Google Chrome Browser Shortcut Keys

Updated: 04/01/2018
Below is a listing of all the major shortcut keys used with the Google Chrome Internet browser.

Shortcut Keys

Alt+Home Open your homepage

Alt+Tab Toggle between browser windows

Alt+Left Arrow Back a page

Alt+Right Arrow Forward a page

F11 Display the current website in full-screen mode. Pressing F11 again will exit this mode.

Escape Stop page or download from loading

Ctrl+(minus or plus) Zoom in or out of a page, "minus" will zoom out and "plus" will zoom in

Ctrl+1-8 Pressing Ctrl and any number 1 through 8 will move to the corresponding tab in your tab bar.

Ctrl+9 Switch to last tab

Ctrl+0 Reset browser zoom to default

Ctrl+Enter This combination is used to quickly complete an address. For example, type "computerhope" in the address bar and press Ctrl+Enter to get

Ctrl+Shift+Del Open the Clear Data window to quickly clear private data

Ctrl+Shift+B Toggle the bookmarks bar between hidden and shown

Ctrl+A Select everything on a page

Ctrl+D Add a bookmark for the page currently opened

Ctrl+F Open the "find" bar to search text on the current page

Ctrl+O Open a file in the browser

Ctrl+Shift+O Open the Bookmark manager

Ctrl+H Open browser history in a new tab

Ctrl+J Display the downloads window

Ctrl+K or Ctrl+E Moves your text cursor to the omnibox so that you can begin typing your search query and perform a Google search

Ctrl+L Move the cursor to the browser address bar and highlight everything in it

Ctrl+N Open New browser window

Ctrl+Shift+N Open a new window in incognito (private) mode

Ctrl+P Print current page or frame

Ctrl+R or F5 Refresh the current page
or Ctrl+S Saves the current page

Ctrl+T Opens a new tab

Ctrl+U View a web page's source code

Ctrl+W Closes the currently selected tab

Ctrl+Shift+W Closes the currently selected window

Ctrl+Shift+T This combination reopens the last tab you've closed. If you've closed multiple tabs you can press this shortcut key multiple times to restore each of the closed tabs.

Ctrl+Tab Moves through each of the open tabs going to the right

Ctrl+Shift+Tab Moves through each of the open tabs going to the left

Ctrl+Left-click Open a link in a new tab in the background

Ctrl+Shift Left-click Open a link in a new tab and switch to the new tab

Ctrl+Page Down Open the browser tab to the right

Ctrl+Page Up Open the browser tab to the left

Spacebar Moves down a page at a time

Shift+Spacebar Moves up a page at a time

Home Go to top of page

End Go to bottom of page

Alt+Down Arrow Display all previous text entered in a text box and available options on a drop-down menu.

Created on ... June 29, 2018