How to Re-enable Exit Confirmation in Vivaldi Browser

Vivaldi web browser is known for the optimum usage of the system resources while delivering very fast performance. It always keeps surprising the users with newer features with every new update. One of the features that has existed in Vivaldi for a very long time is that it asks the user for confirmation whenever you close the Vivaldi window to exit the browser. This exit confirmation is displayed only on Linux and Windows platforms.

If you really want to exit the browser at the end of the day then there is no problem. But this confirmation feature can save you from accidentally closing the browser while you are in the middle of something important. This is why some people want to re-enable this feature after having disabled it previously.

Vivaldi Exit Confirmation

Here is how easy it is to re-enable the exit confirmation in Vivaldi web browser:

  1. First of all install the latest version of Vivaldi by downloading it from
  2. Launch the Vivaldi web browser, click on the Vivaldi icon (top-left corner) and select Settings from the menu that appears. Alternatively, you can also press the hotkey Ctrl+F12.
  3. In the settings, you have to select the General section from the left side list.
  4. Under the Close and Exit sub-section, select the checkbox Show Exit Confirmation Dialog.Vivaldi Exit Confirmation
  5. Close the settings window. Now you have enabled he exit confirmation once again.

This exit confirmation dialog is displayed whenever you close the only remaining Vivaldi window. It works on both Windows and Linux.  However if you decide to disable this feature at a later time, then you can disable this option in two different ways if needed – through the confirmation dialog itself and through the Vivaldi settings. In the confirmation dialog, you can select the checkbox Do not show confirmation again before clicking on the OK button. This will prevent this confirmation dialog from appearing again.