Have You Accidentally Done This?

Last Update: May 03, 2020

Like a lot of people, I use Chrome as my browser. And when I'm working, I can have a bunch of different open browser windows.

And when working I'll close tabs I don't need. And then there is that time when I will accidentally close everything. Done that more than once - LOL

Well if you've done this too, there is no need to scream or panic. You can restore all your recently closed browser windows with this simple move.

Many of you may know this move but for those of you who don't.

Open Chrome like you normally do. Then at the same time click Crtl+Shift+T - and all your closed browser windows will open up.

Easy Peezy.

I believe in you
Leo

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JulianRicha1 Premium
Hey Leo,
Thanks, I didn't know that tip. By the way, I like your site. I was checking mine one day for keyword rankings ( mine wasn't there ) but I noticed yours, so I checked it out, looks cool, very functional.
I think you are probably doing very well with that fabulous site. Good job. One day mine will morph into one like yours.
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome - thanks - it's taken a while to get the site to where I wanted it to be. But like everyone I'm always tweaking things here and there.

I have no doubt you'll get your site to where you want it to be. Sites are always in motion and if you'll like me you'll always be tweaking it.
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Mark1957 Premium
Lolssssss......I've had to do that a fair number of times Leo.

The first time was after a frantic Google search for how to recover lost windows and tabs in chrome.

I had to ask because previously chrome had always shown a message on screen when restarting after not closing down properly.

It would normally ask me if I wanted to reopen all tabs and I would click on yes and hey presto!

This particular time, no message asking me if I wanted to reopen all the tabs.......cue panic and hence the Google search as above.

Now I'm cool if after a restart I don't get them all back. A quick control, shift, T as you say and off we go.

Great little tip Leo, thanks for sharing.

Mark
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome - I know for some reason that message does not always appear - so I figured I would share a way you can always restore things
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Mark1957 Premium
Yup it's strange Leo, sometimes it does and others it doesn't!.
Funnily enough, today I accidentally hit the close button for a window (senior moment) and the message asking if I wanted to close all of its tabs didn't appear before the whole thing shut down.
Previously I would have panicked but now there's no need.....until one day when that little trick fails as well of course😱

Mark
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Nancy20 Premium
Thank you!
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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CandP Premium
Hi Leo. We work in Chrome and have succeeded in losing everything on many occasions.
We work with Macs and so we just tried shift+command+T and it worked perfectly.
Thank you so much.
Colette and Philip
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome -
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sdawson Premium
Thanks.
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leoemery Premium
You're welcome
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