Sometimes you might need to quickly restart Chrome without losing the tabs you have open. Fortunately, you can do this fast with a little bit of magic they built into the browser.
You can use “chrome://restart” to quickly restart Google Chrome by:
1. Typing in Address Bar
chrome://restart into the Chrome address bar, then press “Enter“. The browser will close, then restart with tabs intact.
2. Restart Bookmark
Create a bookmark that points to chrome://restart you can use to quickly restart Chrome any time.
- Hold “CTRL/Command” and press “D” to bring up the “Edit bookmark” dialog.
- Select the “More…” button.
- Name the bookmark “Restart” or anything you want. For the URL, put “chrome://restart“.
Now you have a bookmark you can select any time you want to restart the Chrome browser without having to lose your tabs or rebooting the entire system.