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Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Firefox on Android

Did you accidentally close the Firefox browser tabs? Learn how to reopen recently closed tabs on an Android phone.

Mozilla Firefox keeps a record of your browsing history and the tabs you recently closed. These records include all the tabs you opened and closed in your previous browsing sessions.

To reopen recently closed tabs on your browser, select the History menu and open the Recently Closed tab section. You can also visit your browsing history using the Show Full History option to view and open any previously closed tabs.

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Note: Reopening the recently closed tab is impossible when using private browsing mode. Because the private mode doesn’t keep any record.

In this guide, we have shared the steps to reopen recently closed tabs in the Firefox app.

Reopen Recently Closed Tabs

  1. Launch the Firefox app on your Android device.
  2. Tap the More vertical 3-dots icon menu and select History from the list of options.
    firefox android browsing historyIt will open the browser history page.
  3. Select the Recently Closed Tabs option on the history page.
  4. Choose the desired Tab to reopen on your browser.
    recently closed browser tabs Firefox AndroidIt will reopen the selected tab in the browser.

Alternatively, you can also browse the Firefox History page to view the page you need to reopen.

If you need to reopen tabs closed earlier, you can scan through the browsing history.

Clear Recently Opened Tabs History records

If you’ve recently closed the important or personal tabs that you do not want anyone else to know or see, then you can clear those tabs’ records. In order to do that, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Firefox app on your phone.
  2. Tap the More vertical 3-dots icon menu, and select History from the list of options.
    firefox android browsing history
  3. Hit on the Trash icon in the top-right corner.
  4. Select a Time range to delete as the Last hour or Today and Yesterday radio button.
    delete all recently opened tabs in Firefox
  5. Finally, hit on the DELETE command.

Since the recently closed tab has recent records, deleting the last 1 hour or today’s records is considered to be good.

However, you can also choose Everything to clear history for the entire time range.

Bottom Line

Reopening closed tabs helps recover the tabs that were accidentally closed on the browser. You can reopen all the closed tabs under the browsing history of Firefox.

If you use the Firefox browser on your computer, you can reopen closed browser tabs on your system.

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Swayam Prakash

Swayam Prakash

Swayam is a professional content creator with 6-years of experience in conceptualizing, creating, and managing tech-based content for notable online publishing firms. He troubleshoots the technical issues and loves to write about it. Connect him on LinkedIn.

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