Website shorcut on desktop does not open

Description of the issue: When i create a shortchut to a website on my desktop, it does not open on double click.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary):

  1. Go to a website
  2. Open the hamburger menu
  3. Click on “More tools > Create shortcut”
  4. Tick “Open as window”
  5. Icon on desktop should be created, double click it
  6. Nothing happens

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
Nothing happens

Expected result:
Open a new window with the website

Reproduces how often:

Brave Version(about:brave):

Reproducible on current live release (yes/no):

Additional Information:
Windows 10

Hi @Blm79,

Thanks for brining this up! I was able to reproduce on a Surface Pro. Reporting to the team now, will be in touch when I know more.


Hi @Blm79,

I’ve just learned that this is a known issue - I’ve added your report as a +1 to the GH thread so the team can take a look at it directly.

Thanks again!

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Ok thanks ! Sorry to have not seen this…

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