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The 81 Chrome keyboard shortcuts to multiply your productivity by ten

We bring you a list with 81 keyboard shortcuts for Chrome, with which you can multiply your productivity and do everything faster. Because there are times when your workflow can stop slightly when we have to move a hand away from the keyboard to grab the mouse and do something, and sometimes you could do the same from the keyboard itself.

These keyboard shortcuts will serve you precisely for that, they are key combinations used to perform actions that we are possibly used to doing with the mouse. You do not have to memorize them all, but possibly in the list you can find one that ends up being useful when using Google Chrome more fluently.

Keyboard shortcuts for tabs and windows

Let’s start with those shortcuts that will help control tabs and windows Chrome. In this way, you will be able to open and close tabs without having to click anywhere with the mouse, you will be able to navigate through the tabs, or close the browser windows. All this with simple shortcuts that we put below.

Function

Windows and Linux shortcut

MacOS shortcut

Open a new window

Ctrl + N

⌘ + N

Open a new window in incognito mode

Ctrl + Mayúscula + N

⌘ + Shift + N

Open a new window and go to it automatically

Control + T

⌘ + T

Reopen a newly closed tab and go to it

Ctrl + Mayúscula + T

⌘ + Mayúscula + T

Go to next tab

Ctrl + Tab o Ctrl + AvPág

⌘ + Option + Right

Go to previous tab

Ctrl + Mayús + Tab o Ctrl + RePág

⌘ + Option + Left

Go to a specific tab

Ctrl + 1 a 8

⌘ + 1 a 8

Go to last tab

Ctrl + 9

⌘ + 9

Open home page in active tab

Alt + Home

There is not

Open previous page of history in active tab

Alt + Left Arrow

⌘ + [ o ⌘ + Flecha Izq

Abre página siguiente del historial en pestaña activa

Alt + Flecha Der

⌘ + ] o ⌘ + Flecha Der

Close the active tab

Ctrl + W o Ctrl + F4

⌘ + W

Close the active Chrome window

Ctrl + Mayús + W o Alt + F4

⌘ + Mayús + W

Minimize the current window

Alt + Space + N

⌘ + M

Maximize the current window

Alt + Space + X

There is not

Sal from Chrome

Ctrl + Mayús + Q o Alt + F4

⌘ + Q

Shortcuts for Chrome features

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Now, we are going to continue with the keyboard shortcuts to use the functions of Chrome, such as the bookmarks or the task manager. If you are typing at a good pace, having to hold the mouse to use some of these functions can break your concentration a bit, so it is good to know that you will be able to perform many of these functions without taking your hands off the keyboard.

Especially useful are those that allow us to select each of the interface elements, as well as open the search menu to locate specific words and navigate between the results. Here are all the shortcuts to be able to perform these and many other actions.

Function

Windows and Linux shortcut

MacOS shortcut

Open the menu

Alt + F, Alt + E or F10

Does not have

Show or hide the bookmarks bar

Ctrl + Mayús + B

⌘ + Shift + B

Open the bookmarks manager

Ctrl + Mayús + O

⌘ + Option + B

Open the history in a new tab

Ctrl + H

⌘ + Y

Open the settings page in a new tab

Does not have

⌘ + ,

Open the Downloads page

Ctrl +J

⌘ + Mayúsculas + J

Open the Chrome task manager

Shift + Esc

Does not have

Select the first item on the toolbar

Mayús + Alt + T

Does not have

Select the rightmost item on the toolbar

F10

Does not have

Select and toggle between address bar, bookmark bar, and page content.

F6

⌘ + Option + Up Arrow or Down Arrow

Open the search bar

Ctrl + F o F3

⌘ + F

Scroll through the search results

Ctrl + G

⌘ + G

Go back in search results

Ctrl + Mayús + G

⌘ + Mayús + G

Open the developer tools

Ctrl + Mayús + J o F12

⌘ + Option + I

Clear browsing data

Ctrl + Shift + Del

⌘ + Shift + Del

Open the Chrome Help Center

F1

There is not

Switch user session or open incognito mode

Ctrl + Mayús + M

⌘ + Mayús + M

Open comment form

Alt + Mayus + I

⌘ + Option + Shift + I

Opens text cursor navigation

F7

F7

Go to the main menu bar

There is not

Control + F2

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Keyboard shortcuts in the address bar

Chrome’s address bar is an element in which we are used to simply clicking to type anything in it. But there are not only shortcuts to save you this click by selecting it automatically, but also you can get much more out of it with other shortcuts, such as to use an alternative search engine, automatically type the www or the .com to convert a word to the web.

