I had dozen of important tabs I carried for couple days, though I did open and close several other tabs, and then i hat to reboot my computer because it was stuck.

As usual when i launched chrome, there was this popup for me to restore all tabs that were opened at the time of reboot.

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Sadly I accidentally closed. This is not the first time it happens to me so i was searching for another way to get my tabs back. Ctrl+Shit+T or history wont help, because these tabs are not the last opened tabs, as I mentioned earlier, I opened and closed other tabs whiles the ones I kept were still around so they were very "old" and would be scattered through browser history of days.

The only way I could get it back was with the restore button from that popup, but what to do when you accidentally close it ? i'm pretty sure there has to be a way, since its there in chrome's memory, just gotta find out how.

Please help!!!

  • History contains many links, not only the last opened ones. Use Ctrl-H to open.
    – harrymc
    Jul 26, 2021 at 20:42
  • @harrymc recovering tabs that are weeks old from the history is no solutions, I use my browser very much i'll waste too much time going through the history, and i dont even remember every tab that was opened.
    – Xsmael
    Jul 26, 2021 at 20:53
  • In my past experiences, and the reason I now use an extension to avoid losing the data, is once you DO NOT restore the tabs Chrome immediately deletes the files required to restore your session. You will have to reopen the tabs manually from your history. If you don't remember which tabs you had open then you are out of luck.
    – Ramhound
    Jul 26, 2021 at 20:53
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    The author never suggested the extension would restore closed Chrome sessions. The extension itself keeps tracks of it's own session data.
    – Ramhound
    Jul 26, 2021 at 21:29
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