Shortcut key to reopen closed tabs in Chrome

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Ctrl+shift+T
“Reopens the last tab you’ve closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you’ve closed.” –chrome keyboard shortcuts

Since I found that shortcut, I notice that I use it quite often.

I saw a funny post (on Google+ I think) that said something like:

“Try browsing with only 6 tabs open at all times”

We all know that never happens.

I’ve got 7 open right now (not counting multiple browsers.. lol)

 

Unlike Firefox, Chrome doesn’t have a “recently closed tabs” history menu.

firefox recently closed tabs 1024x477 Shortcut key to reopen closed tabs in Chrome

When you accidentally close a tab, getting back to it in Chrome can be a hassle.

So use the shortcut Ctrl+Shift+T and pop it back up! It works on multiple levels (if you’ve closed more than one tab, it will pop them back up in order).

Chrome’s history is annoying to navigate in general. At least they moved the history to the parent directory of options instead of where it used to be in Tools > History.

You can use the shortcut Ctrl+H to get to the history faster, but that still doesn’t help the fact that the history is listed chronologically. What if the tab was opened 100 history states ago?

The search feature works pretty well, but if you’re like me, you’ll forget what the page title was. Thereby rendering search useless.

 

Hope this helps!

If you know a secret shortcut key combo (or a lesser-known one) that you use all the time and want to share it, leave a comment.