I love you Brave, but you're bringin' me down

Been using Brave for a month now but I’m so fed up of cookie popups and the inability to block these on the browser that I’m going back to FF. Are there any plans to look into this and provide a fix, or at least the ability to add an extension that works?


There is a way, to create entries for the AdBlock function within Brave . . . that will HIDE cookie-banner elements.

In Brave Browser cookie settings, you could probably

  • allow important cookies – that are sourced from a website such as (made up:) https://www.some_site_x.com . . .

  • block cookies – that are sourced from a website such as (made up:) https://www.some_site_b.com . . .

and then, HIDE the cookie-banner elements for those websites’ main web pages, by using commands for AdBlock to use.

I created a string by which to HIDE a cookie-banner element (in this made up scenario):


and entered that in the large field at the very bottom of the window at:


And that worked.

@fanboynz knows a lot more about this kind of problem / thing.



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(Without meaning to snub @289wk , I just want to make sure that @fanboynz gets tagged as intended)

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thanks - I think … I’ll give it a try …

Cookie message blocking is something we’re looking into, enable via brave://flags/#brave-adblock-cookie-list-default (and then restart Browser). Test on various sites and report back

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Cheers - will give it a try.

Works a treat - thanks for the tip!

In brave://adblock/ turn ON
Easylist-Cookie List - Filter Obtrusive Cookie Notices
Fanboy Annoyances List
uBlock Annoyances List (used with Fanboy Annoyances List)