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.
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.
Step 3: with the menu open, you can close all tabs and open an incognito window.
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.
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.
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.
Step 7: in the next tab, check the option “Block from Crawler and Advertisements” to activate the security option.
Step 8: in the "Settings" tab, locate the ‘Sites” section and click on “Accessibility”.
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.
Step 10: Back to the browser home screen, click on the icon in the bottom left corner to access the bookmarks.
Step 11: if you marked a site with the item “Bookmarks”, you can manage it in this tab.
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.
Ready! Now you can use the Vivaldi browser to access the internet more safely and still make important notes.