Function

Windows and Linux shortcut

MacOS shortcut

Search with the default search engine

Write what you want to search + Enter

Write what you want to search + Enter

Search with another search engine

Name of a search engine + Tab

Name of a search engine + Tab

Add www. and .com at the beginning and end of the written word and enter

Ctrl + Intro

Ctrl + Intro

Search in a new tab

Alt + Intro

There is not

Add www. and .com at the beginning and end of the word and open the web in a new tab

There is not

Control + Shift + Enter

Open a website in a new tab in the background

There is not

Web address

Go to the address bar

Ctrl + L, Alt + D or F6

⌘ + L

Type your search term from anywhere on the page

Ctrl + K o Ctrl + E

There is not

Remove predictions from the address bar

Down arrow to highlight + Shift + Del

Down arrow to highlight + Shift + FN + Del

Move the cursor to the address bar

Control + F5

Control + F5

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Actions on web pages

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And now we come to one of the most important points in our shortcut guide, that of actions on web pages. You have shortcuts that go from printing it to looking at its source code, going through the content or loading the page from scratch ignoring the content that is in cache.

Function

Windows and Linux shortcut

MacOS shortcut

Print the page you are on

Ctrl + P

⌘ + P

Save the page you are on

Ctrl + S

⌘ + S

Reload the page

F5 o Ctrl + R

⌘ + R

Reload the page ignoring the cache

Mayus + F5 or Ctrl + Mayus + R

⌘ + Mayús + R

Stop the page loading

Esc

Esc

Move between clickable elements on the page

Tabulator

Tabulator

Go back between clickable elements on the page

Shift + Tab

Shift + Tab

Open a file from your PC in Chrome

Ctrl + O + Choose the file

⌘ + O + Choose the file

Open the source code of the web in a new tab

Ctrl + U

⌘ + Option + U

Bookmark a page

Ctrl + D

⌘ + D

Save all tabs to bookmarks

Ctrl + Mayús + D

⌘ + Mayús + D

Full screen mode

F11

⌘ + Ctrl + F

Zoom in or out of the web

Ctrl y +, Ctrl y –

⌘ and +, ⌘ and –

Cancel the zoom by resizing the web

Ctrl + 0

⌘ + 0

Scroll down on the web

Space or Page Down

Space

Scroll up on the web

Shift + Space or PageUp

Shift + Space

Go to the top or bottom of the page

Start or End

There is not

Scroll horizontally on the web

Shift + Scroll

Move to the beginning of the previous or next word in a text field

Ctrl + left arrow or Ctrl + right arrow

Option + left arrow or Option + right arrow

Delete the previous word in a text field

Ctrl + Backspace

Option + Delete

Open the home page in current tab

Alt + Home

⌘ + Mayús + H

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Mouse combinations for Chrome

And finally here are other keyboard shortcuts a little different, because these are key combinations that you do next to the mouse. With them, you can save extra clicks to do actions with much fewer keystrokes.

Function

Windows and Linux shortcut

MacOS shortcut

Opens a link to an existing tab

Drag the link to the tab

Drag the link to the tab

Open a link in a new tab in the background

Ctrl + Click on the link

⌘ + Click on the link

Open a link and go directly to it

Ctrl + Shift + Click on the link

⌘ + Shift + Click on the link

Open a link and go directly to it using only the mouse

Drag the link to a blank area of ​​the tab bar

Drag the link to a blank area of ​​the tab bar

Open a link in a new window

Shift + Click on the link

Shift + Click on the link

Move a tab in a new window using only the mouse

Drag the tab out of the tab area

Drag the tab out of the tab area

Move a tab to an open window using only the mouse

Drag the tab to a window

Drag the tab to a window

Returns a tab to its original position

Press Esc while dragging it

Press Esc while dragging it

Save a web in the bookmarks bar

Drag the web link to the bookmarks bar

Drag the web link to the bookmarks bar

Scroll horizontally on the page

Shift + Mouse wheel

There is not

Download the destination of a link

Alt + Click on the link

Option + Click on the link

Show browsing history

Keep click on the back button of the browser or right click on it

Keep click on the back button of the browser or right click on it

Toggle between maximized and windowed modes

Double click on the blank area of ​​the tab bar

Double click on the blank area of ​​the tab bar

Zoom in or out of the web

Ctrl + Up or down on mouse wheel

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