Google Chrome Keyboard shortcuts- A complete list of hot keys

Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts

Ctrl + NOpens a new window.
Ctrl + TOpens a new tab.
Ctrl + Shift + NOpens a new window in incognito mode.
Press Ctrl + Oand select the file.Opens a file from your computer in Google Chrome.
Press Ctrl and click on a link. Or click on a link with the middle mouse button (or mouse wheel).Opens the link in a new tab in the background.
Press Ctrl + Shift and click on a link. Or press Change and click on a link with the middle mouse button (or mouse wheel).Opens the link in a new tab and switches to the newly opened tab.
Press Change and click on a link.Opens the link in a new window.
Ctrl + Shift + TReopens the last tab you closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you closed.
Drag a link to a tab.Opens the link on the tab.
Drag a link to a blank area on the tab strip.Opens the link in a new tab.
Drag a guide out of the guide strip.Opens the tab in a new window.
Drag a guide out of the guide strip and into an existing window.Opens the tab in the existing window.
Press Esc while dragging a guide.Returns the guide to its original position.
Ctrl + 1 through Ctrl + 8Changes to the guide at the position number specified in the guide range.
Ctrl + 9Changes to the last tab.
Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDownSwitch to the next tab.
Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUpSwitches to the previous tab.
Alt + F4 or Ctrl + Shift + WCloses the current window.
Ctrl + W or Ctrl + F4Closes the current or pop-up tab.
Click on a tab with the middle mouse button (or the mouse wheel).Closes the tab you clicked on.
Right-click or hold the Back or Forward arrow on the browser toolbar.Displays your browsing history on the tab.
Press Backspaceor Alt and the left arrow together.Go to the previous page in your tab’s browsing history.
Press Shift + Backspaceor Alt and the right arrow together.Go to the next page in your tab’s browsing history.
Press Ctrl and click the Back Arrow, Forward Arrow or Go buttons on the toolbar. Or click on any button with the middle mouse button (or mouse wheel).Opens the target of the button in a new tab in the background.
Double-click the blank area on the tab strip.Maximizes or minimizes the window.
Alt + HomeOpens your home page in your current window.
⌘-NOpens a new window.
⌘-TOpens a new tab.
⌘-Shift-NOpens a new window in incognito mode.
Press ⌘-Oand select the file.Opens a file from your computer in Google Chrome.
Press and click on a link. Or click on a link with the middle mouse button (or mouse wheel).Opens the link in a new tab in the background.
Press ⌘-Shift and click on a link. Or press Change and click on a link with the middle mouse button (or mouse wheel).Opens the link in a new tab and switches to the newly opened tab.
Press Change and click on a link.Opens the link in a new window.
⌘-Shift-TReopens the last tab you closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you closed.
Drag a guide out of the guide strip.Opens the tab in a new window.
Drag a guide out of the guide strip and into an existing window.Opens the tab in the existing window.
Press ⌘-Option and the right arrow together.Switch to the next tab.
Press ⌘-Option and the left arrow together.Switches to the previous tab.
⌘-WCloses the current or pop-up tab.
⌘-Shift-WCloses the current window.
Click and hold the Back or Forward arrow on the browser toolbar.Displays your browsing history on the tab.
Press Delete or ⌘-Go to the next page in your tab’s browsing history.
Press Change while clicking the + button in the upper left corner of the window.Maximizes the window.
⌘-MMinimizes the window.
⌘-HHides Google Chrome.
⌘-Option-HHides all other windows.
⌘-QClose Google Chrome.
Ctrl + NOpens a new window.
Ctrl + TOpens a new tab.
Ctrl + Shift + NOpens a new window in incognito mode.
Press Ctrl + Oand select the file.Opens a file from your computer in Google Chrome.
Press Ctrl and click on a link. Or click on a link with the middle mouse button (or mouse wheel).Opens the link in a new tab in the background.
Press Ctrl + Shift and click on a link. Or press Change and click on a link with the middle mouse button (or mouse wheel).Opens the link in a new tab and switches to the newly opened tab.
Press Change and click on a link.Opens the link in a new window.
Ctrl + Shift + TReopens the last tab you closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you closed.
Drag a link to a tab.Opens the link on the tab.
Drag a link to a blank area on the tab strip.Opens the link in a new tab.
Drag a guide out of the guide strip.Opens the tab in a new window.
Drag a guide out of the guide strip and into an existing window.Opens the tab in the existing window.
Press Esc while dragging a guide.Returns the guide to its original position.
Ctrl + 1 through Ctrl + 8Changes to the guide at the position number specified in the guide range.
Ctrl + 9Changes to the last tab.
Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDownSwitch to the next tab.
Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUpSwitches to the previous tab.
Ctrl + Shift + QClose Google Chrome.
Ctrl + W or Ctrl + F4Closes the current or pop-up tab.
Click on a tab with the middle mouse button (or the mouse wheel).Closes the tab you clicked on.
Right-click or hold the Back or Forward arrow on the browser toolbar.Displays your browsing history on the tab.
Press Alt and the left arrow together.Go to the previous page in your tab’s browsing history.
Press Alt and the right arrow together.Go to the next page in your tab’s browsing history.
Click the Back arrow, Forward arrow, or Go buttons on the toolbar with the middle mouse button (or the mouse wheel).Opens the target of the button in a new tab in the background.
Double-click the blank area on the tab strip.Maximizes or minimizes the window.

