The most commonly used Windows 10 and Windows 11 shortcuts

The most commonly used Windows 10 and Windows 11 shortcuts

Shortcut keys can help you navigate Windows 10 more smoothly. Mouse movements are often slower and require more effort than keyboard shortcuts. Here are keyboard shortcuts for Windows Explorer, Microsoft Edge and the Windows taskbar.

Shortcuts in Windows Explorer for Windows 10 or 11

Press this buttonAction
Alt+DSelect the address bar.
Ctrl+ESelect the search box.
Ctrl+FSelect the search box.
Ctrl+NOpen a new window.
Ctrl+WClose the active window.
Ctrl+mouse wheelChange the size and appearance of file and folder icons.
Ctrl+Shift+EDisplay all folders above the selected one.
Ctrl+Shift+NCreate new folder.
Num Lock+star (*)Display all subfolders under the selected folder.
Num Lock+plus sign (+)View the contents of the selected folder.
Num Lock+minus sign (-)Collapse the selected folder.
Alt+PDisplay the preview window.
Alt+EnterOpen the Properties dialog box for the selected item.
Alt+arrow-rightDisplay the next folder.
Alt+arrow upView the folder in which it was located.
Alt+ar leftDisplay the previous folder.
BackspaceDisplay the previous folder.
Right arrowDisplay the current selection (if collapsed) or select the first subfolder.
Left arrowCollapse the current selection (if it is unfolded) or select the folder it was in.
EndDisplay the bottom of the active window.
StartpageView the top of the active window.
F11Maximise or minimise the active window.

Shortcuts for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

Press this buttonIf you want to do this
Ctrl + DSave the current web page as a favourite
Ctrl + EOpen a search from the address bar
Ctrl + FSearch on page
Ctrl + GSkip to the next result for your search bar
Ctrl + HOpen history on a new tab (Web UI)
Ctrl + JOpen downloads on a new tab (Web UI)
Ctrl + LSelect the URL you want to edit in the address bar
Ctrl + MMuting the current tab (toggle button)
Ctrl + NOpen a new window
Ctrl + OTo open a file from your computer in Microsoft Edge
Ctrl + PPrint the current page
Ctrl + RReload the current page
Ctrl + SSave the current page
Ctrl + Shift + BShowing or hiding the Favourites toolbar
Ctrl + Shift + DSave all open tabs as favourites in a new folder
Ctrl + Shift + GSkip to the previous result for your search bar
Ctrl + Shift + IOpen development tools
Ctrl + Shift + LPaste and search or Paste and open (if it is a URL)
Ctrl + Shift + MLogging on as another user or browsing as a guest
Ctrl + Shift + NOpen a new InPrivate window
Ctrl + Shift + OOpen the Favourites Manager
Ctrl + Shift + PPrinting with the system dialogue box
Ctrl + Shift + RReload current page, ignore cached content
Ctrl + Shift + TReopen and go back to the last closed tab
Ctrl + Shift + VPaste without formatting
Ctrl + Shift + WClose the current window
Ctrl + TOpen a new tab and go to it
Ctrl + UView source
Ctrl + WClose the current tab
Ctrl + 0 (zero)Resetting the zoom level
Ctrl + 1, 2, ... 8Switch to a specific tab
Ctrl + 9Switch to the last tab
Ctrl + Enterwww. at the beginning and .com at the end of the text you type into the address bar
Ctrl + Shift + DeleteOpen options for deleting browser data
Ctrl + TabSwitch to the next tab
Ctrl + Shift + TabSwitch to the previous tab
Ctrl + plus sign (+)Zoom in
Ctrl + minus (-) signZoom out
Ctrl + (in a pdf)Pdf switch between adjust to page/adjust to width
Ctrl + [ (in a pdf)Turn Pdf 90 degrees counterclockwise
Ctrl + ] (in a pdf)Turn Pdf 90 degrees clockwise
Ctrl + PgDnSwitch to the next tab
Ctrl + PgUpSwitch to the previous tab
AltFocus on the '...' button of Settings and more
Alt + Shift + BSet focus on the first item in the Favourites toolbar 
Alt + DSelect the URL you want to edit in the address bar
Alt + EOpen the '...' menu of Settings and more
Alt + FOpen the '...' menu of Settings and more
Alt + Shift + IOpen the Feedback dialog box
Alt + Shift + TSet focus on the first item on the toolbar
Alt + left arrowBack to
Alt + right arrowForward
Alt + HomeOpen the home page in the current tab
Alt + F4Close the current window
F1Open Help
F3Search on page
F4Selecting the URL in the address bar
Ctrl + F4Close the current tab
F5Reload the current page
Shift + F5Reload current page, ignore cached content
F6Moving the focus to the next pane
Shift + F6Moving the focus to the previous pane
F7Enable or disable browsing with navigation keys
F10Focus on the '...' button of the Settings menu and more
F10 + EnterOpen the '...' menu of Settings and more
Shift + F10Open shortcut menu
F11Full screen display (enable/disable
F12Open development tools
EscStop page from loading. close dialog boxes or pop-up
Space barScroll down on web page, one screen at a time
Shift + space barScroll up on web page, one screen at a time
PgDnScroll down on web page, one screen at a time
PgUpScroll up on web page, one screen at a time
HomeGo to the top of the page, move the keyboard focus to the first item of the pane
EndGo to the end of the page, move the keyboard focus to the last item of the pane
TabGo to the next tab stop
Shift + TabGo to previous tab stop

Shortcuts in the toolbar

Press this buttonAction
Shift+click on a taskbar buttonOpen an app or quickly open another copy of an app.
Ctrl+Shift+click on a taskbar buttonOpen an app as administrator.
Shift+click with the right mouse button on a taskbar buttonDisplay the app window menu.
Shift+click with the right mouse button on a grouped taskbar buttonDisplay the Group Window menu.
Ctrl+click on a grouped taskbar buttonBrowsing through the windows of a group.

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