and phone or tablet to share links, notes, pictures, videos and other files.

Variety

Opera offers multiple browsers customized to your needs and devices. Computer, mobile, gaming, beta and more.

Integrated features

With useful features built right in, there’s no need to download and set up extensions or add-ons, making browsing with Opera not only fast, but seamless.

No ads

The built-in Ad Blocker not only removes distractions and speeds up loading, but also includes cryptocurrency mining protection. No add-on required.

Enhanced Privacy

Opera integrates a free, complete and unlimited VPN service, allowing you to focus on the content that matters without privacy or security concerns.

Customization

Easily customize your web browser to meet your needs, find thousands of extensions in the Opera add-ons store, and use Chrome extensions as well.

Synchronization

Download the Opera web browser for the operating systems on each of your devices. Then synchronize your Opera browsers and switch devices easily.

Over 400 million worldwide have switched to Opera browsers

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Twitter in the sidebar

Twitter in the sidebar

Explore and tweet conveniently with a better view on desktop.

Pinboards

Pinboards

Save and collect web content easily, share it visually.

Instagram in the sidebar

Instagram in the sidebar

Use Instagram in Opera’s sidebar while you browse.

Search in tabs

Search in tabs

Work and browse more efficiently with many open tabs.

Workspaces

Workspaces

Organize tab groups in separate customizable workspaces.

Ad blocker

Ad blocker

Browse with less distractions and load websites faster.

Integrated messengers

Integrated messengers

Chat with friends right in your browser without switching apps.

Personal news

Personal news

A customizable and convenient newsfeed on your start page.

Snapshot tool

Snapshot tool

Easily capture, edit and share your snapshots from webpages.

Opera Flow

Opera Flow

Instantly send files, links and notes between your devices.

Video pop-out

Video pop-out

Pop out online videos so they float on top of webpages as you browse.

Import bookmarks

Import bookmarks

Easily manage, customize and keep your favorite places online.

Free VPN

Free VPN

Browse comfortably with enhanced privacy and security, for free.

Sync data

Sync data

Synchronize the Opera browsers on any of your devices.

Easy Files

Easy Files

Attach files in one click without digging through folders.

Battery saver

Battery saver

An easy way to noticeably extend your laptop’s battery life.

Unit converter

Unit converter

Automatically convert time-zones, currencies and units of measurement.

Player in sidebar

Player in sidebar

A world of music and podcasts at your fingertips.

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Opera's free VPN, Ad blocker, and Flow file sharing. Just a few of the must-have features built into Opera for faster, smoother and distraction-free browsing designed to improve your online experience.

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