Auto Tab Discard


Auto Tab Discard automatically discards inactive tabs after a defined time period to free up memory usage of the tab and to prevent background scripts from using the computational power of your browser when the tab is not being used by the user. This extension uses the native method to discard tabs and hence does not have issues the other similar extensions might suffer from. Also in this method, the discarded tabs will not use any memory at all and will restore to the previous state while preserving page state (like scroll position for instance).


  • Discards inactive tabs after a specified time period
  • Discards all tabs or tabs in the current window per user action
  • Supports white-listing for hostnames that should not go to the discarded state
  • Supports conditional options to prevent tab discarding

Software Info

Name Auto Tab Discard
Supported Platforms , ,
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