10 Useful Chrome Shortcuts You Should Know - TechLifeTree
Posted on 8:33 am, 23 June 2019
When you surfing the internet on your chrome browser, there are some silly tasks that consume time. But here are some chrome shortcuts that save your time and make easy to surf the internet on your Chrome browser.
Instant Read1. Open New Tab 2. Close The Tab 3. New Incognito Tab 4. Close Incognito Tab 5. Task Manager 6. History and Clear Browser Data 7. Jump to Address Bar 8. Website Code 9. Switch Tabs 10. Downloads
Questions and Answers1. How do I change keyboard shortcuts in Chrome? 2. How do I maximize Chrome using keyboard? 3. How do you switch tabs quickly in Chrome? 4. How do I see source code in Chrome? 5. What is the shortcut to close a tab in Chrome? 6. How do I stop a page from loading in Chrome? 7. How do you go full screen on Chrome? 8. How do I hide tabs in Chrome?
1. Open New Tab
While using the internet, sometimes you need a new tab for your work. Suppose if you typing something and you need to open a new tab for search and collect some information then it is a task that you open a tab using your mouse. Here is shortcut key for open a new tab.
Ctrl + T
By pressing these buttons a new tab instantly open and you continue your work.
2. Close The Tab
While using the internet there are many jobs that you do at the same time. Suppose you open lots of tabs in your Chrome browser for your work. Now it is a little bit difficult that you close all tabs using a mouse. But here are an easy method for close the tabs.
Ctrl + W
By pressing these buttons on your keyboard, again and again, you can close all the tabs in Chrome browser. Just hold the Ctrl button and press the W button, again and again. It can close the tabs one by one.
3. New Incognito Tab
When you using an internet, sometimes you need to open the Incognito tab for your private work. But it also consumes time that you open the Incognito tab using the mouse from the menu bar. Here is its shortcut key to open it.
Ctrl + Shift + N
By pressing these buttons your Incognito tab open in new window.
4. Close Incognito Tab
Suppose you doing your private work in the Incognito tab on Chrome browser. But accidentally someone has come, now you need to close the Incognito tab fast because of you not want that anyone sees, what you are doing. Here is Chrome shortcut key to close the Incognito tab fast.
Ctrl + Shift + W
By pressing these buttons the Incognito tab has instantly closed.
5. Task Manager
Like Windows Task Manager, Chrome have also the Task Manager. In Chrome, there are some extensions and apps that you install in the Chrome browser IDM (Internet Download Manager, etc). These apps or extensions use your CPU power and the internet. In the Task Manager, you can see all your Chrome extensions that run in the background and you also close these apps. This Chrome shortcut key open Task Manager.
Shift + Esc
By pressing these buttons on your keyboard you can see your Chrome Task Manager.
6. History and Clear Browser Data
Suppose you using the internet, but you have urgent work and you instantly shut down your PC and go. But when you again use the Internet you may be open the Chrome history to complete previous work that you leave. Here is Chrome shortcut key to open the history.
Ctrl + H
Suppose you open your account in your friend's PC or in Cafe and you want to clear all your Chrome browser history then you just press the
Ctrl + Shift + Del
and your Chrome Browser Data instantly would be deleted.
7. Jump to Address Bar
When you visiting a website or reading some blogs or seeing any video on the Internet. After you have done, you again search for something and you just click on the address bar for your query. Maybe you typing Email or Chating with your friend. You click on the address bar using the mouse. But here is the Chrome shortcut key to directly jump to the address bar.
Alt + D
This Chrome shortcut key helps you to directly jump to the address bar.
8. Website Code
If you are a web developer then it is a very useful shortcut key for you. If you want to see the coding of any website then here is Chrome shortcut key to see the coding. This shortcut key show you the coding of any website and you can also see the coding of any popular websites like Google and Youtube.
Ctrl + U
Press these buttons and you can see the website coding.
9. Switch Tabs
Sometimes you can use many tabs in your Chrome browser. Suppose you open lots of tabs. but its time consuming to switch between the tabs. Given below shortcut keys help you to switch between tabs.
Ctrl + Tab
By pressing this shortcut key you can switch the tab by serial wise.
Ctrl + 1, 2, 3....
This shortcut key help you to jump to the particular tab.
For Example, if you want to open 4th tab then you press Ctrl + 4 and you would jump to the 4th tab in your Chrome browser.
When you download something from the internet and you want to see how much it download and how many things are already downloaded. Given below is Chrome shortcut for download page.
Ctrl + J
This Chrome shortcut key open the download page.
The Answers of some frequently asked questions.
Given Below is answers of question that asked by people.
1. How do I change keyboard shortcuts in Chrome?
Yes, you can change keyboard shortcuts in Chrome, but only for extensions. Given below steps helps you to add or change the keyboard shortcut for extensions.
1. Open Chrome Menu.
2. Click on More Tools.
3. Then click on extensions.
4. Now a new window will be open. Click on Extensions Menu.
5. Select Keyboard shortcuts.
Here you can see all your extensions and you can add a new keyboard shortcut for open the extensions according to your choice.
For Example, I add keyboard shortcut Ctrl + Z to open the IDM (Internet Download Manager).
2. How do I maximize Chrome using keyboard?
Sometimes you can use your Chrome browser not on full screen maybe half of screen. Now, if you want to maximize your Chrome using keyboard shortcut then here is the keyboard shortcut.
Windows + Up Arrow
By pressing these shortcut key you Chrome browser will be maximize.
3. How do you switch tabs quickly in Chrome?
As i say in shortcut key number 9, by pressing
Ctrl + Tab
Ctrl + 1, 2, 3....
You can easly switch between the tabs.
4. How do I see source code in Chrome?
As i say in shortcut key number 8, By pressing
Ctrl + U
You can see the source code of any website in the Chrome.
5. What is the shortcut to close a tab in Chrome?
As i say in shortcut key number 2 and 4, By pressing
Ctrl + W
You can close the tab in the Chrome browser and to close the Incognito Tab, press
Ctrl + Shift + W
You can close the Incognito tab in the Chrome browser.
6. How do I stop a page from loading in Chrome?
Suppose if you reload the page in the Chrome browser but it is a heavy web page and you want to stop the loading then you can press the
and page loading would stop.
7. How do you go full screen on Chrome?
If you want to see the website in full screen in the Chrome browser then you can just press
and you go to full screen on Chrome.
8. How do I hide tabs in Chrome?
Suppose you are doing work on the internet and you are open many tabs. Open the many tabs can irritate you. And you want to focus on a website then you can press the
and you can see the website in full screen and all tabs would be hidden