How to Enable and Mute Background Music in Opera GX

Opera GX is a special web browser developer by the Opera development team. Unlike the regular version of Opera, Opera GX focuses on gaming and streaming activities. It is available for both Windows and Mac.

In the Opera GX web browser, there are so many features that help create a gaming or streaming aura preparing the gamers for their streaming. It comes with full integration of Twitch so that gamers can broadcast their real-time gaming skills over their Twitch accounts. Similarly, it comes with features such as background music that very interesting and can help when you are live-streaming with your followers.

By default, the background music feature is disabled and has to be enabled manually. When it is enabled, you are going to hear continuous playback of cool music. Here is how you can enable and/or mute the background music in Opera GX:

  1. Launch Opera GX gaming browser. If you have not yet installed it on your PC or Mac yet, then you can download it from
  2. In the Opera GX browser, click on the quick settings icon near the top-right corner.
  3. In the quick settings, find the Features section and enable Background Music by clicking on the toggle button next to it. Background Music in Opera GX
  4. You will instantly start listening to some beautiful music in Opera GX. If you want to mute it later, then you can click on the small background music icon that appears in the left side panel.Background Music in Opera GX

According to Opera developers, the background music can be enjoyed better when you have headphones on. You can use any kind of headphones, but using over-the-ear headphones from a good manufacturer like Sennheiser, JBL, Skull Candy, AKG, Jabra or Sony. All these manufacturers have headphones in different price and quality ranges. Apart from the headphones, the quality of sound can also be affected by your computer’s hardware and sound driver software.