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Whatsapp and Facebook messenger keep activating themselves.

  • I have deactivated Whatsapp and Facebook messenger on the sidebar yet i keep getting messages, about 1 every two days to try them out or to turn on notifications or what have you. I then have to go into settings and disable them again.

    So far my digging through the settings has turned up no additional method for removing these two apps from the sidebar permanently and i gotta say, a feature that keeps trying to force itself on the user despite being purposefully turned off is a real dealbreaker for me. I was enjoying the Opera GX experience until these two apps started to butt in every now and again.

    I am using Windows 10.
    I was not able to find anything that said what version of the browser I have except for:
    "LVL2 (core: 68.0.3618.206)
    Opera is up to date"
    Under the "About Opera" page, which is where i find the version info on other browsers.

    If there was a way to remove those two apps from the side bar completely or an added functionality such as "Do no remind me again," that would be ideal. Or if there's a buried setting somewhere that i missed that would solve this would also be appreciated.

    Thank you.

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