Listen to audio in the browser

What audio file formats can be played in the browser?

Yandex.Browser can open audiofiles with the following file extensions: mp3, wav, m4a, wma, ogg, x-m4a, mpeg.

Audio on the side panel

If music is playing in multiple tabs, the control panel displays all the tracks, and you can switch between them.

Sound problems

Sound is quiet or there's no sound at all

Check the sound in your browser tab

Make sure the sound is not muted in your browser tab. If sound is muted, then you will see a on the tab. To turn sound on, click this icon.

Check the volume slider in your operating system settings

Check the volume setting for Yandex.Browser in the OS settings:

  1. Turn on any online video or music player in Yandex.Browser.
  2. Right-click the icon in the taskbar in the lower-right corner of the screen.
  3. In the menu that opens, click Open Volume Mixer. Pull up the Yandeх Browser volume mixer.

Audio doesn't play

Check your settings, disable Turbo mode, or try to find an extension that might be blocking audio.

Check the settings

Make sure that Flash is allowed in the settings.

  1. Tap  → Settings.
  2. Open Websites.
  3. At the bottom of the page, click Advanced site settings.
  4. In the Flash section, enable the Allowed only for important page content option.
  5. Click Sites advanced settings.
  6. Go to the Not allowed tab.
  7. Check if the list contains the website that doesn't play audio.
Turn off Turbo mode

Sometimes Turbo mode interferes with playing audio or video. To turn it off:

  1. Click  → Extensions.
  2. Go to the Useful tools section.
  3. Turn off Turbo.
Allow Flash data

The browser might have an extension enabled that blocks Flash banners and videos. To turn it off:

  1. Temporarily disable all extensions:  → Extensions.
  2. If the problem has disappeared, go to the Online safety section and disable the Flash content blocking extension.
Disable the extension that blocks sound

An extension may be blocking audio playback.

  1. Temporarily disable all extensions:  → Extensions.
  2. If this solves your problem, go through your extensions and turn them back on until you find the one that caused the problem.
  3. Disable the problematic extension. You may want to let the developers know about the problem.