Index other search engines

Description of the issue:

About the time that Brave Search was introduced, the ability to “Automatically index websites that follow the OpenSearch spec.” on Android has been removed.

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Visit ‘’ or any regional Google search site, enter a search item, then navigate to ‘Manage Search Engines’. That search engine does not appear.

Expected result:

The search engine should be listed.

Brave Version( check About Brave):

Version 1.31.91

Mobile Device details

Redmi Note 8

Additional Information:

Oh, crap, that’s what I feared. Is this going to be reverted, sooner or later? I left Vivaldi specifically because it doesn’t allow custom search engines on Android. I’m, struggling hard to get my personal Searx instance to work with Brave on Android…