What is the cache?

The browser cache is a folder with copies of certain data (for example, images or songs you listened to) from pages that you have visited. When you view these pages againYandex.Browser, the browser gets them from the cache instead of downloading them from the internet. Using the cache reduces the network load and speeds up page loading.

Clearing the cache

To clear the cache, follow these steps:

  1. Click AdvancedClear history.
  2. In the Obliterate the following items from: list, select the beginning of time.
  3. Select the cached files option.
  4. Turn off all the other options (if you only want to delete the browser cache).
  5. Click Clear browsing data.
Tip. You can open Clear history by using the key combination Ctrl + Shift + Del.

Cache location

If you need to view or copy the cache Yandex.Browser (for example, to send to tech support), you can find it in the following folders:

Operating systemCache address
Windows 7, Windows 8 C:\Users\Account name\AppData\Local\Yandex\YandexBrowser\User Data\Default\Cache
Windows XP C:\Documents and Settings\Your Account Name \Local Settings\Application Data\Yandex\YandexBrowser\User Data\Default\Cache
Windows Vista C:\Users\Account name\AppData\Local\Yandex\YandexBrowser\User Data\Default\Cache
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