Google Chrome Hotkeys

Below is a listing of all the major shortcut keys used with the Google Chrome Internet browser.

Shortcut Keys

Description

Alt+Home

Open your homepage.

Alt+Tab

Toggle between browser windows

Alt+Left Arrow

Back a page.

Alt+Right Arrow

Forward a page.

F11

Display the current website in full-screen mode. Pressing F11 again will exit this mode.

Esc

Stop page or download from loading.

Ctrl+(- or +)

Zoom in our out of a page ‘-‘ will decrease and ‘+’ will increase. Ctrl+0 will reset back to default.

Ctrl+1-8

Pressing Ctrl and any number 1 through 8 will move to the corresponding tab in your tab bar.

Ctrl+9

Switch to last tab.

Ctrl+0

Reset browser zoom to default

Ctrl+Enter

Quickly complete an address. For example, type computerhope in the address bar and press Ctrl+Enter to get .

Ctrl+Shift+Del

Open the Clear Data window to quickly clear private data.

Ctrl+Shift+B

Toggle the bookmarks bar between hidden and shown

Ctrl+A

Select everything on a page

Ctrl+D

Add a bookmark for the page currently opened.

Ctrl+F

Open the “find” bar to search text on the current page

Ctrl+O

Open a file in the browser

Ctrl+Shift+O

Open the Bookmark manager.

Ctrl+H

Open history in a new tab

Ctrl+J

Display the downloads window

Ctrl+K or Ctrl+E

Perform a Google search

Ctrl+L

Move the cursor to the browser address bar and highlight everything in it.

Ctrl+N

Open New browser window.

Ctrl+Shift+N

Open a new window in incognito (private) mode.

Ctrl+P

Print current page or frame.

Ctrl+R or F5

Refresh the current page or frame.

Ctrl+S

Saves the current page

Ctrl+T

Opens a new tab.

Ctrl+U

View a web page’s <a “>source code

Ctrl+W

Closes the currently selected tab.

Ctrl+Shift+W

Closes the currently selected window.

Ctrl+Shift+T

Reopens the last tab you’ve closed (up to 10).

Ctrl+Tab

Moves through each of the open tabs.

Ctrl+Left-click

Open the link in a new tab in the background

Ctrl+Shift Left-click

Open the link in a new tab and switch to the new tab

Spacebar

Moves down a page at a time.

Shift+Spacebar

Moves up a page at a time.

Home

Go to top of page

End

Go to bottom of page

Alt+Down Arrow

Display all previous text entered in a text box and available options on a drop-down menu.

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