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  1. dKp1977's Avatar
    Didn't get an email with the link either, but was able to download it too. Looks pretty decent for a first beta imho. The first thing I tried was opera:config, and yay, it's working. :) Unfortunately many of the settings I loved are gone. It's rather basic now. Ah well..
    Website loading is indeed very slow right now, but I think that's definitely being addressed soon. What I'm missing though is a way to change the default search enging (no f*cking way I'm gonna use Google!) and even more important a setting that can switch between desktop view and mobile view.
    TechFreak1 likes this.
    09-09-2014 08:29 AM
  2. Tafsern's Avatar
    Thanks for sharing the link with us. Did you get an e-mail notification from Opera or you found it in the store by yourself ?
    No notification, I believe they haven't sent it yet.
    09-09-2014 08:35 AM
  3. Blacklac's Avatar
    Well, here it is: Opera Mini browser - beta | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    And it's not that good I'm afraid. All the buttons and stuff are so small, loading of web pages takes FOREVER and it's not that good looking. Opera Mini has never been my favorite, I like the regular Opera browser. The only thing this one does so much better than other browsers are the tabs. They are GREAT!

    But it's a BETA..much can happen. If they fix the rendering and the slowness it might be usable. :)
    Thanks for the link, and I agree. Its nothing special, but it is beta. I've never been a huge fan of Opera Mini, either. Wish we had Opera Mobile.
    dKp1977 likes this.
    09-09-2014 08:36 AM
  4. Ashish Gupta888's Avatar
    [1] Interface is very good, feels like using Opera :-)
    [2] No Website Preference!
    [3] Downloaded files are stored in app, it appears. Tried to find the downloaded file through Files app in my SD card, but could not find it.
    09-09-2014 08:39 AM
  5. Silviu Bogusevschi's Avatar
    Thanks for sharing the link!
    However the websites are loading quite slow.
    09-09-2014 08:45 AM
  6. BatteryLife's Avatar
    I am very satisfied with the browser - I must say. Its smoothness is like WP8.0.
    09-09-2014 09:01 AM
  7. emperor_skull's Avatar
    Well lets say it's still in beta
    09-09-2014 09:11 AM
  8. Silviu Bogusevschi's Avatar
    Yeah, waiting for updates!
    At least it's looking great.
    09-09-2014 09:17 AM
  9. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Hey guys, I posted a quick how to guide here as I didn't know where to post it as there is no sub forum for Opera Mini yet lol.
    http://forums.windowscentral.com/wpc...ml#post2757105
    09-09-2014 11:01 AM
  10. Lance_WPCentral's Avatar
    I installed Opera Mini BETA on my Lumia 1320 running WP 8.1 with Cyan firmware. When I open the app crashes, I tried opening it again and once again it crashed. Seriously sucks ! I know its a BETA but common its not even opening ? Duuhhh....
    Terry Bernstein likes this.
    09-09-2014 02:03 PM
  11. Ashish Gupta888's Avatar
    Strange! try installing it on phone storage.
    09-09-2014 02:07 PM
  12. vk1971's Avatar
    Opera's rendering of the pages confuses me. Check for m.wpcentral.com in UC/IE and Opera mini. Apologies for not posting screenshots.
    09-09-2014 02:14 PM
  13. Lance_WPCentral's Avatar
    Strange! try installing it on phone storage.
    I used Storage Sense and moved it from SD card to the phone memory. Still it crashes on opening. I have tried it on both Wi-Fi and data connection but in vain.

