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Use tabs in Chrome for mobile

You can open as many tabs as you want in Chrome, and close them when you’re done. You can also view all your tabs and switch among them.

Open a new tab

  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. At the top right, tap More More.
  3. Tap New tab.
Android tablet
  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. At the top, next to your open tabs, tap New tab new tab.

Close tabs

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

Close all tabs

  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. On any tab, touch & hold Close Close.
  3. Tap Close all tabs.

View tabs

  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. At the top right, tap Switch tabs Tabs. You'll see your open Chrome tabs.
  3. Tap the tab you’d like to see.
Android tablet
  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. At the top, tap the tab you’d like to see.

View tabs side by side

If your device has Android N and up, you can see two tabs at the same time.

  1. Turn on split-screen mode.
  2. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  3. At the top right, tap More More.
  4. Tap Move to other window.

Switch to a new tab

  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. At the top right, tap Switch tabs Tabs.
  3. Swipe up or down.
  4. Tap the tab you want to switch to.
Android tablet

Switch tabs

  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. Tap the tab you want to switch to.

Reorder tabs

  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. Touch & hold the tab you want to move.
  3. Drag the tab to a different position.

Refresh tabs

  1. Open the Chrome app Chrome app.
  2. At the top right, tap More More.
  3. Tap Refresh Refresh.

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