Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

Windows 10

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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.

Win

Open Start Menu

or Ctrl + Esc
Win + T

Cycle through the apps on the taskbar

Win + 1

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

Win + Alt + 1

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

Win + D

Show or hide desktop

Ctrl + Alt + Del

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

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Esc

Open Task Manager

Win + +

Zoom to the screen

Win + -

Zoom out to the screen

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
Alt + ↑   Shift + Print Screen

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

Alt + ↑   Shift + Num Lock

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

Win + U

Open the Ease of Access Center

Win + M

Minimize all open windows

Win + ↑   Shift + M

Restore minimized windows

Win + Home

Minimize all windows except the selected or currently active window

Win +

Maximize selected window

Win + ↑   Shift +

Maximizes the active window vertically while maintaining its width

Win +

Minimize selected window

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)

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)

Win + ↑   Shift +

Move selected window to the left monitor

Win + ↑   Shift +

Move selected window to the right monitor

Win + ⭾ Tab

Open Task view (virtual desktops)

Win + Ctrl + D

Add new virtual desktop

Win + Ctrl +

Move to the next virtual desktop (to the right)

Win + Ctrl +

Move to the next virtual desktop (to the left)

Win + Ctrl + F4

Close current virtual desktop

Win + A

Open the Action Center

Win + S

Open Cortana in text mode

or Win + Q
Win + C

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

Win + E

Open File Explorer

Win + F

Open the Windows 10 Feedback Hub

Win + Ctrl + F

Search for PC's on a network

Win + G

Open the Game Bar

Win + I

Open the Settings menu

Win + K

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

Win + L

Lock the computer

Win + O

Lock screen orientation

Win + P

Open presentation or projection sidebar

Win + R

Open the Run window

Win + U

Open the Ease of Access Center

Win + W

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

Win + Print Screen

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

Win + +

Zoom to the screen

Win + -

Zoom out to the screen

Win + Esc

Exit Magnifier

Win + .

Open the emoji keyboard

Win + V

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

Win + ↑   Shift + S

Open screenshot toolbar, capture an area of the screen

Win + Space

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

Alt + ↑   Shift

Switch to next input language

Win + ,

Show desktop temporarily

Win + ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

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

Win + Ctrl + C

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

Win + Ctrl + O

Open virtual keyboard

Win + Ctrl + S

Start Speech Recognition

Win + H

Start text dictation

Win + Ctrl + ↑   Shift + B

Restart graphics driver (in case of problems)


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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: 11 Nov 2019

Shortcut count: 63

How easy to press shortcuts: 49%

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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eren altuntas says: 7 months ago 4/24/2019 10:28 PM
very nice my name eren

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VinodKumarSuthahr says: 20 months ago 3/21/2018 12:35 PM
good morning

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Zeynel (defkey) says in reply to VinodKumarSuthahr : 20 months ago 3/21/2018 12:56 PM
Good morning for you too!

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chiku says: 21 months ago 3/12/2018 8:36 AM
it is good ??????

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Zeynel (defkey) says in reply to chiku : 21 months ago 3/12/2018 3:45 PM
I think shortcuts are good, just try some.

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