Brave brings the web to you via its browser and search engine, helping you find the content you need. This section covers all the news, updates, features, applications, add-ons and any tips or tutorials we provide for how to enhance your experience.

Brave Browser 1.52 adds vertical tabs support

Brave Software released Brave Browser 1.52 yesterday. The new version of the Chromium-based web browser adds support for vertical tabs. Vertical tabs allow users of the browser to move the horizontal tab […]

First look at Brave Browser's upcoming Off The Record feature

Brave Software plans to launch a new privacy feature, called Off The Record, in the upcoming Brave Browser 1.53. Off The Record addresses a very specific use case: it is designed to […]

Brave browser introduces Forgetful Browsing

As we reported two days ago, Brave Software has been developing a fresh privacy feature named Forgetful Browsing for its Brave Browser. It's finally here. The issue of online security and privacy […]

Brave Browser may soon delete cookies and data when websites are closed

Brave Software is working on a new privacy feature for its Brave Browser that it calls Forgetful Browsing. The feature is scheduled for inclusion in Brave 1.53 for the desktop and Brave […]

Brave update improves script blocking and Google Sign-In privacy

Brave Software published a new version of its Brave web browser today. Brave 1.51 adds several privacy-focused features to the browser or improves existing ones. The new version of Brave browser is […]

Brave for Android is now blocking annoying "use our app" prompts on websites

When you open certain websites on mobile devices, you may get prompts to install the site's app to display the content in the app. While that may be useful at times, it […]

Brave Browser 1.50 is a security and feature update

Brave Software published Brave Browser 1.50 for the desktop earlier today. The new version of Brave addresses security updates and includes a large number of new features, improvements and changes next to […]

How to remove the VPN button in Brave Browser

Brave Software launched a VPN subscription service on the desktop version of the web browser last week. The service was available on Android and iOS previously only, but this has now been […]


Brave Privacy update changes how the browser handles Google Sign-In requests

Brave is changing how the company's web browser is handling Google sign-in requests. The privacy change gives users more control over sign-in prompts in the desktop and Android versions of Brave. To […]

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Open In App prompts are soon a thing of the past in Brave Browser

Brave Browser will soon prevent so-called open in app prompts from websites when users load sites that make use of the functionality. In this article, we will walk you through the steps […]

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Brave Browser: HTTPS by Default

Brave Browser upgraded certain sites from HTTP to HTTPS in the past using a list of compatible sites. Starting with Brave Browser 1.50, Brave drops the list approach to upgrade all HTTP […]

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Brave is testing a Quick Commands feature

Brave Software is testing a Quick Commands feature in the company's Brave web browser currently. The feature gives users access to a prompt to run different commands from that prompt right away. […]

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Brave Browser 1.47: Windows group policy templates, clean link improvements, more

Brave Software Inc. released Brave Browser 1.47.171 for supported desktop operating systems. The new browser includes a number of important improvements, including support for Windows group policy templates, clean link improvements, built-in […]

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Better understanding Brave Browser's content blocker

A recent thread on Reddit resulted in a heated discussion about Brave Browser's content blocking and the company's dual-role as a browser maker and ad-tech company. The thread starter criticized Brave Browser […]

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How to enable Brave Browser's Night Mode for any website

Dark modes for application interfaces and also web content have seen a rise in recent time. Operating systems and many programs support dark and light modes, which users may enable or use […]

Brave Browser 1.46 launches with Brave News improvements

Brave Software released a new version of its desktop browser, Brave 1.46 on December 1, 2022. The new version of Brave browser includes a number of changes, many of them improving Brave […]

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Brave launches Search Ads and Premium access

Brave Software announced the launch of advertisement on Brave Search, the company's search engine. The company promises that ads on Brave Search are privacy-preserving, which means that users of the search engine […]

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Brave 1.45 Stable out with Brave Translate improvements and more

Brave 1.45.113 Stable is now available. The new version of Brave Browser for the desktop is a massive list with a long list of improvements. Existing installations should be upgraded to the […]

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How to enable Brave's upcoming cookie consent blocking feature right now

Brave plans to give users of the web browser an option to enable a cookie consent blocking feature in version 1.45. Scheduled for an October release, Brave users will see a prompt […]

Brave claims it will support Manifest V2 extensions like uBlock Origin even after Chrome drops them

Brave confirms it will support Manifest V2 extensions like uBlock Origin even after Chrome drops them

Last week, we reported that Vivaldi's ad blocker will continue working even after Manifest V3. And now Brave has done the same to reassure its users that it too will support ad […]

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Brave has a new Copy Clean Link feature

