The app for iOS has experimental feature search without the Internet”
In the new version of the application “Yandex” for iOS now search function without Internet connection. Upgrade mobile client “Yandex – search and picture of the day” under index 2.0 was released on the App Store on June 30.
As reported by TJ, from a limited number of users in the settings there is the item “Offline search” that, if enabled, the service downloads to your smartphone a small base of answers to popular queries that are larger than 100 MB. This database “Yandex” is used when the user tries to find anything in the absence of Internet connection or slow speed.
Without the Internet “Yandex” will be able to name the known distance, the support services telephone numbers and hotlines, to show information about famous people or movies, translate words. When used offline-search, bottom displays a blue bar that says “showing results offline search” — is meant to connect to the Internet, you can get more answers. Search without access to the Internet displays only text information.
In “Yandex” explained that the feature is experimental and not yet available to all users. The timing of the full launch and the appearance of features in the Android version, the company did not elaborate, saying only that will solve this issue according to the results of the experiment.
Offline-the database will be updated approximately once a day when connected to Wi-Fi and adequate battery of the smartphone.