Description of the issue:
Getting this error on MacOs "Brave could not access your operating system’s safe storage. "
Followed the troubleshooting guide, granting safe storage access.
"Brave could not access your operating system’s safe storage. " - Persists
Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.
Navigate to settings
Error appears "Brave could not access your operating system’s safe storage. "
Reproduces how often:
Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Type of devices currently running on the Sync chain in question:
Try the below from How to fix issues with Brave browser not syncing. This works for any desktop OS. There are also posts in other topics from Brave support that has the same info. If you want to find a post from Brave support, just do a search. Posting the link was just easier for me!
After backing up your data, type brave://sync-internals into your URL bar and hit enter.
So glad that disable sync (clear data) at brave://sync-internals worked for you! You should mark your above post as the solution so that Brave support and other Community members know this particular issue is solved.
Follow the instructions in this Brave Help Center article:
If you still can’t get Sync to work, then please create a new topic explaining the problem(s) you are encountering.
Of course, if the same error message is popping up every time, please do post an update to this topic. A step-by-step, screenshots, and/or a screen recording may help with troubleshooting.