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Manage Site Notification Settings in Opera on a Computer

Do you want to stop notifications from the Opera browser? Learn how to configure notification settings on your computer browser.

The Opera browser provides complete control over the browser notifications settings. It helps enable or disable the browser notifications for all sites per our needs using the simple toggle.

We can completely stop notifications or allow specific websites to send push notification pop-ups. Visit the Site Settings menu in the browser settings page to configure the notifications pop-ups.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to configure and manage the site notifications in the Opera browser.

Block All Site Notification Alerts

The notification pop-ups on the Opera Browser can be very annoying sometimes. We can block them so that they don’t disturb us. Here are the steps to block notification pop-ups:

  1. Launch the Opera browser on your computer.
  2. Click on Opera opera logo for the options menu.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list.
    Opera browser settings menu on Windows computerIt will open the Settings page.
  4. Scroll down to the Privacy and Security section and click to open the Site Settings tab.
    Opera Site Settings Tab in Computer
  5. Select the Notifications tab.
    Opera Site Settings Notifications tab
  6. Disable the toggle – Sites can ask to send notifications.
    Disable sites can ask to send notifications pop-up in Opera computer

It will disable notification request pop-ups on the Opera Browser and stop being bothered.

Allow All Notifications Alerts

Although pop-up notifications can be annoying, some can also be useful—for instance, the updates from your email or communication websites. Here are the steps to allow pop-up notifications:

  1. Launch the Opera browser on your computer.
  2. Click on Opera opera logo for the options menu.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list.
    Opera browser settings menu on Windows computer
  4. Scroll down to the Privacy and Security section and click to open the Site Settings tab.
    Opera Site Settings Tab in Computer
  5. Select the Notifications tab.
    Opera Site Settings Notifications tab
  6. Enable the toggle – Sites can ask to send notifications.
    Allow sites can ask to send notifications pop-up in Opera browser

It will allow the website to request desktop notifications. Upon allowing the notification for a website, it will send the desktop notification pop-up on your computer.

If you’re bothered by frequent message notifications, you can also enable the toggle – Use quieter messaging.

Configure Site-specific Notifications

Opera has a separate option to add or block specific websites on the Opera Browser. Add the website URL under the desired category to allow or stop notifications. Follow these steps to follow:

  1. Launch the Opera browser on your computer.
  2. Click on Opera opera logo for the options menu.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list.
    Opera browser settings menu on Windows computer
  4. Scroll down to the Privacy and Security section and click to open the Site Settings tab.
    Opera Site Settings Tab in Computer
  5. Select the Notifications tab.
    Opera Site Settings Notifications tab
  6. Click on the Add button under Allow or Block per needs.
    Allow and Block Website Notifications in Opera ComputerIt will open the Add a Site dialog box.
  7. Enter the URL Address and hon the Add button.
    Add a site URL to Allow or Block Notification in Opera computer

This method allows you to manage the site that sends you notification alerts. You can allow genuine websites to receive updates and block useless notification pop-ups.

Bottom Line

The notification settings in Opera Browser help you control all the pop-up notifications you receive from websites over the internet. You can allow or block them completely. Moreover, you can also add specific websites to the list and blocklist options for notifications.

It would be best if you always considered allowing the notifications only from the sites that truly need your attention; otherwise, keep it completely off.

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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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