Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows  

    Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows

    Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows

    How to Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows
    Published by Category: Browsers & Email
    15 Sep 2019
    Designer Media Ltd



    How to Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows


    When you open a link in a new tab in Google Chrome, the new tab will only open in the background and will not automatically be switched to.

    This tutorial will show you how to automatically switch to a new tab when opening a link in a tab in Google Chrome for your account in Windows.


     CONTENTS:

    • Option One: To Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome using Keyboard Shortcut
    • Option Two: To Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome by Installing an Extension





    OPTION ONE

    To Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome using Keyboard Shortcut


    1. While in Google Chrome, press and hold the Ctrl + Shift keys, click/tap on the link you want to open in a new tab, and release the Ctrl + Shift keys. (see screenshot below)

    Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows-google_chrome_switch_to_new_tab.png





    OPTION TWO

    To Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome by Installing an Extension


    1. While in Google Chrome, install an extension (ex: Tab Activate) you want to use to automatically switch to new tabs. (see screenshots below)

    Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows-chrome_extensions-1.png
    Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows-chrome_extensions-2.png
    Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows-chrome_extensions-2b.png
    Automatically Switch to New Tab in Google Chrome for Windows-chrome_extensions-3.png


    That's it,
    Shawn






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    Good one!
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