Microsoft Edge Keyboard Shortcuts Full List

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Microsoft Edge is the new web browser that comes as the default web browser in Windows 10. Intended to replace Internet Explorer, Edge web browser is designed with fast, simple and lightweight in mind.

Though many of the features and functions of Edge can be accessed from the “More actions” and “View advanced settings”, many Windows users may prefer to use keyboard shortcuts, also known as hotkeys” instead. Keyboard shortcuts complement mouse, and is handy way to make web browsing faster.

Most keyboard shortcuts of Edge is the same with keyboard shortcuts used in Internet Explorer (IE). After all, they’re both developed by Microsoft, and in a way, the similarity also provides easier path for users to transition from IE to Edge.

Here’s the comprehensive full list of keyboard shortcuts in Edge. Note that as Edge is continuing to evolve, some hotkeys may be added, or may be removed and as the result no longer work.

Keyboard Shortcut Function
F1 Help
F5 Refreshes current web page
F7 Toggle Caret browsing on or off
F12 Open Developer Tools
ALT + F4 Close current active browser window with all its tabs
ALT + D Go to Address Omnibar
ALT + J Feedback & reporting
ALT + Spacebar Open system menu
ALT + Spacebar + C Close Edge
ALT + Spacebar + M Move window using arrow keys
ALT + Spacebar + N Minimize Edge window
ALT + Spacebar + R Restore Edge window
ALT + Spacebar + S Resize Edge window using arrow keys
ALT + Spacebar + X Maximize Edge window
ALT + Left arrow Go to previous page that was opened in tab
ALT + Right arrow Go to next page that was opened in tab
ALT + X Open Settings
CTRL + + Zoom in (+ 10%)
CTRL + – Zoom out (- 10%)
CTRL + F4 Close current tab
CTRL + 0 Zoom to 100% (default)
CTRL + 1 Switch to tab 1
CTRL + 2 Switch to tab 2 if open
CTRL + 3 Switch to tab 3 if open
CTRL + 4 Switch to tab 4 if open
CTRL + 5 Switch to tab 5 if open
CTRL + 6 Switch to tab 6 if open
CTRL + 7 Switch to tab 7 if open
CTRL + 8 Switch to tab 8 if open
CTRL + 9 Switch to last tab
CTRL + A Select all
CTRL + D Add site to favorites
CTRL + E Open a search query in the Address Bar
CTRL + F Open “Find on page”
CTRL + G View Reading List
CTRL + H View browsing history
CTRL + I View Favorites
CTRL + J View Downloads
CTRL + K Duplicate tab
CTRL + L Go to Address Omnibar
CTRL + N Open new Edge window
CTRL + P Print
CTRL + R Refreshes current page; similar to F5
CTRL + T Open new tab
CTRL + W Close current tab
CTRL + click on link Open URL hyperlink in new tab
CTRL + Tab Switch forward between tabs
CTRL + Shift + Tab Switch back between tabs
CTRL + Shift + B Toggle Favorites bar on or off
CTRL + Shift + K Open new tab of current tab
CTRL + Shift + L Search using copied text
CTRL + Shift + P Open new InPrivate browsing window
CTRL + Shift + R Toggle Reading view on or off
CTRL + Shift + T Reopen the last tab you closed
Left arrow Scroll left on current webpage
Right arrow Scroll right on current webpage
Up arrow Scroll up on current webpage
Down arrow Scroll down on current webpage
Backspace Go to previous page that was opened in tab
End Move to bottom of page
Home Move to top of page
Tab Move forward through the elements on webpage
SHIFT + Tab Move backward through the elements on webpage
Home Navigate towards top of page
Home Navigate towards end of page
ALT + Home Open Home

If you’re a developer using Developer Tools (F12 hotkey), the following keyboard shortcuts are also available:

Keyboard Shortcut Function
CTRL + B Select element (on DOM Explorer tab)
CTRL + K Color picker (on DOM Explorer tab)
CTRL + J Debug just my code (on Debugger tab)
CTRL + E Start or stop profiling to begin a performance session (on Performance, Network, Memory tabs)
CTRL + S Export as HAR (on Network tab)
CTRL + O Import profiling session (on Performance, Memory tabs)
CTRL + S Export profiling session (on Performance, Memory tabs)
CTRL + L Clear errors, warnings, information (on Performance tab)
F5 / F8 Continue (on Debugger tab)
Hold F5 / F8 Fast Continue (on Debugger tab)
F11 Step into (on Debugger tab)
F12 Step over (on Debugger tab)
SHIFT + F11 Step out (on Debugger tab)
CTRL + SHIFT+ F5 Continue and refresh (on Debugger tab)
CTRL + SHIFT + I DOM element highlighting (on DOM Explorer tab)
CTRL + SHIFT + W Break on new worker (on Debugger tab)
CTRL + SHIFT + E Change exception behavior (on Debugger tab)
CTRL + SHIFT + T Take heap snapshot (On Memory tab)
CTRL + SHIFT + L Reset Emulation settings (On Emulation tab)

By |2016-12-09T08:38:41+00:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Web Browsers|Tags: |6 Comments

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