Shields are the core feature that sets Brave apart from other browsers. Shields offer default, built-in protection, blocking creepy ads, trackers, fingerprinting, cookies, and more. You can easily customize your Shields settings, or enjoy out-of-the-box protection.
Adjust Shields settings at
Rewards / BAT
Opt in to earn BAT rewards for viewing privacy-preserving ads in Brave. Use BAT to support creators, or redeem for gift cards, crypto, and more.
Start earning now at
A self-custody crypto wallet—and passport to Web3—built with the security of Brave. Browser-native, no extensions required.
Create your wallet account at
Firewall + VPN
Protect every app, on every device, even outside the Brave browser. Available across desktop, Android, and iOS.
To get started, click “VPN” in the address bar (desktop) or tap Settings > VPN (mobile)
A home page news feed that’s customizable, private, and free from tracking.
To get started, open a new tab in Brave and scroll/swipe up
Make playlists of the content you love, right in your browser. Playback anytime, anywhere—even offline.
On iOS, just visit a video/audio webpage and tap