Site reviews

In the Yandex Start app, any user can leave a review about a website they visited. Share your opinion to help other users.

  1. View reviews
  2. Actions with reviews
  3. Disable reviews in the app
  4. Managing data about your reviews

View reviews

You can find the review icon in the SmartBox on the left. It displays the total number of reviews about the current site and the ratio of positive and negative ratings. To read reviews, tap the icon.

To see all reviews, scroll down the list. You can also sort reviews by relevance, popularity, and date, and display positive or negative reviews first.

Actions with reviews

Leave a review
  1. In SmartBox, tap the review icon.
  2. Leave a rating by tapping the number of stars.
  3. Tap Leave review.
  4. Share your experience with the site.
  5. Tap Send feedback.
Edit a review
  1. Open the site.
  2. In SmartBox, tap the review icon. Your review will be the first in the list.
  3. Tap  → Edit. A page with all your reviews will open. The review will be highlighted in yellow.
  4. In the card, tap  → Edit review.
  5. Make edits.
  6. Tap Save review.
Delete a review
  1. Open the site.
  2. In SmartBox, tap the review icon. Your review will be the first in the list.
  3. Tap  → Edit. A page with all your reviews will open. The review will be highlighted in yellow.
  4. In the card, tap  → Delete review.
  5. Confirm the deletion.
Rate a review
  1. In SmartBox, tap the review icon.
  2. Under the review, tap or .
Write a comment for a review
  1. In SmartBox, tap the review icon.
  2. Under the review, tap .
  3. Enter a comment and tap .

Disable reviews in the app

  1. Tap (profile picture)  → App settings.
  2. Disable the Display review counter on-page option.

Managing data about your reviews

All the reviews you leave are stored on Yandex servers. We store this data securely and protect it well: all our storages comply with SOC 2, one of the most secure international standards.

You can manage your personal data on the Your data on Yandex page.

  1. Open the Your data on Yandex page and make sure that you are logged in under the correct Yandex ID.
  2. Tap Download data.
  3. Tap Prepare archive.

When the archive is ready, Yandex sends you a notification. If you don't have a Yandex email address, you can learn the archive status only from the information on the page.

Note. The archive is password protected. To learn how to get a password and open the archive, go to Help for Yandex ID.