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Microsoft Edge Keyboard Shortcuts

Microsoft Edge is the new browser announced by Microsoft. This will be primary browser which will power Windows 10 and will replace Internet Explorer. Edge browser has been promising so far with some great speed and good looking and usable UI. It comes with quite a lot of new features and improvements to browsing when compared to Internet Explorer.

We covered the detailed aspects of the browser, you can check our article here. Similar to Internet explorer, the Microsoft Edge also supports keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts are handy to get things done faster and makes you more productive. So here is the list of keyboard shortcuts you can try on Microsoft Edge.

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The table below has the keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Edge.

Keyboard ShortcutDescription/ Action
ALT + F4Close current active window
ALT + DGo to address bar
ALT + JFeedback & reporting
ALT + SpacebarOpen system menu
ALT + Spacebar + CClose Microsoft Edge
ALT + Spacebar + MMove Microsoft Edge window with arrow keys
ALT + Spacebar + NMinimize Microsoft Edge window
ALT + Spacebar + RRestore Microsoft Edge window
ALT + Spacebar + SResize Microsoft Edge window with arrow keys
ALT + Spacebar + XMaximize Microsoft Edge window
ALT + Left arrowGo to previous page that was opened in tab
ALT + Right arrowGo to next page that was opened in tab
ALT + XOpen settings
CTRL + +Zoom in (+ 10%)
CTRL + –Zoom out (- 10%)
CTRL + F4Close current tab
CTRL + 0Zoom to 100% (default)
CTRL + 1Switch to tab 1
CTRL + 2Switch to tab 2 if open
CTRL + 3Switch to tab 3 if open
CTRL + 4Switch to tab 4 if open
CTRL + 5Switch to tab 5 if open
CTRL + 6Switch to tab 6 if open
CTRL + 7Switch to tab 7 if open
CTRL + 8Switch to tab 8 if open
CTRL + 9Switch to last tab
CTRL + click on linkOpens URL link in new tab
CTRL + TabSwitch forward between tabs
CTRL + Shift + TabSwitch back between tabs
CTRL + Shift + BToggle Favorites bar on or off
CTRL + Shift + KOpen new tab of current tab
CTRL + Shift + LSearch using copied text
CTRL + Shift + POpen new InPrivate browsing window
CTRL + Shift + RToggle Reading view on or off
CTRL + Shift + TReopen the last tab you closed
CTRL + ASelect all
CTRL + DAdd site to favorites
CTRL + EOpen a search query in the address bar
CTRL + FOpen “Find on page”
CTRL + GView reading list
CTRL + HView history
CTRL + IView favorites
CTRL + JView Downloads
CTRL + KDuplicate tab
CTRL + LGo to address bar
CTRL + NOpen new Microsoft Edge window
CTRL + PPrint
CTRL + RRefreshes current page
CTRL + TOpen new tab
CTRL + WClose current tab
Left arrowScroll left on current webpage
Right arrowScroll right on current webpage
Up arrowScroll up on current webpage
Down arrowScroll down on current webpage
BackspaceGo to previous page that was opened in tab
EndMove to bottom of page
HomeMove to top of page
F5Refreshes current page
F7Toggle Caret browsing
F12Open Developer Tools
TabMove forward through the items on a webpage, the Address bar, or the Favorites bar
Shift + TabMove back through the items on a webpage, the Address bar, or the Favorites bar
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  1. Pingback: 10+ New Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10

  2. Will Fastie

    August 16, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    CTRL + SHIFT + click on link – Opens URL link in new tab and switches to tab

    This may be one of the most important shortcuts to publicize because it departs from a shortcut that has been in IE for a very long time just, as far as I can tell, so it matches Chrome.

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