windows shortcuts keys are the best way to improve your productivity and these windows 10 shortcuts keys will make things easy without moving your hand from keyboard to mouse.
Here are the 100 windows 10 shortcuts keys you should know to improve your productivity.
To make you understand I have divided these 100 windows shortcuts into 3 categories
- universal shortcuts
- Word/excel shortcuts
- Windows Shortcuts
- Chromebook Shortcuts
Here are the windows 10 shortcuts keys (Download Free PDF from below)
Ctrl + A > Select the entire text on the selected window
Ctrl + Z > Undo (erasing which is just added)
Ctrl + Y > Redo an action.
Ctrl + X > cut the selected text
Ctrl + C > copy the selected text
Ctrl + V > paste the selected text
Ctrl + B > Makes the selected text Bold
Ctrl + U > Makes the selected text Underline
Ctrl + I > Makes the selected text Italic
Ctrl + S > To save the file
Ctrl + D > Delete selected item.
Ctrl + P > To give print of the current page
Shift + D > Delete the selected item permanently skipping Recycle Bin.
Ctrl + D > Delete the selected files
Ctrl + Shift + N > Create new folder on desktop or File Explorer.
Ctrl + Alt + V > Paste Special
Shift + Ctrl + 9 > Unhide Row
Ctrl + 0 > Hide Column
Shift + Ctrl + 0 > Unhide Column
Ctrl + Space > Select column
Ctrl + O > Open Workbook
Ctrl + S > Save Workbook
Ctrl + N> New Workbook
Ctrl + P > Print
F12 > Save as
Ctrl + F2 >Print Preview
Alt F4 > Close Excel
Ctrl + pgup > Jumps to previous sheet
Ctrl + ⬇ > Moves to last row of data
Ctrl + ⬆ > Moves to first row of set
Ctrl + ⬅ > Move to one word on right
Ctrl + ➡ > Move to oonoe word on right
Ctrl + . > Copy formula from above cell
Ctrl + * >Copy value from above cell
Ctrl + : > Insert current time
Alt + F4 > Close the currently opened window
Alt + Tab > Switch between open apps by click on TAB
Ctrl + Shift + Click app button > To Rum As Administrator
Home > Scroll to the top of the window.
End > Scroll to the bottom of the window.
F1> Get Help.
F2> Rename selected item.
F3 > Open FIND option
F4> Switch focuses on to address bar.
F5 > Refresh File Explorer’s current view.
F6 > Cycle through elements on the screen.
F11 > Switch active window full-screen mode.
Win key + V > copy clip
Win key + Number (0-9)> Open the app in the number position in the taskbar.
Win key + PRT SC > windows shortcuts screenshot and PRT SC
Win key + Shift + S > Create part of the screen screenshot.
Win key + Alt + D > Open date and time in the taskbar.
Win key + Pause > Show System Properties dialog box.
Win key + M > Minimize all windows.
Win key + B > Set focus notification area in the taskbar.
Win key + (.) > Open Emojis
Win key + D > Show the Desktop
Win key + Ctrl + D > Create a virtual desktop.
Win key + Ctrl + F4 > Close active virtual desktop
Win key + Ctrl + Left arrow > Switch to the virtual desktop on the left.
Win key + Ctrl + Right arrow > Switch to the virtual desktop on the right.
Win key + Ctrl + Shift + B > Wake up the device when black or a blank screen.
Win key + I > Open Settings app.
Win key + E > Open File Explorer.
Win key + L > Lock Device
Win key + S > Search
Win key + F > Launch Feedback Hub app.
Win key + C > Launch Cortana app.
Win key + O > Lock device orientation.
Win key + G > Launch Game bar app.
Win key + R > Open Run command.
Win key + Y > Change input between desktop and Mixed Reality.
Win key + J > Set focus on a tip for Windows 10 when applicable.
Win key + H > Open dictation feature.
Win key + K > Open Connect settings.
Win key + X > Open Quick Link menu.
Win key + V > Open Clipboard bin.
Win key + P > Open Project settings.
Win key + Ctrl + Enter > Open Narrator.
Win key + T > Cycle through apps in the taskbar.
Win key + Z > Switch input between the desktop experience and Windows Mixed Reality.
Win key + W > Open the Windows Ink Workspace.
Win key + U > Open Ease of Access settings.
Win key + (,) > Temporarily peek at the desktop.
Win key + Up arrow key > Maximize app windows.
Win key + Down arrow key > Minimize app windows.
Win key + Home > Maximize or Minimize all but the active desktop window.
Win key + Plus (+) > Zoom in using the magnifier.
Win key + Minus (-) > Zoom out using the magnifier.
Win key + Esc > Exit magnifier.
Win key + Forward-slash (/) > Start IME reconversion.
Win key + Shift + M > Restore minimized windows on the desktop.
Win key + Shift + Right arrow key > Move active window to monitor on the right.
Win key + Shift + Up arrow key > Stretch desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen.
Win key + Shift + Left arrow key > Move active window to monitor on the left.
Win key + Left arrow key > Snap app or window left.
Win key + Right arrow key >Snap app or window left.
Win key + A > Open Action Center
Win key + Shift + S > Capture part of the screen with Snip & Sketch.
Win key + Alt + Number (0-9) > Open Jump List of the app in number position in the taskbar.
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These shortcuts will help you if you are using Chromebook or chrome browser
Tip: Press Ctrl + Alt + ? to see a map of these shortcuts on your screen
Ctrl + F > Find
Ctrl + I > Italicize
Ctrl + K > Create a link
Ctrl + L > Omnibox text
Ctrl + N > New Window
Ctrl + 🔍 > Caps lock
Ctrl + + >Zoom in
Ctrl + Space Bar > Screenshot
🔍 > Search
⬅ > Go Back
➡ > Go Forward
Ctrl + R > Refresh
Ctrl + R > New tab
Ctrl + W> Close tab
Ctrl + 0> Reset zoom
Ctrl + – > Zoom Out
Ctrl + Shift + Space > Screenshot (Partial Screen)
Here are the 120 windows 10 shortcuts keys that will help you to increase your productivity.
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1 thought on “150 Essential windows 10 shortcuts keys to improve your productivity”
well written post Deep vempati. I always forgot Ctrl + Y 😀