Remove default bookmarks from bookmarks bar

Opera 54 was released with News on speed dial and update and recovery option in the Opera menu. Until now, the Opera browser did not display the bookmarks bar by default, with version 54, the bookmarks bar is now enabled by default and that is also with sponsored ones.

Opera Software earns some revenue by showing such bookmarks as Amazon, eBay,, Walmart, TripAdvisor and Facebook. You may find these bookmarks annoying, here you can hide the bookmarks bar or delete these bookmarks, here is how you can do both.

READ: How to show bookmarks bar in Opera?

Remove or delete default bookmarks in bookmarks bar in Opera 54

1. Start Opera

2. Open the bookmark manager by pressing Ctrl+Shift+B or select Bookmarks from the Bookmarks menu

3. Select ‘Bookmarks Bar’ on the left, hold Ctrl+A to select all bookmarks on the right

4. Right click on any selected bookmark and select ‘Move to Trash’.

5. Now click on the Recycle Bin icon on the left, right click on any bookmark and choose ‘Remove Selected’.

remove default bookmarks from Opera bookmarks bar

6. Done.

Note: Opera may show you different bookmarks like Flipkart, Jabong, Aliexpress, but the procedure to get rid of them is the same.

To hide the bookmarks bar in Opera

  1. On the home page, click on the three horizontal lines icon to open Easy Setup, and under Appearance, turn off the ‘Show bookmarks bar’ option.


1. Open menu > Settings > Basic,

2. On the bookmarks bar, uncheck ‘Show bookmarks bar’.

What did you do? Did you hide the bookmarks bar or remove bookmarks? Let us know in the comments.

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