1.48 update re-enabled Auto-Contribute without user input

1.48 update re-enabled Auto-Contribute without user input

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Update Brave from 1.47 to 1.48
  2. Check brave://rewards/
  3. Check auto-contribute status

Expected result:
Auto-Contribute should not enable itself without user input.

Brave Version( check About Brave):
1.48.158 Chromium: 110.0.5481.77 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Additional Information:
Happened on three desktop devices.

That happens only on Unverifed profiles. If you connect to Uphold / Gemini, it automatically goes to prior settings set by you. This is because

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Hi @talgeeze - just seeing this. Had you recently linked a new device to your custodian account? How much BAT was wrongly contributed?


None, fortunately. Every single month I have to re-check it’s correctly disabled and I also re-check after every single major update to avoid nasty surprises since the auto-contribute switch is everything but trustworthy. It was off when I checked on 02/01, it was back on after upgrading to 1.48.

I just felt it was a good idea to remind people to check it often.

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