Yandex settings: mail, Yandex.Direct, search


The domestic search engine "Yandex" onfor many years remains the leader in the search for electronic information. Continuous development, "fouling" of new services, improvement of previous functions confidently make "Yandex" the leader of search engines in the Russian segment of the Internet. For a comfortable and correct use of the search engine, you must first perform the "Yandex" settings for a specific user. In this case, the final search results will most accurately match those data that you required from the search engine.

Yandex settings

Main page

By typing in the address bar of, you get to the main page of the search engine. Here there are not only the form of search itself, but also various information widgets that provide current news, current weather, exchange rates and much more. Not every user needs such an abundance of information: many are annoyed, and some, on the contrary, are missing something.

Basic settings for "Yandex"

You can configure widgets and widgets by clicking onthe top right corner of the main page to the "gear" icon. In the drop-down menu you have to select the first item "Configure" Yandex. "All current widgets will visually change - each will have its own mini-" gear "for more fine tuning and a" X "for deletion .You can move blocks, choose a different location on the page and even delete everything.

Yandex direct setting

Settings in "Yandex" allow you to add onlythose widgets whose information is constantly needed. To do this, click on the "Add widget" button in the upper left corner of the screen. For the convenience of searching, a huge collection of various widgets is sorted by category. Add another widget to the main page of "Yandex" can also be from the corresponding drop-down menu item.

In addition, a change from the settings menupage design. To do this, select "Set theme" in the menu and click "Save". If the theme of the design bored or wanted to return to the familiar look of the search engine, then, where the settings of "Yandex", select the item "Reset topic".

For a category of users who are not interested inbeauty in design and interfere with news and other information, there is a "Spartan" version of the search engine at For this truncated version, the settings for "Yandex" discussed above are not relevant.

If the page with this address is set as home, then every time you start the browser, you will see only the search form on the background of a pristine pure page.

Search information along with "Yandex"

Yandex search settings

Settings for "Yandex" include the menu item "Changecity ​​", which allows you to specify your location for the delivery of more accurate summary search results.In the" By default "option, the Yandex service automatically places a city or region based on your IP address.If you want to search information in a particular city , then you just need to enter the name of this city in the corresponding window. If you select the "Do not specify my location" option, a pop-up message with an update of your location will stop appearing.

Advanced settings are located in the menu itemOther settings. If you select this item, a window with numerous additional functions will open, including the search settings for "Yandex." They can be adjusted to show the final results of the search:

  • standard or extended representation of found documents;
  • how many documents to display on the results page;
  • in which language to display the documents found;
  • filtering pages with questionable content;
  • correction or variants of prompts of requests with errors.

To search for information in the Internet segment, anothera country other than Russia, it is more convenient not to change the search settings for "Yandex", but directly go to the domain name of this state. For example, for Belarus it will be, for Ukraine, for Kazakhstan

Mail on the "Yandex"

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The second most important Internet service "Yandex"is post office. Correct setting of mail on "Yandex" will allow to use its functions in full. "Yandex.Mail" will automatically delete the letters from the category "Spam" or correspondence from the addressee that you entered earlier in the black list. Also will collect letters from numerous other your boxes into one, located on the servers of "Yandex".

Mail setup

In his mailbox on "Yandex" in the rightIn the top corner, click the gear icon and select "Settings." In the appeared window go to the most important section of the mail service - "Security". In it you can see from which IP-addresses your mailbox was visited, change the password, add an additional mailbox and mobile phone number in case of recovery procedure if you lose your password.

In the item "Personal data, signature, portrait"the data that the recipient of letters will see at the end of your letter are indicated: name, phone, photo. The "Incoming mail processing rules" mode allows you to create a list of email addresses from which you will not receive letters - the so-called black list. And, conversely, the letters indicated in the "white list", accidentally appearing in the "Spam" folder, will subsequently be moved to the "Inbox". Also, you can create rules by which new incoming messages will be redirected to the folder you specified.

The "Collect mail from other boxes" section allows you topick up your emails from any mail servers. You will only need to enter the full name of the mailbox and the password from the corresponding fields in the appropriate fields.

where the settings of Yandex

In the "Folders and Labels" section, you can create and delete new folders in which your letters will be sorted, define labels for a group of letters.

In section "Contacts" there is a function of automatic storage of postal addresses with the correspondence received to you. You can also import the contacts of your interlocutors or colleagues.

A very topical "Dela" service will allow you to write down plans right in your mailbox, and in addition to track them in your smartphone (iOS and Symbian).

By clicking on the "Other options" option, you can fine-tune your mailbox: set the mode of editing and displaying letters, the language of the mail, time zone and some other parameters.

Section "Selecting the design" will allow you to change the theme of the mailbox. By configuring the "Subscriptions" section, you will be able to read the RSS news of sites and blogs in your mailbox.

In the section "Mail programs" the parameters of the POP3 and IMAP protocols are specified for working together with mail clients.

"Yandex.Pochta" is constantly evolving and improving. More recently, programmers have taught her to define addresses in emails and show them to the user on "Yandex.Maps."

Browser add-ons for "Yandex"

Yandex Mail Setup

Currently, all popular browsersyou can install the "Elements of Yandex" add-on. In any browser, visiting the site, you will be able to install a comprehensive add-on that includes the following widgets:

  • "Visual bookmarks" in which the user specifies the selected sites;
  • "Weather", showing the forecast for the next few days and current readings on the street;
  • "Traffic jam", showing the congestion of the highway;
  • "Mail", informing about new letters;
  • "Translations";
  • "Social networks", informing about new messages;
  • "Security", protecting against the impact of malicious sites.

Settings for "Yandex" of this add-on uniting many services are not required. You can only disable some widgets in the browser settings, the information of which you do not need.

"Yandex browser"

Appearing relatively recently, "Yandex.Browser "is initially integrated with the basic services of" Yandex. "Based on Chromium, it combines the best features of the engine of this browser and the main Internet services of the Yandex system.You do not need to configure the browser in Yandex.Exception is only - typing a name and password mailbox.

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"Yandex.Direct": setting. View details

This Internet service allows you to monetize the number of visitors to your site by placing contextual advertising and banners.

To use the "Yandex.Direct "you need to register and send an application for participation in the unified advertising network" Yandex. "After moderating your site and signing the contract, you need to select an advertising product and place the code for visual display of information.You will receive revenue depending on the number of conversions from your site." Yandex.Direct "setting is that using the statistics and tools of" Yandex ", you want to improve the effectiveness of advertising on the site and adjust the content of advertising banners, depending on the site eny users. This in turn will increase your income.

Interesting Facts

The American organization IANA, responsible forallocation of address spaces on the Internet, approved the creation of a top-level domain ".yandex". In 2014 a book was published under the title "Yandex.Kniga", authored by Dmitry Sokolov-Mitrich. She talks about the creation of the project "Yandex" and its development. During the creation of the book, the author communicated with all Yandex employees to clarify the facts.

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