How to clear history in the Yandex browser and in the search engine
One of the most popular search engines of Runet is Yandex. In addition, quite a lot of people use the browser from this company, because it is made on the same “engine” as it has, but has several distinctive features.
If you are also an active user of "Yandex", then, most likely, you will be interested in how to clear the history of the browser and search engine. The whole process takes you only a few minutes, and even a novice user can handle this operation.
Deleting the history of visited pages in the Yandex browser
When you notice that Yandex (browser) is starting to slow down, then it's time to clear your browsing history, along with cookies and cache. This is very easy to do:
- Open a web browser and in the upper right corner click the button (with the image of three vertical bars) with which you can enter the menu.
- Select the “History” option and then go to the “History Manager”.
- A page will open where you can view all the sites you have visited, as well as delete some of them or all at once.
- If you want to completely get rid of the history, then click "Clear history" (button on the right). A window will appear in which you will need to checkboxes near the “View History”, “Cookies” and “Cache”. Now it is recommended to indicate that you want to delete the items accumulated “For all time” and click on “Clear history”.
That's all. You got rid of the history of viewed web pages. As you can see, there is nothing difficult in this operation.
If you do not want Yandex (browser) to save the requests that you enter in the search box, as well as passwords and visited pages, you can use the Incognito mode.
In order to activate it, open the browser menu and hover over the item “Advanced”, and then go to “New window in incognito mode”. After the steps you have taken, you will be able to visit any web pages and at the same time passwords, requests and addresses of resources will not be saved.
By the way, please note that by activating this mode, the installed extensions will be disabled in the browser. You do not need to be intimidated - just open the menu again, go to the “Add-ons” section and turn on everything that you have turned off.
Search engine "Yandex"
So, you already know how to clear history. In Yandex, this is very easy to do. But what actions to take when it comes to conducting the same procedure in the Yandex search engine? This will be discussed further.
First of all, log into your Yandex account. At the top, near the profile photo, you will see a button with a gear image. Clicking on it, select the "Other Settings". A page will open where you need to go to the "My Finds" section. Now, to clear the history of search queries, click the appropriate button (you can easily find it).
The last step (optional) is to turn off history recording. To do this, simply drag the slider on the left to the “Off” position.
As you can see, clearing the history in Yandex (browser) and search engine is a snap. When performing this operation with a web browser, do not forget to delete cookies and cache at the same time so that the browser works quickly and without errors.