10 Google Chrome Shortcuts to Boost Your Productivity and Save Time

Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the market there is no denying it. You can improve your productivity nX by learning these shortcuts. It is the open-source version Chromium also gets some attention and some of the Linux distributions are now including chrome as the default web browser.


If you have installed Google Chrome on Windows or any other operating system, you can improve your productivity by using Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts. No need to navigate around with your cursor to get things done. Just master these shortcuts, and you’ll save more time.


Google Chrome Shortcuts:


Alt + Home - To Open your chrome homepage.

Alt+Left Arrow - To Back a page.

Alt+Right Arrow - To forward a page

Alt+Down Arrow - To display all previous text entered in a text box and available options on a drop-down menu.



Ctrl+(- or +) - To zoom in or out of a page, "-" (minus) zooms out and "+" (plus) zooms in on the page.

Ctrl+0 - To Reset the browser zoom to default.

Ctrl+1 - Ctrl+8 - Pressing Ctrl and any number 1 through 8 moves to the corresponding tab in your tab bar.

Ctrl+9 - Switch to the last tab.

Ctrl+A - To select all content on a page.

Ctrl+D - To add the currently opened website to the bookmarks list.

Ctrl+Enter - To quickly complete an address of a website entered in your address bar. For example, type "plmdeveloper" in the address bar and press Ctrl+Enter to get https://www.plmdeveloper.com.



Ctrl+F - To find a text on the currently opened website. Ctrl+H To open browser history in a new tab.

Ctrl+J - Display the downloads window.

Ctrl+K or Ctrl+E - To Move your text cursor to the Omnibox so that you can begin typing your search query and perform a Google search.

Ctrl+L, Alt+D - To move the cursor to the browser address bar and highlight everything in it.

Ctrl+Left-click - TO Open a link in a new tab in the background.



Ctrl+N - To open the New browser window.

Ctrl+O - Open a file in the browser.

Ctrl+P - TO print the current page or frame.

Ctrl+Page Down - To open the browser tab to the right.

Ctrl+Page Up - To open the browser tab to the left.

Ctrl+R or F5 - To refresh the current page or frame.

Ctrl+S - To open the Save As a window to save the current page.

Ctrl+Shift+B - To toggle the bookmarks bar between hidden and shown.

Ctrl+Shift+Delete - To open the Clear browsing data window to quickly clear private data.



Ctrl+Shift+Left Click - To open a link in a new tab and switch to the new tab.

Ctrl+Shift+N - To open a new window in incognito (private) mode.

Ctrl+Shift+O - To open the Bookmark manager.

Ctrl+Shift+T - This 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+Shift+Tab - To move through each of the open tabs going to the left.


Ctrl+Shift+W - To close the currently selected window. 

Ctrl+T - To open a new tab.

Ctrl+Tab - To move through each of the open tabs going to the right.

Ctrl+U - To view a web page's source code.

Ctrl+W - To close the current tab. End Go to the bottom of the page. Esc Stop loading the page or a download from loading.

F11 - To display the current website in full-screen mode. Pressing F11 again will exit this mode. Home Go to the top of the page.

Shift+Spacebar - Moves up a page at a time. Spacebar Moves down a page at a time.

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