Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts include a new set of features that can make your workflow simple and more efficient. Below you will see a chart of the latest keyboard shortcuts to make your Windows 10 experience as user-friendly as possible.

Microsoft has a download sheet of all the Windows 10 Shortcuts. You can head over to the Microsoft download page.

New Features

Keyboard Shortcut Function
Windows Key + A Open Action Center
Windows Key + C Open Cortana in listening mode (for voice commands)
Windows Key + S Search / Launch Cortana (listening mode)
Windows Key + I Open Settings App
Windows Key + Tab Open Task View
Windows Key + Ctrl + D Open New Virtual Desktop
Windows Key + Ctrl + F4 Close the Current Desktop
Windows Key + Ctrl + → Switch between Virtual Desktops (right)
Windows Key + Ctrl + ← Switch between Virtual Desktops (left)

 

Standard Features

Keyboard Shortcut Function
Windows Key Open / Close Start Menu
Windows Key + X Open / Close Start Menu Content (same as right-click)
Windows Key + → Snap Current Window Right
Windows Key + ← Snap Current Window Left
Windows Key + E Launch File Explorer
Windows Key + L Lock the Desktop
Alt + PrtScn Copy Screenshot to Clipboard
Windows Key + PrtScn Copy Screenshot to ‘Computers > Pictures > Screenshots’

 

Browser Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcut Function
Ctrl + T Open new Tab
Ctrl + D Bookmark Page
Ctrl + L Highlight Current URL in Address Window
Ctrl + Tab Step through Open Browser Tabs
Ctrl + Enter Add ‘.com’ to end of URL (i.e., google > Ctrl + Enter)

Also, see:

Braintek Windows 10 Shortcut Keys Infographic

Digital Care Windows 10 Shortcut Keys Infographic

Download Windows 10 Shortcut Keys Sheet

Chad is an experienced systems administrator with exposure to various technologies and enterprise ICT environments. He has a huge passion for technologies, specifically Linux, open source software, electronics, and IoT technologies.

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