Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts

Zoom is a platform that helps you to conduct online meetings and discussions. With the introduction of lockdown on various places in the year 2020, we have seen a boom in all the online conferencing platforms. Despite various security flaws detected in Zoom, it is still used in many places as the primary means of online meetings.

With some keyboard shortcuts, you can easily manage all the features that Zoom has to offer. Though you might not be able to remember all of them but basic ones would get the work done for you.

Windows

Shortcut Key Function
General  
F6 Switch between pop-up windows
Ctrl + Alt + Shift Focus on meeting controls
Meeting  
PageUp Access previous 25 video streams
PageDown Access next 25 video streams
Alt Toggle the “Always show meeting controls” option
Alt + F1 Focus on the active speaker in a video meeting
Alt + F2 Activate gallery view in a video meeting
Alt + F4 Quit the current window
Alt + V Enable/disable the video
Alt + A Enable/disable the audio
Alt + M Toggle audio mute/unmute for all except the host
Alt + S Enable/disable screen share
Alt + Shift + S Enable/disable new screen share
Alt + T Pause or resume screen share
Alt + R Enable/disable local recording
Alt + C Enable/disable cloud recording
Alt + P Pause or resume recording
Alt + N Switch camera
Alt + F Enable/disable full-screen
Alt + H Enable/disable chat screen
Alt + U Enable/disable users list
Alt + I Open window to invite people
Alt + Y Raise or lower your hand
Alt + Shift + R Get remote control
Alt + Shift + G Stop remote control
Ctrl + 2 Read the speaker name out loud
Ctrl + Alt + Shift + H Enable/disable floating controls
Chat  
Alt + Shift + T Take a screenshot
Alt + L Change the screen orientation
Ctrl + W Quit the current chat session
Ctrl + Up Access the previous chat
Ctrl + Down Access the next chat
Ctrl + T Start a new chat with a user
Ctrl + F Find
Ctrl + Tab Go to the next tab
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Go to the previous tab
Phone  
Ctrl + Shift + P Call the selected number
Ctrl + Shift + A Pick up the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + E Hang up on the current call
Ctrl + Shift + D Reject the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + M Mute or unmute mic
Ctrl + Shift + H Hold or unhold call

macOS

Shortcut Key Function
General  
Command + W Quit the current window
Command + L Change the screen orientation
Ctrl + T Go to the next tab
Meeting  
Command + J Join a meeting
Command + Ctrl + V Start a new meeting
Command + J Schedule a new meeting
Command + Ctrl + S Share screen using direct share
Command + Shift + A Mute or unmute audio
Command + Ctrl + M Mute everyone except for the host
Command + Ctrl + U Unmute everyone except for the host
Space Push to talk
Command + Shift + V Enable/disable video
Command + Shift + N Switch between cameras
Command + Shift + S Enable/disable screen share
Command + Shift + T Pause or resume screen share
Command + Shift + R Begin a local recording
Command + Shift + C Begin a cloud recording
Command + Shift + P Pause or resume a recording
Command + Shift + W Toggle between active speaker view and gallery view
Ctrl + P See the previous 25 users in gallery view
Ctrl + N See the next 25 users in gallery view
Command + U Hide/unhide the users panel
Command + Shift + H Hide/unhide chat panel
Command + I Open the invite window
Option + Y Raise or lower hand
Ctrl + Shift + R Get remote control
Ctrl + Shift + G Stop remote control
Command + Shift + F Turn on/off full-screen view
Command + Shift + M Access the minimal window
Ctrl + Option + Command + H Hide/unhide meeting controls
Ctrl + \ Toggle the “Always Show meeting controls” option
Command + W Prompt to end or leave a meeting
Chat  
Command + K Initiate a chat with someone
Command + T Take a screenshot
Phone  
Ctrl + Shift + C Call the selected phone number
Ctrl + Shift + A Accept the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + D Reject the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + E End the current call
Ctrl + Shift + M Mute or unmute the mic
Ctrl + Shift + H Hold or unhold the current call

Linux

Shortcut Key Function
General  
Ctrl + Tab Access the next tab
Meeting  
Alt Toggle the “Always show meeting controls” option
Alt + V Enable/disable video
Alt + A Mute/unmute your audio
Alt + M Mute/unmute audio for everyone except the host
Alt + S Enable/disable screen share
Alt + T Pause or resume screen share
Alt + R Start/stop a local recording
Alt + P Pause/resume a recording
Alt + N Switch between cameras
Esc Toggle the full-screen mode
Alt + U Hide/unhide the users panel
Alt + I Access the invite window
Alt + Y Raise or lower hand
Alt + Shift + R Access remote control
Alt + Shift + G Disconnect remote control
Chat  
Alt + Shift + T Capture a screenshot
Ctrl + W Quit the current chat session
Phone  
Ctrl + Shift + A Accept the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + E End the current call
Ctrl + Shift + D Reject the incoming call
Ctrl + Shift + M Mute/unmute mic
Ctrl + Shift + H Hold/unhold the current call
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