Collections

The Yandex Browser beta version provides the built-in Collections service where you can collect sites and images on interesting topics. Log in on your Yandex account on every synced device and add new items to your collections. You can also add bookmarks to your collections to access them from other browsers.

  1. Viewing collections
  2. Adding pages and images
  3. Editing a collection
  4. Make a collection public

Viewing collections

To open Collections in the Yandex Browser beta version, click the icon to the right of the tabs. The following is available in the tab that opens:

Information Action

Recently added images and bookmarks

Go to the Recently added section.

Personal recommendations (images and videos similar to those you've added to your collections or searched for)

Go to the My feed section.
Topics you have subscribed to Go to the My feed section and select the tab with the required subscription to the right of the section name. To change your subscriptions, click to the right of My feed and select the topics you are interested in.

Collections

In the upper-right corner of the page, click Go to profile.
Bookmarks added to Collections In the upper-right corner of the tab, click Go to profile and then open the collection to which you added the bookmark (by default, bookmarks are added to My links).
Tip. You can view images, videos, and bookmarks added to the Collection in any browser. To do this, open the Yandex site in your browser, log in, and then tap in the upper-right corner of the page. If you grant public access to your collection, you will see it in a different browser and also without logging in to Yandex. However, other Yandex users will also see this collection.

If you don't want to see the icon to the right of the tabs:

  1. Tap  → Settings.
  2. Open Tools.
  3. In the Yandex.Collections section, turn off the option Show the Collections button to the right of tabs.

Adding pages and images

You can save webpage bookmarks in two places:

  • In the Bookmark Manager. In this case, you can view them on your synced devices in Yandex Browser only.
  • In Collections. In this case, you can view them using other browsers as well.

To add a webpage to a collection:

  1. Open the webpage.
  2. In the SmartBox, click . A pop-up window appears on the screen.
  3. Edit the bookmark name, if necessary. To do this, click the icon to the right of the tab name.
  4. By default, the bookmark is saved to the same folder or collection as the previous one.
    • To save the bookmark to another collection or folder, click its name in the Save to another collection section. Click Finish.
    • To save the bookmark to a new collection, go to Save to another collection and click Add to new collection. Enter a name for the new collection and click Done.

Editing a collection

Restriction. This feature is only available after authorization on Yandex.
  1. Click the icon to the right of the tabs.
  2. Find a card (of an image or link). You can:
    • Move it to another collection. To the right of the card, tap  → Move. Select the collection where you want to add the card (or create a new one).
    • Change the description. To the right of the card, tap  → Edit. Edit the card description and tap Save changes.
    • Remove from collections. To the right of the card, tap  → Remove. Confirm deletion.

Make a collection public

Restriction. This feature is only available after authorization on Yandex.
  1. Click the icon to the right of the tabs.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Go to profile.
  3. Select a collection.
  4. To the right of the collection name, click  → Make visible to everyone.