Within the next two weeks, Brave Sync v2 will release in our Nightly version, replacing Sync v1. Brave Sync v1 will no longer be supported. Sync v2 fixes several underlying issues in the code, and adds additional data types to be synced across devices. Sync v2 also provides an improved User Interface.
Sync v2 will first be available on Android and Desktop, with iOS to follow soon after. Users will be notified of the change based on the Brave channel and version installed. When this will impact General Release will be covered in an announcement to follow.
How do I check which version or channel of Brave I’m using?
There are four different Brave release channels, each with their own version number and corresponding icon. You can learn more about the differences between these channels on our Help Center.
To check which channel and version you’re using, open the Main menu and select
About Brave. For example, if you were using the Nightly build of Brave, your
About Brave page would look something like this:
If you are a user on Nightly, Developer, or Beta versions who has manually re-enabled Brave Sync (v1) via
- Sync v1 will automatically be disabled once the Sync v2 code becomes available in your channel.
- No data will be lost in the transition; Any bookmark data present on your local device(s) will be preserved.
- You will see an in-browser notification informing you that:
“Brave Sync has been upgraded and requires setup |