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Brave Release Notes

All release notes will be reported here as new releases are made.

Desktop

Release Notes V1.27.109 (July 27, 2021)

  • Fixed “Maximum number of ads displayed” incorrectly being set to 0 after upgrade in certain cases. (#17155)
  • Upgraded Chromium to 92.0.4515.115. (#17162)

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Android

Release Notes v1.27.109 (July 27, 2021)

  • Added new hourly options under “Maximum number of ads displayed” for Brave Ads notifications. (#16228)
  • Added ability to change “Block trackers & ads” to either “Standard”, “Aggressive” or “Allow all” via the shields panel. (#16300)
  • Added a new tab tutorial page on startup for Japan region. (#16033)
  • Updated default search engine for new installations in certain regions. (#16870)
  • Updated “Block cross-site trackers” text to “Block trackers & ads” under the shields panel. (#16299)
  • Updated fingerprinting protections to always return light mode when set to strict. (#15265)
  • Updated Brave Ads UI to show estimated pending rewards for current month only. (#15005)
  • Improved “Disconnected” Brave Rewards wallet state. (#15237)
  • Fixed “Maximum number of ads displayed” incorrectly being set to 0 after upgrade in certain cases. (#17155)
  • Upgraded Chromium to 92.0.4515.115. (#17162)

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iOS

Release Notes v1.28 (July 14, 2021)

  • Added switch app alert message to be shown when clicking on telephone numbers. (#3361)
  • Fixed menu to open in full when settings is opened. (#3779)
  • Fixed bookmarks from being hidden behind the bottom toolbar. (#3788)
  • Fixed Private browsing disclaimer text to reflect as Wi-Fi. (#3794)
  • Fixed long search queries to be truncated to show search engine details. (#3815)
  • Fixed menu position to be easily dismissed when VoiceOver is active. (#3838)
  • Fixed quick search engine overlay to only scroll horizontally. (#3843)
  • Fixed browser crash when long pressed on a visited site in search overlay. (#3853)
  • Fixed browser crash when dragging favorites beyond the favorites list. (#3879)

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Brave Beta is a testing version but more stable platform of soon to be released features. We value your feedback and help in testing this early version of Brave.

Brave is open source and always available to review on GitHub. For support, please visit community.brave.com.

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Brave Build Channels

Brave has a fast iterative development cycle that goes through stages. New features are typically introduced in the Nightly channel. After we’ve worked out the kinks we move them into the Beta build for a final check before merging them into the Release version of Brave that most use on a daily basis.

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Brave Nightly

Brave Nightly is our testing and development version of Brave. The releases are updated every night and may contain bugs that can result in data loss.

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Brave Beta

Brave Beta is an early preview for new versions of Brave. This build showcases the newest advances that we’re bringing to our browser.

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Brave Release

This is our official release version of Brave with new releases landing approximately every three weeks.

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Brave for Mobile

Brave is available as a fast, free, secure web browser for your mobile devices. Complete with a built-in ad blocker that prevents tracking and provides security protection with optimized data and battery performance.

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Brave Search beta is live! Private, independent, and user-first. The real alternative to Google.