Unable to open any link in a new tab in Brave for Android



Description of the issue:
No “Open in New Tab” option in context menu in Brave 1.0.77 in Android 8.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

Tap and hold on a link. There are only two options to Copy link text and to copy link address. No option to open a link in New Tab.

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):

Expected result:

To have an option to open a link in New tab

Reproduces how often:

On every link.

Brave Version(about:brave):

rave 71.0.3578.99 (Official Build) (32-bit)
Revision 0
OS Android 8.1.0; ASUS_X00TD Build/OPM1
Google Play services SDK=12451000; Installed=15090021; Access=3p
JavaScript V8 7.1.302.32
User Agent Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; Android 8.1.0; ASUS_X00TD) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/71.0.3578.99 Mobile Safari/537.36

Reproducible on current live release (yes/no):


Additional Information:


Thanks for reporting @SangeetKhatri.
First, please search for existing thread before create a new post. You’ll find similar topics in this forum.

For Android, “easier” version can be found under Menu > Settings > About Brave.

It’s a known issue. We’ve an issue logged for that. If not changed, the fix will be available on 1.0.80. Closing in favor of Open in new tab.


closed #3