Chrome Browser and Chromebooks

For Windows & Linux

  • New Tab: Ctrl + T
  • Reopen last tab: Ctrl + Shift + T
  • Open link in a new tab: Ctrl + Click (+ Shift moves to the new tab)
  • Switch to the next tab: Ctrl + Tab
  • Switch to the previous tab: Ctrl + Shift + Tab
  • Switch to tab #(1, 2, 3...): Ctrl + Number ("1" goes to the first tab, and so on)
  • Close the current tab: Ctrl + W
  • Open new Private browsing window: Ctrl + Shift + N
  • Get to the URL address bar: Ctrl + L
  • Add .com in the address bar: Ctrl + Enter
  • Reload tab: Ctrl + R or F5
  • Reload tab (while clearing cache): Ctrl + F5 or Shift + F5
  • Go Back/Forward: Alt + Left / Right arrow
  • Open the Chrome menu: Alt + F or Alt + E or F10
  • Open the browser history: Ctrl + H
  • Open the Clear Browsing Data dialog: Ctrl + Shift + Delete

  • Open the Downloads list: Ctrl + J
  • Open the Task Manager: Shift + Esc
  • Bookmark site: Ctrl + D
  • Toggle the bookmarks bar on and off: Ctrl + Shift + B
  • Open Developer Tools: Ctrl + Shift + J
  • Switch between multiple users: Ctrl + Shift + M

For Mac

  • Open a new tab: Command + T
  • Reopen last tab: Command + Shift + T
  • Open link in a new tab: Command + Click (+ Shift moves to the new tab)
  • Switch to the previous / next tab: Command + Option + Left /Right arrow
  • Switch to tab #(1, 2, 3...): Command + Number ("1" goes to the first tab, and so on)
  • Close the current tab: Command + W
  • Open new Private browsing window: Command + Shift + N
  • Get to the URL address bar: Command + L
  • Add .com in the address bar: Command + Enter
  • Reload tab: Command + R
  • Go Back/Forward: Command + Left / Right arrow
  • Toggle the bookmarks bar on and off: Command + Shift + B

  • Bookmark site: Command + D
  • Open the Bookmark Manager: Command + Option + B
  • Open the Settings: Command + ,
  • Open the browser history: Command + Y
  • Open the Downloads list: Command + Shift + J
  • Open the Clear Browsing Data dialog: Command + Shift + Delete
  • Switch between multiple users: Command + Shift + M
  • Open developer tools: F12

Chromebook Shortcuts

  • Launch apps from the shelf (1, 2, 3...): Alt + Number ("1" opens the first app, and so on)
  • Activate a specific tab: Ctrl + Number (1 - 8, same as above)
  • Open the task manager: Shift + Esc
  • Open the file manager: Alt + Shift + M
  • Show the keyboard shortcut overlay: Ctrl + Alt + ?

  • Take a screenshot: Control + Switcher key
  • Toggle on/off the Caps Lock: Alt + search button
  • Page up: Alt + Up
  • Page down: Alt + Down
  • Dock a window: Alt + [ – or Alt + ]
  • Open the Chrome browser menu: Alt + E
  • Mirror the monitor: Control + Monitor button
  • Lock the screen: Control + Shift + L
  • Log out of your Chromebook: Control + Shift + Q

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