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 on September 11, 2020 Browsers Chrome Safari Firefox Microsoft Tweet Share Email Turbo Mode was a feature in the Opera web browser that attempted to reduce page load times and data usage. It was able to do this by compressing files on the fly as content was downloaded or opened. 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 data limits. Opera discontinued the Turbo Mode as of version 59. The article remains here for archive purposes. Find information about Opera's current version (66, as of February 2020) and its capabilities in our guide to Opera. How to Enable Opera Turbo In Windows and macOS, you could turn on Opera Turbo through the Advanced settings. Here's how: Select Opera menu button in Windows, or Opera if you're on a Mac. Select Settings from the drop-down menu. (Preferences... for Mac users.) Select Advanced on the left side of the page. Select Features within that submenu. Scroll to the Opera Turbo section, and select the slider button to enable the feature. Opera Turbo is now enabled in the browser.