Chromebooks

 Press Ctrl + Alt + ? to see a map of these shortcuts on your screen.


Tabs and windows
Open a new windowCtrl + N
Open a new window in incognito modeCtrl + Shift + N
Open a new tabCtrl + T
Open a file in the browserCtrl + O
Sign out of your Google Account on Chrome OSCtrl + Shift + Q (twice)
Close the current tabCtrl + W
Close the current windowCtrl + Shift W
Reopen the last tab you've closed. Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you've closed.Ctrl + Shift + T
Go to the tab at the specified position in the windowCtrl + 1 through Ctrl + 8
Go to the last tab in the windowCtrl + 9
Activate items 1-8 on your shelfAlt + 1 through Alt + 8
Use F keys (F1 to F12)Search 1 through Search + =
Open the last item on your shelfAlt + 9
Go to the next tab in the windowCtrl + Tab
Go to the previous tab in the windowCtrl + Shift + Tab
Go to the previous window you had openAlt + Tab
Go to the next window you have openAlt + Shift + Tab
Go to previous page in your browsing historyBackspace, or press Alt and the left arrow
Go to the next page in your browsing historyShift + Backspace, or press Alt and the right arrow
Open the link in a new tab in the backgroundPress Ctrl and click a link
Open the link in a new tab and switch to the new tabPress Ctrl + Shift and click a link
Open the link in a new windowPress Shift and click a link
Open the link in the tabDrag the link to the tab's address bar
Open the link in a new tabDrag the link to a blank area on the tab strip
Open the webpage in a new tabType a web address (URL) in the address bar, then press Alt + Enter
Return the tab to its original positionWhile dragging the tab, press Esc
Lock your screenSearch + L



Page Shortcuts
Page upAlt or Search and up arrow
Page downAlt or Search and down arrow
Scroll down the web pageSpace bar
Go to top of pageCtrl + Alt and up arrow
Go to bottom of pageCtrl + Alt and down arrow
Print your current pageCtrl + P
Save your current pageCtrl + S
Reload your current pageCtrl + R
Reload your current page without using cached contentCtrl + Shift + R
Zoom in on the pageCtrl and +
Zoom out on the pageCtrl and -
Reset zoom levelCtrl + 0
Stop the loading of your current pageEsc
Right-click a linkPress Alt and click a link
Open the link in a new tab in the backgroundPress Ctrl and click a link
Save your current webpage as a bookmarkCtrl + D
Save all open pages in your current window as bookmarks in a new folderCtrl + Shift + D
Save the link as a bookmarkDrag a link to bookmarks bar
Open the find bar to search your current pageCtrl + F
Go to the next match for your input in the find barCtrl + G or Enter
Go to the previous match for your input in the find barCtrl + Shift + G or Shift + Enter
Perform a searchCtrl + K or Ctrl + E, then type a search term after the question mark in the address bar and press Enter.
Add www. and .com to your input in the address bar and open the resulting web addressCtrl + Enter

Take a screenshot of your current page

Ctrl window switcher key

For non-Chrome OS keyboards:
Ctrl + F5

Take a partial screenshot

Ctrl Shift window switcher key , then click and drag.

For non-Chrome OS keyboards:
Ctrl + Shift + F5

View page sourceCtrl U
Show or hide the Developer Tools panelCtrl Shift I
Show or hide the DOM InspectorCtrl Shift J


Browser Settings
Show or hide the bookmarks bar. If the bar is hidden, you can see your bookmarks in the Chrome menu.Ctrl Shift B
Open the Files appAlt Shift M
Display hidden files in the Files appCtrl .
Open the History pageCtrl H
Open the Downloads pageCtrl J
Open the Task ManagerSearch Esc
Open or hide the list of available keyboard shortcutsCtrl Alt /
Get help with your ChromebookCtrl ?
Configure monitor displayCtrl + 
Open the status area in the bottom-right corner of the screenShift Alt S
Highlight the launcher button on your shelfShift Alt L
Highlight the next item on your shelfShift + Alt + L, then Tab or right arrow
Highlight the previous item on your shelfShift + Alt + L, then Shift + Tab or left arrow
Open the highlighted button on your shelfShift + Alt + L, then Space orEnter
Remove the highlight from a button on your shelfShift + Alt + L, then Esc
Switch focus to the next keyboard-accessible pane. Panes include:
  • Status area containing the time, network icon, and battery icon
  • Launcher
  • Address bar
  • Bookmarks bar (if visible)
  • The main web content (including any infobars)
  • Downloads bar (if visible)
Ctrl +  or Ctrl + 
Highlight the bookmarks bar (if shown)Alt Shift B
Highlight the row with the address barShift + Alt + T
Open the Chrome menu on the browser toolbarAlt E or Alt F
Open right-click menus for highlighted itemsShift Search Volume Up
Turn ChromeVox (spoken feedback) on or offCtrl Alt Z
Change screen resolutionCtrl Shift and + or -
Reset screen resolution to defaultCtrl Shift and 0
Rotate screen 90 degreesCtrl Shift and Reload


Text Editing
Select everything on the pageCtrl A
Select the content in the address barCtrl L or Alt D
Select the next word or letterCtrl Shift and right arrow
Select text to the end of the lineShift Search and right arrow
Select text to the beginning of the lineShift Search and left arrow
Select previous word or letterCtrl Shift and left arrow
Move to the end of the next wordCtrl and right arrow
Move to the start of the previous wordCtrl and left arrow
Page upAlt or Search and up arrow
Page downAlt or Search and down arrow
Go to top of pageCtrl Alt and up arrow
Go to bottom of pageCtrl Alt and down arrow
Go to end of documentCtrl Search and right arrow
Go to beginning of documentCtrl Search and left arrow
Copy selected content to the clipboardCtrl C
Paste content from the clipboardCtrl V
Paste content from the clipboard as plain textCtrl Shift V
CutCtrl X
Delete the previous wordCtrl Backspace
Delete the next letter (forward delete)Alt Backspace
Undo your last actionCtrl Z
Switch between the keyboard input methods you've setAlt + Shift
Switch to the previous keyboard input method you were usingCtrl + Space
Dim keyboard (for backlit keyboards only)Alt + 
Make keyboard brighter (for backlit keyboards only)Alt +