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How do I Restore previous session when I have it setup correctly and it did not restore from last session? I have General is set to Show my windows .....


How do I Restore previous session when I have it setup correctly and it did not restore from last session? I have General is set to Show my windows and tabs from last time and Privacy set to remember history.

These to pages do NOT apply: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/restore-previous-session https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-do-i-restore-my-tabs-last-time

There is No option to restore previous session when I go into History. There is No Recent history in the History. It will show my history if I click on show History, but it won't restore it!

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Hi StuckAtHomeMom

try in PRIVACY panel to set : Firefox will: Use custom settings for history and :

Uncheck: [ ] "Always use private browsing mode"

Uncheck: [ ] "Clear history when Firefox closes"

check everything else and in Accept third-party cookies, set Keep until: they expire

thank you

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Question owner

Thank you for your response, but those are my settings and it just happened again.

It almost always reopens all tabs, but it's becoming more and more frequent that it does not.

The History is there, but Restore Previous Section is grayed out as are Recently Closed Tabs and Recently Closed Windows - nothing.

How do I force it to reopen all the tabs it normally has opened, but this time just didn't?

Question owner

I just clicked ReOpen all tabs in the history. That is now reopening 219 tabs, I didn't have that many open, but it is opening a tab for each time I click on a tab. There doesn't seem to be a ReOpen ONLY that tabs I had Opened when FF shut down.