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Use tabs & suggestions

You can open as many tabs as you want in Chrome. You can also view all your tabs and switch among them.

Open a new tab

  1. On your iPhone, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More.
  3. Tap New tab.
iPad
  1. On your iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top, next to your open tabs, tap New tab new tab.

See websites you visit often

When you open a new tab, under the search box, you'll see images of the websites you visit often. If you haven’t used Chrome before, you'll see some popular sites.

  • To visit a site, tap the image.
  • To remove a site, touch and hold an image. Tap Remove.

See and edit suggested articles

  • To see suggested content, like interesting articles and unread items from your reading list, swipe up on a new tab. If you're signed in to Chrome, suggestions are based on your Web activity.
  • To remove an item, swipe left or right.
  • To save items to read offline, touch and hold the article and then Read later. Learn more about reading pages offline.
  • To stop seeing suggestions, tap More More and then Settings and then Privacy and then turn off Show suggestions.

Close tabs

  1. On your iPhone, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs. You'll see your open Chrome tabs.
  3. At the top right of the tab you want to close, tap Close Close.
    • You can also swipe to close the tab.

Close all tabs

  1. On your iPhone, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs. You'll see your open Chrome tabs.
  3. At the top right, tap More More.
  4. Tap Close All Tabs.
iPad
  1. On your iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. On any tab you want to close, in the upper right corner, tap Close Close.

View tabs

  1. On your iPhone, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs. You'll see your open Chrome tabs.
  3. Tap any tab you’d like to see.
iPad
  1. On your iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top, tap the tab you’d like to see.

Switch to a new tab

  1. On your iPhone, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs. You'll see your open Chrome tabs.
  3. Swipe up or down.
  4. Tap the tab you want to switch to.

You can also swipe left or right at the top to switch tabs.

iPad
  1. On your iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Tap the tab you want to switch to.

You can also swipe left or right at the top to switch tabs.

Reorder tabs

  1. On your iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. Touch and hold the tab you want to move.
  3. Drag the tab to a different position.

Reload tabs

  1. On your iPhone, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More More.
  3. Tap Reload Reload.

iPad

  1. On your iPad, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top left, tap Reload Reload.

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