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Sidebar Messenger redirects to Facebook

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    The sidebar extension takes me directly to Facebook. I can seemingly do usual Facebook things except for Messenger, and attempting to use it will just redirect me to a separate tab which just defeats the purpose of this extension.

    I'm using 71.0.3770.271 version; if I'm not mistaken this is the latest version of Opera. Prior to encountering this problem I had cleared my cookies, which unsurprisingly signed out all my accounts. However, I was forced to use the updated Messenger, the one with pink/blue/whatever colors. It was here that I was no longer able to use the extension properly.

    I intend to enable opera://flags/#sidebar-site-panel as a temporary fix, though I have never tried this before and have only picked this up from other forum entries.
    Please advise.

  • @kplecter Already tried with a clean profile directory?

  • @leocg said in Sidebar Messenger redirects to Facebook:

    @kplecter Already tried with a clean profile directory?

    I don't know what this means. Could you please elaborate?

    Edit: I went through the forum some more and found the FAQ. This is my first time here so I apologize. I'll report back once I troubleshoot this further.