Android keyboard shortcuts

Android

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
21 months ago
- Shortcuts

Android is a touch centric operating system, but when you connect a keyboard to your smartphone or tablet, it supports some keyboard shortcuts out of the box. They aren't going to remove the need to use touchscreen, but they're perfectly useful for basic tasks.

Esc

Go back

Ctrl + Esc

Menu

Alt + Space

Search page

Say "Ok Google" to start voice search.
Alt + ⭾ Tab

Switch between tasks

or Alt + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab
↑   Shift + Del

Delete the character to the right of the cursor

Alt + Del

Delete an entire line

↑   Shift then ↑   Shift

Activate caps-lock; press Shift once more to exit

Alt +

Move cursor to beginning of line

Alt + →:

Move cursor to end of line

Alt +

Move cursor to top of page

Alt +

Move cursor to bottom of page

↑   Shift + ←  →

Highlight text for cutting or copying

+ X

Cut text (will cut all text on-screen unless specific characters are highlighted)

+ C

Copy text to clipboard (will copy all text on-screen unless specific characters are highlighted)

+ V

Paste text from clipboard

+ A

Select all text in the current field

Space

Go to next page in any web page or document

↑   Shift + Space

Go to previous page in any web page or document

+ I

Zoom in

+ O

Zoom out

+ J

Go back a page

+ K

Go forward a page

+ R

Refresh current page

+ F

Find on page

+ B

Open bookmarks

+ S

Open social network sharing menu

+ H

View browsing history

+ S

Open browser settings

F

Forward current message (works only while inside the message)

R

Reply to current message (works only while inside the message)

A

Reply-all to current message (works only while inside the message)

Y

Archive message (works from within message or while on main inbox list)

+ U

Refresh inbox

+ C

Compose new e-mail

⤶ Enter

Open an e-mail (from the main inbox list)

Alt +

Jump to top of inbox

Alt +

Jump to bottom of inbox

Win + B

Open browser

Win + C

Open contacts

Win + E

Open e-mail

Win + G

Open Gmail

Win + I

Open calendar

Win + M

Open Maps

Win + P

Open music

Win + S

Open text messaging

Win + Y

Open YouTube

*More

information

IF

these keyboard shortcuts doesn't seem to cut it, you can create your own keyboard shortcuts with External Keyboard Helper.


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Program information

Program name: Android Android (Productivity)

Last update: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 49

How easy to press shortcuts: 68%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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ishak says: 7 months ago 5/16/2019 3:48 AM
how to close application

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