Window & Tab Shortcuts

Action/Function

Shortcut

 

 

Open a new window

Ctrl + N

Open a new windows in incognito mode

Ctrl + Shift + N

Open link in a new tab

Ctrl + Click on link

Open link in new window

Shift + Click on link

Close current window

Alt + F4

Open a new tab

Ctrl + T

Reopen the last tab you’ve closed1

Ctrl + Shift + T

Switch to the tab at the specified position

Ctrl + 1 through Ctrl + 8

Switch to the last tab

Ctrl + 9

Switch to the next tab

Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDown

Switch to the previous tab

Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUp

Go to the previous page in your browsing history for the tab

Backspace, or press Alt + Left Arrow

Go to the next page in your browsing history for the tab

Shift + Backspace, or press Alt + Right Arrow

Close current tab or pop-up

Ctrl + W or Ctrl + F4

Open your homepage

Alt + Home

Open a file from your computer in Google Chrome

Ctrl + O, then select file

1 Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs that you’ve closed

Action/Function

Shortcut

 

 

Add ‘www.’ and ‘.com’ to your input in the address bar and open the web address

Type the part of the web address that’s between ‘www.’ and ‘.com’, then press Ctrl + Enter

Highlight content in the web address area

F6 or Ctrl + L or Alt + D

Open your web address in a new tab

Type a web address, then press Alt + Enter

Places a ‘?’ in the address bar. Type a search term after the ‘?’ to perform a search using your default search engine.

Ctrl + K or Ctrl + E

Jump to the previous word in the address bar

Place your cursor in the address bar, the press Ctrl + Left Arrow

Jump to the next word in the address bar

Place your cursor in the address bar, then press Ctrl + Right Arrow

Delete the previous word in the address bar

Place your cursor in the address bar, then press Ctrl + Backspace

Action/Function

Shortcut

 

 

Toggle bookmarks bar on and off

Ctrl + B

View the History page

Ctrl + H

View the Downloads page

Ctrl + J

View the Task Manager

Shift + Esc

Action/Function

Shortcut

 

 

Print your current page

Ctrl + P

Reload current page

F5

Stop page loading

Esc

Reload current page, ignoring cached content

Ctrl + F5 or Shift + F5

Scroll down the web page

Space bar

Go to the top of the page

Home

Go to the bottom of the page

End

Download link

Press Alt, then click the link

Open find-in-page box

Ctrl + F

Find next match for your input in the find-in-page box

Ctrl + G or F3

Find previous match for your input in the find-in-page box

Ctrl + Shift + G or Shift + F3

View source

Ctrl + U

Bookmark your current webpage

Ctrl + D

Make text larger

Ctrl + +

Make text smaller

Ctrl + -

Return to normal text size

Ctrl + 0

Action/Function

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Copy content to the clipboard

Highlight content, then press Ctrl + C

Paste current content from the clipboard

Place your cursor in a text field, then press Ctrl + V or Shift + Insert

Delete the content and copy it to the clipboard (cut)

Highlight the content in a text field, then press Ctrl + X or Shift + Delete