Safari
Keyboard Shortcuts

Back to Accessibility Guide

Navigation

To do this Press this
Open a page in a new tab Command (⌘) - click a link
Command (⌘) - click a bookmark
Command (⌘) - Return after typing in the address and search field
Open a page in a new tab, and bring the tab to the front Shift - Command (⌘) - click a link
Shift - Command (⌘) - click a bookmark
Shift - Command (⌘) - Return after typing in the address and search field
Bring the next tab to the front Control - Tab or Shift - Command (⌘) - [
Bring the previous tab to the front Control - Shift - Tab or Shift - Command (⌘) - ]
Open a page in a new tab Command (⌘) - click a link
Command (⌘) - click a bookmark
Command (⌘) - Return after typing in the address and search field
Open a page in a new tab, and bring the tab to the front Shift - Command (⌘) - click a link
Shift - Command (⌘) - click a bookmark
Shift - Command (⌘) - Return after typing in the address and search field
Open in tabs all the bookmarks in a folder in the Favorites bar Command (⌘) - click the folder in the Favorites bar
Bring the next tab to the front Control - Tab or Shift - Command (⌘) - [
Bring the previous tab to the front Control - Shif t -Tab or Shift - Command (⌘) - ]
See a list of recent pages by name Hold down the Back or Forward button until the list appears
Go to your homepage Command (⌘) - Home key
While typing in the address and search field, restore the current webpage address Esc
Close Reader Esc
Exit full-screen view Esc
Open a downloaded file Double-click the icon next to the file in the downloads list

Tools

To do this Press this
Add a bookmark to the Favorites bar Click the address and search field to show the page’s full address and its icon, then drag the icon to the Favorites bar
Move a bookmark on the Favorites bar Drag the bookmark left or right
Remove a bookmark from the Favorites bar Drag the bookmark off the top of the bar
Select bookmarks and folders in the sidebar Command (⌘) - click each bookmark and folder
Shift - Command (⌘) - click to extend the selection
Select the next bookmark or folder Up Arrow or Down Arrow
Open the selected bookmark Space bar
Open the selected folder Space bar or Right Arrow
Close the selected folder Space bar or Left Arrow
Change the name or address of a bookmark Select the bookmark, then press Return
Cancel editing a bookmark name in the sidebar Esc
Finish editing a bookmark name Return
Delete a bookmark Select the bookmark, then press Delete

Webpage

To do this Press this
Scroll up, down, left, or right Press the arrow keys.
Scroll down a screen Page Down
Space bar
Scroll up a screen Page Up
Shift – Space bar
Scroll to the top-left or bottom-left corner of the page Command (⌘) Up Arrow or Home
Command (⌘) Down Arrow or End
Scroll to the top-left or bottom-left corner of the page Home or End
Highlight the next item on a webpage Tab highlights the next text field or pop-up menu. Tab also highlights buttons and other controls if “All controls” is selected in the Shortcuts pane of the Keyboard pane of System Preferences.
Option-Tab highlights the same items as Tab plus all other clickable items.
To swap the behavior of Tab and Option-Tab, turn on “Press Tab to highlight each item on a webpage” in the Advanced pane of Safari preferences.
Add the current page Shift - Command (⌘) - D
Add a linked page Shift - click a link to the page
Remove a page Swipe left over the page summary using a trackpad or mouse that supports gestures, then click Remove. Or, swipe all the way to the left until the page summary disappears.k