Brave (Windows) keyboard shortcuts

Brave (Windows)

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
58 days ago
- Shortcuts

The default shortcuts for Brave is listed below. Learning shortcuts of your favorite web browser will always be useful. Don't worry, many of the common web browser shortcuts will also work with Brave.

Ctrl + N

Open a new window

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Open a new window in Private mode

Ctrl + T

Open a new tab, and jump to it

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Reopen the last closed tab, and jump to it

Ctrl + ⭾ Tab

Jump to the next open tab

or Ctrl + Page Down
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Jump to the previous open tab

or Ctrl + Page Up
Ctrl + 1

… to 8 Jump to a specific tab

Ctrl + 9

Jump to the last tab

Alt + Home

Open your home page in the current tab

Alt +

Open the previous page from your browsing history in the current tab

Alt +

Open the next page from your browsing history in the current tab

Ctrl + W

Close the current tab

or Ctrl + F4
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Close the current window

Alt + Space + N

Minimize the current window

Alt + Space + X

Maximize the current window

Alt + F4

Close the current window

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Q

Quit Brave

Alt + F

Open the Main menu

or Alt + E
or ⤶ Enter
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Show or hide the Bookmarks bar

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + O

Open the Bookmarks Manager

Ctrl + H

Open the History page in a new tab

Ctrl + J

Open the Downloads page in a new tab

↑   Shift + Esc

Open the Brave Task Manager

↑   Shift + Alt + T

Set focus on the first item in the toolbar

F10

Set focus on the last item in the toolbar

F6

Switch focus to unfocused dialog (if showing)

Ctrl + F

Open the Find Bar to search the current page

or F3
Ctrl + G

Jump to the next match to your Find Bar search

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Jump to the previous match to your Find Bar search

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + J

Open Developer Tools

or F12
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Del

Open the Clear Browsing Data options

F1

Open the Brave Help Center in a new tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Open Profile menu

Type a search term + Enter: Search with your default search engine
Type a search engine name and press Tab: Search using a different search engine
Type a site name + Ctrl + Enter: Add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in the current tab
Type a search term + Alt + Enter: Open a new tab and perform a search
Ctrl + L

Jump to the address bar

or Alt + D
or F6
Ctrl + K

Search from anywhere on the page

or Ctrl + E
Down arrow to highlight + Shift + Delete: Remove predictions from your address bar
Ctrl + P

Open options to print the current page

Ctrl + S

Open options to save the current page

F5

Reload the current page

or Ctrl + R
↑   Shift + F5

Reload the current page, ignoring cached content

or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R
Esc

Stop the page loading

⭾ Tab

Browse clickable items moving forward

↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Browse clickable items moving backward

Ctrl + O

(then select a file) Open a file from your computer in Brave

Ctrl + U

Display non-editable HTML source code for the current page

Ctrl + D

Save your current webpage as a bookmark

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Save all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folder

F11

Turn full-screen mode on or off

Ctrl + +

Make everything on the page bigger

Ctrl + -

Make everything on the page smaller

Ctrl + 0

Return everything on the page to default size

Space

Scroll down a webpage, a screen at a time

or Page Down
↑   Shift + Space

Scroll up a webpage, a screen at a time

or Page Up
Home

Go to the top of the page

End

Go to the bottom of the page

↑   Shift +

Scroll horizontally on the page

Ctrl +

Move your cursor to the front of the previous word in a text field

Ctrl +

Move your cursor to the back of the next word in a text field

Ctrl + ⬅ Backspace

Delete the previous word in a text field

Alt + Home

Open the Home page in the current tab

Drag a link to a tab: Open a link in a current tab (mouse only)
Ctrl +

(click on a link) Open a link in new background tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

(click on a link) Open a link, and jump to it

Drag a link to a blank area of the tab strip: Open a link, and jump to it (mouse only)
↑   Shift +

(click on a link) Open a link in a new window

Drag the tab out of the tab strip: Open a tab in a new window (mouse only)
Drag the tab into an existing window: Move a tab to a current window (mouse only)
Esc

(when pressed while dragging) Return a tab to its original position

Drag the web address to the Bookmarks Bar: Save the current webpage as a bookmark
Alt +

(click on a link) Download the target of a link

Right click Back or click and hold Back: Display your browsing history
Right-click Next or click & hold Next: Display your browsing history
Double-click a blank area of the tab strip: Switch between maximized and windowed modes
Ctrl +

Make everything on the page bigger

Ctrl +

Make everything on the page smaller

Source: Brave

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Program information

Program name: Brave (Windows) Brave (Windows) (General)

Brave is a free and open-source web browser that blocks website trackers and ads. The browser also allows you to "tip" Twitter users directly for their tweets. It's based on Chromium web browser and available on Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android.

Web page: brave.com

Last update: 30 Mar 2020

Shortcut count: 80

How easy to press shortcuts: 83%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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