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Full list of Microsoft Edge Shortcuts for Windows and Mac

Microsoft Edge shortcuts are valid on Windows and Mac computers through a connected input keyboard. Similar to other browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, the Internet explorer-legion replacement accepts shortcuts for easy execution of in-browser tasks.

Aside from regular Windows keyboard shortcuts and mac shortcuts you can use for task switching on your computer. The Microsoft Edge lineup allows you to use OS shortcuts in collaboration with in-browser functions.

Common Microsoft edge shortcuts are like any other for browsers, Control + N (Ctrl+N) opens a new Browser window, Control + T (Ctrl+T) opens a new tab, Control + P (Ctrl+P) prints your current page, among other functions available on the list of Microsoft Edge Shortcuts for Windows.

Microsoft Edge Shortcuts for Windows

Keyboard CombinationFunction
Ctrl + NOpen a new browser window
Ctrl + TOpen a New Window Tab and automatically switch to it
Ctrl + RRefresh the Current Tab or Webpage
Ctrl + DSave your current webpage as a favorite
Ctrl + EOpen a search query in the address bar
Ctrl + FFind on page
Ctrl + GJump to the next match to your Find Bar search
Ctrl + HOpen History in a new tab (web UI)
Ctrl + JOpen Downloads in a new tab (web UI)
Ctrl + LSelect the URL in the address bar to edit
Ctrl + MMute current tab (toggle)
Ctrl + SSave the Current Open Web Page
Ctrl + OOpen a file from your computer in Edge
Ctrl + PPrint the current page
Ctrl + Shift + BShow or hide the favorites bar
Ctrl + Shift + DSave all open tabs as favorites in a new folder
Ctrl + Shift + GJump to the previous match to your Find Bar search
Ctrl + Shift + IOpen Developer Tools
Ctrl + Shift + LPaste and search or Paste and go (if it’s a URL)
Ctrl + Shift + MSign in as a different user or browse as a Guest
Ctrl + Shift + NOpen a new InPrivate window
Ctrl + Shift + OOpen Favorites management
Ctrl + Shift + PPrint using the system dialog
Ctrl + Shift + RReload the current page, ignoring cached content
Ctrl + Shift + TReopen the last closed tab, and switch to it
Ctrl + Shift + UStart or stop Read Aloud
Ctrl + Shift + VPaste without formatting
Ctrl + Shift + WClose the current window
Ctrl + UView Page source
Ctrl + WClose the current open tab
Ctrl + 0 Reset Page Zoom to default
Ctrl + 1, 2, … 8Switch to a specific tab
Ctrl + 9Switch to the last tab
Ctrl + EnterFinish entered text with www. and .com, then load it immediately
Ctrl + Shift + DeleteOpen clear browsing data options
Ctrl + TabSwitch to the next tab
Ctrl + Shift + TabSwitch to the previous tab
Ctrl + Plus (+)Zoom in
Ctrl + Minus (-)Zoom out
Ctrl + \ (in a PDF)Toggle PDF between fit to page / fit to width
Ctrl + [ (in a PDF)Rotate PDF counter-clockwise 90*
Ctrl + ] (in a PDF)Rotate PDF clockwise 90*
Ctrl + PgDnSwitch to the next tab
Ctrl + PgUpSwitch to the previous tab
AltSet focus on the Settings and more “…” button
Alt + Shift + BSet focus on the first item in the favorites bar
Alt + DSelect the URL in the address bar to edit
Alt + EOpen the Settings and more “…” menu
Alt + FOpen the Settings and more “…” menu
Alt + Shift + IOpen the Send feedback dialog
Alt + Shift + TSet focus on the first item in the toolbar
Alt + Left arrowGo back
Alt + Right arrowGo forward
Alt + HomeOpen your home page in the current tab
Alt + F4Close the current window
F1Open Help
F3Find on page
F4Select the URL in the address bar
Ctrl + F4Close the current tab
F5Reload the current page
Shift + F5Reload the current page, ignoring cached content
F6Switch focus to next pane
Shift + F6Switch focus to previous pane
F7Turn caret browsing on or off
F9Enter or exit Immersive Reader
F10Set focus on the Settings and more “…” button
F10 + EnterOpen Setting and more “…” menu
Shift + F10Open context menu
F11Enter full screen (toggle)
F12Open Developer Tools
EscStop loading page; close dialog or pop-up
SpacebarScroll down webpage, one screen at a time
Shift + SpacebarScroll up webpage, one screen at a time
PgDnScroll down webpage, one screen at a time
PgUpScroll up a webpage, one screen at a time
HomeGo to the top of the page, Move keyboard focus to first item of pane
EndGo to the bottom of the page
TabGo to the next tab stop
Shift + TabGo to previous tab stop
Microsoft Edge Shortcuts on mac
Microsoft Edge Shortcuts allow you to execute in-browser tasks much faster than usual

