How to set the browser to start over or reopen tabs on startup

How to set the browser to start over or reopen tabs on startup

Today’s technology is all about choice. There is a classic debate: iPhone vs. Android. It’s about more than just blue and green message bubbles. Here are some things that you can do on Android phones but still can’t do on iPhones.

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When it comes to your browser, it goes beyond any browser you use. Some people turn on their computers and want to reopen their browser tabs exactly where they left off. Others may prefer a clean slate. Here’s how to do both.

Too many tabs?

If you’re in the middle of a project or have traveled far and wide in a research pit, it’s understandable that you’ll want to be able to take a break and go back to all your open tabs.

However, having too many tabs open has a drawback. It can slow down your computer by draining a lot of resources.

Let’s review how to set up your browser to open with previous tabs or a new tab.

Chrome

You can customize Google Chrome to open with a new tab or reopen the same tabs you were using when you last left the browser:

To open Chrome in a new tab:

  • Open Chrome and click Three vertical pointsand then Settings.
  • click on the way out and choose Open a new tab page.

To pick up Chrome where you left off:

  • Open Chrome and click Three vertical pointsand then Settings.
  • click on the way out and choose Continue where you left off.

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Safari

You can launch Safari with a new window, a new private window, all windows from your last session, or all non-private windows from your previous session.

To open Safari in a new window:

  • go to the Safari > Preferences and choose general.
  • Next to “Opens with Safari,” select A new window or new private window from the dropdown menu.

To open Safari and pick up where you left off:

  • go to the Safari > Preferences and choose general.
  • Next to “Opens with Safari,” select All windows from the last session or All non-private windows from the previous session from the dropdown menu.

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fire fox

When you start Firefox, by default one window opens, showing your selected home page. You can adjust this by clicking hamburger menu button and go to Settings > residence. The default there is Firefox Home.

To restore your previous session when Firefox starts:

  • Launch Firefox, click hamburger menu button, and choose Settingsthen general painting.
  • Under Startup, check the box next to Open previous windows and tabs.

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edge

You can open Microsoft Edge on a new tab or pick up where you left off when you launched it.

To get started with Edge recently:

  • Launch Edge, click Three dot symbol and choose Settings.
  • click on the way out from the right part.
  • The default setting is Open a new tab. Select it if something else is set.

To open Edge with the same tabs from the last time you left:

  • Launch Edge, click Three dot symboland select Settings.
  • click on the way out from the right part.
  • Select an option Continue where you left off.

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