Whether it’s iPhone or iPad, we’ve all had that moment when all our Safari tabs disappeared. Sometimes it’s accidental, and sometimes it’s not… Sometimes Safari might close tabs to free up memory or space on your device. This article teaches you how to recover lost tabs in Safari on iPad and iPhone no matter the case. There are two methods:
Method 1: How To Use Safari’s Reopen Tabs To Recover Lost Tabs
The fastest way to restore Safari tabs is to:
- Reopen the safari app. Sometimes, the tabs restore themselves. If not continue with the instructions below.
- Launch the Dock.
- Find the Safari app icon.
- Tap and hold the Safari app icon then release it. to view additional options.
- Tap Show All Windows.
- In the window that opens, you should see the option to reopen closed windows on the top right side of the screen.
- Tap the reopen closed windows button to reopen your previously closed tabs.
Method 2: Recover Lost Tabs Using History
If the above steps do not help you recover your lost Safari tabs, you can use Safari’s history feature to reopen the tabs. To view your history on iPhone or iPad:
- Start the Safari app.
- Tap the open book icon. It’s on the icon bar at the bottom of the screen.
- Tap the clock button. It’s the third button at the top of the screen. This displays a list of websites viewed in Safari.
- Tap the websites that you would like to reopen in new tabs.
The Wrap Up
Recovering tabs that disappeared on Safari is relatively easy. Use Safari’s built-in recovery feature or reopen lost tabs with the history viewer. Thanks for reading on My Tech How To! Since you’re here, why not check out our other articles, like How To View iPhone Clipboard History – yes, there’s a way to do that!