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Tab and window shortcuts

Ctrl+N Opens a new window.

Ctrl+T Opens a new tab.

Opens a new window in

incognito mode.

Opens a file from your computer

Press Ctrl+O, then select file.
in Google Chrome.

Press Ctrl and click a link. Or

Opens the link in a new tab in
click a link with your middle
the background .
mouse button (or mousewheel).

Press Ctrl+Shift and click a

Opens the link in a new tab and
link. Or press Shift and click a
switches to the newly opened
link with your middle mouse
button (or mousewheel).

Press Shift and click a link. Opens the link in a new window.

Reopens the last tab you've

closed. Google Chrome
remembers the last 10 tabs
you've closed.

Drag a link to a tab. Opens the link in the tab.

Drag a link to a blank area on

Opens the link in a new tab.
the tab strip.

Drag a tab out of the tab strip. Opens the tab in a new window.

Drag a tab out of the tab strip Opens the tab in the existing
and into an existing window. window.

Returns the tab to its original

Press Esc while dragging a tab.

Switches to the tab at the

Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8 specified position number on
the tab strip.
Ctrl+9 Switches to the last tab.

Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+PgDown Switches to the next tab.

Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Ctrl+PgUp Switches to the previous tab.

Alt+F4 Closes the current window.

Closes the current tab or pop-

Ctrl+W or Ctrl+F4

Click a tab with your middle

Closes the tab you clicked.
mouse button (or mousewheel).

Right-click, or click and hold

Displays your browsing history
either the Back or Forward
in the tab.
arrow in the browser toolbar.

Goes to the previous page in

Press Backspace, or Alt and
your browsing history for the
the left arrow together.

Press Shift+Backspace,
Goes to the next page in your
or Alt and the right arrow
browsing history for the tab.

Press Ctrl and click either the

Back arrow, Forward arrow, or
Go button in the toolbar. Or Opens the button destination in
click either button with your a new tab in the background.
middle mouse button (or

Double-click the blank area on Maximizes or minimizes the

the tab strip. window.

Opens your homepage in your

current window.

Google Chrome feature shortcuts

Opens the Tools menu, which

Alt+F lets you customize and control
Google Chrome.
Opens the Page menu, which
Alt+E lets you control the page you're

Toggles the bookmarks bar on

and off.

Ctrl+Shift+B Opens the Bookmark manager.

Ctrl+H Opens the History page.

Ctrl+J Opens the Downloads page.

Shift+Esc Opens the Task Manager.

Sets the focus on the browser

toolbar. Use right and left
arrows on the keyboard to
navigate to different buttons on
the toolbar. Press Shift+F10 to
bring up any associated context
menu (e.g. browsing history for
the Back button).
PressEscape to move the focus
back to the page.

Ctrl+Shift+J Opens Developer Tools.

Opens the Clear Browsing Data


Opens the Help Center in a new

tab (our favorite).

Address bar shortcuts

Use the following shortcuts in the address bar:

Type a search term, then Performs a search using your

press Enter. default search engine.

Type a search engine keyword, Performs a search using the

pressSpace, type a search search engine associated with
term, and pressEnter. the keyword.
Begin typing a search engine
Performs a search using the
URL, pressTab when prompted,
search engine associated with
type a search term, and
the URL.
press Enter.

Adds www. and .com to your

Ctrl+Enter input in the address bar and
open the resulting URL.

Type a URL, then

Opens the URL in a new tab.
press Alt+Enter.

F6 or Ctrl+L or Alt+D Highlights the URL.

Places a '?' in the address bar.

Type a search term after the
Ctrl+K or Ctrl+E question mark to perform a
search using your default
search engine.

Moves your cursor to the

Press Ctrl and the left arrow
preceding key term in the
address bar

Press Ctrl and the right arrow Moves your cursor to the next
together. key term in the address bar

Deletes the key term that

Ctrl+Backspace precedes your cursor in the
address bar

Select an entry in the address

bar drop-down menu with your Deletes the entry from your
keyboard arrows, then browsing history, if possible.
press Shift+Delete.

Click an entry in the address bar

drop-down menu with your Opens the entry in a new tab in
middle mouse button (or the background.

Press Page Up or Page

Selects the first or last entry in
Down when the address bar
the drop-down menu.
drop-down menu is visible.
Webpage shortcuts

Ctrl+P Prints your current page.

Ctrl+S Saves your current page.

F5 or Ctrl+R Reloads your current page.

Stops the loading of your

current page.

Ctrl+F Opens the find bar.

Finds the next match for your

Ctrl+G or F3
input in the find bar.

Ctrl+Shift+G, Shift+F3, Finds the previous match for

or Shift+Enter your input in the find bar.

Activates auto-scrolling. As you

Click the middle mouse button move your mouse, the page
(or mousewheel). automatically scrolls according
to the direction of the mouse.

Reloads your current page,

Ctrl+F5 or Shift+F5
ignoring cached content.

Downloads the target of the

Press Alt and click a link.

Opens the source of your

current page.

Drag a link to bookmarks bar Bookmarks the link.

Bookmarks your current


Opens your page in full-screen

F11 mode. Press F11 again to exit

Ctrl and +, or press Ctrl and Enlarges everything on the

scroll your mousewheel up. page.
Ctrl and -, or press Ctrl and Makes everything on the page
scroll your mousewheel down. smaller.

Returns everything on the page

to normal size.

Space bar Scrolls down the web page.

Home Goes to the top of the page.

End Goes to the bottom of the page.

Press Shift and scroll your

Scrolls horizontally on the page.

Text shortcuts

Copies highlighted content to

the clipboard.

Pastes content from the

Ctrl+V or Shift+Insert

Paste content from the

clipboard without formatting.

Deletes the highlighted content

Ctrl+X or Shift+Delete
and copies it to the clipboard.