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Protect toolbar

Yandex.Browser uses a multifaceted security system called Protect. Information about how Protect handles elements is displayed in a special toolbar. In addition to being informative, the Protect toolbar gives you quick access to your settings so that you can use the internet safely and conveniently.

View security information

The Protect toolbar is on the right side of the SmartBox. It displays one or more status icons. To find out more about your current status and security settings, click any icon in the toolbar.

You may see the following icons in the Protect toolbar:

Icon Protect function
        Connection status
  Secured Wi-Fi
Protected mode
  Protect your credit cards
Protect passwords
Warn about mobile subscriptions or SMS fraud
Dangerous page
Site permissions
Turbo mode

Manage security settings

For your convenience, a few general security settings that apply to all sites at all times are included in the Protect toolbar. To change these settings:

  1. In the right part of the SmartBox, click any Protect toolbar icon.
  2. From the window that opens in the Security settings section, select the appropriate options:

Tip. You can also turn Turbo mode and Wi-Fi protection on or off in the Protect toolbar. Your changes will remain active until you restart your browser.

Remaining security settings and handling rules for website elements can be found under the following: