Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts Cheatsheet

If you’re a regular Chrome user, chances are you know your way around the program by using your keyboard. By now, you might hit “Ctrl + N” to open a new window or Ctrl+T to open a new tab, but there are dozens of other helpful keyboard shortcuts for Chrome that you might not know about.

For instance, holding down “Ctrl + Shift + T” (Windows and Linux) reopens the last tab you closed. Holding down Shift and then clicking on a link opens the link in the new window, while “Ctrl + Shift + link” opens it in a new tab.

Here are more navigation keyboard shortcuts for Chrome:

WindowsLinuxMacFunction
Ctrl + Tab, Ctrl + PgDownCtrl + Tab, Ctrl + PgDownCtrl + Tab, Ctrl + PgDownGoes to the next tab. If there's no tab, then it goes to the first tab from the left of the browser.
Ctrl + Shift + Tab, Ctrl + PgUpCtrl + Shift + Tab, Ctrl + PgUpCtrl + Shift + Tab, Ctrl + PgUpGoes to the previous tab
Ctrl + W, Ctrl + F4Ctrl + W, Ctrl + F4? + WThis closes the current tab or pop up window
Press Backspace, or Alt and the left arrow together.Press Alt and the left arrow together.? + [Goes to the tab's previous page in browsing history
Press Shift + Backspace, or Alt and the right arrow together.Press Alt and the right arrow together.Press Shift-Delete or ? + ]Goes to the tab's next page in browsing history
Alt + FAlt + FN.A.opens the Chome or Tools menu, where most Chrome settings can be accessed and changed.
Ctrl + HCtrl + H? + YOpens the History page
Ctrl + JCtrl + J? + Shift + JOpens the Downloads page
Ctrl + Shift + BCtrl + Shift + B? + Shift + BShows/hides the bookmark bar
Ctrl + Shift + DeleteCtrl + Shift + Delete? + Shift + DeleteOpens the page for Clear Browsing Data
When browsing web pages, you can also do a lot with keyboard shortcuts. Below are some examples:
Ctrl + L or Alt + DCtrl + L? + LHighlights the URL in the address bar
Ctrl + DCtrl + D? + DSaves the current page as a bookmark
Ctrl + Shift + DCtrl + Shift + D? + Shift + DSaves all open pages in a new bookmark folder
Type a URL, then press Alt+Enter.Type a URL, then press Alt+Enter.Type a URL, then press ? + Enter.Opens a URL in a new tab in the background
If you have a Mac, there are certain shortcuts that are specific to the device. Here are some of them:
N.A.N.A.? + Shift + IEmails your current page.
N.A.N.A.? + ,Opens Preferences from the Chrome menu
N.A.N.A.? + Option + JOpens the JavaScript Console.
N.A.N.A.? + :Opens the Spelling and Grammar dialog.
N.A.N.A.? + ;Checks your current page for spelling and grammar
N.A.N.A.? + Shift + ZRepeats your last action.
N.A.N.A.? + ZReverts your last action.

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