Learn to restore a browser window you just closed by accident
October 28, 2022
If you have read my articles, you already know how it is this going to start. Today we are going to talk about one specific feature that have the Chrome browser, but does not mean that we cannot describe some generalities.
For example, cast this tool helps to share a Chrome tab or an entire desktop to a different screen. And to find this feature, you only need to open the three dots menu. Or the Right-Click to Search Highlighted Text, another great search feature in Chrome, that has the ability to quickly search for anything just by highlighting the text.
Leave out the generalities, as we have already been talking about, always exist the possibility that multiple tabs or open windows to close them by accident, and we are telling you that is easy to rescue. Well, here is the article where we are going to tell you how to do it!
You are a lucky person, because the users of Chrome have a built-in safety net designed, whereby can instantly reverse this inconvenient. The only thing that you must do is:
Follow these simple steps to restore a recently closed browser window
- Click the three dots in the top right corner of an open Chrome window.
- Search and hover over “History.”
- Then, click the first option that appear on the drop-down menu under “Recently Closed” to open the last window you shut.
- (If a recently closed window had multiple tabs, the number of tabs will show in the drop-down menu.)
- Or to make this process even simpler, you can use the keyboard “Ctrl+Shift+T” and the result will be the same, the window with all the tab will appear.
That is, it! But if you want to be calmer and safer even easier, you can build in an additional safeguard to preserve and restore the tabs you visit most frequently using Chrome’s “Bookmark all tabs” feature.
With Google Chrome, you can remember your favorite and frequently visited websites. When you sync to Chrome, you will get your bookmarks, passwords, and more on all your devices.
Just do this:
- Open your browser window and organize your tabs the way you want.
- Navigate to the Chrome drop-down menu, which icon is the three dots, and hover over “Bookmarks.”
- Then, click “Bookmark All Tabs.”
- Chrome will open a prompt to bookmark all the tabs into a new or existing bookmark folder.
- Or to make this process even simpler, you can use the command “Ctrl+Shift+D” and the result will be the same.
With this tip, now you can restore any browser window in seconds, any time, with your favorite tabs arranged just the way you like them.
If for any reason you can not find the bookmark, it is possible that it be in a different folder. You only need to change folders, at the top left, tap “Back” < Choose the folder with the bookmark you want.
We hope that this information will be helpful for you, and remember that if you want to do it on a PC or Android device, search in the setting of Chrome that is intuitive.
Helpful as these features are, they are just the beginning of what Chrome can do to keep you organized, safe and confident about the browser.