How To

Change language

Vivaldi comes in many languages. Find out how to switch languages in the browser and on our websites. Vivaldi Browser on desktop Vivaldi Browser on Android Webmail Forum Vivaldi Browser on desktop To change the desktop browser’s user interface language: Go to Settings > General > Language; Select your preferred language from the […]

Troubleshooting issues

When you encounter an issue and you’re trying to determine whether you can fix it yourself or need to report a bug, follow the steps below. Remember that in many cases it’s important to reload the web page for any changes to take effect. Restart the browser Sometimes the simplest things help, so exit/quit the […]

Markdown formatting

Markdown is a simple markup language used to create rich text (e.g. HTML) with a plain text editor. It lets you add basic formatting to your text, using symbols known and accessible on all keyboards. Font size, colour, and other, more advanced options are not available with Markdown. In Vivaldi you can use Markdown to […]

Install Vivaldi on desktop

Depending on the operating system you’re on, installing Vivaldi may differ a little. Continue reading to learn how to install Vivaldi on: Windows macOS Linux Windows To install Vivaldi on Windows: Download the installer file from; Save the .exe file to your computer and open it; If installing a standalone or changing the UI […]

Report crashes on Linux

A “crash” occurs when Vivaldi encounters an unrecoverable error and shuts down unexpectedly or a tab’s contents disappear and are replaced with a “dead bird” image. Reporting crashes To report a crash on Linux, create a bug report and describe the crash. Especially useful are detailed steps that we can follow in order to reproduce […]

Update Vivaldi

It’s always good to keep your browser up to date in order to enjoy the newest features and get the latest bug fixes and security updates. Here’s how to update your Vivaldi browser: Windows Update notification lets you know when a new version of Vivaldi has been released. Click on it to view the change […]

Report crashes on macOS

A “crash” occurs when Vivaldi encounters an unrecoverable error and shuts down unexpectedly or a tab’s contents disappear and are replaced with a “dead bird” image. Information pertaining to the crash is logged by macOS. Locating Crash Logs Launch the “Terminal” application—open “Spotlight”, type: Terminal Copy and Paste the following text into the Terminal window […]

Report playing video or audio issue with macOS

When reporting a media issue on macOS, in addition to describing what is happening and where, we need more information to be able to follow up with it. Please visit the following pages: GPU: vivaldi://gpu Media: vivaldi://media-internals On both pages, click on Copy to Clipboard and paste the content to the bug report. Furthermore, please […]

Report spammers, phishing and other scams

In order to block spammers and other scams in Vivaldi Mail, we’ll need a copy of the email header you received. There are two ways you can find this: Option 1 – Using source code Open the email; Click on More button on the top horizontal menu; Select Show source; Copy the content in the […]

Manual setup of the Vivaldi Linux repositories

After downloading a Linux package and installing it our Linux update repositories should be configured automatically for you to receive updates. However, if you wish you can pre-configure the repositories first and install Vivaldi from there. The following is a quick guide. Select your Linux distribution (below). Start a “Terminal” and paste in the commands […]