How to Add to Favorites on Opera GX

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How to Add to Favorites on Opera GX

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How to Add to Favorites on Opera GX

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If you're a frequent Opera GX user, you know the importance of saving your favorite websites so you can easily access them later. The process of adding to favorites on Opera GX is simple once you get the hang of it. In this article, we'll take a look at how to add to favorites on Opera GX, understand the different ways of customizing and organizing your favorites, and how to sync them across devices.

Understanding Favorites in Opera GX

What are Favorites?

Favorites are a great way to save and organize your favorite websites for quick and easy access. They are essentially bookmarks that you can access directly from the Opera GX browser. By saving a website to your favorites, you can easily revisit it at any time without having to remember the URL or search for it again.

When you add a website to your favorites, Opera GX will store the website's URL and metadata for later use. This means that you can access your favorite websites even if you're not currently online.

Why use Favorites in Opera GX?

There are several reasons why you might want to use favorites in Opera GX. For one, it allows you to quickly access websites without having to manually enter the URL each time. Instead, you can simply click on the website from your favorites list and be taken directly to it. This can save you time and effort, especially if you visit certain websites frequently.

Additionally, using favorites provides an easy way to organize and categorize your frequently visited websites. You can create folders to group related websites together, making it easier to find what you're looking for. For example, you could create a folder for your favorite news websites, another for social media, and another for online shopping sites.

Another benefit of using favorites in Opera GX is that it can help you discover new websites that you might not have otherwise found. By browsing through your favorite websites, you may come across related sites or content that you find interesting.

Overall, using favorites in Opera GX is a great way to save time, stay organized, and discover new websites. Give it a try and see how it can improve your browsing experience!

Setting Up Opera GX for First-Time Users

If you're a gamer or just someone who wants a unique browsing experience, Opera GX is the browser for you. It's designed specifically for gamers, with features like a RAM and CPU limiter, Twitch integration, and more. If you're new to Opera GX, here's how to get started:

Downloading and Installing Opera GX

The first step to using Opera GX is to download and install it on your computer. Don't worry, it's a quick and easy process. Here's what you need to do:

  1. Head to the Opera GX website by typing "" in your browser's address bar.

  2. Click the big "Download Opera GX" button on the page.

  3. Once the download is complete, run the installer by double-clicking on the downloaded file.

  4. Follow the installation prompts and choose your preferred settings.

Once you've completed the installation process, you're ready to start using Opera GX.

Customizing Opera GX Settings

Before you start browsing with Opera GX, take a moment to customize your settings. This will help you get the most out of the browser and tailor it to your specific needs. Here are some settings you may want to adjust:

  • Startup options: Choose what you want to see when you open Opera GX. You can choose to start with your speed dial, a specific website, or your last session.

  • Customize your sidebar: The sidebar is a great feature of Opera GX that allows you to access your bookmarks, history, and other features with ease. You can customize it by adding or removing features, changing the width, and more.

  • Ad blocker: Opera GX has a built-in ad blocker that can be turned on or off. If you're tired of seeing ads, turn it on and enjoy a cleaner browsing experience.

  • Dark mode: If you prefer a darker color scheme, Opera GX has a dark mode option that you can enable.

These are just a few of the settings you can customize in Opera GX. Take some time to explore the settings menu and see what else you can do to make your browsing experience as personalized as possible.

Now that you've downloaded and customized Opera GX, you're ready to start browsing. Enjoy the unique features and gaming-focused design of this innovative browser.

Adding Websites to Favorites

Using the Address Bar

The easiest way to add to favorites on Opera GX is by clicking the heart icon located in the address bar. Simply visit the website you want to add, click the heart icon, and give the favorite a name. You can choose to add the favorite directly to the bookmarks bar or to a folder in the bookmarks menu.

Using the Bookmarks Bar

You can also add websites to the bookmarks bar by right-clicking on the bar and selecting Add Page. Give the favorite a name, choose whether to add it to the bookmarks bar or a folder, and click Add. You can also drag and drop websites directly onto the bookmarks bar from the address bar.

Using the Speed Dial

The speed dial feature is a visual way to access your favorite websites. To add a website to the speed dial, simply visit the website and click the heart icon located on the thumbnail. From there, you can choose to add the website to an existing folder or create a new one.

Organizing Your Favorites

Creating Folders for Favorites

To keep your favorites organized, you can create folders to categorize them. To create a folder, right-click on the bookmarks bar or bookmarks menu and select Add Folder. Name the folder and click Add. You can then drag and drop favorites into the folder to keep them organized.

Editing and Rearranging Favorites

If you need to edit the name or URL of a favorite, simply right-click on the favorite and select Edit. You can also rearrange favorites by dragging and dropping them. To delete a favorite, right-click on it and select Delete.

Deleting Favorites

If you need to delete multiple favorites at once, you can do so by right-clicking on a folder and selecting Sort by Name. This will alphabetize your favorites and make it easier to select and delete multiple at once.

Syncing Favorites Across Devices

Setting Up an Opera Account

If you want to sync your favorites across multiple devices, you'll need to set up an Opera account. To do so, click the Opera icon in the upper left corner and select Sign in to Opera. Follow the prompts to create your account.

Syncing Favorites with Opera Sync

Once you've set up your Opera account, you can sync your favorites by enabling Opera Sync. To do so, click the Opera icon in the upper left corner and select Sync and Backup. Turn on the switch for Bookmarks and Speed Dials. Your favorites will now be synced across all devices that are logged into your Opera account.


Adding to favorites on Opera GX is a simple process that will save you time and make your browsing experience more efficient. Experiment with the different ways of customizing and organizing your favorites to find the method that works best for you. And if you want to access your favorites from multiple devices, be sure to set up an Opera account and enable Opera Sync. Happy browsing!