How to View and Reopen Recently Closed Tabs in Safari on iPhone/iPad

Did you accidentally close tab(s) on Safari browser on your iPhone/iPad? If yes, then there is no need to waste time searching for that web page/website again. Not many iOS users know about a handy Safari feature which allows seeing recently closed tabs.  In this tutorial, we will share information about this unknown Safari feature which will help you to view and open recently closed tabs in Safari on iPhone/iPad.

View Recently Closed Tabs in Safari on iPhone/iPad

Similar to restoring last session in Chrome browser, it is possible to get the recently closed tabs on Safari browser. Here’s how.

Open Recently Closed Tabs in Safari on iPhone/iPad

1. Open Safari and tap on the tabs icon at the bottom right corner.

Reopen recently closed tabs in Safari on iPhone/iPad

2. Now, long press/long tap the + icon at the bottom center. Please note that you have to long press/long tap and not just a normal tap.

3. Soon, Recently Closed Tabs screen will appear. It will list all the web pages/websites you have closed a short time ago.

Open Recently Closed tabs in Safari on iPhone/iPad

4. Tap on the web page/website, you wish to reopen and view again.

Similarly, you can view and reopen other recently closed Safari tabs.

One important thing to note here is that the Recently Closed Tabs screen will be empty if you closed/quit the Safari app on iPhone/iPad. This means that the list of recently closed websites/tabs appear only till you don’t close the app. The recently closed tabs will be considered for one session(opening and closing the Safari app) only.

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We hope that this quick guide helped you to learn a new iOS feature. If you think the article adds value then share it on social media.

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