Chrome feature shortcuts

Alt + F or Alt + E orF10Opens the Chrome menuChrome menu, which allows you to customize and control settings in Google Chrome.
Ctrl + Shift + BEnables and disables the bookmarks bar.
Ctrl + HOpens the History page.
Ctrl + JOpens the downloads page.
Ctrl + Shift + EscOpens the Task Manager.
Shift + Alt + TSets the focus on the first tool on the browser toolbar. You can use the following shortcuts to move around the toolbar:

  • Press Tab, Shift + Tab, Home, End, right arrow, and left arrow to move the focus to different items on the toolbar.
  • Press Space or Log in to activate the toolbar buttons, including page and browser actions.
  • Press Shift + F10 to display any associated context menu (for example, browsing history for the Back button).
  • Press Esc to return the toolbar focus back to the page.
F6 or Shift + F6Shifts the focus to the next panel accessible from the keyboard. The panels include:

  • Highlights the URL in the address bar
  • Bookmark bar (if visible)
  • The main content of the web (including any infobars)
  • Downloads bar (if visible)
Ctrl + Shift + JOpens the Developer Tools.
Ctrl + Shift + DeleteOpens the Clear Browsing Data dialog box.
F1Opens the Help Center in a new tab (our favorite).
Ctrl + Shift + MSwitch between multiple users
⌘-Shift-BEnables and disables the bookmarks bar.
⌘-Option-BOpens the bookmark manager.
⌘-,Opens the Settings page.
⌘-YOpens the History page.
⌘-Shift-JOpens the downloads page.
⌘-Shift-DeleteOpens the Clear Browsing Data dialog box.
⌘-Shift-MSwitch between multiple users.
Alt + FOpens the Tools menu, which allows you to customize and control settings in Google Chrome.
Ctrl + Shift + BEnables and disables the bookmarks bar.
Ctrl + HOpens the History page.
Ctrl + JOpens the downloads page.
Shift + EscOpens the Task Manager.
Ctrl + Shift + JOpens the Developer Tools.
Ctrl + Shift + DeleteOpens the Clear Browsing Data dialog box.
F1Opens the Help Center in a new tab (our favorite).
Ctrl + Shift + MSwitch between multiple users.

