How to Block YouTube Music Ads in Opera

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Looking for a way to block those annoying YouTube music ads in Opera? Here’s a quick and easy guide on how to do it.


Opera is a free web browser that has a built-in ad blocker. You can use Opera to block YouTube music ads in Opera.

1.Open Opera and go to the YouTube website.

2.Click on the Menu icon in the top left corner of the screen and select Settings from the drop-down menu.

3.Click on Websites from the sidebar on the left and then scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Manage Website Preferences button.

4.A new pop-up window will appear. Scroll down until you see YouTube in the list of websites and then click on it.

5.A new pop-up window will appear with a list of options for YouTube. Select Block from the drop-down menu next to Run JavaScript and then click on the Save button.

6.You will now be able to browse YouTube without having to see any music ads!

What are Opera and YouTube Music?

Opera is a web browser developed by Opera Software. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sending and receiving email, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading files via BitTorrent, and reading web feeds.

YouTube Music is a music streaming service developed by YouTube. It provides a tailored interface for the service oriented towards music streaming, allowing users to browse through songs and music videos on YouTube based on genres, playlists, and recommendations.

How to block YouTube Music ads in Opera

Opera is a great browser for many reasons, but one of the best is its built-in ad blocker. This feature can save you a ton of time and annoyance by automatically blocking most ads on the web. However, some ad providers, like YouTube, have gotten wise to this and have started using anti-adblocker measures.

Luckily, there’s a way to get around this and still block those pesky YouTube Music ads. Here’s how:

1. Open the Opera browser and navigate to
2. Click on the Opera icon in the top-left corner of the window and select ‘Settings’.
3. Select ‘Blockers’ from the left-hand menu.
4. Make sure that the ‘Ad blocker’ toggle is set to ‘On’.
5) Scroll down to the ‘Ad blocking’ section and click on the ‘Manage exceptions’ button.
6) In the ‘Origin URL’ field, enter ‘*’.
7) In the ‘Action’ drop-down menu, select ‘Block’.
8) Click on the ‘Add’ button.
9) Close the Settings tab and enjoy your ad-free YouTube Music experience!


Here we’ve looked at how to use Opera’s built-in ad blocker to stop those pesky YouTube ads from interrupting your music. By following the steps outlined above, you can ensure that you’ll never have to see another ad while using YouTube Music again. Thanks for reading!

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