Safari keyboard shortcuts

Safari

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- Shortcuts

Like every web browser on the desktop, you will be browsing the web easier with keyboard shortcuts. Safari provides quite a few keyboard shortcuts and some of them are used with mouse to enhance mouse features.

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← ↑ → ↓

Scroll up, down, left, or right

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⌥ Option + ← ↑ → ↓

Scroll in larger increments

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Page Down

Scroll down a screen

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or Space
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Page Up

Scroll up a screen

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or ↑   Shift + Space
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⌘ Cmd +

Scroll to the top-left corner of the page

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or Home
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⌘ Cmd +

Scroll to the bottom-left corner of the page

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or End
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Tab

highlights the next text field or pop-up menu. Tab also highlights buttons and other controls if “All controls” is selected in the Shortcuts pane of the Keyboard pane of System Preferences. Highlight the next item on a webpage

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⌥ Option + Tab

Highlights the same items as Tab plus all other clickable items. To swap the behavior of Tab and Option + Tab, turn on “Press Tab to highlight each item on a webpage” in the Advanced pane of Safari preferences

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + \

Show all tabs

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⌘ Cmd +

Click on a link or bookmark to open a page in a new tab

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⌘ Cmd + ⤶ Enter

Press after typing in the Smart Search field to open a page in new tab

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd +

Click on a link or a bookmark to open a page in a new tab, and make that tab the active tab

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⌘ Cmd + ⤶ Enter

Open a page in a new tab, and make that tab the active tab, after typing in the Smart Search field

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Control + Tab

Make the next tab the active tab

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or ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ]
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Control + ↑   Shift + Tab

Make the previous tab the active tab

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or ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + [
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⌘ Cmd + 1

... to 9: Select one of your first nine tabs

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⌥ Option +

Click the close button on the tab you want to leave open to close all tabs except for one

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + T

Reopen the last tab or window you closed

Hold down the Back or Forward button until the list appears to see a list of your recently visited pages by name
Press Option and hold down the Back or Forward button until the list appears to see a list of your recently visited pages by web address (URL)
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⌘ Cmd + Home

Go to your homepage

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Esc

While typing in the Smart Search field, restore the current webpage address

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Esc

Close Reader

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Esc

Exit full-screen view

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⌥ Option +

Click on a link to the file to download a linked file

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Double click on the file in the downloads list to open a downloaded file

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⌘ Cmd + +

Zoom in to website content

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⌘ Cmd + -

Zoom out to website content

Press Option while you choose View > Make Text Bigger or View > Make Text Smaller Zoom website text. To zoom website text, press Option while you choose View > Make Text Bigger or View > Make Text Smaller
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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 2

Show or Hide the Reading List sidebar

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↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + D

Add the current page

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↑   Shift +

Add a linked page

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Control +

Click the page summary in the sidebar, then choose Remove Item.

You can also swipe left over the page summary, then click Remove. Or, swipe all the way to the left until the page summary disappears
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⌘ Cmd +

Use this shortcut in a folder on Favorites bar to open all bookmarks from a folder

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Control + ⌘ Cmd + 1

Show or Hide the Bookmarks sidebar

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⌘ Cmd +

Click on each bookmark and folder to select bookmarks and folders in the sidebar

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↑   Shift +

Extend the selection

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↑  ↓

Select the next bookmark or folder

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Space

Open the selected bookmark

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Space

Open the selected folder

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or
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Space

Close the selected folder

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Select the bookmark, then press Return to change the name or address of a bookmark. You can also force click the bookmark
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Esc

Cancel editing a bookmark name in the sidebar

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⤶ Enter

Finish editing a bookmark name

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⌥ Option +

Click on the New Folder button near the top-right corner to create a folder containing the selected bookmarks and folders in bookmarks view

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Del

Delete a bookmark


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Program information

Program name: Safari Safari (General)

Safari is the default web browser of Apple's MacOS operating system. Developed by Apple, Safari uses WebKit engine to render web pages. Safari is also included in iOS devices since the introduction of the first iPhone in 2007. Windows version was discontinued in 2012.

Web page: apple.com/safari

Last update: 20 April 2021

How easy to press shortcuts: 84%

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Shortcut count: 50

Platform detected: macOS

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