In Private Browsing, "Open Image In New Tab" opens the image in a regular tab

Description of the issue:
In Private Browsing, “Open Image In New Tab” opens the image in a regular tab.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary):

  1. Go to Private Browsing
  2. Open any webpage
  3. Hold the image until a menu appears
  4. Tap “Open Image In New Tab”

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
The image opens in a regular tab

Expected result:
The image should open in a private tab

Reproduces how often:
Every time

Brave Version(See the About Brave page in Settings):
1.8 (

Mobile Device details
iPhone Xs

Android/iOS Version
iOS 12.1.4

Additional Information:

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cc @Mattches @sriram @gsarvadnya on this

@faderud Thanks for reaching out!. I am able to reproduce the issue on my Iphone 8 with brave version 1.8. Will log an issue shortly.

Issue is logged, please track the issue here.



Thanks for following up! Looking forward to getting the fix

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