To get the most out of your Chrome experience, here is a list of chrome shortcuts available to Mac, Windows, and Linux users.

But before we get to it, please note the following:

Command (Cmd) is used by Mac users while Control (Ctrl) is used by Linux and Windows users.
Mac users use Option while Alt is used by Linux and Windows users.

Chrome Tab and Windows Shortcuts

Shortcut KeysDescription
All Users 
Ctrl/Cmd + NOpen a new window
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + NOpen a new window in the Incognito mode.
Ctrl/Cmd + TOpen a new tab, and show the tab.
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + TOpen previously closed tab in the order they were closed.
Ctrl/Cmd + 1 through to 8Go to a specific open tab. 
  
Windows or Linux users 
Ctrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDnGo to the next open tab
Ctrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUpGo to the previous open tab
Ctrl + 9Go to the last tab on the tab bar.
Alt + Home Open your homepage on the current tab.
Alt + Left arrowOpen the previous page on your browsing history in the current tab.
Alt + Right arrowOpen the next page on your browsing history in the current tab.
Ctrl + W or Ctrl + F4Close the current tab
Ctrl + Shift + W or Alt + F4Close the current window
Alt + Space + NMinimize current window
Alt + Space + XMaximize current window
Alt + F4Quit Google Chrome
  
Mac Users 
Cmd + Option + Right arrowGo to the next open tab
Cmd + Option + Left arrowGo to the previous open tab
Cmd + 9Go to the last tab on the tab bar.
Cmd + [ / Left arrowOpen the previous page on your browsing history in the current tab.
Cmd + [ / Right arrowOpen the next page on your browsing history in the current tab.
Cmd + WClose current tab
Cmd + Shift + WClose current window
Cmd + MMinimize current window
Cmd + HHide Google Chrome
Cmd + QQuit Google Chrome
Chrome Tab and Windows Shortcuts table

Google Chrome browser tool Shortcuts

Shortcut KeysDescription
All Users 
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + BHide or show the bookmarks bar
Ctrl/Cmd + GGo to the next match to your Find bar search result.
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + DeleteOpen the Clear Browsing Data options.
  
Windows or Linux users 
Alt + f or Alt + eOpen Chrome menu
Ctrl + Shift + OOpen Bookmarks Manager
Ctrl + HOpen History in a new tab
Ctrl + JOpen Downloads in new tab
Shift + EscOpen Chrome Task Manager
Shift + Alt + TSet highlight on the first option on the toolbar
F10Set highlight on the last option on the toolbar
F6Switch Highlight between tab, search bar and toolbar
Ctrl + F or F3Open the Find bar to search the current tab.
Ctrl + Shift + J or F12Open Developer tools
F1Open Chrome help center in new tab
Ctrl + Shift + MLog in a different user or browse as a guest.
Alt + Shift + IOpen a feedback form
  
Mac Users 
Cmd + Option + BOpen Bookmarks Manager
Cmd + ,Open Settings in the new tab
Cmd + YOpen History in a new tab
Cmd + Shift + JOpen Downloads in new tab
Cmd + Option + Up and Down arrowSwitch Highlight between tab, search bar and toolbar
Cmd + FOpen the Find bar to search the current tab.
Cmd + Option + IOpen Developer tools
Cmd + ESearch for highlighted text when the Find bar is open
Cmd + Shift + MLog in a different user or browse as a guest.
Cmd + F2Go to the main menu bar.
Google Chrome browser tool Shortcuts table

Chrome address bar shortcuts

Shortcut KeysDescription
Windows or Linux users 
Type search term + Alt + EnterOpen a new tab and perform a search.
Ctrl + L or Alt + D or F6Go to address bar
Ctrl + K or Ctrl + EPerform a search from anywhere on the page
Down arrow to highlight + Shift + DeleteRemove predictions from the address bar.
  
Mac Users 
Type a site name + Ctrl + Shift +EnterAdd www. and .com to a site name and open it in a new tab.
Type a web  address + Cmd + EnterOpen the website in a new tab.
Cmd + LJump to the address bar
Down arrow to highlight + Shift + Fn + DeleteRemove predictions from the address bar.
Chrome address bar shortcuts table

Chrome webpage shortcuts

Shortcut KeysDescription
All Users 
Ctrl/Cmd + PPrint current page
Ctrl/Cmd + SSave current page
EscStop the loading page
TabBrowse clickable items forward
Shift + TabBrowse clickable items backward
Ctrl/Cmd + O Open a file from your computer in Chrome.
Ctrl/Cmd + DSave your current tab as bookmark
Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + DSave all open tabs as a bookmark in a new folder.
Ctrl/Cmd + ‘+’Zoom in
Ctrl/Cmd + ‘-’Zoom out
Ctrl/Cmd + 0Reset zoom
  
Windows or Linux users 
Ctrl + R or F5Reload current page
Ctrl + Shift + R or Shift +F5Reload current page, except cached content
Ctrl + UShow non-editable HTML source code for the current page.
F11Turn full-screen mode on/off.
EndGo to the bottom of the webpage.
HomeGo to the top of the webpage.
Space or PgDnScroll down a webpage by screen
Shift + Space or PgUpScroll up  a webpage by screen
Ctrl + Left arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the previous word  in a text space
Ctrl + Right arrowMove the cursor to the next word in a text space
Ctrl + BackspaceDelete the previous word in a text space
Alt + HomeOpen the home page in the current tab.
  
Mac Users 
Cmd + Option + POpen page setup dialog
Cmd + Shift + RReload current page, except cached content
Cmd + Option + UShow non-editable HTML source code for the current page.
Cmd + Option + JOpen the JavaScript Console
Cmd + Ctrl + FTurn full-screen mode on/off.
SpaceScroll down a webpage by screen
Shift + SpaceScroll up  a webpage by screen
Option + Left arrowMove the cursor to the beginning of the previous word  in a text space
Option + Right arrowMove the cursor to the next word in a text space
Option + DeleteDelete the previous word in a text field
Command + Shift + HOpen your homepage in the current tab.
Chrome webpage shortcuts table

Are there other chrome shortcuts that we have not included in our list? Leave a comment to let us know.