How to Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Chrome Computer?

Learn how to reopen the recently closed tabs in the Chrome computer browser. If you've accidentally closed the tab, chrome can reopen the closed tab.

Often time by mistake or maybe in a hurry we closed the tabs in our browser. But, later we realize that we want to refer back to the page that was closed. This happens pretty frequently to me.

If this is the case even with you, then the Google Chrome browser has a great feature. It’s known as Reopen Closed Tab or Recently Closed tabs. As the name suggests, it will quickly open the recently closed tab within the browser and relaunch the sessions.

Related: How to Reopen Recent Closed Tabs in Chrome for Android?

Technically, there are multiple ways to achieve this, but I prefer the one listed just below.

How to Reopen Recent Closed Tabs in Chrome Computer?

If you’ve closed the active browsing session tab mistakenly, then relaunch the same tab using the reopen close tab feature in the chrome browser.

Here are the steps to reopen the recently closed tabs in Chrome browser on Computer:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on the computer.
  2. Click on vertical 3dots icon for more options and menu.
  3. Hover on the History menu from the options.
  4. Select the Website under the Recently Closed option from the list.

Recently Closed Tabs under History in Chrome Computer

This will reopen the recently closed tab in the Chrome browser on the computer.

There is an alternative way to reopen recently closed tabs which is quite easier. It was thought that the reopen closed tab option missing after a chrome update, but it was just reshuffled to empty tab page options.

However, you won’t be able to see the list of the tab as mentioned above. Instead, you need to repeat launching recently closed tabs one after the other to find desired.

  1. Launch Google Chrome on the computer.
  2. Right-click in the blank Tabs bar.
  3. Select the option Reopen Closed Tab.
  4. Repeat Reopen Closed Tab action until you find the desired tab.

Reopen Closed Tab from Tabs bar in Chrome Computer

This is easier when you’ve to reopen the last closed tab, however, if you want to select from the list, then the earlier method should be preferred.

Bottom Line: Chrome Computer Reopen Closed Tabs

The reopen recently closed tab is quite an amazing feature that helps in saving lots of effort and pain. It helps in recalling the closed tab mistakenly. Just follow the steps mentioned above to relaunch the closed tabs.

Similarly, you can also reopen closed tabs in chrome android browser. However, the option is not readily available but you can alternatively use the history tab to reopen.

Do you find the reopen close tab feature helpful? How it has saved your effort?

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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