Passwordless login

You can set up additional ways to log in to Yandex that don't require a password. You can do this in two cases: if you have the Yandex app installed, or if your phone number is connected to your Yandex ID as a login.

Log in using a QR code

To enable QR code login:

  1. In the Passwords and authorization section, select Passwordless login.
  2. Enable QR code in Yandex apps.

To log in to Yandex using a QR code:

  1. Open any Yandex service.
  2. Click Log in (this button is usually in the top-right corner of the page).
  3. Select an account and click Log in with QR code.
  4. Open the Yandex app. Click Continue.
  5. In the search bar, click .
  6. Point your device's camera at the QR code displayed in your browser.

Log in via SMS

To enable SMS login:

  1. Link your phone number to your Yandex ID.
  2. Turn on Use phone number as Yandex username.
  3. In the Passwords and authorization section, select Passwordless login.
  4. Enable Log in via SMS.

To log in to Yandex via SMS:

  1. Open any Yandex service.
  2. Click Log in (this button is usually in the top-right corner of the page).
  3. Enter the phone number you linked to your Yandex ID as your login.
  4. Click Log in.
  5. Enter the code from the SMS.