I'm having difficulty using the brave browser

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Description of the issue: I want to make Brave my browser. I’ve downloaded and installed it twice. My computer says it’s installed but then nothing happens. I’m not a technical pro and may need step by step instructions on what to do.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

  1. On the Brave website I click the link to download brave. It does download
  2. My computer gives me installation instructions, which I follow.
  3. my Computer tells me it’s installed, however I have no idea how to access the Brave browser
  4. When I click on the Brave browser link in the downloads folder, I simply go through the same process

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
Nothing happens

Expected result:
To have Brave appear as my browser, so I can begin using it.

Reproduces how often:

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):

I am using a MacBook Pro. I am using the macOS Catalina version 10.15.7
Additional Information:
I am happy to give any further information you may want. I hope to get some help soon. Thank you in advance for any assistance on this matter.

Hi @Lotus, Welcome to Community!
If you hit cmd+space, spotlight search will pop up, when it does, type Brave
Does the Brave app show up in the results?

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Dear @Aa-ron, that was super helpful. I’m now in, thanks to you!

Thank you so very much!

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That’s great @Lotus, be sure to keep in dock for easier access