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Sidebar apps appearing and suggestions

  • Its nice too have all of that features built-in (because every user is diffrent and have diffrent use preferences) but please give the possibility to disable sidebar socialmedia plugins totally!!!

    I use AdGuardHome as DNS adfilter and have every month 150k of requests by facebook (blocked facebook .com/.net) while there is no single user of fb in my network.
    All just by apps preinstalled on devices and visited websites.

    I do not want use that stuff in my main Browser, and it should be possible to disable it, without appearing all the time. (I am also not interested on the notifications that there is " instagram integrated")

    Thanks

  • @victor27 Go to sidebar settings and uncheck the messeners, so will not have them.

  • @leocg said in Sidebar apps appearing and suggestions:

    @victor27 Go to sidebar settings and uncheck the messeners, so will not have them.
    I wouldnt post it here if that would work.

    After a Opera clean install i always disable all sidebar apps (before i go online) but from time to time the apps enables themself in sidebar.
    There are also notification windows that appears "Instagram now aviable bla bla bla".

    I use Opera long time on Desktop and Mobile devices because of the speed and innovative functions, at the beginning it was (in my opinion) privacy oriented and unbloated, but in recent releases it goes more and more in the opposite direction.

    Besides the points above i really like Opera (android and windows x64) and will thank you for your work.

  • I tried the suggestions from this thread: https://forums.opera.com/topic/40897/how-can-i-get-rid-of-the-sidebar
    No idea if it is working or not, at least it did not show within 3 days or so...

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