How To Disable Chrome’s Continue Where You Left Off

Chrome has a really helpful feature called ‘Continue where you left off that not many users know of. Basically what it does is, save all the tabs and the data and when you restart the chrome it will open that specific set of pages you left on. Sounds cool, doesn’t it?

It will prevent you from the hassle of opening all the tabs after accidental Chrome crashes or you mistakenly closing the Chrome app.

How to Disable Continue Where You Left Off in Chrome

  1. Launch Chrome
  2. Go to Settings> On Startup
  3. Click on ‘Continue where you left off’ which is the second option.
  4. Close the tab.

Now, you will notice that your Chrome will open the tabs where you left off and all the site settings will also be intact. 

Note: This feature is currently only available for the PC. Chrome is yet to roll out this feature on the Android app.


How do I reopen the last closed tab in Chrome?

You can use the shortcut Ctrl + Shift + T to open the latest closed tab in Chrome.

What does ‘continue where you left off mean in Chrome?

‘Continue where you left off’ means that Chrome will save the tabs and the data and if you close the Chrome and open it again, it will load all the tabs and the site settings. 

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Satish Shah

Satish Shah

Satish is a programmer and technology enthusiast. He writes comprehensive guides on a variety of technology topics.