Google Chrome shortcut keys

Below is a listing of all the major shortcut keys used with the Google Chrome Internet browser. See the computer shortcuts page if you are looking for shortcut keys used in other programs.

Shortcut KeysDescription
Alt+HomeOpen your homepage.
Alt+Left ArrowBack a page.
Alt+Right ArrowForward a page.
F11Display the current website in full-screen mode. Pressing F11 again will exit this mode.
EscStop page or download from loading.
Ctrl+(- or +)Zoom in or out of a page, „-” will zoom out and „+” will zoom in.
Ctrl+1-8Pressing Ctrl and any number 1 through 8 will move to the corresponding tab in your tab bar.
Ctrl+9Switch to last tab.
Ctrl+0Reset browser zoom to default.
Ctrl+EnterThis combination is used to quickly complete an address. For example, type „computerhope” in the address bar and press Ctrl+Enter to get
Ctrl+Shift+DelOpen the Clear browsing data window to quickly clear private data.
Ctrl+Shift+BToggle the bookmarks bar between hidden and shown.
Ctrl+ASelect everything on a page.
Ctrl+DAdd a bookmark for the page currently opened.
Ctrl+FOpen the „find” bar to search text on the current page.
Ctrl+OOpen a file in the browser.
Ctrl+Shift+OOpen the Bookmark manager.
Ctrl+HOpen browser history in a new tab.
Ctrl+JDisplay the downloads window.
Ctrl+K or Ctrl+EMoves your text cursor to the omnibox so that you can begin typing your search query and perform a Google search.
Ctrl+LMove the cursor to the browser address bar and highlight everything in it.
Ctrl+NOpen New browser window.
Ctrl+Shift+NOpen a new window in incognito (private) mode
Ctrl+PPrint current page or frame
Ctrl+R or F5Refresh the current page or frame.
Ctrl+SOpens the Save As window to save the current page.
Ctrl+TOpens a new tab
Ctrl+UView a web page’s source code
Ctrl+WCloses the currently selected tab.
Ctrl+Shift+WCloses the currently selected window.
Ctrl+Shift+TThis 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+TabMoves through each of the open tabs going to the right.
Ctrl+Shift+TabMoves through each of the open tabs going to the left.
Ctrl+Left-clickOpen a link in a new tab in the background.
Ctrl+Shift Left-clickOpen a link in a new tab and switch to the new tab.
Ctrl+Page DownOpen the browser tab to the right.
Ctrl+Page UpOpen the browser tab to the left.
SpacebarMoves down a page at a time.
Shift+SpacebarMoves up a page at a time.
HomeGo to top of page.
EndGo to bottom of page.
Alt+Down ArrowDisplay all previous text entered in a text box and available options on a drop-down menu.
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