If you are a frequent user of Google Chrome and use multiple tabs at the same time, this article will be very helpful for you. We are going to show you how to enable tabbed search feature in Google Chrome browser.
You know how hard it is to find the tab we are looking for if you have opened multiple tabs in the Chrome browser. The only way to find the right one is to click through the tabs one by one and reach what you are looking for.
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But now it’s very easy to get to the Chrome tab that you want to open instantly.
Google Chrome introduced a new feature in its new update called Search by tab, which is not enabled by default.
Enable tab search option in Google Chrome
To note: The Enable tabbed search function is available in Google Chrome version 88 and later. So check your version of Chrome before proceeding to the steps below.
- Launch the Google Chrome browser and type, chrome: // flags / in the address bar and press Enter from your keyboard.
- In the search box, type activates tabbed search and it will show you the result.
- On the right, you have a drop-down list. Click and select Enabled
As soon as you have selected the Enabled option from the drop-down menu, you will see a message at the bottom “Your changes will take effect the next time you relaunch Google Chrome“with Revive option.
Click on Revive and wait for Chrome to automatically reopen.
It may take around 10 seconds for Chrome to restart.
How to use the “Search by tabs” option in Chrome?
After restarting Google Chrome, you will notice that a drop-down icon is available in the Chrome tab bar.
It is quite easy to use the tabbed search feature in Chrome.
Just click on the drop down arrow key and it will show you all open tabs in a list view.
Click on the tab or if you have a long list, scroll down and select the tab you want to open instantly.
The moment you click on it, it will jump to that page.