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Unable to Connect Device to Flow as Device Has No Camera

  • Android Version: 10
    Device: Onyx Boox Nova 3
    Opera Version: 64.2.3282.60128
    Issue Description:

    • Unable to connect device to Flow. Always prompted to scan a QR code with device's camera; however, device does not have a camera with which to scan the code.

    Steps To Reproduce:

    1. Go to Settings > Flow and click to connect device
    2. Unable to scan a QR code as device doesn't have a camera
    3. Says "Permission denied" and "Opera requires access to the camera to scan QR codes"

    Attempted Workarounds:

    1. Select "Other Options" and sign in to Opera account. Everything else syncs/is enabled, but not Flow. And if try to flip button and enable Flow from there, it just behaves as above.
    2. Unable to scan the QR code generated on the Android device from another device (iOS) within Opera as it says: "Wrong QR Code"
    3. If use other device's (iOS) camera to scan above QR code (Android's), it just takes to website to download the app (even with Opera set as default browser).
    4. Unable to use a manual Connection Code from Opera on computer as there is no option to enter it on Android device.

    Expected Behavior:

    • Be able to enable Flow simply by signing into Opera account, or
    • Be able to scan a QR from device on another one to make connection, or
    • Be able to enter a Connection Code into the device's app
  • I was able to connect the Opera Touch app to Flow using a Connection Code from my desktop browser.

    So while I found a workaround, it still stands that I couldn't connect the main "Opera Browser" app to Flow.