Sometimes when we accidentally close our Google Chrome browser while visiting some essential websites or doing some critical work, it feels so annoying, and we want to reopen them and carry on with our work. Chrome provides you with the option to open the closed tabs in many ways so that you can visit the site you want. It’s pretty simple and requires just a few seconds of your time. Plus, there are a few ways to open the tabs you recently closed. Without further ado, let’s see how to reopen closed tabs in Google Chrome.
Reopen the recent tab via short key or from the top Chrome bar
If you want to reopen a recently closed tab, one of the most common methods to do so is by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+T (short-key) from your keyboard, or you can follow a slightly longer process by following these steps:
- First of all, open the Google Chrome browser.
- Then simply right-click on the top bar of Google Chrome (the plane bar not on anything else).
- You will be presented with a list of options.
- Look for the option which says “Reopen closed tab” just below the “New tab” option.
Reopen the tab via history searching
There is another way to reopen the site you want by doing a bit of search in your browser’s history.
To reopen a site from your browser’s history, you can follow the steps which are mentioned below:
- Open the Google Chrome Browser.
- On the top right corner just below the “X” button look for the three horizontal bars.
- Upon clicking the horizontal bars, you will be presented with a submenu.
- Look for “History” from the submenu.
- Once you hover the mouse over “History” in the submenu, you will be shown another “History” button. By clicking on this button, you will be taken to your browser’s history.
- In your browser’s history, you can see all the websites which you have visited on your machine in the form of a log which has been categorized into periods.
- From this history page, you can look for the website which you want to revisit.
- You can also search a site based on a keyword by entering the keyword in the search textbox of history.
Another way to open the history is by using the short key from your keyboard, which is “CTRL+H.”
Another method to open the site which you had closed recently (more than 1 of course) is to click on the three horizontal bars below the “X” button just as we discussed above. Once you reach the main history button (after the submenu) just below the history, you will see the recently closed tabs.
The methods which we have discussed are very handy and have been specially designed by Google developers so that the user could have the ease of access and can get back their work by just making a couple of clicks only in case they accidentally close the browser or the tab. The work becomes easier when the usage of short-keys comes into action because they save the user from long procedures to open a certain page or option.