Popular The Great Suspender extension for Chrome claims to reduce memory footprint of the browser (you know how effective it is in doing that when you  actually use it) lets you manually suspend all tabs or tabs can be auto-suspended after a specified period of time (you’ll find the setting to configure in Extension options).

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Uninstalling Great Suspender Chrome Extension without losing Suspended tabs

The problem users face with this extension is when they uninstall it, they lose all suspended tabs, let us see how to avoid that.

Know this: once the tabs are suspended they’re part of the extension process, when you uninstall GS extension, they will also be removed, then you’ve to recover them from the browsing history, that can be a tedious task.

First things first, before removing the Great Suspender extension, click on its icon on the toolbar and select ‘Unsuspend All Tabs’.

Are you using this extension? Have you found the tip useful? Let me know in the comments.