I recently reset Brave Rewards on my browser and unlinked my Uphold account from it (for privacy reasons and I don’t really like the Uphold platform). I did this by going to brave://rewards/, clicking the cogwheel and selecting ‘Reset’.
I would still like to accumulate BAT through Brave however I no longer seem to receive any ads. My setting appear to be correct:
Can anyone help at all?
@tungsten_hammer, it’s possible some device setting(s) got reset, or need to be better set, for notifications. These should help you
Given the many reports received of Ad notifications not appearing for some users, we’ve compiled a short list of [Windows] settings to check to ensure that the Ads platform and your OS play nicely together.
In this thread – please let us know if any of these steps resolved the issue for you (and if so, which ones?).
Check OS notification settings
Windows 10 has specific notification toggle switches that can be enabled and disabled across all applications, and for individual applications.
I would like to give some tips which I have experimented on my Smartphones and PCs and all of them working fine for me.
– First Check These Common Things –
Make sure you have your maximum number of ads set to maximum (5 ads per hour)
Notification is on for your Brave Browser App. (To check go to Browser Settings > Notifications > Enable Show notification)
DND (Do not disturb) mode is off.
Check active campaigns here >
– Here are my tips which I hav…
And if you’d like to know more about Brave ads/ Rewards in general, this is very informative:
A Note about Brave Ads
Before we jump into troubleshooting issues, it seems that there may be a slight misconception about the goals and the way in which the Brave Ads feature is designed. This misconception generally takes the form of:
"When I opt in to Brave Ads, my browser will show me ads whenever I use it."
This is not entirely true. In reality, this statement should be:
"When I opt in to Brave Ads, my browser will try to show me ads which are relevant to me."
The difference in wo…
It’s mentioned in one of the links, but in case you miss it: using a VPN will interfere with your Brave ads/ Rewards experience.
You should also have a look at this troubleshoot chart, found mid-way down the page here:
Many thanks indeed for the reply. Turns out it was my VPN preventing Brave retrieving the ads catalog when I reset my wallet. I have resolved this now.
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