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Google Chrome: How Do I Remove A Tab But Keep It Accessible?

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 by | Filed Under: Using The Internet
 
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Walter from Virginia writes:

I am new to Google Chrome and switched over after the Internet Explorer problem.  When I click on any link; say WorldStart, the browser opens up with my Credit Union site access as the top Tab as well as the WorldStart site Tab in the background. Since I am the only person that uses this computer I would like an easy access to to my Banking site but would prefer it not to open every time I click on a link.  Is there a way I can stop this from happening but still have an  easy access to the site?

Chrome will open recently used and frequently used tabs for you automatically. Here’s how to take care of that issue. With your bank page open, click the star to the right of browser and add it as a bookmark.

Now right-click on the tab for the bank page and choose “Close Tab.”

Now you can access your banking page by opening your bookmarks. For even easier access, choose the Menu icon, then bookmarks and select Show bookmarks bar.

Your bookmarks will now be displayed at the top of the page, but the page will not be open. Just click on the name of the bank page to open it.

~ Cynthia

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3 Responses to “Google Chrome: How Do I Remove A Tab But Keep It Accessible?”

  1. jan says:

    I had used chrome off and on but found some of my pogo games do not play in it = don’t know what that is – but the one thing I don’t like about it is that it saves your data from one computer so when you log onto chrome on another computer – the data is there – this happened on my computer – my granddaughter had logged into chrome and it put her name and email account on my chrome – she said she forgot to log off but it does this with every computer – chrome saves your data – is there a way I can turn that off on settings – could not figure it out – so every time I go to daughter and use her chrome – it puts in my email or my pogo link if I go to these website

  2. Bea Ray says:

    This is a great tip. Really appreciate the information. I, too, have just started using Chrome more frequently because of the issues with IE 11.

  3. K.Vee.Shanker. says:

    Hi Cynthia,

    Manytimes, the ‘Bookmark added’ window appears with Folder field as ‘Bookmarks Menu’. One has to select the Bookmark Bar option in that field list. Otherwise, that bookmark will not appear in the bar.

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