Tip #454

Give Saved Sessions unique and easily recognizable names.

Saving tabs as a Session is a great way to save a selection of tabs for easy access at a later date. While you don’t need them, you can close the tabs to declutter your browser and free up some resources.

To rename a Session:

  1. Open the Sessions Panel.
  2. Right-click on the session you want to rename and select “Rename” from the context menu.
  3. Type in the new name and press Enter.
Sessions Panel in Vivaldi browser. Context menu with the Rename option open.

Tip #412

Selectively open Tabs from Saved Sessions.

Saving all your tabs as a session is a great way to return to what you were doing at a later date. But what if you need just one or a few of the tabs in the session and don’t want to restore all of them? Check out the instructions below.

To selectively open Tabs from a Saved Session:

  1. Open the Sessions Panel.
  2. Select the session that has the tab(s) you want to open.
  3. Click on “Edit Session” in the top right corner of the panel or right-click on the session and select “Edit / View Contents”.
  4. Select the tab(s) you want to open and right-click on it/them.
  5. Select “Open” or “Open Link”, followed by the opening location (e.g. New Background Tab), to open just the chosen one(s).

Tip #403

Jump back in time by enabling Automatic Session Backups.

With Saved Sessions you can look up a single tab or restore your complete browsing session from a specific time in the past. You can save Sessions manually or have them be saved automatically once every hour.

To automatically back up all your open tabs as a Saved Session:

  1. Open the Sessions Panel.
  2. At the bottom of the panel, click on “Automatic Session Backup”.
  3. Select how many days worth of backups you want to keep:
    • Last day,
    • Last 3 days,
    • Last 5 days,
    • Last 30 days.
  4. Click “Save”.