3 ways to restore a session in Chrome on Mac and PC

3 ways to restore a session in Chrome on Mac and PC
3 ways to restore a session in Chrome on Mac and PC
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It is possible to restore your last session in Google Chrome, you just have to know where to click!

Steps

Method 1 of 3: Restore your session on startup

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 1

Step 1. Open Google Chrome on your computer

The Google Chrome icon is a colored ball with a blue dot in the center. You'll find it in the Applications folder on Mac and in your start menu on Windows.

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 2

Step 2. Click on the three vertical dots

This icon is located next to the address bar in the upper right corner of the browser. It gives access to a drop-down menu.

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 3

Step 3. Click Settings from the menu

This will open a new window, detailing your browser settings.

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 4

Step 4. Scroll down and click On Startup

This option is at the very bottom of the page, before the option advanced settings. It allows you to modify the operation of the browser at startup.

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 5

Step 5. Click Resume My Activities Where I Left Off

Once you have selected this option, your browser will restore all pages opened during the previous session.

Method 2 of 3: Reopen a closed tab on Mac

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 6

Step 1. Open Google Chrome on your computer

The Google Chrome icon is a colored ball with a blue dot in the center. You will find it in the Applications folder or on the Desktop.

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 7

Step 2. Click the Folder icon

It's next to the Apple icon, on the menu bar, in the upper left corner of your screen. It gives access to a drop-down menu.

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 8

Step 3. Click Reopen Closed Window from the menu

This command allows you to restore the last closed window in your browser. The window will open in a new tab.

You can also use the keyboard shortcut ⇧ Shift + ⌘ Command + T to reopen a recently closed window

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 9

Step 4. Click History

You access this command in the menu bar in the upper left corner of your screen. History is a list of all recently closed tabs and all recently visited sites.

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 10

Step 5. Look for the recently closed window in the history

The history lists all the windows closed a short time ago under the title Recently closed.

  • If the window you closed had multiple tabs, the list under the title Recently closed will show you all of the tabs. For example, if you have three tabs open and you close the window, the history will show 3 tabs.
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Step 6. Click on one of the listed sites

This will open in a new tab.

  • If you reopen a window with multiple tabs, place the mouse over the number of tabs in the list and click Restore all tabs.

Method 3 of 3: Reopen a closed tab in Windows

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 12

Step 1. Open Google Chrome on your computer

The Google Chrome icon is a colored ball with a blue dot in the center. You will find it in the start menu.

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Step 2. Right click anywhere on the tab bar

Place the mouse over an empty space in your browser's tab bar and right click. You will see a drop-down menu appear.

Restore Last Session on Chrome on PC or Mac Step 14

Step 3. Click Reopen Closed Tab from the menu

This command will restore your recently closed sessions on this browser. These will display in a new tab.

  • You can also use the keyboard shortcut ⇧ Shift + Control + T to reopen a recently closed session.
  • If you just closed a window with multiple tabs, the following command will appear: Reopen the closed window. By clicking on it, the window will reopen with all the tabs you had open.

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