Chromebook and Chrome OS keyboard shortcuts

Chromebook and Chrome OS  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
4 years ago
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Even though Chromebook is based on Chrome, it's keyboard shortcuts somewhat differ from Chrome shortcuts on other operating systems because of two reasons: Chromebooks offer additional features, as they are standalone computers. Reason two is Chromebook's keyboards has some additional keys like Search. Here is the list of shortcuts you can use on your Chromebook. We're sure they'll make you a faster Chromebook user.

Alt + Search

Toggle Caps Lock

Search + L

Lock the screen

Ctrl + Alt + /

List all keyboard shortcuts available

Note: If you’re using a Windows or Mac keyboard, use the Windows key or Command key in place of the Search key.
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Open a new window in incognito mode

Ctrl + T

Open a new tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift then

and click a link: Open the link in a new tab and switch to the new tab

Search + Alt + M

Switch windows between screens (when your Chromebook is connected to a monitor)

Ctrl + F

Search the current page

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Go to the previous match for your search

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + İ

Show or hide the Developer Tools panel

↑   Shift + Alt + S

Open the status area (where your account picture appears)

Search + 1

… to Search + =: Use F keys (F1 to F12)

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + +

Change screen resolution

Alt + ↑   Shift + P

Show stylus tools

Alt + Search

Turn Caps Lock on or off

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + V

Paste content from the clipboard as plain text

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Z

Redo your last action

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Space

Switch between the keyboard languages that you've set

Ctrl + Search + H

Turn on high contrast mode

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Program information

Program name: Chromebook and Chrome OS Chromebook and Chrome OS (Web applications)

Chromebook is a laptop or tablet that runs Chrome OS as operating system. Chrome OS is developed by Google. It is based on the Linux kernel and uses Google Chrome as the web browser and principal web interface. That means Chrome OS is largely based on web apps that can run in Chrome web browser.

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Last update: 5/26/2021 7:08 AM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 63%

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Updated: Added some shortcuts. (2 updates.) 3/27/2021 7:36:49 PM Updated program information.
5/26/2021 9:07:48 AM Added some shortcuts.

Shortcut count: 118

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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