Google Chrome
Keyboard Shortcuts

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MAC keyboard shortcuts

Navigation

To do this Press this
Open a new window Ctrl + N
Open a new tab Ctrl + T
Open a new window in incognito mode Ctrl + Shift + N
Open a file from your computer in Google Chrome Press Ctrl + O, then select file
Open the link in a new tab in the background Press Ctrl and click a link
Open the link in a new tab and switches to the newly opened tab Press Ctrl + Shift and click a link
Open the link in a new window Press Shift and click a link
Reopen the last tab you’ve closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you’ve closed Ctrl + Shift + T
Open the link in the tab Drag a link to a tab
Open the link in a new tab Drag a link to a blank area on the tab strip
Open the tab in a new window Drag a tab out of the tab strip
Open the tab in the existing window Drag a tab out of the tab strip and into an existing window
Return the tab to its original position Press Esc while dragging a tab
Switch to the tab at the specified position number on the tab strip Ctrl + 1 through Ctrl + 8
Switch to the last tab Ctrl + 9
Display your browsing history in the tab Right-click, or click and hold either the Back or Forward arrow in the browser toolbar
Go to the previous page in your browsing history for the tab Press Backspace, or Alt + left arrow
Go to the next page in your browsing history for the tab Press Shift + Backspace, or Alt + right arrow
Maximize or minimizes the window Double-click the blank area on the tab strip

Webpage

To do this Press this
Print your current page Ctrl + P
Save your current page Ctrl + S
Reload your current page F5 or Ctrl + R
Stop the loading of your current page Esc
Open the find bar Ctrl + F
Find the next match for your input in the find bar Ctrl + G or F3
Find the previous match for your input in the find bar Ctrl + Shift + G, Shift + F3, or Shift + Enter
Reload your current page, ignoring cached content Ctrl + F5 or Shift + F5
Download the target of the link Press Alt and click a link
Open the source of your current page Ctrl + U
Save the link as a bookmark Drag a link to bookmarks bar
Save your current webpage as a bookmark Ctrl + D
Save all open pages as bookmarks in a new folder Ctrl + Shift + D
Open your page in full-screen mode. Press F11 again to exit full-screen F11
Enlarge everything on the page Ctrl + Plus sign
Make everything on the page smaller Ctrl + Minus sign
Return everything on the page to normal size Ctrl + 0
Scroll down the web page Space bar
Go to the top of the page Home
Go to the bottom of the page End
Scroll horizontally on the page Press Shift and scroll your mousewheel

Address Bar

To do this Press this
Perform a search using your default search engine Type a search term, then press Enter
Perform a search using the search engine associated with the keyword Type a search engine keyword, press Space, type a search term, and press Enter
Perform a search using the search engine associated with the URL Begin typing a search engine URL, press Tab when prompted, type a search term, and press Enter
Add www. and .com to your input in the address bar and open the resulting URL Ctrl + Enter
Open the URL in a new tab Type a URL, then press Alt + Enter
Highlight the URL Ctrl + L or Alt + D
Place a ‘?’ in the address bar. Type a search term after the question mark to perform a search using your default search engine Ctrl + K or Ctrl + E
Move your cursor to the preceding key term in the address bar Ctrl + left arrow
Move your cursor to the next key term in the address bar Ctrl + right arrow
Delete the key term that precedes your cursor in the address bar Ctrl + Backspace
Delete the entry from your browsing history, if possible Select an entry in the address bar drop-down menu with your keyboard arrows, then press Shift + Delete
Select the first or last entry in the drop-down menu Press Page Up or Page Down when the address bar drop-down menu is visible

Tools

To do this Press this
Open the Chrome menu which lets you customize and control settings in Google Chrome Alt + F or Alt + E or F10
Toggle the bookmarks bar on and off Ctrl + Shift + B
Open the History page Ctrl + H
Open the Downloads page Ctrl + J
Open the Task Manager Shift + Esc
Set focus on the first tool in the browser toolbar. You can then use the following shortcuts to move around in the toolbar:
  • Press Tab, Shift + Tab, Home, End, right arrow, and left arrow to move focus to different items in the toolbar
  • Press Space or Enter to activate toolbar buttons, including page actions and browser actions
  • Press Shift +F10 to bring up any associated context menu (e.g. browsing history for the Back button)
  • Press Esc to return focus from the toolbar back to the page
Shift + Alt + T
Switch focus to the next keyboard-accessible pane. Panes include:
  • Highlights the URL in the address bar
  • Bookmarks bar (if visible)
  • The main web content (including any infobars)
  • Downloads bar (if visible)
F6 or Shift + F6
Open Developer Tools Ctrl + Shift + J
Open the Clear Browsing Data dialog Ctrl + Shift + Delete
Open the Help Center in a new tab F1
Switch between multiple users Ctrl + Shift + M