Popular scenarios

We analyzed user behavior and collected the most popular scenarios of working with the browser. Select an appropriate scenario from the list:

I'm moving from another browser
To transfer data from other browsers to Yandex.Browser and customize it:
  1. Install the browser.
  2. If you want links to open in Yandex.Browser, set it as your default browser.
  3. Import data from another browser. Import bookmarks and passwords from files.
  4. Synchronize the browser so that history, bookmarks, and other data are available on all your devices.
  5. Configure the browser interface, default search, access to bookmarks, and other settings.
  6. Install extensions to enhance the browser's functionality.
I'm reinstalling the browser

To avoid losing data when reinstalling the browser:

  1. Check what data the browser saves by default when reinstalling.
  2. Synchronize your data (including bookmarks and passwords) with the Yandex server to be able to restore them if something happens to your computer.
  3. Reinstall the browser while saving your profile data.
  4. If you want links to open in Yandex.Browser, set it as your default browser.
  5. Synchronize the reinstalled browser to continue exchanging data with the server.
  6. Configure your browser according to your tastes and needs.

If you are reinstalling the browser with the OS or want to transfer data to Yandex.Browser on another computer:

  1. Create a profile backup before reinstalling.
  2. Install the browser.
  3. Replace the personal profile folder with the backup.
Note. If you need only data that is synchronized in the reinstalled browser, simply install the browser and then enable syncing.
I'm configuring the browser
  1. Choose an image or video as a background.
  2. Choose a theme and tabs' style and location.
  3. Change the interface language, if necessary.
  4. Select what should be opened as the browser's start page.
  5. Add your favorite websites to the Tableau.
  6. If necessary, enable the bookmarks bar.
  7. Forbid websites to send you notifications if you don't want to receive them.
  8. Create your personal profile.
  9. Set up a master password to protect your passwords.
  10. Configure location requests from sites.
I'm reading and downloading
  1. Enable the Reader mode to leave on the page nothing but text and images.
  2. Translate pages and single words.
  3. Open e-books and PDF files, edit office files in the browser.
  4. Save bookmarks for the pages you want to visit again.
  5. Print pages.
  6. Download files in the selected folder.
I care about privacy
  1. Always use Incognito mode when you visit suspicious sites.
  2. Find out what data the browser sends to the server while running, and how to disable the transfer of specific data.
  3. Enable Do Not Track.
  4. Do not allow sites to detect your location.
  5. Do not allow sites to access your microphone.
  6. Do not allow sites to access your web camera.
  7. If you don't want to store your personal data in the browser, disable Autofill.
  8. If you haven't used Incognito mode and your data is already saved in the browser, delete it.
I care about security
  1. Create a master password to protect your passwords.
  2. Synchronize your passwords for the master password to work on all your devices.
  3. If the browser enables Wi-Fi protection in your home network, configure it.
  4. Pay attention to the certificate icons.
  5. Make payments only in safe mode.
  6. Do not install suspicious extensions.
  7. Do not download dangerous files.
  8. Do not open infected sites.
  9. Do not trust scammers.
  10. Be careful with the mobile subscriptions.
  11. If necessary, forbid automatic plugin launching.