How To Close Safari Tabs From Other Apple Devices Remotely

How To Close Safari Tabs From Other Apple Devices Remotely

Have you ever been in a situation when you left your home without closing the personal websites such as your Facebook page, Twitter account, online banking portal and your personal blog?

If you have, then you would know how excruciating the thought of others fiddling with your accounts can be. Guess what, you can use any Apple device to shut down all Safari tabs remotely on your Mac!

iCloud can be used to sync your Apple devices to check out the tabs you have opened in other devices/systems and you can also close your Safari tabs on your fingertips.

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Same iCloud Account Required

Make sure your Mac, iPhone and iPad are logged into the same iCloud account, otherwise you won’t be able see the open tabs of other devices.

How to close Safari tabs on iPhone remotely

It is possible to close your Safari tabs on any Apple device like from your iPhone to Mac, Mac to another Mac, iPad to Mac or vice-versa. We recommend you to do it on iPhone because you always carry your smartphone wherever you go.

Note: You need to follow the same process to close the Safari tabs on all your Apple devices.

Step 1: Unlock your device.

Step 2: Open safari.

Step 3: Go to Safari’s tab view on iOS.

Step 4: Click on the Tab Switcher which you will see at the bottom of your screen, then scroll down and click on the iCloud tab.

Step 5: Now, you see all the displayed tabs, select the one which you would like to close. Swipe up to close it and hit on close.

Step 6: iCloud might take a few seconds or minutes to sync the changes (depending on the size of data stored on iCloud).

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How to close Safari tabs on Mac remotely

Follow the below steps to close Safari tabs on a Mac:

Step 1: Open your Mac and go to Safari.

Step 2: Go to Safari Toolbar and click on the Tab button.

Step 3: You will see a list of open tabs from another Apple device appearing at the bottom of your Safari window.

Step 4: Now, choose and close the tabs one by one that you want to close.

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Now, you know how to close Safari tabs on Apple device remotely. So anytime you can close Safari tabs which you don’t want others to access or peep into.

Bhoomika Basera

Bhoomika Basera is an analyst and blogger at Systweak Software. She likes to explore and discover latest technological updates and hacks.She is a backpack traveller and loves to explore cities and off beat places!

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