How to Use a Blank New Tab Page in Brave Browser

How to Use a Blank New Tab Page in Brave Browser

by | May 22, 2024 | Useful Tech

Tired of the clutter and distraction found on each new tab opened in Brave? Find out here how to use a blank new tab page (and window) in Brave browser.

First, Stripped Quill of Poultry

The images we see of people writing in the days of ink and quill as reconstructions are not all right, it seems.

Except sometimes for their aesthetic look, the large birds’ feathers were mostly stripped off the fluffy bits. Without these barbs, they were easier to handle as writing implements.

With that in mind, how about stripping the Brave browsing implement’s new tab page of its fluffy bits (and making it faster to load and handle)?

How to Use a Blank New Tab Page in Brave Browser

Time needed: 2 minutes

To set up Brave browser to open new tabs (and new windows) with about:blank:

  1. Click the hamburger menu button (Customize and control Brave) in Brave browser.

  2. Select Settings in the menu that has appeared.

  3. Go to the Set started category.

    Brave shortcut: You can open brave://settings/getStarted in Brave to access the settings directly.

  4. Select Blank page for New tab page shows.

How to Use a Blank New Tab Page in Brave Browser: FAQ

Will new windows in Brave also open with a blank page?

Yes.

With Brave’s new tab page set to the plank page, new windows will also open to an empty page.

Can I use Chrome new tab page extensions?

Yes.

In Brave developer mode, you can install and use Chrome extensions that set or customize the new tab page (including La De Du Truly Blank New Tab Page).

(How to use a blank new tab page in Brave browser tested with Brave 1.65; first published May 2024)

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