User Solutions: Brave Release 1.40.x

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NOTICE: New region restrictions on verifying Brave Rewards with Uphold


In consultation with the team at Uphold, verifying Brave Rewards with an Uphold account will now only be available in the following countries of registration, effective immediately (starting July 12, 2022):

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Hong Kong
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Supported regions for verifying Brave Rewards with a custodial wallet provider


Support for verifying your Brave Rewards profile may vary by region and custodian. Currently, Brave Rewards can be verified with the following three custodial wallet service provider partners:

  • Uphold
  • Gemini
  • bitFlyer (Japan only)

Supported regions for each custodian are as follows:

Uphold, Gemini

Verifying Brave Rewards with Gemini or Uphold is available in the following 19 countries:

  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Belgium
  4. Canada
  5. Colombia
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Ireland
  10. Italy
  11. Netherlands
  12. New Zealand
  13. Norway
  14. Portugal
  15. Singapore
  16. Spain
  17. Sweden
  18. United Kingdom
  19. United States


Verifying Brave Rewards with bitFlyer is only available for users in Japan.

Brave Browser Stable Release Update to v1.41.96
(Chromium 103.0.5060.114 < no change)

  • Added Solana DApp support for Brave Wallet. (#23520)
  • Added Solana support for importing accounts and creating transactions from Ledger with Brave Wallet. (#23061)
  • Added Brave Wallet notifications for successful or failed transactions. (#19885)
  • Added the ability to hide networks from displaying in Brave Wallet under brave://settings/wallet/networks. (#23208)
  • Added the ability to edit known networks for Brave Wallet. (#23207)
  • Added the ability to change custom RPC URLs for known networks. (#20517)
  • Added direct routes to specific Brave Wallet onboarding pages. (#22589)
  • Added direct routes to specific account management modals in Brave Wallet. (#22588)
  • Added “Force Paste” option to right click context menu. (#22567)
  • [Security] Fixed Developer Tools console leak in Tor window as reported on HackerOne by bugm0nkey. (#23579)
  • [Security] Implemented HSTS partitioning. (#18830)
  • Implemented time-limited sync code words. (#22242)
  • Improved privacy by preventing pages from passing identifiers through “”. (#5910)
  • Improved general performance by removing unused Brave Shields blocking data for closed tabs. (#23559)
  • Updated Brave Wallet to show asset information while loading balances. (#23436)
  • Updated the UI to include clickable “Learn more” links on certain Brave Wallet account modals. (#23531)
  • Updated Brave Wallet UI to preserve whitespace in the signature message text. (#22699)
  • Updated text from “web 3” to “web3” across various Brave Wallet pages. (#23328)
  • Updated Brave Wallet right click context menu text. (#23033)
  • Updated UI for when Brave Rewards balance cannot be fetched. (#20991)
  • Updated Omaha installer version for Windows to v1.3.36.131. (#23047)
  • Updated the size of hover indication and clickable area for the new tab button. (#22902)
  • Moved brave://adblock to brave://settings/shields. (#8838)
  • Fixed localhost being incorrectly set for both Ethereum and Solana for Brave Wallet. (#22959)
  • Fixed inability to complete Moonbeam transactions with Brave Wallet. (#23529)
  • Fixed Brave Shields being disabled by default in certain cases. (#23214)
  • Fixed various UI/UX issues with Brave Shields. (#22546)
  • Fixed incorrect hover shape for folders on the bookmarks bar. (#23667)
  • Fixed the edit top site dialog displaying in the background of the New Tab Page. (#23685)
  • Fixed URLs not being debounced. (#22894)
  • Fixed incorrect color for “Show Sponsored Images” toggle when disabled. (#22645)


Brave Rewards / Brave Wallet / Crypto . . . info of a more refined, issue / nature:

Brave wallet not allowing 0 GAS Price on Arbitrum Test Network - #15 by onyb

What is this "Brave fee" that Ramp tries to charge you when you buy via the Brave Wallet? - #3 by onyb

07/12/2022 Brave Release version 1.41.96 released.

Brave Community 1.41.96 Release Notes
Brave GitHub Desktop Changelog: Changelog Desktop

A new User Solutions topic has been created: User Solutions: Brave Release 1.41.x

Please place any new comments, suggestions, workarounds, solutions, etc. you may find and want to add in that topic. Thanks again to everyone who contributed to this topic!