2010
03.16

Opera Mini 5

Opera released the “final”  (not Beta) version of Opera Mini 5 today. The Opera Mini 5 changelog claims that this version has “Improved performance on low memory devices” so I had high hopes that it would work on my i776 where previous releases had not. Unfortuanately it still doesn’t work on my i776.  Just like the Betas, it downloads and installs but when I try to run it it hangs when the “loading…” progress bar is at 100%. So close, yet so far.

The last Beta reportedly worked reasonably well on the i9 and i856 so I’m posting the final version for users of those two iDEN phones. It may work on other models but I doubt it.

Normally  installing this release of Opera Mini 5 would replace Opera Mini 4.2, if it’s installed.  Seeing as 5 doesn’t work at all on iDEN phones and prior versions had some issues even on the i9 and i856, I’ve renamed this copy from “Opera Mini” to “Opera Mini 5” (following this “Renaming Java Applications” tutorial) so that it can coexist with 4.2 rather than replacing it.  You can safely download and install this version of Opera Mini 5 without affecting your Opera Mini 4.2 installation.

If you download this please leave a comment as to whether it works or not and what phone you are using. And if it fails to install or you encounter bugs please also file a bug report at mini.bugs.opera.com. When filing a report it will ask you for the build number and version.  The values you should enter are 18635 and “5.0”.  Filing bug reports is the best way of getting problems with software fixed.  You can also report issues on the Opera Mini User Forum, but bug reports are supposed to be more effective.

Type: Freeware
Vendor: Opera Software – Product Page, Online Help, Forum
Data Connection Required: Yes
Reported working on:  Motorola Rambler
Reported NOT working on: Nokia 2700 classic, Samsung GT C3053 Spice qt58

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  1. this is very nice

  2. Sir Iwhat 2download the games sir😓

    • Sir lwhat 2download the gemes sir

  3. sir i can’t find the “Enter Jump Code” in my screen.

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  4. its fast for me…nice

    • the app is good work

  5. i try to use. . . how better is it

  6. you say that is booster where is the booster?

    • Where did I say “booster”?

  7. It doest work completely

  8. My micromax x446 is low java memory but screen touch. Plz tell me where i got low java opera app…

    • Opera Mini 4.5, 4.4, 4.3 and 4.2 are the lightest versions of Opera Mini that still work.

  9. Not working in MICROMAX X288….

    • Opera Mini is a Java app and the Micromax X288 doesn’t support Java. All the apps on this site are Java so none of them will work on your phone.

  10. 2330c-2

    • Nokia 2300c-2? What about it, does Opera Mini 5 Final work on it or not?

  11. This opera mini doesn’t start in my samsung gt c3053

  12. Am currently using Nokia 2330 c-2, apparenty it hadn’t the needed certificates to download files. I tried opera mini 5, it still failed. Pls what else can i use to help myself. As in certificate.

  13. I installed it in my poor tecno t471. All i had to do is to wait patiently. its working in my tecno and can do better if my tecno had up to 1MB of internal memory. the t471 is 560kb internal memory and slows opera.

  14. Thee opera mini 5 i not worrking on my LG-C105 phone its forever loading

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