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Open an app from url

  • Life would be so much easier if Opera can (or will) open an app from an URL. Not only apps like Google Maps or Youtube but also banking apps for payments. Opera can't or won't open the app while other browsers do.

    In another thread I've read something about safety issues (which were eloquently disproved by the topic starter).

    So I hope Opera in the nearby future will make it possible to open apps from an URL.

  • Online shopping and payment by iDeal (number one in the Netherlands) requires me to use Chrome, Firefox, any other browser that can launch my bank's payment app. In some shops it is even necessary to set my default browser to one of these. So, Opera, be wise and allow app-launching, please.

  • Re: Open an app from url

    I am astonished to find, how many times this has been brought up, but still not addressed. It's 2019, guys. Chrome, Firefox, Edge (yes!) - all can open apps on my phone, but not Opera (incl. Touch). If this was the intention few years ago, it's time to reconsider it, urgently. Online payments with iDeal (primary payment system in the Netherlands) are a massive pain with Opera, and with Opera only, because it can't open the banking app (ABN AMRO, but any other, really) for confirmation. It might be a lesser pain in other countries, but still inconvenient. This is not a feature! It's the lack of.

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