Even if the browser window is minimized, and I change the volume this black rectangle will appear in the left top corner, and stay for a significant amount of time.

Is there some way to turn it off ?


  • Try reinstalling Opera and removing any Opera user profiles at the same time
    – John
    Apr 13 at 19:22

1 Answer 1


This can be disabled in Opera:

  1. In the address bar, go to chrome://flags/#hardware-media-key-handling
  2. Set Hardware Media Key Handling to disabled
  3. Restart Opera

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