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How to create a new sync chain

Go to Brave->Sync (or navigate to brave://settings/braveSync/setup) and click the Start a new Sync Chain button.

Note: If any of the devices you wish to sync were previously part of a sync chain you will need to remove them first.

 

Desktop

Sync - start a new chain

 

Android

Sync - start new chain (mobile)

 

Then select the type of the second device you want to add to the sync chain:

Sync - choose device type

 

 

If you selected wrong don't worry, you can change the type of syncing device on the next screen.

 

Desktop

If you previously selected Phone/Tablet you can change to Computer by clicking View Sync Code.

Sync - switch to sync code

 

Or if you previously selected Computer you can switch to Phone/Tablet by clicking View QR Code.

Sync - switch to QR code

 

Android

If you previously selected Mobile Device you can change to Computer by clicking Code Words.

Sync - view sync code button (mobile)

 

Or if you previously selected Computer you can switch to Mobile Device by clicking QR Code.

Sync - view QR code button (mobile)

 

After this follow the instructions for adding a device by QR code or adding a device by sync code depending on what you need.

 

Note: No matter what devices you do or don't have on your synch chain you should keep a secure backup of your sync code. This backup should be kept secret and should not be shared with anyone. If someone gains access to either your sync code or your QR code they have full read and write access to your synced data.