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Reopen Most Recently Closed Tab

This morning one of my users came to my office almost crying. He had closed one of the most recently closed tab which has been reading.

I am doing this mistake all the times, is really frustrating, especially for people do not know how to recover the closed tab.

This article describes how to reopen most recently closed tab.

All modern web browsers can restore all windows and tabs that were opened when it was last closed or terminated unexpectedly.

When you close a browser tab, whether it is by accident or by simply closing the wrong one and you’re going to need it again moments later, most of the times is not easy recover it from the history of your browser especially if you are using the incognito session. So to do that there are two methods:

  • Ctrl + Shift + T for Windows users or Command + Shift + T for apple users, or;
  • Right-click on any open browser tab and click Reopen closed tab.

Whether you prefer to use, the first or the second method, the result is the same, the last tab you closed in your web browser will reopen with the web page that was displayed at time of its untimely closure sitting there waiting for you to continue where you left off. Repeat the process and the next to last tab you closed will reopen. In most browsers, you can reopen up to ten recently closed tabs.

I hope that this article helped you to understand how to reopen most recently closed tab. Feel free to share your thoughts about this article using the comments section below or catch us on Twitter.


Experienced IT Consultant working and living in the UK. In early years he was born and raised up in Greece and been to the UK since studies. He is passionate with technology, gadgets and computers, he really likes the internet and IT in general.

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