I lost my tabs. All 81 of them.

  • I wanted to tap "settings" but accidently chose "exit" and all my opened tabs are gone. I don't get why this app can remember tabs when it crash, or my whole system crash, but it deletes when i exit. What's this button for anyway, i thought Android closes apps automatically? Why would anyone want to delete his tabs?

    Is there a way to bring back those pages? It says Opera has 190 mb of cache, there must be something in there. I retrieved some of them from history, but it only records last 3 days. And is there a way to stop this things from happening in the future, like some extension?

    Please, help me guys. I don't want to use other android browser, they are crappy.

  • Sorry to hear you lost your tabs unintentionally. Having an exit button that really closes the app and closes your tabs was a feature we added after getting loads of user feedback for not having it in Opera for Android.
    This is the only way you can close the app and not have your tabs be restored. If they're closed they're closed, sorry, no coming back from that.

  • By the way, I think adding some sort of confirmation dialog on exit sounds like a good idea.

  • Apparently the opera 26. version am using closes down all tabs in background apart from the one currently open when I(for example) respond to a text message forcing me to leave the app and on coming back, it has to reload the background tabs.Very disturbing I may say.

  • @emoller

    Thank you for adding dialog box when exiting. My tabs are safe now!

    @joshnesh88

    Android browsers can't have all your tabs active at the same time. There's not enough CPU power (which also has to be minimalized to save battery) and RAM. When background tabs are reloaded, they won't be downloaded again, but read from your device flash memory.

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