Switch between Yandex Browser and other apps

To make browsing even easier, add a shortcut to quickly switch back to the browser from other apps and add icons for your favorite websites to the home screen of your smartphone.

  1. Button to switch back to the browser
  2. Website icon on the home screen

Button to switch back to the browser

You can quickly switch back to the browser from other apps. To do this, tap . To show this icon on top of other apps:

  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 Advanced.
  4. Enable \"Back to browser\" icon on top of other apps.

Website icon on the home screen

You can go to your favorite website by tapping the website icon on the home screen of your smartphone. The site opens on a new tab.

Attention. Tapping the site's shortcut icon always opens the site in Yandex.Browser (regardless of what your default browser is).
  1. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Add shortcut.
  3. Tap Add in the window that opens.

If you can't find the information you need in Help or you are having issues with Yandex Browser, please give us a step-by-step description of your actions. Take a screenshot if possible. This will help our support specialists quickly find the solution to the issue you're experiencing.

Note. If you are having issues with Yandex Browser for Desktop, contact us using the feedback form.