Opening Hyperlinks in iOS Mail Causing Brave to Crash

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Description of the issue:
Opening hyperlinks in iOS Mail app Is causing Brave to crash

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. Open email from iOS Mail app
  2. Click on hyperlink in email with the Brave browser set as the iOS default browser
  3. iOS transitions screen to Brave browser for a second and then the Brave browser crashes landing the user back at the Home Screen.

Expected result:
Open the URL in the Brave browser from the hyperlink provided in the email from the iOS Mail app.

Brave Version( check About Brave):
Version 1.21 (

Mobile Device details
iPhone 12, iOS 14.2, Build (18B92)

Additional Information:
The hyperlink will open properly in the Brave browser after the Brave browser crashes and another attempt is made to reopen the hyperlink from the email in the iOS Mail app.

Sorry for that. This will be fixed in next release, we have a fix ready.

This happens when you have the tab tray open, the list of all tabs and then you want to open a link from external app.
It should not crash if you are on a website or new tab page

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Thanks for the quick response and validating that a fix is in the works. :ok_hand:t3:

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