Download files

Download a file

Note. Yandex Browser checks archives and executable files for viruses and adware while they are downloading.
  1. Follow the link to download the file.
  2. Tap Yes.

You can monitor the file download progress in the Android notification bar (to open the bar, swipe down from the top of your smartphone screen). When the download is complete, a message appears in the notification bar.

Note. If you don't want to see such messages in the notification bar, open the settings and disable File download confirmation under More settings.

Stop, resume, or cancel the download

  1. Open the Android notification bar (to open the bar, swipe down from the top of your smartphone screen).
  2. Tap the Stop icon and then Continue or Cancel under the file name.

How do I open a downloaded file?

In the notification bar
  1. Open the Android notification bar (to open the bar, swipe down from the top of your smartphone screen).
  2. Tap the file name.
  3. Select the app to open the file with, if you haven't assigned a default app for this file type.

After opening the file, a notification about it will not be displayed in the bar.

In downloads
Note. You can only open Downloads in tab view mode.
  1. Open any tab.
  2. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  3. Tap Downloads. A list of downloaded files opens in the Android download manager.
  4. Tap the file name.
  5. Select the app to open the file with, if you haven't assigned a default app for this file type.

View downloads

Note. You can only open Downloads in tab view mode.
  1. Open any tab.
  2. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  3. Tap Downloads.

A list of downloaded files opens in the Android download manager.

Delete downloaded files

Note. You can only open Downloads in tab view mode.
  1. Open any tab.
  2. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  3. Tap Downloads. A list of downloaded files opens in the Android download manager.
  4. Select the file and delete it using the download manager.

Clear all downloads

To delete all downloaded files:

  1. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Go to the Privacy section.
  4. Tap Clear data.
  5. Make sure that you've enabled the Downloads option.
  6. Disable all the other options (if you only want to clear your downloads).
  7. Tap Clear data.
  8. Confirm deletion.

Save the page as a PDF file

Restriction. Page saving is available in Android 4.4 or higher.
  1. Open the page you want to save.
  2. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  3. Tap Save page.

This opens a standard application for printing and saving in PDF.

By default, pages are saved to the Downloads folder. To open a saved PDF file, go to the list of downloaded files.

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