Mobile Browser won't tab popups in current group, makes a new window instead

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Description of the issue:
I’m using an Android on 10 and never touched a setting, woke up to the issue where pop-ups will make a new window instead of grouping it with the rest of the tabs.

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Idk, woke up to this

Expected result:
Pop-ups should be grouped into current tab groups instead of making a new window and having to switch out from current page.

Brave Version( check About Brave):

Brave 1.57.50, Chromium 116.0.5845.96

Mobile Device details

Android 10; Build/QKQ1.191222.002, LG G7 THINQ

Additional Information:

Turning off and on “only open links in current tab group” doesn’t work.

I made a thread about it too on the Brave subreddit:

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I’ve noticed the same issue only after updating to 1.57.53, Chromium 116.0.5845.114.

Popups will open in a completely new tab rather than the same group. Also, much more annoyingly, the long press ‘Web Search’ function no longer opens the results in the same tab group, but in a new tab as well. All of this just makes browsing very tiresome.

Similarly, I’ve got the ‘Only open links in current tab group’ setting enabled. Disabling and re-enabling does not rectify the issue.

I’m on a Pixel 7 Pro, running Android 13; not too sure on the model my work phone is but that is also running Android 13 (and the same version of Brave) with this issue also present.

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Hi! I just had the same problem. And when I realized that, I fused all the tab together again. And when I’ve reduce de brave window to read something on top of a YouTube video, it happened again. Is it because of the window option. Dunno.
I thought that info could help.

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yes same issue with me while openging new link it directly opens in new tab instead of aame tab group…i have to long press and select open open in current tab group.

is there any update on this…??

i found a solution that works for me clear the cache wipe data and re-install the browser it will work as before…

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