Manage your account

On the Account management page you can:

Add a new photo

You can choose a photo to display on Yandex services:

  1. On the Account management page, hover over the photo and click .
  2. Upload an image:
    • From a computer — click Upload and select a file.
    • Via a direct link — enter the address and click .
  3. Click Save.
Change personal information

By default, your Yandex ID displays the information that you provided during registration. You can change it:

  1. On the Account management page, click Change personal information.
  2. Enter your first and last name, date of birth, and gender (optional).
  3. Specify your country, city, and time zone. This will help Yandex show information relevant to you, such as the local weather forecast, upcoming events, and traffic jams in your city.
  4. Click Save.
Specify a name for comments

You can set a different first and last name for comments and reviews. It doesn't require changing your name or other personal information provided during registration. However, this makes it more difficult to restore access.

To select a name to display on Yandex services:

  1. Hover over Name for comments and reviews and click .
  2. In the window that opens, select a name from the list or click Other and enter a custom name.
  3. Click Save.
Set your account address

To make your account easier to find and promote, you can set a memorable address:

  1. Hover over Public address and click .
  2. Type the address or choose from the suggested ones. You can use numbers and Latin characters.

    You can only change your account address twice.

  3. Click Save.
Change your password and set up authorization

In the Passwords and authorization section on the Account management page you can:

View your login and device history

In the Login and device history section on the Account management page you can:

  • View locations and devices you used to log in, and changes in settings. If you see an action you didn't perform, hover over it and click That's not me.
  • View devices, services, and accounts that can access your Yandex ID. To deny access, select a device or an app and click Remove.
  • Log out of your account on all devices if you suspect that your Yandex ID was hacked.
Provide data for access restoration

You can add data for additional account protection and access restoration in the Mailboxes and phone numbers section on the Account management page:

Link your social network account
Linking your social account lets you quickly log in to Yandex without a password:
  1. In the Social networks section, click Add account.
  2. Select the social network icon.
  3. Log in to your social network if you have not signed in yet using your current browser.
  4. Allow access to your public data if your social network account is not yet known to Yandex.
  5. Click Continue.
View payment history

On the payment history page, you can view your latest payments made in Yandex. You can sort your expenses by services, find receipts in payments, and visit the services you used.

Set up promotional mailing lists

You can manage all Yandex promotional mailing lists in a single place:

  1. Select Active or All services. Active are the services that have sent you emails over the past six months.
  2. If you don't want to receive promotional emails from the service, deselect it in the list.
    Important. If a service is selected, it doesn't mean you will receive emails. To receive them, subscribe to promotional mailing lists in the relevant service.
  3. Click Save.
Download the archive of personal data

You can download an archive of your personal data currently stored by Yandex services. You can see the full list of services and create an archive on the Your data on Yandex page.

To retrieve an archive for your account:

  1. Go to Your data on Yandex and make sure you are signed in under the desired Yandex ID.
  2. Click Download data.
  3. Click Create archive. Yandex will notify you by email that the process has started.
    Note. If you don't have a Yandex mailbox, you can only learn about the archive status from the information on the page.
  4. Once the process has finished, Yandex will notify you that you can download the archive.
  5. In the message, click Go to archive and download the archive.

You need a password to unpack the archive. To find it, go to Your data on Yandex and click Show password.

Delete personal data
You can delete your personal data currently stored by Yandex services. To do this:
  1. Go to Your data on Yandex and make sure you are signed in under the desired Yandex ID.
  2. Go to Delete data and click the button with the name of the service. This opens a list with all the types of data that Yandex stores for this service.
    Note. If the desired service is not in the list, click Other services at the bottom of the list.
  3. Select the line with the data type.
  4. In the window that opens, click Delete. If you changed your mind, click Cancel.