Hide Google’s Search Box from Opera Browsers’ Speed Dial

Google’s search box in Opera browsers’ speed dial page bugs me. You can remove Google’s search box with this straightforward way that follows:

  • While in Opera browser, press Alt+P from the keyboard to open the Settings page.
  • The cursor is normally blinks in the search box. Click in any whitespace/empty area.
  • Now press the following buttons from the keyboard as mentioned sequentially: Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right b a
  • These key combination would open a pop-up dialog box for Power user settings.
  • When prompted, select “I understand, proceed”
  • Now go to Browser from left side bar.
  • Scroll down until you find “Hide the search box in Speed Dial”
  • Select this and you’d notice Google’s search bar is gone!