Internet, Networking, & Security Browsers How to Turn On Opera Turbo Mode Enable turbo mode in Opera to save data usage and speed up browsing By Scott Orgera Writer Scott Orgera is a former writer who covering tech since 2007. He has 25+ years experience as a programmer and QA leader, and holds several Microsoft certifications. our editorial process Facebook Twitter Scott Orgera Updated February 08, 2020 Browsers Chrome Safari Firefox Microsoft Tweet Share Email Opera discontinued the Turbo Mode as of version 59. The article remains here for archive purposes only. Find information about Opera's current version (66, as of February 2020) and its capabilities in our guide to Opera. Turbo Mode was a feature in the Opera web browser that attempted to reduce page load times and data usage by compressing files on the fly as users accessed videos, web pages, and photos. In Turbo Mode, the browser used less data, which helped relieve bandwidth congestion at home and in public Wi-Fi areas. The mobile version (the Opera Mini app) also helped users stay below their plans' data limits. How to Enable Opera Turbo In Windows and macOS, you could turn on Opera Turbo through the Advanced settings. The process was as follows: Click the Opera menu button in Windows, or Opera if you're on a Mac. Click Settings from the drop-down menu. Mac users need to click Preferences instead. Jon Fisher Click Advanced on the left side of the page. Jon Fisher Click Features within that submenu. Jon Fisher Scroll to the Opera Turbo section, and click the slider button next to it to enable the feature. Jon Fisher Opera Turbo is now enabled in the browser.