Did you know you can drag tabs between browser windows within Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari on Windows, Linux, and Mac? (But not between different browser types.) It seems obvious in retrospect, but many people never notice. Let’s explore how this is done.
This is for modern browsers. Screenshots are from Chrome in Windows 10
First, open Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, or Mozilla Firefox on a Mac or PC. Open a few tabs in one browser window and then press Ctrl+n (or Command+n on a Mac) to open another browser window.
To move a tab between browser windows, click and drag the tab from the tab bar in one window onto the tab bar in another window.
(In Safari, you can alternatively just drag a tab and drop it anywhere on top of another Safari browser window.) Refer to below image for using Chrome:
Once you drag the tab into the other window’s tab bar, you will see that tab appear in the tab list of the destination window. See below image:
In Chrome, Edge, and Firefox, you can select multiple tabs. Just hold down Ctrl (or Command on a Mac) and click on multiple tabs. Once they are selected, you can drag them off into a new window, or you can close all of them by pressing any tab’s X button.
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