Some Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts you should know


A keyboard short cut is a key (or combination of keys) that performs a function. This is a list of keyboard shortcuts in Google Chrome, and don't forget to Subscribe and receive more great updates.

Window and Tab Shortcuts

  • Ctrl+N = Open a new window
  • Ctrl+Shft+N = Open a new window in incognito mode
  • Press Ctrl, and click a link = Open link in a new tab
  • Press Shft, and click a link = Open link in a new window
  • Alt+F4 = Close current window
  • Ctrl+T = Open a new tab
  • Ctrl+Shft+T = Reopen the last tab you've closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you've closed.
  • Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8 = Switch to the tab at the specified position number. The number you press represents a position on the tab strip.
  • Ctrl+9 = Switch to the last tab
  • Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+PgDown = Switch to the next tab
  • Ctrl+Shft+Tab or Ctrl+PgUp = Switch to the previous tab
  • Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4 = Close current tab or pop-up
  • Alt+Home = Open your homepage
  • Ctrl+O, then select file = Open a file from your computer in Google Chrome

  • Address Bar Shortcuts

  • Type a search term = Perform a search using your default search engine
  • F6 or Ctrl+L or Alt+D = Highlight content in the web address area
  • Type a web address, then press Alt+Enter = Open your web address in a new tab

  • Shortcuts to open Google Chrome features

  • Ctrl+B = Toggle bookmarks bar on and off
  • Ctrl+H = View the History page
  • Ctrl+J = View the Downloads page
  • Shft+Escape = View the Task manager

  • Webpage shortcuts

  • Ctrl+P = Print your current page
  • F5 = Reload current page
  • Esc = Stop page loading
  • Ctrl+F5 or Shft+F5 = Reload current page, ignoring cached content
  • Press Alt, and click a link = Download link
  • Ctrl+F = Open find-in-page box
  • Ctrl+G or F3 = Find next match for your input in the find-in-page box
  • Ctrl+Shft+G or Shft+F3 = Find previous match for your input in the find-in-page box
  • Ctrl+U = View source
  • Drag link to bookmarks bar = Bookmark the link
  • Ctrl+D = Bookmark your current webpage
  • Ctrl++ = Make text larger
  • Ctrl+- = Make text smaller
  • Ctrl+0 = Return to normal text size

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