Google Chrome’s algorithm kills the background processes of some of the inactive tabs to improve your RAM management. As the more the number of tabs running in the background the more strain it will put on your RAM. It is a cool concept, but sometimes, it can be annoying. Therefore, in this article, we have jotted down some simple solutions to Disable Sleeping Tabs and stop Chrome from refreshing Tabs.
Disable Sleeping Tabs and stop Chrome from refreshing Tabs
All of the solutions require you to download some extensions. Do note that the note that Automatic tab discarding flag has been removed, so these are the things you can do to disable Sleeping Tabs and stop Chrome from refreshing Tabs.
- Use The Greate Suspender
- Use Disable automatic tab discarding
Let us talk about them in detail.
1] Use The Great Suspender
The Great Suspender is one of the best extensions for someone who wants to control their Chrome browser. It allows you to control the sleeping tabs, you can set a time after which your tabs will be automatically suspended. You can forbid some of the tabs from suspending. To do that, just type the URL of the tabs, you don’t want Chrome to suspend, in the box saying “Never suspend tabs with URLs from the following list”.
It is one of the best and simplest ways to disable Sleeping Tabs and stop Chrome from refreshing Tabs. So, if you want to stop Chrome from suspending a tab, download “The Great Suspender” a Chrome extension from here.
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2] Use Disable automatic tab discarding
If you don’t want the level of control that something like “The Great Suspender” gives and just want a simple solution that will forbid Chrome from suspending all your current tabs then go for the “Disable automatic tab discarding” extension. It is a simple tool that doesn’t require any configuration and starts working the moment you add it to your browser.
However, it is not a foolproof solution and if a tab running in the background is taking a toll on your RAM, it will be suspended. But if you want the simplest method to disable Sleeping Tabs and stop Chrome from refreshing Tabs try Disable automatic tab discarding from here.
If you still want to suspend a tab, go to the following location.
There you can use the Toggle for “Auto Discardable” to disable that running tab. You will still be able to have control over tabs.
Hopefully, we have helped you to disable Sleeping Tabs and stop Chrome from refreshing Tabs.