Right now there is no way to add a new device into the sync chain at all!

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Description of the issue:

setting->Sync, fail to add a new device

How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. both browser software and mobile app, settings
  2. then sync
  3. then add new device

Expected result:
add new device is supposed to add another computer or mobile device into the
sync chain, rather than make itself to be added

Brave Version( check About Brave):
Version 1.30.87 Chromium: 94.0.4606.71 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Mobile Device details

Additional Information:

hello? anyone ever read this one? sync cannot add any new device at all, neither from app nor from computer. Please help!

No, haven’t seen that. But it’s not clear from your post if you mean you can ‘try’ adding a new device but it fails, or if you don’t even get the button to try adding one?

hi, I am glad to get your response. Right now, I use Brave browser to reply.
I choose Settings → Sync → Manage you synced devices
(Am I right? this is weird. I want to add new device, or I want me, this current device to be added, but this function means device(s) synced already. Anyway, it is the only and closest function I can find)

click into it, I see my current device, the Brave browser I am using, and two buttons,

  1. view sync code, in which I will see text code or qrcode, for me, this current device to be added to some other sync chain (ex: my phone, or browser in another computer)
  2. add new device, then two options occur, as follows. However, this function looks like for me to add external device, but it is not. It actually display the same thing as #1, to let this device to be added. Therefore, there is no way to add any new device at all!
    a. phone/table
    b. computer

I have an android phone as well, brave browser app installed as well. It behaves the same too, so I cannot add my computer brave browser from my android phone either.

Please correct any of the previous steps, if you see different behavior. Thanks