Want to use chrome extensions on opera? Here is the complete guide on how to install chrome extensions in opera.
Google Chrome is the most popular and used web browser by all irrespective of the operating system we use. Its User interface and the possibilities play a major role in its success.
It’s no denying fact, Google uses our browsing history for ad suggestions which might be a bit irritating for those whose concerns privacy.
Opera browser is one most underrated browser which lacks a number of extensions.
What is the need of chrome extensions in opera browser?
Opera is an underrated browser which has the potential to compete with Google Chrome and Edge. It had some extensions as well but they are not good enough for the high potential users. However, developers keep adding more features to opera and more extensions might come in the near future. Till then we can install chrome extensions in opera with the following guidelines and are usable.
Benefits of opera Browser:
Here are a few advantages of using opera browser.
- It is speed which is notable when compared to Firefox and explorer.
- Speed dial feature. The fastest way to set up and access web pages.
- Opera widgets are more similar to Firefox extensions.
- Opera Browser had inbuilt BitTorrent protocol which makes it easy to access torrent.
- Quick gestures and session saving are two more notable features.
How to install chrome extensions in opera browser?
Do remember this guide only helps you to add required chrome extensions to opera. Chrome themes and other features cannot be used by this process. You can download Opera Browser Here
We provided this article in the form of video tutorial for our reader’s convenience. If you are interested to read, then you can skip the video and start reading.
Here is the Procedure to install chrome extensions in opera.
Total Time: 3 minutes
Open Opera browser and head on to “Menu” which is on the left top of the screen and find “Get extension” option.
Search the store
Enter opera extension store by clicking on “Get extension”. Now search for “Download chrome extension”.
Click on “Add to opera” and the extension is installed.
Use Chrome Extensions
As soon as it’s added , you are ready to add all chrome based extensions
Now go to the extension store and search for the extension you need and “Add to Opera”. Opera adds an extension to the list of installations and we do to proceed it manually.
Go to Menu and then to extension manager. Find the chrome one which you installed and manually activate it. Then it will be installed and ready to use.
Opera browser is mostly based upon chromium. So There is a bit possibility for limitations and some might extensions might not be added.
- Also Read: How to clear Opera Browser history in old and new versions
- 3 ways to uninstall Opera Browser completely
Hope I had covered each and everything to use most of the chrome extensions in opera browser. If you had any issues let me know them in the comment section.
Install chrome extensions in opera – FAQs
Can i add chrome themes to opera?
No you can’t add any of the chrome themes into your opera browser.
Did all chrome extensions work with opera browser?
No not every extension works with Opera. But most of them can be added through “Download chrome extension” method and functions normally
Did opera features a in built VPN?
Yes opera browser do features a inbuilt browser and this is one of the main reasons to use it.
Do opera browser allows free hand to torrent?
Opera had in-built BitTorrent protocol. The torrent client is enabled by default.