Filter out inappropriate ads
Yandex Browser for Mobile blocks intrusive ads by default.
Which ads are considered offensive
- Erotic and pornographic ads
Banners with erotic or pornographic images or ads for websites offering adult services. These ads are blocked on all sites except those where they match the site's content.
- Aggressive and offensive ads
Banners with graphic images of disasters or survivors of violence, scary characters from horror movies, worms and parasites, displays of diseases and deformities, infected organs and ulcers, and grossly obese people. Detailed drawings or close-up photos of private parts of the body or childbirth. Ads with messages about the death of celebrities or predicting the end of the world.
- Intrusive and annoying ads
Animated flash banners. Windows and tabs with ads that appear when clicking a video or an empty space on the page, or when trying to close ads.
- Ads related to SMS fraud
Banners that advertise websites related to SMS fraud or imitate messages from social media. Banners promising lottery winnings, prizes for a milestone website visitor, access to a declassified database of personal information or a chance to remove your data from it, predictions, and other similar offers.
- Suspicious banners
Banners faking windows and other browser interface elements. Fake messages about your computer being infected or updates for installed programs. Banners that promise money-making opportunities without explaining how. Suspicious ads offering treatment for diseases, rejuvenation, or weight loss without indicating medications, treatment method, or clinic. Banners advertising celebrity diets, especially if they contain compromising images.
Report an ad
- Tap Report ads.
The report about the ad will be sent to Yandex. If many similar complaints are submitted, Yandex may block the ad source for all users.
Enable ads on a website
- Tap Unblock ads.
To block ads on a website again, tap Block ads.
Disable ad filtration
- Under Content blocking, tap Ad blocking.
- Disable Offensive ads.
Blocking popup windows
Sometimes popup windows are necessary for a website to work properly. However, they often clutter the screen and are used for banner ads. You can allow or block popup windows in the settings: