Managing all your tabs in the mobile version of Vivaldi is easy using the Tab Switcher.

Tab Switcher

To view your Tabs, either:

  • Tap on the Tab Switcher button on the right side of the bottom toolbar. The number in the Tab Switcher button indicates, how many open tabs you have.
  • Swipe down from the Address Bar.

Slide left to view Private Tabs, Recently Closed Tabs and Synced Tabs.

The active tab will be displayed with a border around the Tab thumbnail. Tap on the thumbnail to switch to the selected Tab

Tab switcher with open tabs


Tabs

Opening Tabs

Option 1

  • Open the Vivaldi menu button Vivaldi menu on the right side of the Address Bar;
  • Select New Tab.

Option 2

  • Open the Tab Switcher;
  • Tap on the + button in the middle of the Toolbar.

Option 3

  • In the Tab Switcher, tap on the overflow menu on the right side of the bottom toolbar at the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap New tab.

Switching Tabs

Option 1

  • Swipe left or right, while your finger is placed either on the Address Bar or bottom toolbar to go to the next or previous tab.

Option 2

  • Open the Tab Switcher;
  • Tap on the tab thumbnail you want to open.

Closing Tabs

  • Open the Tab Switcher;
  • Tap on the Close button in the top right corner of the Tab thumbnail you’d like to close.

Closing all Tabs

  • Open the Tab Switcher;
  • Tap on the overflow menu on the right side of the bottom toolbar at the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap Close All Tabs.

Cloning Tabs

To create an exact copy of your current active tab (including its history), open the Vivaldi menu button Vivaldi menu and select Clone Tab.


Private Tabs

When you browse using a Private Tab, Vivaldi will minimise what is stored locally on your phone so that very few traces are left of what you were browsing once you close all private browsing tabs.

Opening private tabs

Option 1

  • Open the Vivaldi menu button Vivaldi menu on the right side of the Address Bar;
  • Select New Private Tab.

Option 2

  • Open the Tab Switcher;
  • Slide to Private Tabs;
  • Tap on the + button in the middle of the bottom toolbar.

Option 3

  • In the Tab Switcher, tap on the overflow menu on the right side of the bottom toolbar.
  • Tap New Private Tab.

Closing Private Tabs

  • Open the Tab Switcher;
  • Tap on the Close button in the top right corner of the Tab thumbnail.

Closing All Private Tabs

Option 1

  • Open the Tab Switcher;
  • tap on the overflow menu on the right side of the bottom toolbar.
  • Tap Close Private Tabs.

Option 2

  • Open the phone’s notification menu by sliding down from the top of the screen;
  • Tap on Vivaldi – Close all private tabs.

Synced Tabs

In the third tab in the Tab Switcher, all the tabs you have open on your other devices – Remote Sessions – that you’ve Synced with the same Vivaldi account will be listed.

When you open a tab  from Synced Tabs, it will be opened locally and listed with your other Tabs.

To learn more about syncing Remote Sessions, have a look at our help pages about Sync on Mobile and Sync on Desktop.


Recently Closed Tabs

To open a recently closed Tab:

  • Open the Tab Switcher;
  • Swipe to Recently Closed Tabs or tap the tab-trash-icon Closed Tabs icon;
  • Tap on the entry you wish to reopen.

If the site is not listed in Recently Closed Tabs, check the browsing history, by tapping on Show Full History at the end of the list or go to the History Panel.

 

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