Address bar shortcuts

Use the followinkkkg shortcuts in the address bar:

Enter a search term and press Log in.Perform a search using your default search engine.
Enter a search engine keyword, press Space, enter a search term and press Log in.Perform a search using the search engine associated with the keyword.
Start typing a search engine URL, press TabWhen prompted, enter a search term and pressLog in.Performs a search using the search engine associated with the URL.
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Enter a URL and press Alt + Enter.Opens the URL in a new tab.
Ctrl + L or Alt + DHighlights the URL.
Ctrl + K or Ctrl + EPut a “?” In the address bar. Enter a search term after the question mark to perform a search using the standard search engine.
Press Ctrl and the left arrow together.Moves the cursor to the previous key term in the address bar
Press Ctrl and the right arrow together.Moves the cursor to the next key term in the address bar
Ctrl + BackspaceDeletes the key term that precedes the cursor in the address bar
Select an entry from the address bar drop-down menu with the arrow keys and pressShift + Delete.Delete the entry from your browsing history, if possible.
Click on an entry in the address bar drop-down menu with the middle mouse button (or the mouse wheel).Opens the entry in a new tab in the background.
Press Up page or Page Down when the address bar drop-down menu is visible.Select the first or last entry in the drop-down menu.
Enter a search term and press Log in.Perform a search using your default search engine.
Enter a search engine keyword, press Space, enter a search term and press Log in.Perform a search using the search engine associated with the keyword.
Start typing a search engine URL, press TabWhen prompted, enter a search term and pressLog in.Performs a search using the search engine associated with the URL.
Enter a URL and press ⌘-Enter.Opens the URL in a new tab in the background.
⌘-LHighlights the URL.
⌘-Option-FPut a “?” In the address bar. Enter a search term after the question mark to perform a search using the standard search engine.
Press Option and the left arrow together.Moves the cursor to the previous key term in the address bar
Press Option and the right arrow together.Moves the cursor to the next key term in the address bar
Press Shift-Option and the left arrow together.Highlights the previous key term in the address bar
Press Shift-Option and the right arrow together.Highlights the next key term in the address bar
⌘-ExcludeDeletes the key term that precedes the cursor in the address bar
Select an entry from the address bar drop-down menu with the arrow keys and press Shift-Fn-Delete.Delete the entry from your browsing history, if possible.
Press Up page or Page Down in the address bar menu.Select the previous or next entry in the menu
Enter a search term and press Log in.Perform a search using your default search engine.
Enter a search engine keyword, press Space, enter a search term and press Log in.Perform a search using the search engine associated with the keyword.
Start typing a search engine URL, press TabWhen prompted, enter a search term and pressLog in.Performs a search using the search engine associated with the URL.
Ctrl + LHighlights the URL.
Ctrl + K or Ctrl + EPut a “?” In the address bar. Enter a search term after the question mark to perform a search using the standard search engine.
Press Ctrl + Shift and the left arrow together.Moves the cursor to the previous key term in the address bar
Press Ctrl + Shift and the right arrow together.Moves the cursor to the next key term in the address bar
Ctrl + BackspaceDeletes the key term that precedes the cursor in the address bar
Select an entry from the address bar drop-down menu with the arrow keys and pressShift + Delete.Delete the entry from your browsing history, if possible.
Click on an entry in the address bar drop-down menu with the middle mouse button (or the mouse wheel).Opens the entry in a new tab in the background.
Press Up page or Page Down when the address bar drop-down menu is visible.Select the first or last entry in the drop-down menu.

