Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts

Google Chrome  

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Browsing the web without a mouse will probably be some pain, but Google Chrome shortcuts will help you to jump to the address bar faster, switch between tabs easier and reach lots of functions without using the mouse. You'll be sorry if you weren't using any of them.

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Ctrl + N

Open a new window

-1
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Open a new window in Incognito mode

1
Ctrl + T

Open a new tab, and jump to it

1
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + T

Reopen the last closed tab, and jump to it

2
Ctrl + Tab

Jump to the next open tab

0
or Ctrl + Page Down
0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Tab

Jump to the previous open tab

1
or Ctrl + Page Up
-1
Ctrl + 1

...through Ctrl + 8:  Jump to a specific tab

-2
Ctrl + 9

Jump to the last tab

0
Alt + Home

Open your home page in the current tab

0
Alt +

Open the previous page from your browsing history in the current tab. Details >>

This is one of the most used shortcuts in browsers. The earlier shortcut of Backspace is not used anymore, as it sometimes caused problems such as accidentally going back in web forms.

0
Alt +

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

1
Ctrl + W

Close the current tab

0
or Ctrl + F4
2
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + W

Close all open tabs and the browser

-1
Alt + Space + N

Minimize the current window

0
Alt + Space + X

Maximize the current window

-1
Alt + F4

Close the current window

-1
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Q

Quit Google Chrome

0
Alt + F

Open the Chrome menu

0
or Alt + E
0
or F10
0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Show or hide the Bookmarks bar

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + O

Open the Bookmarks Manager

-2
Ctrl + H

Open the History page in a new tab

0
Ctrl + J

Open the Downloads page in a new tab

1
↑   Shift + Esc

Open the Chrome Task Manager

1
↑   Shift + Alt + T

Set focus on the first item in the Chrome toolbar

0
F6

Switch focus forward between the Address bar, Bookmarks bar (if showing), and page content

0
↑   Shift + F6

Switch focus backward between the Address bar, Bookmarks bar (if showing), and page content

0
Ctrl + F

or F3  Open the Find Bar to search the current page

0
Ctrl + G

Jump to the next match to your Find Bar search

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + G

Jump to the previous match to your Find Bar search

1
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + J

or F12 Open Developer Tools

1
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Del

Open the Clear Browsing Data options

0
F1

Open the Chrome Help Center in a new tab

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Log in a different user or browse as a Guest

0
Alt + ↑   Shift + I

Open a feedback form

0
⤶ Enter

Search with your default search engine

1
Tab

Press tab after typing search engine name to search using a different search engine

0
Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Press this after typing site name to add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in the current tab

0
Alt + ⤶ Enter

Use this after typing a search term to open a new tab and perform a Google search

1
Ctrl + L

Jump to the address bar

0
or Alt + D
0
or F6
0
Ctrl + K

Search from anywhere on the page

0
or Ctrl + E
0
↑   Shift + Del

Remove predictions from your address bar (select with down arrow)

0
Ctrl + P

Open options to print the current page

0
Ctrl + S

Open options to save the current page

0
F5

Reload the current page

-1
or Ctrl + R
0
↑   Shift + F5

Reload the current page, ignoring cached content

1
or Ctrl + ↑   Shift + R
1
Esc

Stop the page loading

0
Tab

Browse clickable items moving forward

0
↑   Shift + Tab

Browse clickable items moving backward

0
Ctrl + O

Open a file from your computer in Chrome

0
Ctrl + U

Display non-editable HTML source code for the current page

0
Ctrl + D

Save your current webpage as a bookmark

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + D

Save all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folder

0
F11

Turn full-screen mode on or off

0
Ctrl + +

Make everything on the page bigger

0
Ctrl + -

Make everything on the page smaller

0
Ctrl + 0

Return everything on the page to default size

0
Space

Scroll down a webpage, a screen at a time

0
or Page Down
0
↑   Shift + Space

or PgUp Scroll up a webpage, a screen at a time

0
Home

Go to the top of the page

0
End

Go to the bottom of the page

1
↑   Shift +

Scroll horizontally on the page

0
Ctrl +

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

0
Ctrl +

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

0
Ctrl + Backspace

Delete the previous word in a text field

0
Alt + N

Move focus to a notification

0
Alt + ↑   Shift + A

Allow within a notification

0
Alt + ↑   Shift + D

Deny within a notification

1
Alt + Home

Open the Home page in the current tab

These shortcuts require you to use your mouse.
0

Drag a link to a tab to open a link in a current tab (mouse only)

0
Ctrl +

Click a link to open a link in new background tab

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Click a link to open a link, and jump to it

0

Drag a link to a blank area of the tab strip  to open a link, and jump to it (mouse only)

0
↑   Shift +

Open a link in a new window

0
↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Open link or form result in a new window

0

Drag the tab out of the tab strip to open a tab in a new window (mouse only)

0

Drag the tab into an existing window to move a tab to a current window (mouse only)

Press Esc while dragging  Return a tab to its original position
0

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

0
Alt +

... on a link to download the target of a link

0

... on Back or Next, or click and hold Back or Next buttons to display your browsing history

0

...a blank area of the tab strip to switch between maximized and windowed modes

0
Ctrl +

Make everything on the page bigger

0
Ctrl +

Make everything on the page smaller


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Program information

Program name: Google Chrome Google Chrome (General)

Chrome is free web browser developed by Google. It's released on September 2008 for Windows and reached version 61 as of this entry written. According to StatCounter, Google Chrome has 63% worldwide usage share of web browsers as a desktop browser.

Web page: google.com/chrome

Last update: 7/2/2021 8:42 AM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 83%

More information >>

Updated: Added some shortcuts. (3 updates.) 12/5/2019 1:32:14 PM Updated program information.
6/13/2020 8:12:07 PM Added some shortcuts.
7/2/2021 10:38:59 AM Added some shortcuts.

Shortcut count: 93

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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Coco says: 3 years ago 9/20/2018 9:24 AM
I couldn't find the ctrl + R one. Please help, I don't know what this means!

... says in reply to Coco : 17 months ago 5/8/2020 12:09 PM
You reload your page with Ctrl+R!

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to defkey.com : 3 years ago 9/20/2018 9:27 AM
It reloads the page; same with F5. Right here: https://defkey.com/google-chrome-shortcuts#shortcut-3229