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How to remove Google search bar in Beta 28

  • Is it possible to remove the Google search bar from start page? I have Opera Beta 28. I think in previous versions there was an (expert) option for this in settings, but now I can't find it anywhere. I would like to get rid of the search bar; I never use it and it is wasting so much space in the speed dial 😞 .

  • Hi @klaara,

    1. Go to the Settings (Alt+P), and click on the free space on the page somewhere outside the search field, enter the Konami code: up up down down left right left right b a,

    2. After that, the warning window should appear (Power user settings), click the "I understand, proceed" button, scroll to the bottom of the page, and tick the checkbox on the left of the "Always show power user settings" option,

    3. Go to the "Start Page" section, and tick the checkbox on the left of the "Hide the search box in Speed Dial" 😉

  • :doh: I've read this everywhere! But I thought I already had the power user settings enabled (I remember enabling it in the past), that's why I though it has changed in some of the newer versions of Beta. It turns out the power user settings were turned off though. Thanks for answer, it made me actually TRY to enable it :).