Steps to close other tabs in Safari for Mac

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Safari comes bundled with iOS, MacOS and offers the fast and smooth web browsing experience for your devices. In iOS 10, Safari is now cleaner and more visually appealing compared to how it looked in iOS 9. Aside from the new look, Safari in iOS 10 includes some new features including the ability to open two websites side by side with Split-View mode and close all tabs at the same time.


Safari on Mac allows you to close other tabs while it makes sure that your chosen tab is open. This eliminates the need to close all tabs that you are not actively using one by one. If you are new to Safari, the process may be a little confusing. With that in mind, we believe that we can help you out.

In this step-by-step guide, we will run you through the steps to close other tabs in Safari on Mac. Before we begin, make sure that you have multiple tabs now opening in Safari on your Mac

Steps to close other tabs in Safari on your Mac

Step one: First off, you are supposed to right-click on tab you want to maintain in Safari

Step two: Once you are done, all you need to do is to choose “Close other tabs” from the drop-down menu and all of your tabs will instantly close aside from the tab you choose to maintain

Steps to close all tabs in Safari on iPhone

iOS allows you to easily close any open Safari tabs by tapping on the x button while you are in the tab view. Here is how you can do this

Step one: You need to access the tab view in Safari. To do this, you simply need to press the small overlapping squares logo in the bottom-right corner of the screen

Step two: Once you are in, you will notice that there is a tiny x icon to the left of the tab and you simply need to tap on it to close a tab

Also read: Here is how you can use your AirPods when you are offline

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