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Do you have more tabs open than you can handle?

While you can use your mouse to click through your open tabs, an easier keyboard shortcut will allow you to view tabs quicker and more efficiently.

The keyboard shortcuts vary between browsers:

Google Chrome: You can switch between tabs in Google Chrome by pressing CTRL+TAB. That will simply rotate you through all the tabs going forward and then starting from the beginning again when you reach the last tab on the right. If you want to go the other way, right to left, then press CTRL+SHIFT+TAB.

Want to pull up a specific tab? You can press CTRL+N, where N is a number between 1 and 8. Unfortunately, you can’t go past 8, so if you have more than eight tabs, you’ll have to use a different keyboard shortcut or just click on it. CTRL+9 will take you to the last tab, even if there are more than 8!

Accidentally closed a tab? On Google Chrome CTRL+SHIFT+T can bring back the last tab you closed.

Internet Explorer: Similar to Google Chrome, you can switch between tabs from beginning to end, right to left, and view specific tabs using the same keyboard shortcuts.

Safari: Also like Google Chrome and Internet Explorer, CTRL+TAB and CTRL+SHIFT+TAB work the same on Safari. On Mac, you are still able to view each tab individually by clicking COMMAND+N by replacing N with the number tab you want to view. If you find yourself confused finding which tab is which, click on COMMAND+SHIFT+\ to view all open tabs. Lastly, revive your last closed tab with COMMAND+Z.

Extra Tip: You can also use ALT+TAB shortcut key on a PC for switching between open applications to more easily navigate. For Mac users, use COMMAND+TAB to switch between open applications.

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