Best Google Chrome Shortcut Keys

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  • Nov 26,2024
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Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers, despite the fact that it consumes more than sufficient RAM resources. Being handy and easy to use is what makes it more user friendly. It works swiftly and smoothly and we can carry out our Internet work.

Being easy to use and handy, if you know the best Google Chrome Shortcuts that you can use with a keyboard will help you to carry out work more efficiently. We are here to help you out. Here are some best Google Chrome Shortcuts Keys that you can use to have more efficient access to Google Chrome.

Best Google Chrome Shortcut Keys: Recommended


It will switch to the next tab, it will help in managing multiple tabs at once.

2. CTRL +  T

It will open a new chrome tab so that you can open more webpages

3. CTRL + E

At New Tab, press this and you can search directly on Google. It is handy when you want to search for a URL on Google search.

4. CTRL + (1-8)

It will switch to the tab number as per the number key pressed. For example, CTRL+1 will switch to the first tab opened, CTRL+5 will switch to the 5th open tab.

5. CTRL + W

It will close the currently open tab.

6. CTRL + 9

It will take you to the last opened tab. For example, If you have opened 26 tabs, and you are currently on the 5th tab, pressing this combination will take you to the 26th tab at the last.


It will automatically add .com at the back of the search string for example, if you want to search for elancemart, and when you press CTRL+ENTER, it will make the query string as ""


It will Open new private (Incognito) Window.

These are some of the recommended Google Chrome Shortcut Keys that you can easily learn to have a great Google Chrome Browsing experience.

These are some more Google Chrome Shortcut keys

Shortcut Keys Description
Alt+Home Open your homepage.
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 loading the page or a download from loading.
Ctrl+(- or +) Zoom in or out of a page, "-" will zoom out and "+" will zoom in on the page.
Ctrl+1-8 Pressing Ctrl and any number 1 through 8 moves to the corresponding tab in your tab bar.
Ctrl+9 Switch to the last tab.
Ctrl+0 Reset browser zoom to default.
Ctrl+Enter This combination is used to quickly complete an address. For example, type "Gizmeek" in the address bar and press Ctrl+Enter to get
Ctrl+Shift+Del Open the Clear browsing 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 browser history in a new tab.
Ctrl+J Display the download window.
Ctrl+K or Ctrl+E Moves your text cursor to the Omnibox so that you can begin typing your search query and perform a Google search.
Ctrl+LAlt+D 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 the current page or frame.
Ctrl+R or F5 Refresh the current page or frame.
Ctrl+S Opens the Save As window to save the current page.
Ctrl+T Opens a new tab.
Ctrl+U View a web page's source code.
Ctrl+W Closes the current tab.
Ctrl+Shift+W Closes the currently selected window.
Ctrl+Shift+T This combination reopens the last tab you've closed. If you've closed multiple tabs, you can press this shortcut key multiple times to restore each of the closed tabs.
Ctrl+Tab Moves through each of the open tabs going to the right.
Ctrl+Shift+Tab Moves through each of the open tabs going to the left.
Ctrl+Left-click Open a link in a new tab in the background.
Ctrl+Shift Left-click Open a link in a new tab and switch to the new tab.
Ctrl+Page Down Open the browser tab to the right.
Ctrl+Page Up Open the browser tab to the left.
Spacebar Moves down a page at a time.
Shift+Spacebar Moves up a page at a time.

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