How To Reopen Closed Tabs In Chrome, Firefox, Edge And Safari Browser

How To Reopen Closed Tabs In Chrome, Firefox, Edge And Safari Browser

A very common problem most of us face while browsing is unintentionally closing the tab. Sometimes while opening a tab or closing a specific tab, we end up closing the one tab we wanted to read. The moment this  happens we regret and wonder how to re-open it.

Well! To open closed tabs is not at all difficult by following step by step instructions as per the browser you are using all will be done. Plus, if you have closed the browser then also you can get all the closed tabs back. So, let’s get started and get our closed tabs back from all our browsers.

Chrome

If you have closed tabs while you were working on Google Chrome follow the steps below to re-open it:

  1. As your Chrome browser is already opened place your cursor on new tab button.
    chrome reopen closed tab
  2. Now right click on it and select “Reopen closed tab” option it is second last in the list that opens.

Alternatively, you can also use keyboard shortcut to open the closed tab.

  1. Go to your already launched Google Chrome browser
  2. Now press Ctrl + Shift + T keys altogether.

This will open the last closed tab to open others repeat the same procedure.

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Mobile version of Google Chrome

To open closed tab when working on mobile follow the steps below:

  1. Tap the menu button and then hit Recent tabs.

This will open the last closed tab.

However, if you have closed the browser and now want all the tabs back then follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Google Chrome browser
  2. Now, click on the three dots at the top right of the window
    chrome recently closed history
  3. In the context menu that opens click on History and click on Recently Closed

This will open all the tabs that were closed as you exit the browser.

Firefox

To re-open closed tabs on Mozilla Firefox follow the steps below:

  1. As Firefox is already opened place your cursor on the ‘+’ sign
    firefox undo close tab
  2. Now right click on it and select ‘Undo Close Tab’ option

This will open the last closed tab.

Alternatively, you can also use keyboard shortcut to open the closed tab.

  1. Go to your already launched Firefox browser
  2. Now press Ctrl + Shift + T keys altogether.

This will open the last closed browser to open other closed repeat the same procedure.

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Mobile version of Firefox

To open closed tab when working on mobile follow the steps below:

  1. Tap on the address bar next hit the watch icon to get Recently Closed option.

This will open the last closed tab.

However, if you have closed the browser and now want all the tabs back then follow the steps below:

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Now, click on the three lines at the top right of the window.
    firefox previous session
  3. In the context menu that opens, click on Restore Previous Session.

This will open all the tabs that were closed as you exit the browser.

Safari

To re-open closed tabs while you were working on Safari follow the steps below:

  1. As Safari is already opened click on History tab.
    safari history
  2. From the list that opens click on Reopen Last Closed Window

This will open the last closed tab.

Alternatively, you can also use keyboard shortcut to open the closed tab

  1. Go to your already launched Safari browser.
  2. Now press Cmd + Shift + T keys altogether.

This will open the last closed browser to open other closed repeat the same procedure.

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Mobile version of Safari

To open closed tab when working on mobile follow the steps below:

  1. Tap the Tabs button and long-press the + button to open list of Recently Closed Tabs.

Microsoft Edge

To re-open closed tabs while you were working on Edge follow the steps below:

  1. As Edge is already opened place your cursor on any open tab.
    microsoft edge reopen closed tab
  2. Right click it to get the option Reopen closed tab.

Alternatively, you can also use keyboard shortcut to open the closed tab

  1. Go to your already launched Edge browser
  2. Now press Ctrl + Shift + T keys altogether.

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Using these simple steps, you can re-open the last closed tab. Please follow step by instructions don’t miss any step.

Preeti is a technical writer with Systweak. She covers new technology and troubleshooting. She loves gadgets and is an avid reader. In her free time, she likes to travel and explore new places solo.

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