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Prevent Brave Browser from asking for confirmation to open external application every time

Need to disable Brave Browser to ask for confirmation to open external application every time. Every time I click a phone number, in my use case for example, I get this popup again. The solution used ...
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Chrome “Did you mean to go to” banner

Whenever I search for a single-word term in Google via the Chrome omnibox, Chrome presents a suggestion to instead visit that term as an http://-prefixed "URL": Did you mean to go to http://...
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My chrome passwords get reset when I restart my computer

I noticed that whenever restart my computer and then launch chrome, I won't be signed in at the top right, so I click the circle at the top right to sign in to my profile and I sign in and sync is on. ...
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Is there a way to hide the What's New tab on Chromium-based browsers in the Developer Tools pane?

I'd like to prevent the What's New tab from ever opening when I F12 or CTRL+SHIFT+I into the Developer Tools pane for Brave, Chrome, etc. It's annoying whenever I am trying to inspect elements because ...
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Can I change the default search behavior in Brave?

I've noticed a change in the way that Brave handles non-URL text typed into its version of the omnibox. I'm not sure whether this is a change in the way Google search results are presented in this ...
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How to increase the Minimum Tab Width in Chrome/Chromium/Brave

In Firefox/IE (and probably others) there's a Minimum Tab Width. This is useful when you have a lot of open tabs. They shrink only down to the minimum width but not more. What is the Minimum Tab ...
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Brave browser, have autocomplete top browser in address bar

I've setup Google as the default search engine and expected to have autocomplete like in Chrome. I tried googling a solution but from the scattered links I could find, I could not find a solution. ...
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Chrome (Brave) DevTools Sources Panel missing JS colors and tooltips

Suddenly my Brave app's Dev Tools Sources Panel is missing colors and tooltips for JavaScript files. Here's what I see in Brave: Here's that same file JS file on the same breakpoint in Chrome, ...
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Multiple browsers failing on certain web pages

Suddenly multiple browsers are failing to load certain pages (consistently). Brave is showing an Aw, Snap error. Edge is showing a similar error. Internet Explorer seems ok, as does Firefox. Pages ...
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Random grey dotted bars on monitor screen while using Brave browser

I see something like below on my laptop monitor screen very randomly: I can even scroll through my Windowed application and it stays at the same place. I'm wondering if my monitor hardware has some ...
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Chrome and Brave resize when clicking the title bar

I've recently installed Win 10 Pro and am observing very weird behaviour. Let's assume the following scenario: There are Chrome and Discord open. Chrome is full screen and Discord is not. I click on ...
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How to block notifications in Brave web browser?

Like in Firefox and Chrome, Brave continually harasses you with site notification popups that read "This site wants to know your location. Allow/Deny?" or "This site wants to send you notifications. ...
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Brave Browser: how to modify extenions keyboard shortcuts

I have been using Brave for a few months now and wanted to modify some of my extensions settings. The problem is I can't find where extensions keyboard shortcuts are set as it seems to have no ...
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How to save a browsers bookmarks indivdually to a PC folder?

I am Currently using Brave browser. I have a lot of bookmarks and would like to download them on to a folder on my PC BUT as individual links. How can I accomplish this? I have managed to export ...
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How to bypass mandatory updates in Brave browser?

Brave browser refuses to work, opening a message "This version of Brave is unsupported and can no longer be used." There's a "Download Now" button that doesn't install updates. How do I bypass this ...
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Sync browsing history and bookmarks with Firefox and Brave

I just recently switched from Firefox to Brave. I managed to import all my bookmarks to Brave but still couldn't find a way to import all the histories. Also, brave sync is still in beta. So, I am ...
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How to save different password for two pages on same domain

So I use the same email address to log in on my web-mail and the control panel on my website host page. But I use different password for both actions, the password handler in my browser can only save ...
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Why do Windows Explorer icons flicker/refresh when opening Chrome or Brave?

Every time I open the very first instance of Chrome or Brave, I notice that my desktop icons all flicker/refresh. It does not do this on subsequent instances. If I close all instances, it will do it ...
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How to restore Brave session manually?

I have a full session file with correct looking information called session-store-1 but Brave just produces my pinned tab and an empty tab. There are no other session-store files. Maybe this one has ...
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How to view browsing history in brave?

I've tried all the short-cuts and UI options I use in other browsers and can't find anything about this online. Just keep getting stuff about the browser in general. 69 shortcuts don't include history....
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Unable to set Brave browser as default browser in Windows 10

Brave is a new web browser from Brendan Eich (the inventor of the JavaScript programming language). I installed it yesterday on my Windows 10 (Enterprise edition, 64-bit) PC and want to set it as the ...
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Is it secure to save your passwords in Brave?

I was using Brave on Android a few weeks ago (based on Chrome/57.0.2987.108), and let it save my password, only to be notified via some message after the fact that my password now belongs to Google / ...