Actual URL address:
Clear cookies and site data when you close all windows
Allow cookies for sources:
Some of those, you may not need at the moment, but you probably will, later; so, enter them while you visit the settings area.
PS. Thank you for providing info - particularly the version numbers - in your Original Post (“OP”), above.
If you are feeling energetic, try . . .
In a Brave Browser > New Window, go to:
Open a specific page or set of pages
Add a new page
about:blank (notice the colon)
For tab Basic - set:
Time range:All time
Cookies and other site data (Signs you out of most sites)
Cached images and files
Click on the “Clear data” button.
(The “Clear data” button also saves the selections.)
Auto-redirect AMP pages
If you have an older version of Brave Browser, try:
Enable De-AMP at
Scroll down to “Additional permissions” . . . and set:
- Protocol handlers:
Don't allow sites to handle protocols
- File editing:
Don't allow sites to edit files or folders on your device
Don't allow sites to see text or images on your clipboard
- Window placement:
Don't allow sites use info about your screens to open and place windows
Scroll down to “Content” . . . and set:
- Pop-ups and redirects:
Don't allow sites to send pop-ups or use redirects