How to Close All Open Tabs on iPhone

Alicia Santos

iPhone, Tutorials

Do you find yourself with a multitude of open tabs on your iPhone and wish there was an easier way to close them all at once? You’re in luck!

In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to close all open tabs on your iPhone. Let’s get started.

Method 1: Closing Tabs Individually

If you only have a few tabs open and prefer to close them one by one, follow these simple steps:

  1. Open Safari: Tap on the Safari app icon on your iPhone’s home screen.
  2. View Open Tabs: Tap the square icon in the bottom right corner of the screen to view all your open tabs.
  3. Select Tab: Swipe left or right to browse through your open tabs and tap on the tab you want to close.
  4. Close Tab: To close the selected tab, tap on the X icon located in the top left corner of the screen.
  5. Repeat: Repeat steps 3-4 for each tab you want to close.

Method 2: Closing All Tabs Simultaneously

If you have numerous tabs open and want to close them all at once, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Open Safari: Launch the Safari app from your iPhone’s home screen.
  2. Show Tab View: Tap on the square icon located in the bottom right corner of the screen. This will bring up all your open tabs in a grid-like view.
  3. Select Close All Tabs Option:

    In the bottom left corner of the screen, you’ll find a button labeled “Close All.” Tap on it.

  4. Confirm: A confirmation prompt will appear, asking if you want to close all tabs.

    Tap on “Close All [number of tabs].” For example, if you have 10 tabs open, the prompt will say “Close All 10 Tabs. “

Congratulations! You have successfully closed all open tabs on your iPhone using Safari.

Method 3: Using Gestures to Close Tabs

If you prefer using gestures to close your tabs, Safari offers a quick and convenient way to do this. Follow these steps:

  1. Open Safari: Launch the Safari app from your iPhone’s home screen.
  2. Show Tab View: Swipe left or right with three fingers on the screen. This action will reveal all your open tabs in a stacked view.
  3. Select Tab: Swipe up or down to browse through your open tabs and tap on the tab you want to close.
  4. Close Tab:

    Pinch inward with three fingers or swipe up quickly to close the selected tab.

You now know three different methods to efficiently close all open tabs on your iPhone. Choose the method that suits your preferences and enjoy a clutter-free browsing experience!

I hope this tutorial has been helpful. Happy browsing!

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