How may I go back to my original tab after opening a new tab with Selenium Webdriver?

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Before switching to newly opened tab/window you should first get current window handle and store it into a String variable. Do your operation with newly opened tab/window. Switch back to original window by using switchTo() function.

String currentWindowHandle = driver.getCurrentWindowHandle();

//Do your operation of working with newly opened tab



Hope that helps.