How to Enable Cookies on Opera: Desktop, Android, iOS

Enabling cookies in Opera is essential for a personalized browsing experience, allowing websites to remember your preferences, login details, and more. Whether you’re using Opera on a Windows or Mac computer, or an Android or iOS mobile device, the following steps will guide you through the process of enabling cookies.

Enable Cookies on Opera – Windows & Mac

Enabling cookies on your desktop in Opera involves a few simple steps using the browser’s settings menu.

Using Opera Settings

  1. Launch Opera on your computer.
  2. Click on the Easy Setup menu icon in the top-right corner or the Opera icon for older versions to open the menu.
  3. Scroll down and select “Go to full browser settings” at the bottom of the menu or simply click on “Settings.”
  4. In the sidebar, click on “Privacy & security.”
  5. Under the “Cookies and site data” section, ensure the toggle for “Allow sites to save and read cookie data” is enabled. You can also manage settings for blocking third-party cookies if needed.
  6. Your changes will be saved automatically.

Enabling Cookies for Specific Sites

If you prefer to enable cookies for specific websites only:

  1. Open the Opera settings as described above.
  2. Navigate to “Privacy & security” and then to “Cookies and site data.
  3. Click on “Manage exceptions…”
  4. Type the URL of the site you want to allow cookies for, and select “Allow.”
  5. Confirm your settings by exiting the menu.

Enable Cookies on Opera for Android

To manage cookie settings on the Opera app for Android:

  1. Open the Opera app on your Android device.
  2. Tap the Opera icon in the bottom-right corner to open the menu.
  3. Select “Settings.”
  4. Scroll down to “Privacy” and tap on “Cookies.”
  5. Ensure the setting is switched to “Enabled” to allow cookies. Adjust any other preferences you may have.

Enable Cookies on Opera for iOS

For users on iOS, the steps to enable cookies in Opera are straightforward:

  1. Launch the Opera app on your iOS device.
  2. Tap on the Opera icon, typically found at the bottom or top of the screen, to bring up the menu.
  3. Go to “Settings” and navigate to “Privacy.”
  4. Select “Cookies” and make sure the toggle for enabling cookies is turned on.
  5. Set any additional preferences as needed.

By enabling cookies on Opera, you enhance your browsing experience by allowing sites to remember your information and provide more tailored content. For information on how to manage or delete your cookies, be sure to check out our guide on how to clear & delete cookies on Opera.