Cookie files

Cookies are small files that the browser uses to record data about websites you've visited. Usually websites save cookies in the user’s browser in order to easily “recognize” the user (for example, to avoid asking for their username and password again after the user recently visited a given website).

Attention. Yandex Browser permits cookie storage by default.
  1. Cookies and privacy
  2. Delete cookie files

Cookies and privacy

Using cookies has some privacy risks. For example, if someone else uses your tablet, and passwords are saved to a cookie file, then this person will be able to log into your accounts on websites. Someone can use your cookies to find out what pages you’ve visited or discover correlations between various pages you’ve viewed.

Delete cookie files

You can delete all cookie files to protect privacy or free up memory in the tablet.

  1. Tap  → Settings.
  2. Go to the Privacy section.
  3. Touch Clear data.
  4. Enable Cookies.
  5. Disable all the other options (if you only want to delete cookies).
  6. Touch the Clear button.
  7. Confirm deletion.