Work Smarter, Not Harder: Time-Saving Computer and Browser Shortcuts

These shortcuts can be handy when managing your tasks efficiently, including versions for both Windows and Mac.

ActionWindowsMac
General Operating System Shortcuts
CopyCtrl + CCommand (⌘) + C
PasteCtrl + VCommand (⌘) + V
CutCtrl + XCommand (⌘) + X
Select AllCtrl + ACommand (⌘) + A
UndoCtrl + ZCommand (⌘) + Z
RedoCtrl + YCommand (⌘) + Shift + Z
Open Task ManagerCtrl + Shift + EscCommand (⌘) + Option + Esc
Lock ScreenWindows Key + LControl + Command (⌘) + Q
Switch Between AppsAlt + TabCommand (⌘) + Tab
DeleteDeleteCommand (⌘) + Delete
Open File ExplorerWindows Key + ECommand (⌘) + Space (then type “Finder”)
Take ScreenshotWindows Key + Shift + SCommand (⌘) + Shift + 3 (full) or 4 (selection)
Open Start MenuWindows KeyN/A
Minimize All WindowsWindows Key + MCommand (⌘) + Option + M
Zoom InCtrl + Plus (+)Command (⌘) + Plus (+)
Zoom OutCtrl + Minus (-)Command (⌘) + Minus (-)
Browser Shortcuts
Open New TabCtrl + TCommand (⌘) + T
Close Current TabCtrl + WCommand (⌘) + W
Reopen Closed TabCtrl + Shift + TCommand (⌘) + Shift + T
Open New WindowCtrl + NCommand (⌘) + N
Close Current WindowCtrl + Shift + WCommand (⌘) + Shift + W
RefreshF5 or Ctrl + RCommand (⌘) + R
Open Browser HistoryCtrl + HCommand (⌘) + Y
Open DownloadsCtrl + JCommand (⌘) + Option + L
Find in PageCtrl + FCommand (⌘) + F
Open Developer ToolsF12 or Ctrl + Shift + ICommand (⌘) + Option + I
Clear Browser HistoryCtrl + Shift + DeleteCommand (⌘) + Shift + Delete
Clear Browser CacheCtrl + Shift + RCommand (⌘) + Shift + R
Toggle Bookmarks BarCtrl + Shift + BCommand (⌘) + Shift + B
Focus Address BarCtrl + L or F6Command (⌘) + L
Switch to Next TabCtrl + TabControl + Tab
Switch to Previous TabCtrl + Shift + TabControl + Shift + Tab
Open Private BrowsingCtrl + Shift + NCommand (⌘) + Shift + N
Save PageCtrl + SCommand (⌘) + S
Print PageCtrl + PCommand (⌘) + P
Bookmark Current PageCtrl + DCommand (⌘) + D

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