iOS Shields Up blocking images on certain sites when it works fine on Desktop

Description of the issue:
Brave on iOS is blocking images on a few sites when Shields Up is turned on that work fine on Brave MacOS desktop.

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

  1. Install latest Brave iOS and ensure Shields Up is enabled with “Block Cross-site Trackers” turned on.
  2. Go to

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):

on iOS only, if “Block Cross-site Trackers” is turned on images don’t load:

if you disabled “Block Cross-site Trackers”, it loads fine:

On Brave MacOS desktop version, with same shields up config it works fine:

Expected result:
It doesn’t appear to be any reason images should be blocked differently on iOS vs MacOS so I’d expected images to show even with shields up turned on.

Reproduces how often:

In addition to the site linked above, it also reproduces consistenly on

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Brave iOS 1.48.1 (

Additional Information:

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