Questions about the main browser features

How can I make downloaded files open automatically?

To set up automatically opening downloaded files:

  1. Click the button in the right half of SmartBox.
  2. Select a file of the desired format.
  3. Click  → Open <file format> automatically.

For more information, see the section Downloaded files.

How can I change the folder for downloaded files?

By default, all files are saved in the downloads folder (see ../working-with-files/download-files.html#download-files__where).

In the browser settings, you can specify which folder to download files to and whether to ask for a name and location each time before saving a file:

  1. Click   → Settings.
  2. In the lower half of the Settings page, click Show advanced settings.
  3. In the Downloads section, define your parameters.

    • To change the folder where files are saved, click the Change button.

    • If you want the browser to ask what folder to save the file in and what to name it, select the Ask where to save each files option.

For more information, see Downloading files.

What does the message "Some page content has been hidden to reduce loading times" mean?

You can change the settings for Turbo mode:

  1. Click   → Settings.
  2. In the Turbo section, set Turbo mode parameters.
Option Description
Automatically enable for low connection speeds works this way by default.classic Yandex.Browser Turbo mode automatically turns on when connection speed is low and turns off when it's fast.
Always on Turbo mode is always on, and the icon is displayed in the right part of the page header. For a fast internet connection, Turbo mode might slow down page loading.
Off Turbo mode is disabled. When the internet connection is slow, the icon is displayed in the right part of the page header (enabling Turbo mode is recommended).
Notify me about changes in connection speed You will get messages from classic Yandex.Browser about changes in the connection speed and Turbo mode.
Compress video Video compression is enabled by default in Turbo mode. You can disable video compression to improve its quality.

For more information, see the section Turbo mode.

How can I turn on the translator?

The translator is enabled by default in the browser. Make sure that you have not turned off the translator manually:

  1. Click   → Settings.
  2. In the lower half of the Settings page, click Show advanced settings.
  3. In the Languages section, the Offer to translate page if language differs from browser language and Offer to translate highlighted words and phrases options should be selected.

More info

A page in a foreign language will not be translated if you declined translating it when you viewed it. To translate a page in this case:

  1. Right-click on the page.
  2. In the context menu, select Translate to English.

For more information, see the section Translating pages and words.

I selected the option "Never translate this site". Is it possible to translate after this?

If you previously disabled the page translator but you want to translate a page, open the context menu anywhere on the page and select Translate to English.

For more information, see the section Translating pages and words.