Make Google your default search engine

Search right from the address bar, wherever you go on the web.

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Step 1: Open Preferences

Click on Opera from the top menu and select Settings, and then Preferences.

Step 2: Edit Search settings

Click the Search button at the top of the Preferences window.
Select Google from the list, and then click the Edit button on the right.

Step 3: Change your default search engine to Google

Click the Details » button, and then check both boxes next to Use as default search engine and Use as Speed Dial search engine.
Click the OK button, and then click the next OK button in the Preferences window to save your changes.

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