Browser beta

Installing the browser

System requirements

Before installation, make sure your computer meets the system requirements:

OS version

Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (and later) — only the 32-bit OS version


Intel Pentium 4 (or later)


512 MB minimum

Free disk space

400 MB minimum

Installing the browser

To install the browser:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Download. The installation file will be downloaded to your computer.
  3. Open the downloaded file in your browser.
  4. Click Run in the security system's warning window.
  5. In the Fast browser with Yandex search window, you can disable the default options if necessary:
    • Make default browser.
    • Help make Yandex services better.
  6. Click Start using.

When running beta-version of Yandex.Browser for the first time, a message will appear about importing settings from your previous default browser. If you don't want to import the settings, click Cancel. All imported settings will be canceled. For more information, see the Import settings section.

  1. Download the installation file from
  2. Open the downloaded file.
  3. In the window that opens, drag the browser icon to the Programs folder.

Install the browser using the tools of your OS from the repository, or from the page

After installation, if you see an error message asking you to install Adobe Flash Player, manually download and install the library pepperflashplugin-nonfree. To do this, enter this command in the console:

apt-get install pepperflashplugin-nonfree

or search for this library by its name, using the GUI for finding and installing programs.

Attention! If you don't want to import settings, disable this function immediately after installing beta-version of Yandex.Browser.

Reinstall and delete

Before reinstalling or deleting the browser we recommend that you sync your data. Then, your browser's main settings (bookmarks, passwords, apps, modules and autofill data) will be saved on the Yandex server and you will be able to use them again in the browser when you reinstall it.

How to delete beta-version of Yandex.Browser:

  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Go to StartControl PanelPrograms and Features.
  3. In the Uninstall or change a program window, select the Yandex program.
  4. Click the Uninstall button at the top of the list.
  5. Choose an action in the window that opens:
    • Reinstall the browser. Note that all browser settings and data will be deleted.
    • Uninstall the browser. If you want to delete all browser settings and data, select the Also delete browser data option.
Note. When you delete and re-install the browser, all data will be deleted from your local computer. However, if you have synced the data, it will be saved on the Yandex server. After you reinstall and sync it with the server, all browser data and settings will be restored.

Automatic updates

beta-version of Yandex.Browser is updated automatically by default. to protect your computer from new threats We do not recommend disabling automatic update of your browser, as this may expose your data to danger.

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