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How to Reopen Closed Tabs on PC and Android Browsers

You can reopen a closed tab in different ways on PC and Android.

In this post, we will see all ways to do this task in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. Let's get started.

Reopen Closed Tabs

PC

Shortcut

For Firefox, Chrome and Opera, press Ctrl + Shift + T to open closed tab.

Menu Option

For Chrome -  Just right-click on any Chrome tab and then choose “Reopen closed tab” option.

Reopen closed tab option on Chrome

For Firefox - Right-click on any Firefox tab and choose “Undo Close Tab” option.

Undo Close Tab on Firefox

For Opera - Right-click on any Opera tab and then choose “Reopen last closed tab” option.

Reopen last closed tab on Opera browser

Note:

The Shortcut and Menu Option methods discussed above can be applied again and again to reopen more closed tabs.

To know the "next" closed tab that’s gonna open by the above-discussed methods, just go ahead to the following option discussed below as per your browser. If you wish, you can open the closed tabs from there too.

For Chrome

Tap Overflow menu > Hover mouse over the History option. Under the Recently closed section, you will find the closed tabs.

Chrome browser Recently closed

For Firefox

Click on Library icon > History > Recently Closed Tabs. Now, you will find the recently closed tabs.

Recently Closed Tabs on Firefox browser

Click the one you want to open. Keep in mind that this section will only show recently closed tabs from the current session.

For Opera

Click on the Tab menu (the one beside the minimize) > Recently closed section. Now, you can see the recently closed tabs.

Recently closed on Opera

Hit the one you want to open.

History

This method is useful especially when you need to o​​​​pen a specific closed tab.

For Chrome - Press Ctrl + H to open chrome history. Now, find and open the closed tabs you want.

For Firefox - Press Ctrl + H to open Firefox history. The history will be shown in the sidebar. Expand the date, and you will find the closed tabs. Once you find the one you want to open, just click it.

For Opera - Open Opera History (Ctrl + H). Find and open the web page you want.

Android

Chrome

When you close a tab, you will see a notification at the bottom of the browser like this:

Undo option on Chrome for Android

Tap “Undo” to reopen the closed tab.

In case, if you have missed it or want to open another closed tab, then head over to the “Recent tabs” (tap Overflow menu (three vertical dots) to find it). Now, you can find the closed tabs under "Recently closed" section. Tap the one you want. Keep in mind that this will contain only the closed tabs of the current session.

Recently closed on Chrome for Android

If you want to open closed tabs of the previous session, then head over to the “History” (tap Overflow menu to find it). Find and tap the one you want.

Firefox

When you close a tab, you will find the “Undo” option which will reopen the closed tab.

Undo option on Firefox app

If you have missed that, then you will need to do following:

Tap Overflow menu and choose "History." Tap the “Recently closed” option.

Recently closed on Firefox

Now, you will find the recently closed tabs there. Tap the one you want to open.

Remember that the recently closed option only has the closed tabs of the active session.

If you want to open closed tabs of the previous session, then you need to look the Firefox History.

Opera

Tap the number at the bottom of the Opera app.

Hit Overflow menu at the bottom right and choose “Reopen closed tab.”

Reopen closed tab option on Opera app

You can do the above steps repeatedly to get back closed tab.

However, if you want to open a closed tab selectively, then head over to the History (tap Hamburger icon at the bottom to find it). Now, find and tap the one you want.

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