Author: Maciej Kocemba

About Maciej Kocemba

Product Manager, Opera Mini for iOS. Still passionate about coding and a mountain-biking enthusiast when not working.

Easier online reading with Opera Mini for iPhone and iPad

Reading online and want to check the definition of a word? It’s easier with Opera Mini for iPhone and iPad.

Just tap on a word to highlight it, and you’ll see that you can choose from Copy, Define or Search. If you want a quick answer, tap Define. It takes you to the built-in dictionary from your iPhone or iPad.
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If you want a wider selection of answers, tap Search for an online search of the highlighted word.
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To see these features working properly, make sure you’ve updated Opera Mini to version 8.0.3. We’re rolling this version out in the App Store today, and it includes these improvements:
- Fixed some UI glitches
- Improved startup performance
- Reduced memory usage
- Resolved private-tab-related issues
- Fixed minor stability and performance issues

If you like Opera Mini, take a moment to rate it or write a review. If you need help with it, check out our FAQ, or ask our community of users at Opera forums.

Opera Mini for iOS: Text wrap and zoom options

Opera Mini for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad moves to version 8.0.2 today.

In this new version, we’ve placed the text wrap and zoom options back into the app. Here’s how you can activate them on your iPhone and iPod Touch:
1. Set Data Savings mode to Opera Mini.
2. Tap Advanced Settings.
3. For zoom: drag the Zoom slider to your preferred settings.
4. For text wrap: Toggle on Text Wrap.

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data-savings-menu-done-button-opera-miniYou’ll also notice we’ve added a Done button in the data savings menu. Before, you had to tap < Menu from the Data Savings settings to go back to the main menu and then tap Close to go back to the page you were visiting. Now, it’s quicker. You just tap Done to close the data savings settings, and you’re back to the page you’re browsing.

This version’s changelog includes the following updates:
- Improved various UI elements
- Tweaked pop-up blocker
- Reduced memory usage
- Limited page reloading
- Fixed minor stability and performance issues

If you haven’t downloaded Opera Mini for your iPhone and iPad yet, you should, today. Browsing with Opera Mini is not only enjoyable, it can also help you save some cash. Try the different data savings options to see what works best for you:
1. Opera Mini mode is the classic mode, which helps you get up to 90% savings. Great to use when you’re on the go and when connections are slow.
2. Opera Turbo mode provides a full web experience, while still saving your data by up to 50%.

Opera Mini is available free from the App Store.

Opera Mini for iOS: How to activate single column view

We’ve updated Opera Mini for iOS to version 8.0.1, which includes stabilization improvements and a few bug fixes. The most visible change should be good news for those of you using Opera Mini on iPhone and iPod Touch: single column view is back.

Single column view transforms webpages to fit the screen width. This way, you don’t have to scroll left or right.

Single column view is available when your
Data Savings mode is set to Opera Mini. Here’s how you can activate it:
1. Set your Data Savings mode to Opera Mini
2. Tap Advanced Settings
3. Toggle on Single Column Viewhow-to-activate-single-column-view-opera-mini-for-ios

Try the new Opera Mini for iOS, and, if you’re up for it, leave us a comment. We’d like your feedback. :)

Opera Mini for iPhone and iPad: A complete makeover

Get going with the all new Opera Mini for iPhone and iPad! It comes with a completely new look. Once you’ve tried it, you’ll see what a great fit it is for your iOS device. And, don’t worry, it still comes with Opera Mini’s popular compression technology that saves you mobile data.

Opera-Mini-for-iOs-get-it-nowChoose which compression mode is best for you:
1. Opera Mini mode is the classic mode, which helps you achieve up to 90% savings.
2. Opera Turbo mode provides a full web experience while still saving you data. It saves you up to 50%.

From themes to the Discover feature, take a peek at the new Opera Mini for iOS:

It’s free. Get Opera Mini from the App Store.
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