How to Open Recently Closed Tabs in Safari on iPhone or iPad


Many of us use Safari on our iPhones to browse the web, watch videos and stay on top of the latest news. It is a feature-rich browser that offers most of the essential features that a normal user would need.

There are times that you accidentally close a tab in Safari or you want to check something from a webpage that was closed recently. Luckily, Safari offers a handy feature that allows you to view and open the tabs that you recently closed. Using it is pretty simple once you know where to find it.

How to Open Recently Closed Tabs in Safari on iPhone

Step 1: Open the Safari app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Press the tabs icon located in the bottom right corner.

Step 3: Tap and hold on the + button.

Step 4: A list of all your recently closed tabs will be displayed. To open a specific webpage, simply tap on it.

How to Open Recently Closed Tabs in Safari on iPad

Step 1: Launch Safari on your iPad.

Step 2: On the top right corner of the app, you’ll find a + button for opening a new tab. Tap and hold on it.

Step 3: You’ll see a list of all the tabs that were closed recently. Tap on any one of the tabs that you want to open.

That’s all you need to do to view your recently closed tabs and re-open them if needed. Pretty simple right? Keep in mind that if you close Safari from the App Switcher, the list of recently closed tabs will be cleared.

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