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  • I can go into Sidebar setup and turn off Workspaces (which I love and would never turn off) - why cannot I not turn off the entire Messengers section the same way? That is the single most irritating section of the Sidebar for me.
    I do not use it, never have, never will. I have them all unchecked, yet they continuously turn themselves back on and pop out to bug the hell out of me as they feel like it. None of them are logged in to anything, it's not like I am even receiving messages, it just pops open as if it wants me to use it.

    I know otehrs are begging for more and more to be added to that section, but I find it a horrible distraction to my reading of whatever I need at the time.. I want to focus on what I am working on, not be bothered by other apps.

  • @core I suggested the same some time ago, but not only for Messengers section. https://forums.opera.com/post/235868

  • @andrew84 - ah, yes, that would be even handier - I use pretty much everything else, so had not thought that wide.
    If the messengers would behave as they should I wouldn't really mind, but since they seem to turn on whenever they feel like it I need them gone.

    I'm currently tweaking out Vivaldi to see if the Tab Stacks suit my needs and how the browser performs. It may be that I won't have to worry about Messengers at all very soon. I may miss certain other aspects of Opera, but I'll be able to focus better on the tasks at hand without interruptions and that is the primary goal.