Does Brave hate StartPage?


#1

Hi,

New Brave user as of today. My preferred search engine is StartPage, and it’s listed in your Preferences. I checked it, and made startpage my default search engine as well as my homepage. But it will not appear in your browser. I get a blank white page instead.

Like many people, I hate Google. Can StartPage be made to work? What’s the trick?

Thanks in advance

Dell Optiplex 3010 64-bit, Windows 7


#2

I just tested this on OS X and Windows and wasn’t able to reproduce the issue.

We do have an issue where users will occasionally see a blank page, perhaps you are experiencing that.

We certainly don’t hate StartPage. :slight_smile:

Please try opening a new window, go to startpage.com and let us know how it turns out. Thanks!


#3

Thanks Alex! That’s it, seeing the blank page, but StartPage is still there, running. So it’s working OK.

One more quick thing relative to starting up: I’d like a quick launch icon in my tool tray at the bottom of the PC screen. I tried clicking and dragging the desktop icon to the tray as I did with Chrome and Firefox, but it refused to stick. Is there a trick for the quick launch icon? Googled this to no avail.


#4

You’ll need to right-click on the icon while it is in the taskbar and choose ‘Pin this program to taskbar’

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Similarly, you can pin it to your Start menu:


#5