Tipping blocked by Brave Rewards Banner

I want to be able to tip content creators.
When I go to do so, the area where I normally select “send tip” is blocked by an advertisement for Brave Rewards (message at bottom).
I do not want to join Brave Rewards. I chose Brave to not see ads, and I am glad to pay content creators and platform hosts directly. Now it appears Brave wants to ‘pivot’ toward monetizing my attention. This is not acceptable. Please provide a browsing experience free of ads with a compensation model for creators.

(referenced above)
“Welcome Back!
Get Rewarded for Browsing!
Earn by viewing privacy-respecting ads, and pay it forward to support content creators you love.”


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Description of the issue:
How can this issue be reproduced?

  1. In Brave, without Brave Rewards enabled, Click the BAT icon next to the Brave icon on the browser.
  2. See ad for brave rewards, and not the option to tip.
  3. Get frustrated.

Expected result:

Brave Version( check About Brave):
[Version 1.11.101 Chromium: 84.0.4147.89 (Official Build) (64-bit)]

Additional Information:

Well, in order for you to be able to tip creators is by enabling Brave Rewards since tipping feature is a part of Brave Rewards. :wink:

Just enable it and disable Brave Ads from brave:rewards

Interesting. I did not know participation in “Rewards” was a prerequisite for tipping / compensating content creators. It was originally marketed as a program to compensate users for watching ads. I “enabled rewards” and was able to send a tip. Thank you for your prompt help.

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