Delete your browser data

For your convenience, certain data is saved in the browser. This can include your passwords, autofill data, search queries, or addresses of visited pages. When using the browser, there are two ways to ensure anonymity:

  • It's not effective to delete your data after you visit a site, since a hacker might steal it during your visit.
  • If you delete the data, you risk losing information that you need (such as your passwords).
  1. Delete data
  2. Data you can delete
  3. If you have enabled syncing

Delete data

Data you can delete
Data type Comments
Browsing history Addresses of web pages you have visited and all IP addresses associated with these pages.
Download history List of downloaded files in the browser. The actual files remain on the computer.
Files saved in the cache Web page elements that the browser has saved in the cache in order to load them faster on the next visit.
Cookies and other website data and plugins
Saved passwords Passwords that you saved in Yandex Browser for automatic authentication on websites.
Autofill form data Autofill data that you entered in web forms.
Media licenses Licenses to reproduce purchased content such as films and music. Please cancel these licenses before you sell or donate your computer.
To delete data:
  1. Press the following keys: Ctrl + Shift + Del (in Windows) or Shift + + Backspace (in macOS).
  2. In the Clear browsing data list, select the time range you want to delete cookies for.
  3. Select the data types you want to delete.
  4. Tap Clear.

Data you can delete

Data type Comments
Extensions Extensions can store data on your computer or in your Yandex account. To erase this information, delete the extension itself.
Site permissions Go to the settings to delete handling rules for website elements (pop-up windows, microphone access, etc.) and exceptions for specific websites.

If you have enabled syncing

If syncing is enabled, data deleted from your computer will be deleted from all your devices during the next sync.