Security And Privacy

Privacy Settings

Vivaldi’s privacy settings give you solid control to safeguard your private data. By default, each setting has either been enabled or disabled based on what we believe is in our users best interest, but you’ll of course have the option to toggle each setting in Settings > Privacy. Google Phishing and Malware Protection The Safe […]

Abusive Ad-Blocker

By default, Vivaldi blocks advertisements on sites with abusive ad practices, such as ads which are purposefully misleading users and ads using abusive technologies  – for example, pop-ups that prevent you from leaving the site. The abusive ad-blocker feature can be disabled in Settings > Privacy > Content Blocking > Block Ads on Abusive Sites, but […]

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 will let you know, when a new version of Vivaldi has been released. Click on it to view the […]


Cookies are small pieces of data (text files) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. The cookie will be used to recognize you and your preferences the next time […]

Password management

With Vivaldi, you can store your account login credentials in the browser. When password saving is enabled, every time you log into a new account you’ll be asked whether you wish to save the password. If you ignore the prompt or say Never to saving a particular password but change your mind, next time you log into […]

Private Windows

Private browsing mode is intended to protect your privacy from other users of your computer. When you browse using a Private Window, Vivaldi will minimize what is stored locally on your computer so that very few traces are left of what you were browsing once you close all private browsing windows. To open a Private […]

Obtain official builds and checking their signatures

Securely Downloading official Vivaldi packages To ensure you have an official version of Vivaldi, type “” and press “Enter”. On visiting this website, you should expect to see a green, padlocked badge in the URL field stating, “Vivaldi Technologies [NO]”. In almost all browsers, you can click the badge to view more details about the […]

Is Vivaldi Open Source?

Vivaldi is not made available under one unified open source license. It does contain the Chromium source code with changes made to allow the HTML/CSS/JS based UI to run. All changes to the Chromium source code are made available under a BSD license and can be read by anyone on Details in this regard are […]

Privacy Policy & Terms

Protecting user privacy is a top priority for us. For the most up to date privacy information, please refer to our Privacy page on If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch.

Uninstall Vivaldi on Windows 10

If you have issues uninstalling Vivaldi while using Windows 10, Windows 10 provides two different UIs to add/remove programs: the old style UI, and a new modern look (see screenshots below). Only the older style UI will allow a non-admin user to uninstall a single user installed program. Older add/remove program Windows UI New add/remove programs UI in […]