How to reopen a closed tab in Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE, Opera browsers

If you’ve accidentally closed your browser tab or maybe changed your mind and want to reopen a tab which you had closed earlier, you can easily do so. Most browsers allow you to reopen the last closed tab or tabs via their user interface. This feature is available with Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Maxthon, Safari and many others too.

Reopen Closed Tab in Microsoft Edge browser

Reopen Closed Tab in browser

If you have multiple tab open in your Edge browser, and you close one. Now if you want to reopen this closed tab, then right-click on any tab and select Reopen closed tab to reopen the last closed tab. You can also press Ctrl+Shift+T to reopen the tab.

Reopen a Closed Tab in Internet Explorer

Right-click on a tab and select Reopen closed tab to reopen the last closed tab. You can also press Ctrl+Shift+T to reopen the tab. To see the list f all the closed tab during the session, select Recently closed tabs.

Reopen Closed Tab in Chrome

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Here too you have to do the same thing. Right-click on a tab and select Reopen closed tab to reopen the last closed tab. You can also press Ctrl+Shift+T to reopen the tab.

If you accidentally closed the browser, you can reopen the last browsing session as follows:

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Make Internet Explorer show the Command bar. from the Tools, select Reopen last browsing session.

Undo Closed Tab in Firefox

Here, select Undo Close Tab. You can also press Ctrl+Shift+T to reopen the tab.

If you find that this Undo Close Tab option is disabled or grayed out, do the following. Type about:config in the address bar and hit Enter. Now make sure that the value of the following two settings are set to 1.

  • browser.sessionstore.max_tabs_undo
  • browser.sessionstore.max_windows_undo

Reopen last closed Tab in Opera

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To reopen a closed tab, right-click on the tab and select Reopen last closed tab.

Recover Closed Tab in Maxthon

The Hot Key here is Alt+Z. From the browser interface, select the Undo button in Maxthon’s buttons toolbar.

Restore Closed Tabs in Safari

The Hot Key here is Ctrl+Z.

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