Windows 10 Shortcut list
19th May 2020 In Technology By Jack Francis

Keyboard shortcut hotlist

Turning multiple mouse clicks into a simple press of a key or two may not seem like a lot, but if you are an avid user of keyboard shortcuts you've likely noticed just how helpful they can be. Although memorizing which shortcuts do which functions can be a little daunting at first, it's important to remember not everyone needs to know every shortcut. Learning and using the ones that are most important to you is a great way to enhance yourWindows 10 experience. 

Windows key Open or close Start Menu.
Windows key + A Open Action centre.
Windows key + C Open Cortana in listening mode.
Windows key + D Display and hide the desktop
Windows key + E Open File Explore
Windows key + G Open Game bar when a game is open
Windows key + H Open the Share charm
Windows key + I Open Settings
Windows key + K Open the Connect quick action
Windows key + L Lock your PC or switch accounts
Windows key + M Minimize all windows
Windows key + R Open Run dialog box
Windows key + S Open Search
Windows key + U Open Ease of Access Centre
Windows key + X Open Quick Link menu
Windows key + Number Open the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number
Windows key + Left arrow key Snap app windows left
Windows key + Right arrow key Snap app windows right
Windows key + Up arrow key Maximize app windows
Windows key + Down arrow key Minimize app windows
Windows key + Comma Temporarily peek at the desktop
Windows key + Ctrl + D Add a virtual desktop
Windows key + Ctrl + Left or Right arrow Switch between virtual desktops
Windows key + Ctrl + F4 Close current virtual desktop.
Windows key + Enter Open Narrator.
Windows key + Home Minimize all but the active desktop window (restores all windows on second stroke)
Windows key + PrtScn Capture a screenshot and save in Screenshots folder
Windows key + Shift + Up arrow Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of thescreen.
Windows key + Tab Open Task view
Windows key + "+" key Zoom in using the magnifier
Windows key + "-" key Zoom out using the magnifier
Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager
Alt + Tab Switch between open apps
Alt + Left arrow key Go back
Alt + Right arrow key Go forward
Alt + Page Up Move up on screen
Alt + Page down Move down on screen
Ctrl + Alt +Tab View open tabs
Ctrl + C Copy selected items to clipboard
Ctrl + X Cut selected items
Ctrl + V Paste content from clipboard
Ctrl + A Select all content
Ctrl + Z Undo an action
Ctrl + Y Redo an action
Ctrl + D Delete the selected item and move it to the Recycle Bin
Ctrl + Esc Open the Start Menu
Ctrl + Shift Switch the keyboard layout
Ctrl + Shift + Esc Open Task Manager
Ctrl + F4 Close the active window