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Configure Camera and Microphone Access to Sites in Opera on a Computer

Are you looking to revoke camera and microphone access in Opera browser? Learn how to configure these permissions under site settings.

Opera browser enables complete control over the permissions and services allowed for each site. However, you can control these permissions and block all the sites using them.

The option is set to ask for permissions by default, but disabling the toggle button under the camera and microphone site settings will block it completely.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to configure the camera and microphone permissions to sites in the Opera browser.

Configure the Camera Access to Sites

  1. Launch the Opera browser app on your computer.
  2. Click on the Settings settings gear icon in the sidebar.
    Opera settings gear iconIt will open the Opera Settings page.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom to find the Advanced Settings section.
  4. Within the Advanced section, go to the Privacy and Security section.
  5. Click to open the Site Settings tab.
    Site Settings menu in Opera Computer browser
  6. Scroll down to the Permissions section and click on Camera options.
    Opera Browser Site Settings Camera
  7. Disable the toggle button for Ask before accessing.
    Opera Browser Disable Camera PermissionsIt will block the permissions request for camera access. 

You will no longer receive permission to allow cameras to the sites.

If need to let the camera, enable this toggle switch and allow the sites to request and gain access.

Configure the Microphone Access to Sites

  1. Open the Opera app on the computer.
  2. Click on the Settings settings gear icon in the sidebar.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom to find the Advanced Settings section.
  4. Within the Advanced section, go to the Privacy and Security section.
  5. Click to open the Site Settings tab.
  6. Scroll down to the Permissions section and click on Microphone options.
    Opera Browser Site Settings Microphone
  7. Disable the toggle button for Ask before accessing.
    Opera Browser Disable Microphone Permissions

It quickly turn off the sites requesting microphone access on the computer. However, enable the toggle switch to allow permission for any specific site if needed.

Bottom Line

With the option to manage your camera and microphone access on the Opera browser, you can stop sites from requesting these services.

Apart from configuring the site-specific settings under Opera’s Site Settings page, you can also visit the customize option in the address bar to change the settings.

Opera Browser Camera and Microphone permissions settings for Zoom.US

It would be best to consider visiting the sound permissions, JavaScript execution, and pop-up settings in the Opera browser to enhance your privacy.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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