Chromebook Keyboard Shortcut Keys


The table below lists the keyboard shortcut keys that will prove useful.

ShortcutFunction
EscStop the loading of your current page
Alt + Up arrowPage up
Alt + Down arrowPage down
Alt + Left arrow (Backspace)Go to previous page in your browsing history
Alt + Right arrow
(Shift +Backspace)
Go to the next page in your browsing history.
Ctrl + Right arrowMove to the end of the next word
Ctrl + Down arrowMove to the start of the previous word
Ctrl + Alt + Up arrowHome
Ctrl + Alt + Down arrowEnd
Ctrl + Alt + Right arrowSelect next word or letter
Ctrl + Alt + Left arrowSelect previous word or letter
Ctrl + Alt + ZEnable or disable accessibility features if you're not signed in with a Google Account. If you're signed in, you can configure the accessibility feature on the Settings page.
Ctrl + Alt + /Open the list of available keyboard shortcuts
Ctrl + Shift +DSave all open pages in the current window as bookmarks in a new folder
Ctrl + Shift +G or
Shift + Enter
Go to the previous match for the input in the find bar
Ctrl + Shift + BToggle the display of the bookmarks bar. Bookmarks appear on the New Tab page if the bar is hidden.
Ctrl + Shift + IToggle the display of the Developer Tools panel
Ctrl + Shift + JToggle the display of the DOM Inspector
Ctrl + Shift + LLocks the screen
Ctrl + Shift +NOpen a new window in incognito mode
Ctrl + Shift + BToggle the bookmark bar
Ctrl + Shift +QSign out Google Account
Ctrl + Shift +Q (twice)Sign out Google Account on Chrome OS
Ctrl + Shift +RReload your current page without using cached content
Ctrl + Shift +TReopen the last tab being closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs being closed.
Ctrl + Shift +VPaste content from the clipboard as plain text
Ctrl + Shift +WClose the current window
Ctrl + .Display hidden files in the Files app
Ctrl + ?Go to the Help Center
Ctrl + 0Reset zoom level
Ctrl + 1through Ctrl +8Go to the tab at the specified position in the window
Ctrl + 9Go to the last tab in the window
Ctrl + ASelect everything on the page
Ctrl + CCopy selected content to the clipboard
Ctrl + DSave your current webpage as a bookmark
Ctrl + FSearch your current webpage
Ctrl + G orEnterGo to the next match for the input in the find bar
Ctrl + HOpen the History page
Ctrl + JOpen the Downloads page
Ctrl + K orCtrl + EPerform a search. Type a search term after the question mark in the address bar and press Enter.
Ctrl + L or Alt+ DSelect the content in the address bar
Ctrl + NOpen a new window
Ctrl + OOpen a file in the browser
Ctrl + PPrint your current page
Ctrl + RReload your current page
Ctrl + SSave your current page
Ctrl + TOpen a new tab
Ctrl + UView page source
Ctrl + VPaste content from the clipboard
Ctrl + WClose the current tab
Ctrl + XCut
Ctrl + ZUndo the last action
Ctrl +BackspaceDelete the previous word
Ctrl + TabSwitch to next tab
Ctrl + EnterAdd www. and .com to your input in the address bar and open the resulting URL
Ctrl + Shift +TabGo to the previous tab in the window
Ctrl + Shift +RefreshRotate screen 90 degrees
Ctrl + Shift + )Reset screen scale
Ctrl + Shift + +Increase screen scale
Ctrl + Shift + -Decrease screen scale
Ctrl + Shift +RefreshRotate screen 90 degrees
Ctrl + +Zoom in on the page
Ctrl + -Zoom out on the page
Alt + click a linkOpen the link you clicked in a new background tab
Alt + 1through Alt +8Go to the window at the specified position
Alt + 9Go to the last window open
Alt + E or Alt +FOpen the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar
Alt +BackspaceDelete the next letter (forward delete)
Alt + TabGo to the next window that have opened
Alt + Shift +TabGo to the previous window that have opened
Alt + Shift + MOpen the Files app
Alt + Shift + BPlace focus on the bookmarks bar. Use the actions listed for Shift+Alt+T to move the focus.
Shift + Alt + SOpens the status area in the bottom-right corner of the screen
Shift + Alt + LPlace focus on the launcher
  • Press Tab or the right arrow to focus on the next item in the toolbar
  • Press Shift+Tab or the left arrow to focus on the previous item in the toolbar
  • Press Space or Enter to activate buttons, including page actions and browser actions
  • Press Shift + Increase volume key. to open the context menu for the button (if available).
  • Press Esc to return focus to the page
Shift + Search+ Volume UpOpen right-click menus for focused items.
Shift + EscOpen the Task Manager

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