Bad surprise: since Google Chrome 78, you can no longer reopen a tab with a simple right click on a tab. But solutions exist.
A tip to know if you have just updated your browser.
New features in Google Chrome 78
An update The day has just been deployed on Google Chrome software on computers. Version 78 of the browser brings a lot of new features: you view the title of open tabs more easily , you can transfer a phone number to your mobile,Password Checkup functionality is now integrated and new options to customize your browser will soon be available.
Reopening a closed tab has disappeared
On the other hand, many users regret the sudden disappearance of the option to reopen a tab on Chrome. Previously, you only had to right-click on a tab and click Reopen Closed Tab or Reopen Closed Window to recover an inadvertently closed tab or window. We don't know if this is a bug or an assumed novelty, but this option has been moved.
Reopen a closed tab on Google Chrome
Now , you have two options to reopen a tab on Google Chrome. First option: the keyboard shortcut. You can simultaneously press the CTRL + SHIFT (shift) + T keys to reopen a closed tab.
Another solution: right-click in the free area, located to the right of the open tabs. EIn fact, if the option is no longer available by right-clicking on an open tab, it can still be accessed by right-clicking in this area to the right of the tabs. Not very ergonomic, but practical when you know it.