Restoring Selected Closed Tabs in Internet Explorer

You can be selective with which closed browser tab you re-open.

Thomas Duff

by Thomas Duff on 8/30/2016

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We recently shared how to restore closed browser tabs in Internet Explorer and Chrome. A colleague shared a variation on that topic that's available in Internet Explorer.

If you right-click on a browser tab in Internet Explorer, you will see the following:

Internet Explorer Recently Closed Tabs option

In addition to having the option to reopen a closed tab (via the CTRL-SHIFT-T trick), you can also see a list of all the recently closed tabs. That way you can open a specific tab, as opposed to having to re-open all of them or adding them back one at a time until you get the one you inadvertently closed.

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