Microsoft Edge Shortcuts for Mac

Just like Microsoft Edge Shortcuts for Windows, the same shortcuts are twisted to work on Mac. Common Microsoft Edge Shortcuts for Mac include Command+N (Cmd+N) to open a new window.

Command + T (Cmd+T) to open a new tab, among other shortcuts you can use to perform quick functions on your Macbook or iMac running any macOS version.

Keyboard CombinationFunction
Cmd + NOpen a new Edge Window
Cmd + TOpen a new Tab and automatically switch to it
Cmd + Shift + TReopen a Closed Tab and Switch to it
Cmd + Shift + BShow or hide the favorites bar
Cmd + Shift + COpen Developer tools
Cmd + DSave your current webpage as a favorite
Cmd + Shift + DSave all open tabs as favorites in a new folder
Cmd + FFind on page
Cmd + Shift + FSwitch to full-screen mode
Cmd + GJump to the next match to your Find Bar search
Cmd + Shift + GJump to the previous match to your Find Bar search
Cmd + Shift + HOpen your home page in the current tab
Cmd + Shift + JOpen the Downloads page in a new tab
Cmd + LSelect the URL in the address bar to edit
Control + MToggle tab mute on and off
Cmd + MMinimize window
Cmd + Option + MMinimize all windows of the front app
Cmd + Shift + MLog in a different user or browse as a guest
Cmd + Shift + NOpen a new window in InPrivate mode
Cmd + OOpen a file from your computer in Edge
Cmd + PPrint the current page
Cmd + QQuit
Cmd + RReload the current page
Cmd + Shift + RReload the current page, ignoring cached content
Cmd + SSave the current page
Cmd + Shift + UStart or stop Read Aloud
Cmd + Shift + VPaste format free text
Cmd + WClose the current tab
Cmd + Shift + WClose the current window
Cmd + YOpen History in a new tab
Cmd + Option + LOpen Downloads in a new tab
Cmd + 0Reset zoom level
Cmd + 1,2,…8Switch to a specific tab
Cmd + 9Switch to the last tab
Cmd + Left arrowMove cursor to the beginning of first word in the same line
Cmd + Right arrowMove cursor to the end of last word in the same line
Cmd + DeleteDelete the entire text field / entire line of text
Cmd + ReturnSearch the typed query in new tab
Cmd + Shift + DeleteOpen clear browsing data options
Cmd + Plus (+)Zoom in
Cmd + Minus (-)Zoom out
Control + \ (in an open PDF)Toggle PDF between fit to page / fit to width
Control + [ (in an open PDF)Rotate PDF counter-clockwise 90*
Control + ] (in an open PDF)Rotate PDF clockwise 90*
Control + Fn + Down arrowSwitch to the next tab
Control + Fn + Up arrowSwitch to the previous tab
F9Enter or exit Immersive Reader
F12Open Developer Tools
ESC (In full-screen mode)Exit full-screen mode
ESCStop loading page; close dialog or pop-up
SpaceScroll down webpage, one screen at a time
Shift + SpaceScroll up webpage, one screen at a time
TabMove to the next control
Shift + TabMove to the previous control
Cmd + Ctrl + FTurn full-screen mode on or off
Cmd + Option + FSearch the web
Cmd + Option + JOpen the JavaScript Console
Control + TabGo to the next tab
Shift + Control + TabGo to the previous tab
Cmd + ]Navigate forward
Cmd + [Navigate backward

Editor’s Note: This list of Microsoft Edge Shortcuts is from the official Microsoft Listing for its new Chromium-based browser.

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