How to Close All Safari Tabs at Once in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

Closing all Safari tabs in iOS 11 is a good habit as too many opened tabs may crash the app; worse, there are many websites that run a lot of advertisements, and this can slow the process of Safari app. You can use a built-in feature to close all Safari tabs at once in iOS 11 on your iPhone and iPad.

In its iOS 11 release, Apple has provided a smart feature that helps you kill all tabs on Safari at once. This will keep your web browser clean, so the next time, you can start afresh.

How to Close All Safari Tabs at Once in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

Step #1: Open Safari browser app on your iPhone or iPad.

Open Safari Browser App on iPhone and iPad

Step #2: Next, press and hold the tabs button from the bottom right corner of phone screen.

Press on Hold Tab icon in Safari on iPhone and iPad

Step #3: This will bring up a menu with four options (‘Cancel’ is the default option in almost all menu in iPhone/iPad). The options are: Close All (number) Tabs, Close This Tab, New Private Tab, and New Tab.

Step #4: Now you need to tab on ‘Close All (number) Tabs’.

Choose Close All Tabs in Safari Browser on iPhone and iPad

Alternatively, you can gently tap on tabs icon and then press and hold Done. This will launch an option to close all tabs at once.

Don’t want to close all the tabs on Safari at once? You can also select the one you want to close individually.

How to Close an Individual Tab in Safari on iPhone and iPad Running iOS 11

Step #1: Launch Safari app on your iPhone/iPad.

Open Safari Browser App on iPhone and iPad

Step #2: Press and hold the tabs menu from bottom right corner.

Press on Hold Tab icon in Safari on iPhone and iPad

Step #3: Now, tap on Close This Tab from the options that pop up on screen.

Select Close this tab to close current Safari Window on iPhone and iPad

Alternatively, you can tap on Tabs icon; this will bring up all the opened tabs overlapping each other. On each tab, you can see a delete (x) icon on the left corner; simply tap that delete icon and that particular tab will be closed on your Safari app.

It is done!

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