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How To View Multiple Chrome Tabs at the Same Time

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If you like using multiple browser tabs at the same time, but need to multitask, these free Google Chrome extensions will allow you to do it.

If you like using multiple tabs in your Chrome browser to multitask, you might want to view multiple tabs simultaneously. Splitting Chrome tabs into different windows makes your workflow much easier.

Viewing Google Chrome tabs on the same screen is helpful when studying, gaming, researching, writing, or other multitasking activities.

Currently, Chrome doesn’t have a built-in feature for this. However, you can use one of the following tried-and-true Chrome extensions to do it. This guide will explain how to do it step-by-step.

Can Chrome Do Split Screen? Yes, with the Split Screen Extension

To get started, you need to download a free Chrome extension to achieve the ability to view your Chrome tabs side-by-side for easier management. Just follow these simple steps.

  1. Launch the browser and install Split Screen for Google Chrome.install extension
  2. Once installed, click the Extensions icon in the top right corner and click the Pin icon to access the extension more easily.pin extension to Google Chrome
  3. Now that you can access the extension, click the Split Screen icon on the toolbar.split screen extension icon
  4. Choose how you want your Chrome tabs to be organized by clicking one of the screen layout options you like.choose how you want your browser organized
  5. In this example, I only had two open tabs, so I chose the side-by-side option. However, you can select any available layout that works best for you. Chrome will split your open tabs on the screen.Split Google Chrome Screen on Computer
  6. For instance, here, I split multiple tabs open in four sections on the screen into different sections.
    split into four

Use Tab Resize – Split Screen Layouts

If you don’t like how the split screen extension functions, you can try the Tab Resize extension for Chrome to achieve similar results when viewing Chrome tabs simultaneously.

  1. Launch Chrome and install the Tab Resize – split screen layouts extension in the browser.tab resize extension for chrome
  2. Click the Extensions button on the toolbar and pin the Tab Resize extension for easier access.pin tab resize for easy access
  3. Once the extension is pinned, and you want to view tabs next to each other, click the Tab Resize button on the toolbar.tab resize icon chrome
  4. Choose the layout you want to use for the tabs you want to view next to each other. It’s worth noting that this extension also allows you to choose the screen you want to display open tabs on if you have a multiple monitor setup.chose options tab resize extension

Viewing Chrome Tabs Side by Side

That’s all there is to it. Now, you can view your open tabs in Chrome next to each other on your screen. Whether you want them stacked on top of each other,  in fourths, or side by side, these extensions will allow you to do it.

If you are in a situation where seeing your tabs open at the same time will make your workflow easier, using the above steps will get you there. There’s no right option. Give them both a try and see which one you prefer.

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Shiral Fernando

    August 19, 2021 at 3:17 pm

    This is a bid useless as it created 4 new windows than have 4 tabs in 1 window???

  2. jeff

    August 29, 2021 at 6:44 pm

    lol

  3. Ben

    February 28, 2023 at 5:58 pm

    Dislike! Multi-tab on multi-window! LOL

  4. Sylvia

    August 10, 2023 at 5:23 am

    It would have been a good idea for you to inform us that Chrome extensions are not available for mobile devices in the beginning

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