Chrome shortcut key is essential to have the best overall surfing experience, especially if you’re a hardcore Chrome user. In case you’re not, you might want to switch to the ‘real’ browser – Google Chrome has toppled down it’s contender, and emerged as the most favourite browser as a result of its simplicity and speed. To parallel with this epic achievement, we feel it is great to share some useful shortcut key to the wide range of users.
In order not to overwhelm you, we have summarized the 8 most useful Chrome shortcut keys instead of showing the full list. The selection is based on what we think the most user would use it often, and the commands can be done much faster and conveniently with the shortcut keys. This selected list should be good enough for average users and full list after the jump!
The 8 Most Useful Chrome Shortcut Keys:
|Open a new tab||Ctrl+T||⌘-T||Ctrl+T|
|Open a link in new tab||Press Ctrl and click a link. Or click a link with mousewheel button.||Press ⌘ and click a link. Or click a link with mousewheel button.||Press Ctrl and click a link. Or click a link with mousewheel button.|
|Open a link in new tab, and switch to the new opened tab||Press Ctrl+Shift and click a link. Or press Shift and click a link with mousewheel button.||Press ⌘ and click a link. Or press Shift and click a link with mousewheel button.||Press Ctrl+Shift and click a link. Or press Shift and click a link with mousewheel button.|
|Switch to the tab at the specified position number on the tab strip||Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8||N/A||Ctrl+1 through Ctrl+8|
|Restore the last tab you’ve closed (Google Chrome remembers the last 10 tabs you’ve closed)||Ctrl+Shift+T||⌘-Shift-T||Ctrl+Shift+T|
|Open the download page||Ctrl+J||⌘-Shift-J||Ctrl+J|
|Opens the Clear Browsing Data dialog (To clear history, cache, cookies, and etc.)||Ctrl+Shift+Delete||⌘-Shift-Delete||Ctrl+Shift+Delete|
|Refresh the current page||F5 or Ctrl+R||⌘-R||Ctrl+R|
Hope you find it as useful as we thought and if you’re using Firefox, then you shouldn’t miss this post:
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