How to use the Vivaldi browser on your Android phone

How to use the Vivaldi browser on your Android phone

Vivaldi is a free browser launched by the former CEO of Opera, which offers protection against crawlers and blocks unwanted advertisements. The software has a layout optimized for mobile devices, accessibility features and even allows users to take notes.

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With numerous security features, the browser can be an option for those who no longer want to use Google Chrome on their Android phones. Check below the step by step to use it!

How to use Vivaldi browser on Android phone

Step 1: Download the Vivaldi browser from the Google Play Store and open it. On the home screen you can click on the “+” icon in the upper right corner to open a new tab, or the number icon in the lower corner to manage them.

Open the Vivaldi browser and click on the "+" or "numbers" icon to open a new tab (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 2: you can close a tab on the “X” icon, or you can open a menu with more settings by clicking on the “Three dots” icon in the lower right corner.

Click the "X" icon to close a tab or click the "Three dots" icon (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 3: with the menu open, you can close all tabs and open an incognito window.

With the menu open, you can open a new anonymous tab, or close all tabs (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 4: When accessing a website, you can use the “Arrows” icons in the bottom menu to load previous pages, or use the central icon to return to the home screen.

Use the "Arrows" in the lower menu to access previous tabs (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 5: by clicking on the “V” icon in the upper right corner, you will have access to the browser menu. You can use the “Bookmarks” option to quickly access a website, or take a print of the page using the “Capture page” feature.

Click on the "V" icon in the upper right corner to access your browser settings (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 6: with the same menu, you can access the “Settings” tab of the browser. In the "Privacy" section, click on the item "Blocking Crawler and Advertising", a feature that is one of the differentials of this browser.

In the "Settings" tab, click on "Blocking Crawler and Advertising" (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 7: in the next tab, check the option “Block from Crawler and Advertisements” to activate the security option.

Check the option "Block from crawlers and advertisements" to activate the security function (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 8: in the "Settings" tab, locate the ‘Sites” section and click on “Accessibility”.

In the sites section, click on "Accessibility" (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 9: if you need to, you can scale the text displayed on the screen and can even force the zoom on pages that do not have this feature.

Adjust the text scale, or enable the "Force zoom" option (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 10: Back to the browser home screen, click on the icon in the bottom left corner to access the bookmarks.

Back on the home screen, click on the icon in the lower left corner (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 11: if you marked a site with the item “Bookmarks”, you can manage it in this tab.

If you have marked a page with the item "Bookmarks", you can manage it in this tab (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Step 12: Another differential of the browser is the option to write “Notes”. To create a note, just access the tab through the bottom menu and click on the center of the screen.

Access the "Notes" tab in the bottom menu to be able to create your own notes in the browser (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Ready! Now you can use the Vivaldi browser to access the internet more safely and still make important notes.