A quick guide on How to Restore Recently Closed Tabs

It might happen that you accidentally close a tab and then you realize that you weren’t done with it. No need to worry, you’ll be able to reopen your closed tabs back following a couple of easy processes.

Here we bring you a quick guide on how to reopen closed tabs for the five most popular web browsers. 

Firefox:

  • You need to right-click on the tab bar and click on “Undo Close Tab” from the popup menu. It is a quick way to reopen the last closed tab in Firefox.
  • Using the “Reopen closed tab” which is the Ctrl+Shift+T command numerous times will open previously closed tabs in exact the order in which they were closed.

To revisit a webpage you surfed before, you need to click on the Firefox menu button which is placed at the top upper-right corner of the browser window and is represented by three horizontal bars. Click on the “History” icon, the menu will display all the tabs you have worked on, choose the tab or webpage which you want to reopen.

Google Chrome:

  • You need to right-click on the tab bar and click on “Undo Close Tab” from the popup menu. It is a quick way to reopen the last closed tab in Chrome.
  • Using the “Reopen closed tab” which is Ctrl+Shift+T command numerous times will open previously closed tabs in exact the order in which they were closed.

The reopen closed tab option is placed differently in Chrome as compared to the other browsers. If you are unable to recall the URL or name of a webpage which you visited last week, you can search your browsing history to search for it. If you wish to open a webpage you visited today or a day before, or from even a specific date before, just click on the link from the history displayed and you’ll be able to surf the same webpage again.

 Opera:

  • In Opera, you can reopen the recently closed tab, by right-clicking on the tab bar and then selecting the “Reopen last closed tab” option from the menu that appears as a drop-down list.
  • You can also press Ctrl+Shift+T altogether from your keyboard. Repeatedly pressing Ctrl+Shift+T command will open previously closed tabs in the exact order in which they were closed.

You can also choose the “Recently closed” option from the menu which is present at the uppermost corner on the right-hand side of the browser. After clicking this option, the browser will display a list of recently closed tabs. Now, all you have to do is click on the link of the webpage you want to revisit and you are done.

The History page displays all the links in the order of the dates on which it was opened. To reopen the webpage you need to visit, simply click on it in the list. This will open the webpage you want to visit in a new tab.

 Internet Explorer:

  • All you need to do is right-click on a new tab and select “Reopen closed tab”. It is a quick way to reopen the recently closed tab in Internet Explorer.
  • Another way is you can press Ctrl+Shift+T from your keyboard. Repeatedly using this command will reopen the closed tab, in the exact order in which they were closed.

Microsoft Edge:

  • Select the “Reopen closed tab” from the menu after right-clicking on a new tab. This is a quick way to reopen the recently closed tab in Microsoft Edge.
  • Use Ctrl+Shift+T command and this will open the recently closed tabs in the exact order in which they were closed.

To reopen a webpage you opened quite a time before, you can use the “Hub” button from the toolbar which is present at the upper-right corner of the browser window.

There’s one common way in which you can open recently closed tabs in all five of these browsers. Using Ctrl+H will help you to access the browsing history you have surfed and then reopen previously viewed webpages from the displayed list.

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