Which settings will clear all history when the Brave desktop browser is closed?

Description of the issue:
brave://history/ lists visited websites even though on
brave://settings/clearBrowserData :
Clear browsing data On exit is selected and all boxes are checked.
Which settings will clear all history when the Brave desktop browser is closed?
Brave Version: 1.34.80 Chromium: 97.0.4692.71 (Official Build) (32-bit)

When clear browsing data on exit is enabled with all boxes checked, brave://history/ will only list items that are visited in the current session. When you will close the browser, all items will be cleared. This you can verify by visiting brave://history/ immediately after launching Brave.

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Thank you for your quick response. Sometimes, only current session items are listed. And sometimes, items from previous days are also listed. I have not been able to determine what I’m doing that causes this. Any suggestions?

Do you have any extensions enabled? Can you test this behaviour in a new profile- Create a new profile to help Troubleshoot

uBlock Origin, 1.40.8, is the only extension and it is enabled.
Will creating a new profile in any way affect my wallet / BAT balance, etc. ?

No. It will be a standalone profile which you can delete later. You can name it as Test Profile to recognise it easily.

With the clear On exit option enabled, it should delete any recent entries as soon as the browser is closed. I am curious whether you’re using the “x” button at the top of the window to close the browser, or Ctrl + W, or some other method?

I close each tab by clicking the “x” on the tab. When the last tab is closed, the browser closes. Since my initial post, only the current session appears in brave://history/. Hopefully I’ll discover what I was doing to override the settings so I can post it.

Thank you for the update. I will keep this thread open for you to update with any new information.

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