How to Open Multiple Specific Tabs on Launch in Chrome

Akshata Shanbhag 15-02-2016

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Go to Chrome’s Settings page via the hamburger icon in Chrome’s toolbar. Look for the On startup section there and select the radio button next to Open a specific page or set of pages. Now click on the Set pages link right next to it.


See the Startup pages dialog now? Great! Now one by one, add all the pages you’d like to open on startup using the Add a new page field. You can also click on the Use current pages button to turn currently open pages into startup tabs. Hit the Ok button when you’re done. Now every time you open Chrome, you’ll see those startup pages in action.

Have you set your browser to open multiple startup pages? Or do you prefer to stick to a single page?


Related topics: Google Chrome, Tab Management.

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  1. Anonymous
    February 16, 2016 at 2:03 pm

    I agree with Dana - I like the compact tabs row on the left.

    Only issue on a Mac if you quit by entering ?Q you lose all the tab history settings! You have to exit Chrome gracefully by Chrome>Quit Chrome!

    • Akshata Shanbhag
      February 16, 2016 at 3:06 pm

      That is annoying for keyboard users...Ctrl+Q is just so handy.

      • Anonymous
        February 16, 2016 at 3:50 pm

        Ah so same for Windows too. The question mark was supposed to be the Apple command symbol.

  2. Anonymous
    February 16, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    I Loved The **Continue Where You Left Off** Better - Until The Day 1 Page Kept Crashing My PC Continuously, That Is.


  3. Dana
    February 15, 2016 at 3:02 pm

    I use the "pin tab" function for 3 standardly opened tabs. Typically I'm signed into at least 4 different emails as well.