Edge Chromium Keyboard Shortcuts

Written by Eric Wyatt (last updated December 13, 2021)

We have covered shortcuts before such as those for using the Windows key, and shortcuts every Windows user should know. Shortcuts make things easier, and the number of possible shortcuts increases as you use programs within the operating system that have their own shortcut combinations. Microsoft's Edge Chromium browser is no different. Below are the keyboard shortcuts that you can use and what each shortcut does.

Shortcut Result
Ctrl+Shift+B Show or hide the Favorites bar
Alt+Shift+B Set focus on the first item in the Favorites bar
Ctrl+D Save the current tab as a favorite
Ctrl+Shift+D Save all open tabs as favorites in a new folder
Alt+D Select the URL in the Address bar to edit
Ctrl+E Open a search query in the Address bar
Alt+E, Alt+F or F10+Enter Open the Settings and more "..." menu
Ctrl+F Find on page
Ctrl+G Jump to the next match to your Find Bar search
Ctrl+Shift+G Jump to the previous match to your Find Bar search
Ctrl+H Open History in a new tab (web UI)
Ctrl+Shift+I or F12 Open Developer Tools
Alt+Shift+I Open the Send Feedback dialog
Ctrl+J Open Downloads in a new tab (web UI)
Ctrl+K Open a search query in the Address bar
Ctrl+Shift+K Duplicate the current tab
Ctrl+L Select the URL in the Address bar to edit
Ctrl+Shift+L Paste and search or Paste and go (if it's a URL)
Ctrl+M Mute the current tab (toggle)
Ctrl+Shift+M Sign in as a different user or browse as a guest
Ctrl+N Open a new window
Ctrl+Shift+N Open a new InPrivate window
Ctrl+O Open a file from your computer in Edge
Ctrl+Shift+O Open Favorites management
Ctrl+P Print the current page
Ctrl+Shift+P Print using the system dialog
Ctrl+R Reload the current page
Ctrl+Shift+R Reload the current page, ignoring cached content
Ctrl+S Save the current page
Ctrl+T Open a new tab and switch to it
Ctrl+Shift+T Reopen the last closed tab, and switch to it
Alt+Shift+T Set focus on the first item in the toolbar
Ctrl+U View source
Ctrl+Shift+U Start or stop Read Aloud
Ctrl+Shift+V Paste without formatting
Ctrl+W Close the current tab
Ctrl+Shift+W Close the current window
Ctrl+Shift+Y Open Collections
Ctrl+0Ê(zero) Reset zoom level
Ctrl+1, 2, 3, ... 8 Switch to a specific tab
Ctrl+9 Switch to the last tab
Ctrl+Enter Add www. to the beginning and .com to the end of text typed in the Address bar
Ctrl+Tab Switch to the next tab
Ctrl+Shift+Tab Switch to the previous tab
Ctrl+PlusÊ(+) Zoom in
Ctrl+MinusÊ(-) Zoom out
Ctrl+\Ê(with a PDF open) Toggle PDF between fit to page / fit to width
Ctrl+[Ê(with a PDF open) Rotate PDF counter-clockwise 90 degrees
Ctrl+]Ê(with a PDF open) Rotate PDF clockwise 90 degrees
Ctrl+Shift+Delete Open clear browsing data options
Alt or F10 Set focus on the Settings and more "..." button
Alt+Left arrow Go back
Alt+Right arrow Go forward
Alt+Home Open your home page in the current tab
Alt+F4 Close the current window
F1 Open Help
F3 Find in the current tab
F4 Select the URL in the Address bar
Ctrl+F4 Close the current page in the current tab
F5 Reload the current tab
Shift+F5 Reload the current tab, ignoring cached content
F6 Switch focus to next pane
Shift+F6 Switch focus to previous pane
F7 Turn caret browsing on or off
F9 Enter or exit Immersive Reader
Shift+F10 Open context menu
F11 Enter full screen (toggle)
Esc Stop loading page; close dialog or pop-up
Spacebar or PgUp Scroll down webpage, one screen at a time
Shift+Spacebar or PgDn Scroll up webpage, one screen at a time
Ctrl+PgDn Switch to the next tab
Ctrl+PgUp Switch to the previous tab
Home Go to the top of the page, move keyboard focus to first item of pane
End Go to the bottom of the page, move keyboard focus to last item of pane
Tab Go to next tab stop
Shift+Tab Go to previous tab stop

With these shortcuts you'll be able to navigate Edge faster and easier than before.

 This tip (2013) applies to Windows 10 and 11.

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