Security icons

Yandex Browser uses a comprehensive security system called Protect. Information about how Protect handles elements is displayed in the the SmartBox.

  1. View security information
  2. Manage security settings

View security information

The Protect icons is on the left or right side of the SmartBox. To find out more about your current status and security settings, click any icon in the toolbar.

You may see the following icons in the Protect toolbar:

Manage security settings

For your convenience, a few general security settings that apply to all sites at all times are included in the Protect toolbar. To change these settings:

  1. In the right part of the SmartBox, click any Protect toolbar icon.
  2. In the window that opens, go to the Security settings section and select the appropriate options:

Tip. You can also turn Turbo mode and Wi-Fi protection on or off in the Protect toolbar. Your changes will remain active until you restart your browser.

Security settings and rules for handling website elements are also available:

  • For the current site — on the Protect panel by clicking More.
  • For all sites — in the browser settings.