Search bar

The search bar in the notification bar or on your device lock screen provides quick access to Yandex.Search. It may also contain various widgets, such as the weather or traffic data widgets.

Note. The search bar is only available on Android devices.

Add the search bar

  1. Open the app settings  → .
  2. In the Notifications section, tap Search bar.
  3. Enable the necessary options:
    • Search bar: To display the search bar in the notification bar.
    • Weather widget, Traffic widget, or Exchange rate widget: To add a widget to the notification bar.
    • Search bar on lock screen: To display the search bar on your smartphone lock screen.

Remove the search bar

  1. Open the app settings  → .
  2. In the Notifications section, tap Search bar.
  3. To disable displaying the search bar in the notification bar or on the lock screen, switch these options to “Off”.

Why do I have two search bars?

Apps other than the Yandex app, such as or, have their own search bar. That's why it's possible to have several search bars appear on your device.

If necessary, you can disable the extra search bars in their app settings.