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BAT, Ads & Rewards

Viewing Ads to earn BAT

The two kinds of BAT

Not so many users understand this, but there are two types of BAT running on two different sets o...

How do I enable Brave Rewards?

Go to Settings->Brave Rewards (or navigate to brave://rewards) and turn on the toggle switch. ...

Enabling system notifications

How to ensure notifications are working on your platform

Do I have to click the ads to receive BAT?

No, you definitely don't. You receive BAT just for seeing the notification appear on your screen....

How much BAT do I receive for each ad?

The BAT earned per ad changes based on the USD value of BAT, but with a delay from the time it ch...

Why does the USD value of my BAT change?

BAT, like many other cryptocurrencies and real world currencies, fluctuates in price when compare...

I'm seeing ads, but my wallet shows 0 BAT. Why?

You have 2 different BAT balances. The balance you see when you click/tap the triangle BAT icon ...

If I install multiple Brave channels do they share a wallet?

No, every instance of Brave that you install - Stable, Beta, and/or Nightly - has its own separat...

If I create multiple profiles do they share a wallet?

No, every profile will have its own separate wallet. Each profile will also count as a different ...

How does Brave determine my interests for which ads it shows me?

Every website you visit is classified into broad categories, and the ads that match these categor...

Why do I not receive ads consistently?

There is no guarantee you will receive ads with any regularity. Ad campaigns may start at any ti...

My settings say I should get X ads per hour but I don't

The setting for number of ads per hour is a maximum limit. It is not a guarantee of how many ads...

How can I increase the amount of BAT I earn?

Set maximum number of ads per hour Just be aware this setting is not a guaranteed number of ads ...

How can I change the number of ad notifications I'm shown?

Just be aware this setting is not a guaranteed number of ads per hour - it is a maximum limit you...

Which web pages reward me more BAT?

Brave Rewards are independent of the sites you visit, so you cannot increase your earnings by vis...

Why am I not receiving BAT for the ads I see on websites?

Brave Rewards has nothing to do with the ads on websites, and your earnings will not be affected ...

Can I use a VPN to get more ads?

Maybe, but maybe not too. It is in Brave's best interests to not have advertisers paying for ads...

Are my pending rewards correct?

You can easily check if your pending rewards are within reasonable limits at https://www.kenherbe...

Why is there a difference between the BAT I receive on my phone and my desktop?

Advertisers may choose to target specific platforms so you are never guaranteed to receive the sa...

Will my BAT expire?

If you are unverified (you have not connected Brave to a partner exchange) you have 90 days to cl...

My payment date has arrived, where are my earnings?

Payments usually begin on the 7th of the month and run until the 10th of the month, and right now...

Will having Brave Shields turned on affect my ability to receive rewards ads?

No it won't. Brave Shields only affect ads appearing on the websites you visit, but Brave's ads ...

The USD value of BAT dropped but I'm not receiving more BAT per ad

The BAT received per ad is related to the USD value of BAT, but because advertisers pay for each ...

What countries are Rewards available in?

Rewards are available in many countries - too many to list here and keep up to date. You can che...

Why turn on state level ads when my country has more ads?

State level advertising does not replace your country's ads - it supplements them. So if your co...

What countries support state level ad targeting?

Currently only the US supports state level ad targeting. Brave have said they are planning to int...

Will I still receive my monthly payout if I can't access Brave?

If your device is lost, damaged, corrupted, reset, or anything else that causes you to permanentl...

How can I back up my Brave Rewards?

The only officially supported method of backing up your Brave Rewards on a device is to verify wi...

Where are my earnings on iOS?

Due to Apple's terms for the App Store Brave are not allowed to monetise notifications and are no...

How do I mine BAT?

You can't mine BAT. The entire supply of BAT was minted when Brave started the Rewards program a...

Can I add Brave ads to my app or website?

Not right now. Very soon verified creator websites will be able to opt-in to showing a banner ad...

I'm not interested in Rewards, ads, or tipping - how can I turn off everything related to them?

Disable Rewards (if already enabled) If you have previously enabled Rewards, first you need to d...

How do I fix my verified Android device showing "Your wallet" with no link instead of "Wallet verified"?

All you should need to do to fix this problem is force close Brave then reopen it.

Why does nothing happen when I click the claim rewards button?

If you've disabled the Rewards icon in the address bar, this is why. To re-enable the Rewards bu...

Can I connect Brave Rewards to my Brave Wallet?

No you can't. Brave legally require KYC for any user who wants to withdraw from the system, and ...