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Restoring mobile/Android tabs after accidentally "Close All Tabs"

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Hi,

Unfortunately I lost over 130 tabs today after accidentally hitting "close all tabs" while trying to open up a private session. The lack of failsafe asking if I'm sure or offering to undo this means weeks of research down the drain.

Some of the tabs have been open for weeks, and others just for days... which means finding the older tabs through my history is almost an impossibility.

I have Mozilla Synch activated and was hoping there might be a way to sync tabs onto my desktop browser from a few hours ago, or even from a day ago. Is this possible? Do any other methods exist to restore these tabs? I've tried scouring forums for answers and I'm getting desperate.

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Hi, Unfortunately I lost over 130 tabs today after accidentally hitting "close all tabs" while trying to open up a private session. The lack of failsafe asking if I'm sure or offering to undo this means weeks of research down the drain. Some of the tabs have been open for weeks, and others just for days... which means finding the older tabs through my history is almost an impossibility. I have Mozilla Synch activated and was hoping there might be a way to sync tabs onto my desktop browser from a few hours ago, or even from a day ago. Is this possible? Do any other methods exist to restore these tabs? I've tried scouring forums for answers and I'm getting desperate. Thank you

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Hi

If you have Firefox Sync running and you set it to collect open tabs, yes you should see them when you next open Firefox on your other device. Aside from this, there is no way to recover the tabs that you have closed.

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Hi

If you have Firefox Sync running and you set it to collect open tabs, yes you should see them when you next open Firefox on your other device. Aside from this, there is no way to recover the tabs that you have closed.

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Yeah, unfortunately Firefox sync already updated to the blank slate. I was hoping there would be a cache or way to view old sync states but it looks like there's basically nothing for Mozilla Android.