Web page shortcuts

Ctrl + PPrints your current page.
Ctrl + SSaves your current page.
F5 or Ctrl + RReloads your current page.
EscStops loading your current page.
Ctrl + FOpens the location bar.
Ctrl + G or F3Find the next match for your entry in the location bar.
Ctrl + Shift + G, Shift + F3orShift + EnterFinds the previous match for your entry in the find bar.
Click the middle mouse button (or the mouse wheel).Enables automatic scrolling. As you move the mouse, the page automatically scrolls according to the direction of the mouse.
Ctrl + F5 or Shift + F5Reloads your current page, ignoring cached content.
Press Alt and click on a link.Downloads the link destination.
Ctrl + UOpens the source of your current page.
Drag a link to the bookmarks barSaves the link as a bookmark.
Ctrl + DSaves your current web page as a bookmark.
Ctrl + Shift + DSaves all open pages as favorites in a new folder.
F11Opens your page in full screen mode. Press F11 again to exit full screen.
Ctrl and +or press Ctrl and roll the mouse button up.Enlarges everything on the page.
Ctrl and or press Ctrl and roll the mouse wheel down.Shrinks everything on the page.
Ctrl + 0Returns everything on the page to its normal size.
space-barScroll the web page.
HomeGo to the top of the page.
EndGo to the bottom of the page.
Press Change and roll the mouse wheel.Scrolls horizontally on the page.
⌘-PPrints your current page.
⌘-Shift-POpens the Page Setup dialog box.
⌘-SSaves your current page.
⌘-Shift-IEmail your current page.
⌘-RReloads your current page.
EscStops loading your current page.
⌘-FOpens the location bar.
⌘-GFind the next match for your entry in the location bar.
⌘-Shift-G or Shift-EnterFinds the previous match for your entry in the find bar.
⌘-EUse selection to find
⌘-JJump to selection
⌘-Option-IOpens the Developer Tools.
⌘-Option-JOpens the JavaScript console.
⌘-Option-UOpens the source of your current page.
Press Option and click on a link.Downloads the link destination.
Drag a link to the bookmarks bar.Saves the link as a bookmark.
⌘-DSaves your current web page as a bookmark.
⌘-Shift-DSaves all open tabs as favorites in a new folder.
⌘-Shift-FOpens your page in full screen mode. Press ⌘-Shift-F again to exit full screen.
⌘- +Enlarges everything on the page.
⌘ and –Shrinks everything on the page.
⌘-0Returns everything on the page to its normal size.
⌘-Shift-HOpens your home page in your current tab.
space-barScroll the web page.
⌘-Option-FWeb search.
Ctrl + PPrints your current page.
Ctrl + SSaves your current page.
Ctrl + RReloads your current page.
EscStops loading your current page.
Ctrl + FOpens the location bar.
Ctrl + G or Log inFind the next match for your entry in the location bar.
Ctrl + Shift + G or Shift + EnterFinds the previous match for your entry in the find bar.
Press Alt and click on a link.Downloads the link destination.
Ctrl + UOpens the source of your current page.
Drag a link to the bookmarks barSaves the link as a bookmark.
Ctrl + DSaves your current web page as a bookmark.
Ctrl + Shift + DSaves all open pages as favorites in a new folder.
F11Opens your page in full screen mode. Press F11 again to exit full screen.
Ctrl and +or press Ctrl and roll the mouse button up.Enlarges everything on the page.
Ctrl and or press Ctrl and roll the mouse wheel down.Shrinks everything on the page.
Ctrl + 0Returns everything on the page to its normal size.
space-barScroll the web page.
HomeGo to the top of the page.
EndGo to the bottom of the page.

Text shortcuts

Ctrl + CCopies the highlighted content to the clipboard.
Ctrl + V or Shift + InsertPaste the contents of the clipboard.
Ctrl + Shift + VPaste the contents of the clipboard without formatting.
Ctrl + X or Shift + DeleteDelete the highlighted content and copy it to the clipboard.
⌘-CCopies the highlighted content to the clipboard.
Option-Option-CCopies the URL of the page you are viewing on the clipboard.
⌘-VPaste the contents of the clipboard.
⌘-Shift-Option-VPastes the content without source formatting.
⌘-X or Shift-DeleteDelete the highlighted content and copy it to the clipboard.
⌘-ZReverses your last action.
⌘-Shift-ZRepeat your last action.
⌘-XDelete the highlighted content and save it to the clipboard (cut).
⌘-ASelects all the text on your current page.
⌘-:Opens the Spelling and Grammar dialog box.
; -;Checks your current page for spelling and grammar
Ctrl + CCopies the highlighted content to the clipboard.
Ctrl + V or Shift + InsertPaste the contents of the clipboard.
Ctrl + Shift + VPaste the contents of the clipboard without formatting.
Ctrl + X or Shift + DeleteDelete the highlighted content and copy it to the clipboard.

So that’s Google chrome keyboard shortcuts for a complete list.

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