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20 Life-saving Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Today’s world is very fast and chrome keyboard shortcuts can improve your speed thus improving productivity. There are more than hundreds of chrome keyboard shortcuts but in this guide, I have covered 20 shortcuts you will use most. Using these will certainly help you to use chrome in a pro manner.

One of my favorite chrome keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+T this command will open the tabs which you accidentally closed.

Keyboard Shortcuts for Tabs and Windows

For WindowsFor MacExplanation
Ctrl+tCmd+tFor opening a new tab in chrome
Ctrl+shift+tCmd+shift+tIf you have close a tab, this command will
bring back that tab
Ctrl+nCmd+nFor opening a new window
Ctrl+shift+nCmd+shift+nFor opening an incognito window
Ctrl+left clickCmd+left-clickFor selecting multiple tabs
F11Cmd+Ctrl+FFor full-screen mode
Ctrl+[1-9]Cmd+[1-9]For switching between tabs but 9 is always
last tab
Ctrl+TabCmd+TabFor switching to the next tab
Ctrl+Shift+TabCmd+Shift+TabFor switching to the previous tab
F5/Ctrl+RCmd+RFor refreshing the tab
Ctrl+plus buttonCmd+plus buttonFor zoom in the current tab

Keyboard Shortcuts for the Address bar

For WindowsFor MacExplanation
Ctrl+LCmd+LThis command will copy the website URL
of current page
Ctrl+KCmd+Option+KThis command will focus on the search box
Shift+DeleteShift+Fn+DeleteThis command is to delete prediction from
address bar

Task Manager

For WindowsFor MacExplanation
Shift+EscThis command will open the task manager


For WindowsFor MacExplanation
Ctrl+F Cmd+FThis command will open a search box to find any word

For Chrome Settings

For WindowsFor MacExplanation
Ctrl+Shift+BCmd+Shift+BThis command will open the bookmark
Ctrl+HCmd+HThis will come handy to use the History tab
Ctrl+JCmd+JThis command will use to open
the Downloads tab
Ctrl+Shift+OCtrl+Shift+OThis command will open the statistics box
of RAM and CPU consumption taken by Chrome

I hope you find these chrome keyboard shortcuts handy and will improve your productivity eventually. We also have a guide on keyboard Shortcuts for other Softwares do check them out.


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