If you're new to iPhone, get helpful tips to use Chrome with this step-by-step guide.

Use tabs in Chrome

You can open as many tabs as you want in Chrome. You can also view all your tabs and switch between them. When you open a new tab, a personalised New Tab page based on your browsing history appears.

Some of the ways that you can customise your New Tab page content are with:

  • Different themes
  • Your basket
  • The 'Recipes' card
Learn how to personalise your New Tab page.

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Open a new tab

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. At the top right, tap More Organise and then New tab New tab.

Tip: You can also open a new tab by tapping New tab New tab at the top of your Google Chrome window. 

Close a tab

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. On the right, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs. Any open tabs will appear.
  3. At the top right of the tab that you want to close, tap Close Close. You can also swipe to close the tab.

Close all tabs

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs. Any open tabs will appear.
  3. Tap More More and then Close all tabs.

Switch to a new tab

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs. Any open tabs will appear.
  3. Swipe to the tab that you want and tap it.

Reorder tabs

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap Switch tabs Switch tabs.
  3. Touch and hold the tab that you want to move.
  4. Drag the tab to a different position.

Group your tabs

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app.
  2. Tap Switch tabs Switch tabs.
    • Create a tab group: Touch & hold a tab, then drag over another tab that you want to group it with.
    • Add a tab to an existing group: Touch & hold the tab and drag it into the group.
    • View tabs in a group:
      1. Tap Switch tabs Switch tabs.
      2. Select a group.
    • To remove a tab from a group:
      1. Tap the tab group.
      2. Touch and hold the tab that you want to remove.
      3. Drag the tab to the ‘Remove from group’ area at the bottom of your screen.

Refresh tabs

  1. On your Android device, open the Chrome app Chrome.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More More.
  3. Tap Reload Reload.

Open new windows on your Android tablet in Chrome

You can open up to five windows at a time and move tabs from one window to another on your Android tablet.

Open a new window

  1. On your Android tablet, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then New window.

Move a tab to another window

  1. On your Android tablet, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. In the tab that you want to move, tap More More.
  3. Tap Move to other window.
  4. Select the window to which the tab is to be moved.
  5. Tap Move tab.

Switch windows

  1. On your Android tablet, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Manage windows.
  3. Tap the window that you'd like to open.

Close a window

  1. On your Android tablet, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Manage windows.
  3. Next to the window that you want to close, tap More More and then Close window.
  4. To confirm, tap Close window.

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