How to view recently closed tabs in Safari

Did you accidentally close a tab in Safari on your iPhone or iPad? Here's how to get it back!

Whether you accidentally closed a tab you were viewing or are trying to remember something from an article you just read, you should know that getting back to a closed tab in Safari is pretty simple. With just a couple of taps, you can jump right back to where you were instead of having to dig through your history.

Here's how!

How to view your recently closed tabs in Safari for iPhone

  1. Launch Safari from your Home screen.
  2. Tap the tab button (looks like two stacked squares).

    Open Safari, tap tabs icon

  3. Tap and hold on the new tab button (looks like a '+').

  4. Tap on one of your recently closed tabs if you want to open it again.

    Tap and hold new tabs, choose a recently closed tab

How to view your recently closed tabs in Safari for iPad

  1. Open Safari on your Home screen.
  2. Tap and hold on the new tab button (looks like a '+').

    Open Safari, tap and hold new tab icon

  3. Tap on one of your recently closed tabs if you want to open it again.

    Choose old tab

Questions?

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