Chrome OS Keyboard shortcuts

Here I have put together a list of all the Chrome OS keyboard shortcuts, if any shortcuts are missing feel free to post them. I hope these will help you guys out!


Ctrl+N - Open a new window

Ctrl+Shift+N - Open a new window in incognito mode

Ctrl+T - Open a new tab

Ctrl+O- Open a file in the browser

Ctrl+Shift+Q - Sign out of your Google Account on Chrome OS

Ctrl+W - Close the current tab

Ctrl+Shift+W - Close the current window

Ctrl+Shift+T - Reopen the last tab you've closed. Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you've closed.

Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8 - Go to the tab at the specified position in the window

Ctrl+9 - Go to the last tab in the window

Alt+1 through Alt+9 - Go to the window at the specified position

Alt+9 - Go to the last window open

Ctrl+Tab - Go to the next tab in the window

Ctrl+Shift+Tab- Go to the previous tab in the window

Alt+Tab - Go to the next window you have open

Alt+Shift+Tab - Go to the previous window you have open

Click and hold the Back or Forward arrow in the browser toolbar - See your browsing history for the tab

Backspace, or press Alt and the left arrow - Go to previous page in your browsing history.

Shift+Backspace, or press Alt and the right arrow - Go to the next page in your browsing history.

Press Ctrl and click a link - Open the link in a new tab in the background

Press Ctrl+Shift and click a link - Open the link in a new tab and switch to the newly opened tab

Press Shift and click a link - Open the link in a new window

Drag a link to a tab - Open the link in the tab

Drag a link to a blank area on the tab strip - Open the link in a new tab

Type a URL in the address bar, then press Alt+Enter - Open the URL in a new tab

Press Esc while dragging a tab - Return the tab to its original position


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