How to Quickly Close All Tabs in Safari on iPhone

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I don’t know about you, but I am a master of having far too many tabs open on my iPhone. Before I know it, Safari is overrun with my web pages from the past month, and all I can do is tap X a hundred times to close all windows. But now there’s an awesome trick in Safari on iPhone that allows you to quickly close all tabs or easily open a new one in Safari. Here’s how to quickly close tabs all at once in Safari on iPhone.

Related: How to Selectively Clear Your Browsing History in Safari

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  • Open Safari.

  • Tap and hold the open-new-tab icon in the bottom right corner.

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Now your options will pop up: Close All [#] Tabs, Close This Tab, New Private Tab, New Tab, or Cancel. Tap your preferred choice; easy!

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Conner Carey's writing can be found at conpoet.com. She is currently writing a book, creating lots of content, and writing poetry via @conpoet on Instagram. She lives in an RV full-time with her mom, Jan and dog, Jodi as they slow-travel around the country.