How To Enable Search Box In Opera Browser

Opera browser by default doesn’t have the search box enabled.

Here is how to enable it :

Access settings by typing in the address bar :


Next, choose Settings > Browser.opera browser settings

From the User interface section, select Enable search box in the address bar.

enabling search box for opera browser

The search box will now be visible next to the address bar.

By the way, Opera has some cool  features too like free built-in VPN browsing and currency converter.

All done.


  1. filmguts says:

    well can i change the search box well by default ‘google’ is set.

    • admin says:

      Yes you can.

      Go to Menu(the Opera icon) >Settings > Browser and then from Search section : Choose the drop-down where it’s Google Search and choose any other as needed.