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How to Send Link to Connected Devices on Opera Computer

Learn how to connect and send the links between Opera browsers on different devices. You can use Opera Flow to send or receive the links, text, and files.

The Opera browser has a feature known as Flow that allows you to connect and share links, files, text, etc., across devices (mobile, tablet, computer) without signing in or registering an Opera account. Two or more devices with the Opera browser can interact instantly over the same WiFi network.

Send Link to Connected Devices on Opera browser

Opera Browser has been updating itself continuously over the past couple of years. Due to this, it has gained immense popularity among its users.

Everyone seems to be gushing over the new additions to the browsers and their updated systems. The speed is also surreal and better than all the other contemporaries.

The Opera Browser offers the option to send a link that you find interesting or need for work from one device to another seamlessly. It is possible through the presence of the My Flow option by Opera.

Opera Flow makes the transfer of links straightforward and can happen in a blink of an eye. Now, you don’t have to think of ways to continue reading that article on your laptop when the battery dies. It also supports the synchronization of text and files apart from the links.

Before sending the links, we must connect two or more devices using Opera Flow. There are typically two connection methods – Anonymous and Registered user. We will focus on connecting anonymously since registered users must sign in to the devices with the same login ID.

Connect Devices

Opera makes sharing the link between connected devices very easy, effective, and fast. However, it would be best to have Opera Browser installed on your device and connected to make it work. Here are the steps to connect devices:

  1. Launch the Opera browser on your computer.
  2. Click on the Flow open from the Quick Access menu in the left pane.
    Flow setup panel window box will appear. 
  3. Select Connect to Phone or Reveal the QR code within the Flow panel.
    Connect your Phone command on Opera Computer FlowA QR code will be generated and displayed.
    Scan the QR code generated on Opera Computer with Mobile
  4. Next, Launch the Opera browser on another device (say Opera for Android).
  5. Tap on Opera opera logo for the menu list, and select the Flow menu.
    Opera Mobile Flow Menu
  6. Hit on the Connect Device command button.
    Connect Devices using Opera FlowIt will display the connection instruction.
  7. Hit on the Connect button.
    Setup Instructions for Opera Flow connection on Mobile
    It will launch the QR code scanner within Opera mobile.
  8. Scan the QR code generated on the computer at step #3.
    Scan QR code using the Opera MobileIt will ask for the confirmation code generated on mobile and computer for verification. 
  9. Hit on Yes, they match to complete the sync.
    Confirm the codes match to Synchronize you data on Opera devices

It will connect your Opera browser between the computer and your mobile phone. A successful message will be displayed on both devices.

Share a Link with Opera Flow

Now that we have connected both devices anonymously without registration, we can share the links seamlessly between the devices. Here are the steps to share the link between connected devices:

  1. Launch the Opera browser on your computer.
  2. Open the website or link you want to send with the connected device.
  3. Click on the Flow icon located near the address bar.
    Opera browser Flow button for sharing links quicklyThis will instantly share the link with other connected devices.

Alternatively, you can visit the My Flow pane in the quick access menu from the left bar and copy-paste the link.

My Flow panel in Opera Browser on Computer

By following the steps, you can easily send links on both your phone and laptop seamlessly. You can also send the text and files using the same My Flow window.

Access to Shared link

The link shared between connected devices will be instantly notified as a Notification. However, if the notification is turned off, you can access them from the same Flow menu. Here are the steps to access the shared link:

  1. Launch the Opera browser on another device (say Opera for Android).
  2. Tap on Opera opera logo for the menu list.
  3. Select the Flow menu.
    Opera Mobile Flow MenuIt will display all the shared links (or files) between the connected device.
  4. Tap on the received link to launch the webpage.
    Send and Receive the links, text and files with Opera Flow on Mobile

The Flow menu will display all the text, files, and links shared between the devices. You can inversely send the links from Opera mobile to Opera computer. It is a two-way sync process.

Bottom Line

Opera Browser is loved and used extensively by many users around the globe. The main attraction of this browser is its unique features that keep updating every month. With new additions and surprises, the service offered by Opera is top-notch. With its user-friendly UI and easy-to-use functions, it ought to be one of the best browsers in the world.

The Flow option on Opera lets you share links, text, and files anonymously within your connected devices. You can sync across your phones, laptops, computers, etc. It works for both Android as well as iOS.

What do you think about the feature to share and sync links between connected devices using Opera? I know the anonymous sign-in feature is quite promising.

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Ishika Sinha

Ishika is a Master of Arts in English and Literature. She is a passionate content writer and editor with 4+ years of experience in different domains, including the media and technology industry. She is an avid reader and loves to explore cool tech stuff. Connect with her on LinkedIn.

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