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How to Download and Install Opera on a Mac

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to install the Opera web browser onto your Mac computer.

1 Install Opera

We will use the built-in Safari browser on your Mac to download and install Opera.

  1. Open Safari from your Dock.
    Apple Safari.
  2. In the address bar at the top, type https://www.opera.com, then press return. Click on Download Now.
    Safari window with opera.com typed and Download now highlighted. Screenshot
  3. Click Downloads, then select Opera Installer.
    Downloads with Opera Installer highlighted. Screenshot
  4. Click on Open.
    Download confirmation with Open highlighted. Screenshot
  5. Click on Install.
    Opera install window with Install highlighted. Screenshot

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to install the Opera web browser onto your Mac computer.

We will use the built-in Safari browser on your Mac to download and install Opera.

  1. Open Safari from your Dock.
    Apple Safari.
  2. In the address bar at the top, type https://www.opera.com, then press return. Click on Download Now.
    Safari window with opera.com typed and Download now highlighted. Screenshot
  3. Click Downloads, then select Opera Installer.
    Downloads with Opera Installer highlighted. Screenshot
  4. Click on Open.
    Download confirmation with Open highlighted. Screenshot
  5. Click on Install.
    Opera install window with Install highlighted. Screenshot