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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Open New Tab in Background While Browsing the Web

Unwanted pop ups suddenly appeared while browsing the web, may be the one thing that was annoying. Moreover, the worst part of this is that we should pay it with some data. If you don't want to experience this situation, then blocking pop ups is best solution to do to solve this problem.

See also: How to Block Pop-Ups in Browser Apps in Samsung Galaxy S3

Other annoying things that you may encounter while browsing the web is when we wants to open the links on the web in a new tab. By default, it will be open at the top and cover up a web page we're currently viewing. Luckily, there is an option in the stock Browser apps which will allow you to set the browser to open new tab in the background.


How to enable or disable open new tab in background on Browser apps?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Open the stock Browser apps.
  2. Tap the Menu key then select Settings.
  3. Tap Advanced.
  4. Depending on your current settings, tap Open in background to enable or disable this option. When the box next to this option is ticked means the option is enabled.
  5. Tap the back key to return to the browser page.
  6. Navigate to the certain web pages and try to open links in new tab.
  7. Now, the new window will be open behind the current window.

By enabling this option, now whenever you're opening the new tab while browsing the wen, it will opened in the background and will no longer disturb you while you're viewing the current web page.

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  1. How do I do this on an s4? Thanks.

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    1. Hi Carlson Jin,
      Thanks for coming.
      Sadly to say that the option to open new tab in the background is no longer available in the stock browser app in Samsung Galaxy S4. If you don't mind, you can use other Browser apps that has the ability to open new tab in the background (e.g: Chrome, Firefox, Opera Mini, etc).

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