Just thought I’d share this in case it works for anyone, could have just been coincidence for me.
DON’T RESET YOUR WALLET IF YOU ALREADY HAVE BAT IN IT YOU DON’T WANT TO LOSE.
I was setting up a second computer with rewards but it wouldn’t work (wasn’t even getting tokens for the background images). I turned on the verbose logging and was seeing the error about not getting unblinded tokens. Since I was new on this PC and had no tokens I first tried resetting my wallet from the brave://rewards page. Didn’t help. Toggling ads on and off from that page didn’t help either.
I decided to try resetting the wallet again, did so and closed the browser. I relaunched the browser and this time I enabled Rewards from the widget on the “New Tab” page of the browser. And this time it started working. Not sure if there is a different workflow behind the scenes in the browser when enabling it there vs enabling it from the brave://rewards page or not… but that did it. Or maybe just resetting one more time worked. Not sure… give it a shot if your BAT is 0 since you have nothing to lose.
I’ll note I was also seeing the error in the log “Ad notification not served: Not allowed due to permission rules” … I still see it but the image ads and notifications are working.
Additional notes for Devs incase it helps:
Windows 10 21H2, latest Brave as of 12-10-21, no VPN
When it wasn’t working I was also seeing 403 responses from the redeem_unblinded_token.cc workflow with the message “Go Away DC1”… whatever that means.