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Restore session in Firefox: quick guide and tips
Top reasons to run Firefox previous session restore
Restore individual tabs in Firefox: Here's how to do it
This way you can activate automatic session restoration when opening Firefox

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Restore session in Firefox: this is how it works

When looking for the right browser, as a user many times we do not know what criteria to follow. The performance of the most popular browsers such as Chrome, Safari or Firefox is so similar that the choice usually becomes a mere matter of personal preference. Due to its good performance in the areas of security and privacy, Firefox has been one of the preferred options of users in Spain for years..

In addition, Mozilla's browser is very comfortable to use and even has an option to restore unintentionally closed tabs. This tutorial explains how to restore the previous Firefox session or how to recover individual tabs.

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  1. Restore session in Firefox: quick guide and tips
  2. Top reasons to run Firefox previous session restore
  3. Restore individual tabs in Firefox: Here's how to do it
  4. This way you can activate automatic session restoration when opening Firefox

Restore session in Firefox: quick guide and tips

Firefox allows you to recover a complete session, including all tabs. But, to be able to use this option, you have to set the creation of a history before, since, if not, the browser lacks the necessary information to execute this quick function. If you allow the history to be saved, you can restore the Firefox session as follows:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Click on the three horizontal bars icon (top right).
  3. Select the menu option? Restore previous session? .
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In Firefox you can only click the button? Restore previous session? if you previously authorized the history to be saved.
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If you have disabled the history option, there is another option to restore closed tabs from the current session, as long as you do not close the browser. To do this, open the library (icon with three vertical bars and one diagonal) and successively select the options? History ?,? Recently closed tabs ? Y ? Restore all tabs ?..

Top reasons to run Firefox previous session restore

The reasons for wanting to restore the last closed tabs or the entire Firefox session can be very diverse. Surely the most frequent cause is having accidentally closed a page or the entire browser . Another typical scenario is that you have to restart the browser due to a program update or a problem with the extensions (it requires a restart if the extensions are disabled). Critical errors can also appear that cause the program to crash, so that the closing of the tabs will be sudden and unexpected. But in the latter case, the Mozilla application will restore your session automatically and without you having to perform the steps mentioned above.

Restore individual tabs in Firefox: Here's how to do it

If you have closed a single page and want to recover it, Mozilla's browser offers you an option that you can access at any time. There is a function to restore individual Firefox tabs. To execute it , please click with the right mouse button anywhere on the tab bar and click the option? Undo the closing of the last tab ? in the menu that just opened.

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Using? Undo the closing of the last tab? You can restore the last Firefox tab that you closed in the tab bar.

This way you can activate automatic session restoration when opening Firefox

If you are looking for general insurance against the unintentional loss of open tabs, you can activate the automatic restoration of Firefox session . This option is linked to the start of the web browser, that is, it will run whenever Firefox is opened. This function also requires the activation of the history, so you must activate it in the first step:

  1. Open the menu (three horizontal bars icon).
  2. Choose ? Options ?
  3. Go to section? Privacy & security ?.
  4. Activate the option? Will Firefox remember the history ?
  5. Restart Firefox.
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Changes you make to the history settings won't take effect until you restart Firefox.

If you enabled the option to save the history, you can configure the automatic restoration of the session:

  1. Access the Firefox menu again.
  2. Click on? Options ?.
  3. Put the check mark on? Restore previous session ?
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The option of automatic session restoration can be found in the menu item "General".

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