Brave Software released an update for the stable version of the company's Brave Browser on September 27, 2022. Brave Version 1.44.101 release notes are available, but one feature that was originally scheduled […]

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Brave integrates privacy friendly translate option in its browser

Brave browser users may have noticed translate prompts in the browser when they visit foreign language sites for several weeks now. Brave, which relied on Google Translate up until now, has switched […]

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Brave 1.42 released: security fixes and Edge import support

Brave Software released a new stable version of the company's Brave web browser today. The new version of Brave includes several security fixes, the ability to import data from the Chromium-based Microsoft […]

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Configure Brave Browser to display all articles in Reader Mode

Most Internet browsers support Reader Mode functionality, which is designed to improve the readability of articles. Firefox, Brave, Microsoft Edge, Vivaldi and many more browsers support reader mode functionality by default. Chrome, […]

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Brave partners with Guardian to bring a paid VPN and Firewall to its browser

Brave Software, maker of the Brave web browser for desktop and mobile operating systems, is integrating firewall and VPN functionality into its web browser. Brave 1.39 for Android includes the new functionality, […]

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Brave 1.38 launches with improved Shields panel and De-AMP privacy feature

Brave Software released Brave 1.38, a new stable version of the company's Chromium-based browser, on April 27, 2022. The new version of Brave introduces De-AMP, a technology to redirect Google AMP pages […]

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Brave's De-AMP feature redirects Google-hosted AMP pages to publisher pages

Brave Browser will soon redirect webpages, that use Google's AMP technology, to the publisher website automatically. AMP, which stands for Accelerated Mobile Pages, is a technology by Google that Brave considers to […]

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Brave Browser gets language and font fingerprinting privacy protections

The team that is behind the Brave web browser added two more fingerprinting protections to the browser to improve user privacy on the Internet. The first protects against using the preferred languages […]

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Brave 1.37: new sidebar, custom new tab backgrounds and privacy improvements

The makers of the Chromium-based Brave web browser have released Brave 1.37 to the public. The new stable version of Brave adds a new optional sidebar to the browser among other new […]

Brave Browser for Android removes Tab Stack view

Brave Browser for Android removes support Tab Stack view, forcing users to use the Grid layout

Brave Browser for Android was updated to version 1.36.112 recently. The latest build of the app has removed the Tab Stack view, and instead forces the Grid layout as the only way […]

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Brave Browser's Unlinkable Bouncing protection improves bounce tracking protection further

Recent Nightly versions of Brave Browser support a new privacy feature that Brave calls Unlinkable Bouncing. It is designed to protect better against bounce tracking, a technique that sites use to bypass […]

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Brave News: Brave desktop users get custom RSS feeds support

Users of the Brave desktop web browser who use Brave News, a service that displays news from various online sources on the browser's new tab page, may now add custom RSS feeds […]

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Brave Browser users doubled again this year to over 50 million monthly active users

Say what you want about Brave Browser, but it is one of the few web browsers on today's Internet that is seeing strong user gains year over year. Last year, we reported […]

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Brave Wallet: Brave integrates a crypto wallet into the browser

Brave Wallet, a new crypto wallet, is now available in the Brave Browser. The integrated wallet enables Brave users to "store, manage, grow, and swap their crypto portfolio from a single wallet". […]

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Brave Search is now the default search engine for new users in 5 regions in Brave Browser

Brave announced today that it is switching the default search of the company's Brave Browser from Google Search to Brave Search in five regions for new users. The company launched a public […]

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Brave improves bounce tracking protection with new Debouncing feature

The Nightly version of the Brave desktop browser supports a new privacy feature that Brave calls Debouncing. Debouncing is designed to disarm a tracking method called Bounce Tracking, or Redirect Tracking. Bounce […]

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Brave 1.30 supports Microsoft Edge's protocol on Windows to become the true default browser on Windows 10 and 11

Brave 1.30 introduces a new option for devices running Windows 10 or Windows 11, which allows the browser to become the default browser for Microsoft Edge's internal protocol. Searches and internal pages […]

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Brave Talk: Video Conferencing for the Brave Browser

Remember Brave Together, the video calling feature that Brave added to the Nightly version of its web browser in May 2020? Brave Together has been renamed to Brave Talk and is now […]

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Brave Browser: content blocking changes to improve web compatibility

The developers of the Brave Browser revealed in a new blog post on the official company site that the browser's logic for blocking content will change inthe upcoming Brave Browser 1.30 version. […]

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Brave Browser's new privacy protections: time-based permissions and more

Brave added several privacy protection improvements to the company's Brave Browser recently. One of them improves the permissions dialog that the browser displays when sites request access to certain information such as […]



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