How To: The Quick & Easy Secret to Reopen Accidentally Closed Tabs in iOS 8's Safari

The Quick & Easy Secret to Reopen Accidentally Closed Tabs in iOS 8's Safari

With a new, somewhat buried feature in iOS 8, unintentionally closing a tab in Safari is no longer the burden it used to be. With iOS 7, you had to tap on the bookmarks icon from the main toolbar and go through your history to get that accidentally closed tab back. Now, Apple makes it easy to much easier to remedy the situation.

In Safari, tap on the tabs icon at the bottom right to bring up all of your open tabs on Safari. To access your recently closed tabs, hold down on the + (plus sign) to show the last five tabs you've closed.

Previously this feature was only available on the iPad with iOS 7, but it's now made its way to all devices running iOS 8.

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To see what else you can do in Apple's latest mobile operating system, check out the Coolest Hidden Features of iOS 8, as well as the Best Hidden Safari Features, Top Hidden Features in Messages, and our other iOS 8 tips.

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