How To View Recently Closed Tabs (iOS Safari)

You may want to reopen your recently closed tabs for various reasons. For instance, if you close a tab accidentally, you can quickly view and reopen them.

Here is how you can do this in Apple’s mobile Safari browser (iPad or iPhone).

iPad Recently Closed Tabs

In Safari, press and hold on the Tabs (+) button:

ipad recently closed tabs

This will open a new window: “Recently Closed Tabs”

safari tabs

iPhone Recently Closed Tabs

In Safari, tab the Tabs button:

iPhone closed tabs

Then press and hold the Plus icon:

iPhone tab icon

This will open a new window:

recently closed iphone tabs

See also: Safari Private Browsing Button Missing? Fix (iOS)

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