    I even un-installed and re-installed the app and still its not working. Sucks big time !
    09-09-2014 02:15 PM
  14. Ashish Gupta888's Avatar
    Instead of moving installed app to Phone storage, I would suggest to uninstall it first and then make a change in storage sense settings to store app in phone storage and then reinstall it. That may help!
    09-09-2014 02:20 PM
  15. TuanLVT's Avatar
    i downloaded it and installed it, but when i open it, it stucks here on the loading page, nothing happens...
    loading graphic bar shows on 1/6 loaded but nothing happens after that.... and uner it, it has some arabic language wrote under the loading bar

    Im using Windows Phone 8.1.1 prev.dev. with Nokia Lumia 1020 Cyan update

    wp_ss_20140910_0001.png
    Last edited by TuanLVT; 09-09-2014 at 04:37 PM.
    09-09-2014 04:21 PM
  16. TechFreak1's Avatar
    Hi Guys, I recently posted a link to a work around I found in adding bing http://forums.windowscentral.com/wpc...ml#post2757105 as your default search engine which has been updated to my recent findings / experiences. In order to consolidate these, I'm going to double post here with some wording tweaks otherwise it wouldn't make sense:

    According to Legoboyii (link below), you can add a search engine via a long press on the search bar - this was the first thing I tried and did not work for me also on various re installs (hence why you see the attached screenshots in guide linked above have no particular order :P). However I just re-installed again and confirm his method works, but appear to be suffering from stability issues as I cannot load any websites let alone reload bing.com. Furthermore the search engine now defaults to Google.com upon restarting the app. When i posted the guide I tested it via cold boot & soft reset yet the app loaded with Bing as the default search engine.

    To compound matters another re-install has resulted in the app now crashing on first start up therefore cannot get past the T & C screen to accept. This is truly a unstable build...

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...ick-guide.html

    Edit: Re-installed, did a cold boot, app still crashes, soft reset and app still crashes before loading the T & S after another re-install. This is looking more and more like an alpha / nightly build to me lol...
    09-09-2014 05:45 PM
  17. Biggzie666's Avatar
    Very disappointed ... Since upgrading to 8.1, IE is rubbish on my phone, so Ive gone to UC Browser which isn't great, so I was hoping Opera Mini would be a better option ...

    Unfortunately after installing, it wont even open & crashes out straight away. ... very disapointed
    09-09-2014 06:33 PM
  18. Silviu Bogusevschi's Avatar
    Very disappointed ... Since upgrading to 8.1, IE is rubbish on my phone, so Ive gone to UC Browser which isn't great, so I was hoping Opera Mini would be a better option ...

    Unfortunately after installing, it wont even open & crashes out straight away. ... very disapointed
    It's a beta, not even 1.0 version.
    09-09-2014 06:38 PM
  19. Biggzie666's Avatar
    It's a beta, not even 1.0 version.
    I know its a beta ... but it would be nice if it even started ...
    09-09-2014 06:41 PM
  20. Legoboyii's Avatar
    Long pressing is how you're supposed to add search engines the normal way. :P
    Here is the screenshot i posted on my quick guide about the render bug for bing.

    Attachment 80366

    Check out my quick guide here. ^^ http://forums.windowscentral.com/win...ick-guide.html
    Last edited by Legoboyii; 09-09-2014 at 06:53 PM. Reason: grammar
    09-09-2014 06:50 PM
  21. TechFreak1's Avatar
    I know its a beta ... but it would be nice if it even started ...
    I agree, I can't even get the silly app to load anymore.. instant crash on loading lol.

    I'm surprised there are 43 reviews but there I can't see any reviews (currently rated at 3.1)... just get "No one has reviewed this yet", guess it is going to take time for the reviews to populate.
    09-09-2014 07:10 PM
  22. Biggzie666's Avatar
    I added a review before I uninstalled it ... its not there though
    09-09-2014 07:39 PM
  23. TechFreak1's Avatar
    I added a review before I uninstalled it ... its not there though
    Guess it takes longer then a few hours for the reviews to populate?

    Unless opera have a guy sitting in the corner deleting reviews the moment one is left .
    Legoboyii likes this.
    09-09-2014 08:21 PM
  24. squire777's Avatar
    I cannot open the app as it crashes when ever I try to launch it.

    Using a 920 on 8.1.1
    09-10-2014 01:07 AM
  25. Ritesh Bhatia's Avatar
    Not able to access youtube videos on Opera Mini. when i click on some video to play, it says you need to install an app for this task and when i click yes it says no app available.
    09-10-2014 01:29 AM
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