Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts Cheatsheet

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When it comes to online meetings, Zoom is a preferred option for many users. This is largely due to the tool providing all the required features for online conferences, while keeping everything simple.

If you want to make your Zoom experience even more efficient, learning Zoom’s keyboard shortcuts is one way to do that. There are many shortcuts that you can leverage to get the most out of this tool without much hassle.

Here are some of the Zoom shortcuts you should learn.

Windows

Shortcut KeyFunction
General
F6Switch between pop-up windows
Ctrl + Alt + ShiftFocus on meeting controls
Meeting
PageUpAccess previous 25 video streams
PageDownAccess next 25 video streams
AltToggle the “Always show meeting controls” option
Alt + F1Focus on the active speaker in a video meeting
Alt + F2Activate gallery view in a video meeting
Alt + F4Quit the current window
Alt + VEnable/disable the video
Alt + AEnable/disable the audio
Alt + MToggle audio mute/unmute for all except the host
Alt + SEnable/disable screen share
Alt + Shift + SEnable/disable new screen share
Alt + TPause or resume screen share
Alt + REnable/disable local recording
Alt + CEnable/disable cloud recording
Alt + PPause or resume recording
Alt + NSwitch camera
Alt + FEnable/disable full-screen
Alt + HEnable/disable chat screen
Alt + UEnable/disable users list
Alt + IOpen window to invite people
Alt + YRaise or lower your hand
Alt + Shift + RGet remote control
Alt + Shift + GStop remote control
Ctrl + 2Read the speaker name out loud
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + HEnable/disable floating controls
Chat
Alt + Shift + TTake a screenshot
Alt + LChange the screen orientation
Ctrl + WQuit the current chat session
Ctrl + UpAccess the previous chat
Ctrl + DownAccess the next chat
Ctrl + TStart a new chat with a user
Ctrl + FFind
Ctrl + TabGo to the next tab
Ctrl + Shift + TabGo to the previous tab
Phone
Ctrl + Shift + PCall the selected number
Ctrl + Shift + APick up the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + EHang up on the current call
Ctrl + Shift + DReject the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + MMute or unmute mic
Ctrl + Shift + HHold or unhold call

macOS

Shortcut KeyFunction
General
Command + WQuit the current window
Command + LChange the screen orientation
Ctrl + TGo to the next tab
Meeting
Command + JJoin a meeting
Command + Ctrl + VStart a new meeting
Command + JSchedule a new meeting
Command + Ctrl + SShare screen using direct share
Command + Shift + AMute or unmute audio
Command + Ctrl + MMute everyone except for the host
Command + Ctrl + UUnmute everyone except for the host
SpacePush to talk
Command + Shift + VEnable/disable video
Command + Shift + NSwitch between cameras
Command + Shift + SEnable/disable screen share
Command + Shift + TPause or resume screen share
Command + Shift + RBegin a local recording
Command + Shift + CBegin a cloud recording
Command + Shift + PPause or resume a recording
Command + Shift + WToggle between active speaker view and gallery view
Ctrl + PSee the previous 25 users in gallery view
Ctrl + NSee the next 25 users in gallery view
Command + UHide/unhide the users panel
Command + Shift + HHide/unhide chat panel
Command + IOpen the invite window
Option + YRaise or lower hand
Ctrl + Shift + RGet remote control
Ctrl + Shift + GStop remote control
Command + Shift + FTurn on/off full-screen view
Command + Shift + MAccess the minimal window
Ctrl + Option + Command + HHide/unhide meeting controls
Ctrl + \Toggle the “Always Show meeting controls” option
Command + WPrompt to end or leave a meeting
Chat
Command + KInitiate a chat with someone
Command + TTake a screenshot
Phone
Ctrl + Shift + CCall the selected phone number
Ctrl + Shift + AAccept the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + DReject the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + EEnd the current call
Ctrl + Shift + MMute or unmute the mic
Ctrl + Shift + HHold or unhold the current call

Linux

Shortcut KeyFunction
General
Ctrl + TabAccess the next tab
Meeting
AltToggle the “Always show meeting controls” option
Alt + VEnable/disable video
Alt + AMute/unmute your audio
Alt + MMute/unmute audio for everyone except the host
Alt + SEnable/disable screen share
Alt + TPause or resume screen share
Alt + RStart/stop a local recording
Alt + PPause/resume a recording
Alt + NSwitch between cameras
EscToggle the full-screen mode
Alt + UHide/unhide the users panel
Alt + IAccess the invite window
Alt + YRaise or lower hand
Alt + Shift + RAccess remote control
Alt + Shift + GDisconnect remote control
Chat
Alt + Shift + TCapture a screenshot
Ctrl + WQuit the current chat session
Phone
Ctrl + Shift + AAccept the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + EEnd the current call
Ctrl + Shift + DReject the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + MMute/unmute mic
Ctrl + Shift + HHold/unhold the current call
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