Site Settings in Vivaldi on Android

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Some permissions in the app are enabled by default, others are blocked and in many cases a website will ask for your permission, for example, to access your device’s camera and microphone, to show you notifications, etc.

To review and adjust your preferences for each of the settings:

  1. Go to the Vivaldi menu > Settings > Web pages > Site Settings.
  2. Tap on the permission in the list to see your options.

If a website has asked for permission, it will be listed on the permission’s page, from where you can adjust your choice by tapping on the domain name. In many cases you can also add exceptions to the default setting.

Settings and permissions in Vivaldi on Android

  • Cookies
    Choose your blocking level:
    • Allow cookies
    • Block third-party cookies in incognito, aka private windows
    • Block third-party cookies
    • Block all cookies (not recommended)
  • Location
  • Camera
  • Microphone
  • Motion sensors
  • Notifications
  • JavaScript
  • Pop-ups and redirects
  • Intrusive or misleading ads
  • Background sync
  • Automatic downloads
  • Protected content
    Choose whether to allow (recommended), block or have each website ask whether to play copyrighted media content.
  • Sound
  • Data Stored
    Get a detailed view of websites you’ve visited and an option to manage permissions per site. In addition, you can delete stored data of all sites or per site.
  • NFC devices
  • USB devices
  • Clipboard
  • Virtual reality
  • Augmented reality
  • Your device use
  • Third-party sign-in
  • Dark theme for sites
    Also accessible from Settings > Appearance > Themes.
  • Desktop site
    Also accessible from Settings > Web pages.
  • Autoplay
    Blocked by default and requires you to tap on the play button to view videos on websites. Allow Autoplay, if you have plenty of mobile data and want videos to start playing automatically whenever they appear on a web page.

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