+99 Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts  Windows / Mac List ▷ 2020

Surfing the internet has become a daily activity for many people, with increasing frequency. So nowadays there are browsers that are extremely easy to use since their interfaces are usually quite friendly.

Google Chrome is undoubtedly one of the most widely used browsers worldwide. It allows a large number of users around the world to browse the Internet easily.

Of course, there are multiple shortcuts that can be useful to us so that the use of this browser is easier for us and our experience is much better. In this sense, we have drawn up a list of the More useful keyboard commands to use Chrome efficiently from your Windows or MacOS computer.

List of the best shortcuts and key combinations to use Google Chrome with the keyboard for Windows and Mac

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Google Chrome has a series of shortcuts that can give us the ability to access faster to their different functions.

Definitely, it is much easier to press combinations from our keyboard than to look for the tool in the different menus, or navigate tab by tab using the mouse, so these shortcuts will be very useful to improve our experience with the browser of the giant Google.

Keep in mind that for Windows the Ctrl key will be used, corresponding in the system Mac to the Command (Cmd) key. The key Windows Alt attached to the key Option on Mac, (in some cases it is done with the help of the Shift).

Keyboard shortcuts for Chrome features

Without a doubt, shortcuts can be more useful when it comes to functions found in the menu. Next we are going to provide you with some tricks With which you can open the search for a specific word, to delete the browsing data without having to go through its options.

Key combination Action

Alt + F, Alt + E or F10
Open menu.

Ctrl + Shift + B
Enable or disable bookmarks bar. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Shift + B
Enable or disable bookmarks bar. (MacOS).

Ctrl + Shift + O
Open the bookmark manager (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Shift + O
Open the bookmark manager (MacOS).

Ctrl + H
Open history (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + H
Open history (MacOS).

Shift + Esc
Open the Chrome task manager.

F6
Toggle between current tab, address bar, bookmarks, and web page (top to bottom).

Shift + F6
Toggle between current tab, address bar, bookmarks, and web page (bottom to top).

Ctrl + F
F3

Open search. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + F
Open search. (MacOS).

Ctrl + G
Go to the next search result. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + G
Go to the next search result. (MacOS).

Ctrl + Shift + G
Go to the previous search result. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Shift + G
Go to the previous search result. (MacOS).

Ctrl + Shift + I
Inspect element.

Ctrl + Shift + Del
Clear browsing data. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Shift + Del
Clear browsing data. (MacOS).

F1
Open help.

Ctrl + Atl + M
Display user window.

Ctrl + J
Open Downloads page. (Windows).

⌘ + Shift + J
Open Downloads page. (MacOS).

Ctrl + J
Open Downloads page.

Keyboard combinations for tabs and windows

Of course, the shortcuts will allow us to use Chrome more efficiently. For this reason, we also include the commands that you can use on Windows and Mac to open a new window or to go to a specific tab without using the mouse. Great, right?

Key combination Action

Ctrl + N
Open new window. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + N
Open new window. (MacOS).

Ctrl + Shift + N
Open new incognito window. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Shift + N
Open new incognito window. (MacOS).

Ctrl + T
Open new tab within the same window. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + T
Open new tab within the same window. (MacOS).

Ctrl + Shift + T
Open a recently closed tab. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Shift + T
Open a recently closed tab. (MacOS).

Ctrl + Tab
Ctrl + Page Down

Navigate to the next tab. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Alt (⌥) + Right.
Navigate to the next tab. (MacOS).

Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Navigate to the previous tab. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Alt (⌥) + Left.
Navigate to the previous tab. (MacOS).

Ctrl + 1 to 8
Go to a specific tab according to the position. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + 1 to 8
Go to a specific tab according to the position. (MacOS).

Ctrl +9
Go to the last tab. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + 9
Go to the last tab. (MacOS).

Alt + Left Arrow.
Go back in the tab’s browsing history. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Left Arrow.
Go back in the tab’s browsing history. (MacOS).

Alt + Left Arrow.
Go forward in the tab’s browsing history. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Right Arrow.
Go forward in the tab’s browsing history. (MacOS).

Ctrl + W
Ctrl + F4

Close tab.

Ctrl + Shift + W
Close all tabs.

Alt + F4
Ctrl + Shift + Q

Exit Chrome (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Q
Exit Chrome (MacOS).

Alt + Home
Open your main page in the current tab.

Keyboard shortcuts to perform actions on web pages

Maybe you already know that using the old reliable F5 you can reload the page you are on, but you should know that there are many more actions you can do through shortcuts, such as press Ctrl + D if you like this post and want to bookmark it. Try it!

Key combination Action

Ctrl + P
Print page. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + P
Save page. (MacOS).

Ctrl + S
Save page. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + S
Save page. (MacOS).

F5
Ctrl + R

Reload page. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + R
Reload page. (MacOS).

Ctrl + Shift + R
Reload page bypassing cache. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Shift + R
Reload page bypassing cache. (MacOS).

Esc
Stop loading the page.

Tabulator
Advance to the next clickable item on the web.

Shift + Tab
Go to the previous clickable item on the web.

Ctrl + O
Open file.

Ctrl + U
Open source code. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + Alt (⌥) + U
Open source code. (MacOS).

Ctrl + D
Save page to bookmarks. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + D
Save page to bookmarks. (MacOS).

F11
Activate full screen mode.

Ctrl and +
Zoom in. (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) and +
Zoom in. (MacOS).

Ctrl and –
Zoom out. (Windows)

Cmd (⌘) and –
Zoom out. (MacOS)

Ctrl + 0
Reset zoom. (Windows)

Cmd (⌘) + 0
Reset zoom. (MacOS)

Space
Page Down.

Scroll down.

Shift + Space
Page Up

Scroll up.

Alt + spacebar + n
Minimize the current window.

Alt + spacebar + x
Maximize the current window.

Keyboard combinations in the address bar

Yes, navigation would become less complicated if we told you that just by entering a word, Chrome adds the rest of the URL through a shortcut, or if you easily accessed the address bar.

Key combination Action

Ctrl + Enter
Add “www.” at the beginning and “.com” at the end of a word entered in the address bar.

Alt + Enter
Add “www.” at the beginning and “.com” at the end of a word entered in the address bar and open in a new tab.

Ctrl + L
Alt + D

Go to the address bar (Windows).

Cmd (⌘) + L
Go to the address bar (MacOS).

Ctrl + Left Arrow
Navigate to the previous word in the URL.

Ctrl + Right Arrow
Navigate to the next word in the URL.

Type a search term + Enter
Perform a search with your default engine.

Ctrl + backspace key
Delete the previous word in a text field.

Ctrl + right arrow
Move the cursor to the end of the next word in a text field.

Ctrl + left arrow
Move the cursor to the beginning of the previous word in a text field.

How to change and customize keyboard shortcuts for Chrome browser?

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Of course, all these shortcuts will be very useful to us and we will be able to use Chrome more quickly and efficiently, although we might want to customize the keyboard shortcuts for Chrome according to our comfort. True? But nevertheless, currently this browser does not have a function that allows us to customize our keyboard shortcuts. It should be noted that there are extensions that allow similar functions but do not fulfill the function in question.

If you have any questions, leave them in the comments, we will answer you as soon as possible, and it will surely be of great help to more members of the community. Thank you! 😉

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