Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

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- Shortcuts

Windows 10 has many hotkeys you can use around the operating system. Most of these shortcuts involves using the Windows key on your keyboard. Here are the most of the shortcuts for Windows 10.

2
Win

Open Start Menu

1
or Ctrl + Esc
0
Win + T

Cycle through the apps on the taskbar

0
Win + 1

Open the app pinned in the (1) position on the taskbar

0
Win + Alt + 1

Open the right-click menu for the app pinned in the (1) position on the taskbar

1
Win + D

Show or hide desktop

-1
Ctrl + Alt + Del

Show session options (Lock, Change user, Log off, Task Manager)

0
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Esc

Open Task Manager

0
Win + +

Zoom to the screen

0
Win + -

Zoom out to the screen

1
Win + Esc

Exit Magnifier

Press right Shift for eight seconds to turn Filter Keys on and off
Press Num Lock for five seconds to turn on or off Toggle Keys
1
Alt + ↑   Shift + Print Screen

Turn High Contrast on or off (use left Shift and left Alt)

-2
Alt + ↑   Shift + Num Lock

Turn Mouse Keys on and off (use left Shift and left Alt)

0
Win + U

Open the Ease of Access Center

1
Win + M

Minimize all open windows

0
Win + ↑   Shift + M

Restore minimized windows

0
Win + Home

Minimize all windows except the selected or currently active window

0
Win +

Maximize selected window

0
Win + ↑   Shift +

Maximizes the active window vertically while maintaining its width

0
Win +

Minimize selected window

0
Win +

Snap selected window to the left half of the screen (If the window is already there, Windows key + Up or Down will snap it into a quadrant)

0
Win +

Snap selected window to the right half of the screen (If the window is already there, Windows key + Up or Down will snap it into a quadrant)

1
Win + ↑   Shift +

Move selected window to the left monitor

1
Win + ↑   Shift +

Move selected window to the right monitor

4
Win + Tab

Open Task view (virtual desktops)

3
Win + Ctrl + D

Add new virtual desktop

0
Win + Ctrl +

Move to the next virtual desktop (to the right)

0
Win + Ctrl +

Move to the next virtual desktop (to the left)

1
Win + Ctrl + F4

Close current virtual desktop

0
Win + B

Focus to system tray area

0
Win + A

Open the Action Center

0
Win + S

Open Cortana in text mode

0
or Win + Q
0
Win + C

Open Cortana in listening mode (similar to saying "Hey, Cortana")

1
Win + E

Open File Explorer

0
Win + F

Open the Windows 10 Feedback Hub

1
Win + Ctrl + F

Search for PC's on a network

0
Win + G

Open the Game Bar

0
Win + I

Open the Settings menu

0
Win + K

Open the Connect sidebar (for connecting to Bluetooth or Miracast devices)

0
Win + L

Lock the computer

0
Win + O

Lock screen orientation

2
Win + P

Open presentation or projection sidebar

0
Win + R

Open the Run window

0
Win + U

Open the Ease of Access Center

0
Win + W

Open the Windows Ink Workspace for scribbling on tablets or touchscreen laptops

0
Win + Print Screen

Take a screenshot of the entire desktop and save it to the Screenshots folder in the Pictures folder

0
Win + +

Zoom to the screen

0
Win + -

Zoom out to the screen

1
Win + Esc

Exit Magnifier

0
Win + .

Open the emoji keyboard

1
Win + V

Open clipboard history (this feature is added with October 2018 Update)

0
Win + ↑   Shift + S

Open screenshot toolbar, capture an area of the screen

1
Win + Space

Open 'change input language' popup and switch to next language

0
Alt + ↑   Shift

Switch to next input language

-1
Win + ,

Show desktop temporarily

3
Win + ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Pin window to current monitor (so it will always open in that monitor)

0
Win + Ctrl + C

Enable Color Filters. You need to enable the shortcut in Windows settings first.

0
Win + Ctrl + O

Open virtual keyboard

0
Win + Ctrl + S

Start Speech Recognition

2
Win + H

Start text dictation

2
Win + Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Restart graphics driver (in case of problems)

-1
Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F3

Enable Audit mode


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Program information

Program name: Windows 10 Windows 10 (General)

Microsoft's operating system released on 2015. It brought back the Start Menu back after Windows 8.

Web page: microsoft.com/en-us/windows

Last update: 25 January 2021

How easy to press shortcuts: 50%

More information >>

Updated: Added some shortcuts. (4 updates.) 11/7/2019 7:40:05 AM Added some shortcuts.
12/10/2019 12:19:18 PM Added some shortcuts.
10/28/2020 1:55:16 PM Updated program information.
1/25/2021 12:10:13 PM Added some shortcuts.

Shortcut count: 63

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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Guest says: 9 months ago 8/13/2020 5:46 AM
Here's a link to a more thorough list: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12445/windows-keyboard-shortcuts

Huésped says: 11 months ago 6/15/2020 6:14 PM
Saben por que cuando ejecuto el comando Win+H me aparece una ventana de compartir y no de reconocimiento de voz?

eren altuntas says: 2 years ago 4/24/2019 10:28 PM
very nice my name eren

VinodKumarSuthahr says: 3 years ago 3/21/2018 12:35 PM
good morning

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to defkey.com : 3 years ago 3/21/2018 12:56 PM
Good morning for you too!

chiku says: 3 years ago 3/12/2018 8:36 AM
it is good ??????

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk Admin says in reply to defkey.com : 3 years ago 3/12/2018 3:45 PM
I think shortcuts are good, just try some.