Collections

You can use Collections in Yandex Browser for Mobile. Select and save images and videos that interest you. You can also add bookmarks to access them from other browsers. To work with your collections, log in to your Yandex account on all your synced devices.

Attention. You can update your collections without logging in on Yandex. However, you could easily lose your collections this way, like if you clear cookies or reinstall the browser. You also can't edit bookmarks or create new collections if you aren't logged in.
  1. Viewing a collection
  2. Adding pages and images
  3. Editing cards
  4. Make a collection public
  5. Invite co-contributors
  6. Disable notifications

Viewing a collection

To open Collections in Yandex Browser for Mobile:

  1. Tap to switch to tab navigation mode.
  2. Click .
  3. Tap Collections.

If all tabs are closed, tap in the browser, then tap Collections.

At the top you will see the horizontal collection feed with the latest collection updates under it. Scroll the list of updates vertically and scroll the collections horizontally.

To view the contents of a collection, like My links, tap on the card.

To view all your collections, tap the Open link to the right of the My collections name.

Tip. You can view images, videos, and bookmarks added to the Collection in any browser. To do this, open the Yandex site in your browser, log in, and then tap in the upper-right corner of the page. If you grant public access to your collection, you can see it in another browser without logging in to Yandex. Other Yandex users can also see this collection.

Adding pages and images

You can save bookmarks in two places:

  • In the Bookmark Manager. You can only view them on your synced devices in Yandex Browser.
  • In Collections. You can view your bookmarks in other browsers as well.

To add a bookmark to your collection:

  1. Open a webpage.
  2. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  3. Tap Add to Bookmarks.
  4. In the panel that opens at the bottom of the screen, tap Edit.
  5. Select the collection where you want to add the bookmark (or create a new collection).

If you don't tap Edit, the webpage appears in the default collection. When you add a webpage for the first time, the My link collection is your default collection. Otherwise, it's the latest collection that you updated. You can find the page using Bookmark Manager.

You can also add a page to a collection by saving the link:

  1. Tap and hold the link.
  2. In the context menu, select Add to collections.

Editing cards

  1. Open your collections.
  2. Open a collection in the horizontal feed.
  3. Select the card of the desired image, video, or link.
  4. The icon is displayed in the upper-right corner of the card. Choose an action:
    • Move to another collection. Tap  → Move. Select the collection where you want to add the card (or create a new one).
    • Change the description. Tap  → Edit. Edit the card description and click Save changes.
    • Remove from collections. Tap  → Delete. Confirm the action.

Make a collection public

To view a collection from all browsers:

  1. Open your collections.
  2. Select a collection in the horizontal feed.
  3. Tap Enable public access under the collection description.
Note. Users can comment on open collections, subscribe to them, and share a link to them.

Invite co-contributors

You can create Shared collections with other users. Only you can edit the co-contributors list and the name and description of the collection. Co-contributors can add, edit, and delete their cards.

To add a co-contributor:

  1. Open your collections.
  2. Open a collection in the horizontal feed.
  3. Under the collection description, tap  → Add a co-author → Invite.
  4. Send an invitation over social media or by email. You can also copy an invitation link and send it to your co-author using any method.
Note. The invitation link is active for several days. If the co-contributor doesn't join via this link within this time, get a new link.

Disable notifications

If you don't want to receive notifications about events in your collections:

  1. Tap in the browser (if you don't see this button, press the menu button on your smartphone).
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. In the Notifications section, tap Yandex Notifications.
  4. Disable the option for Collections.

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