Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts

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

Google Chrome
Ctrl + N

Open a new window

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + N

Open a new window in Incognito 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

...through Ctrl + 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 all open tabs and the browser

Alt + Space + N

Minimize the current window

Alt + Space + X

Maximize the current window

Alt + F4

Close the current window

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Q

Quit Google Chrome

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Alt + F

Open the Chrome menu

or Alt + E
or F10
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 Chrome Task Manager

↑   Shift + Alt + T

Set focus on the first item in the Chrome toolbar

F6

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

↑   Shift + F6

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

Ctrl + F

or F3  Open the Find Bar to search the current page

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

or F12 Open Developer Tools

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Del

Open the Clear Browsing Data options

F1

Open the Chrome Help Center in a new tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + M

Log in a different user or browse as a Guest

Alt + ↑   Shift + İ

Open a feedback form

⤶ Enter

Search with your default search engine

⭾ Tab

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

Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

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

Alt + ⤶ Enter

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

Ctrl + L

Jump to the address bar

or Alt + D
or F6
Ctrl + K

Search from anywhere on the page

or Ctrl + E
↑   Shift + Del

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

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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

Open a file from your computer in Chrome

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

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

Home

Go to the top of the page

End

Go to the bottom of the page

↑   Shift + Mouse wheel up and down

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 + N

Move focus to a notification

Alt + ↑   Shift + A

Allow within a notification

Alt + ↑   Shift + D

Deny within a notification

Alt + Home

Open the Home page in the current tab

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These shortcuts require you to use your mouse.
Mouse movement

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

Ctrl + Mouse left click

Click a link to open a link in new background tab

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Mouse left click

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

Mouse movement

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

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

Open a link in a new window

↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Open link or form result in a new window

Mouse movement

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

Mouse movement

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
Mouse movement

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

Alt + Mouse left click

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

Mouse right click

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

Mouse double click

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

Ctrl + Mouse wheel up

Make everything on the page bigger

Ctrl + Mouse wheel down

Make everything on the page smaller


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Program information

Program name: 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: https://www.google.com/chrome


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

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

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