How To Tell Which Tab In Chrome Is Taking Up The Memory

As we browse the internet we open a lot of pages to either we have some information that we want to look up later or we just have a set of links that we want to check out after checking out the pages we are on.

Thankfully the browsing is more simplified by the presence of tabbed browsing which allows you to open multiple web pages with individual contents and after viewing them you can just close them. Sometimes when viewing many tabbed pages our entire PC slows down.

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If you check from task manager you will notice that your chrome browser is eating up the maximum amount of memory. But how to tell which specific tab is eating up the maximum memory. We have prepared a guide for you that will allow you to identify the specific tab and close it rather than closing the entire chrome browser.

How To Detect The Tab Which Is Taking Maximum Memory In Chrome

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  1. Open a new chrome tab and in the address bar type chrome://memory-redirect/, this will show you all the open tabs and extensions that are being used in the tabs that you have opened including their memory and CPU usage
  2. Now to end a particular task or tab just hold down shift + esc it will open up the task manager of chrome browser. Now from the list select the task that’s eating up maximum memory and click on end process.


There you have an easy guide that will allow you to identify and close the specific tab that is consuming the maximum amount of memory.

If you know of any other way with which you can see which tab is consuming the maximum amount of memory then do let us know.

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