6 Google Chrome Shortcuts You Need to Try

Part of being productive at work and school means making the most of your time, especially when browsing the web. You may have heard of Keyboard Shortcuts on Windows It can help you with that, but your web browser also has several shortcuts that can be used to help you reduce your mouse use.

We have already highlighted these shortcuts that can be used in Microsoft EdgeBut now it’s time to turn our attention to the world’s most popular web browser, Google Chrome. Here are some of the best Chrome keyboard shortcuts that you can use.

Ctrl + Shift + T to reopen previously closed tabs

A group of open tabs in Google Chrome.
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At the top of our list is something that might come in handy for those “ah-oh” moments. If you accidentally closed a tab in Google Chrome, this shortcut is for you. You can simply click control + Transformation + T on your keyboard when you’re inside Google Chrome. This will then reopen any of your previously open tabs, in the exact order you closed them. Simply repeat the shortcut until all the accidentally closed tabs are reopened.

Shift + Esc to open Chrome Task Manager

Chrome task manager.
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Google Chrome is known to be a drain on resources, although recent updates have made it more optimized. So, if you encounter problems with a specific webpage or tab within Chrome, you can open Chrome Task Manager to kill that tab or check what error is occurring. Usually, you have to access it via a file More tools Existing, but there is a faster way.

Chrome Task Manager is very similar to Task Manager in Windows, or Activity Monitor in macOS. It allows you to peek at all the background activity within the browser. just click Transformation + Exit to open it. You will then see all the tabs titled “Tab: and other operations such as GPU rendering or subframes. If something is taking up a lot of memory, and you know it is affecting your web page, feel free to eliminate it. You can always restart your browser and go back to the way you were.

Ctrl + 1 until Ctrl + 8 to go to a specific tab

Google Chrome opens in several tabs.
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Do you have a lot of tabs open in Google Chrome? You might think that you’ll need to hover over all of these tabs to access them, but don’t be wrong! You can go to any open tab in Chrome using a very specific keyboard shortcut.

Click on control key , followed by a specific number like 1, 2 or 3. This will get you to those tabs in the order of the numbers. It’s actually one of Chrome’s many tab navigation shortcuts. You can close tabs with Ctrl + W Go to the next open tab with Ctrl + Tabor go to the previous tab with control + Transformation + Unpaid invoice. And don’t forget, if you want to go home in an existing tab, just tap Alt + Home.

Ctrl + Shift + Delete to open the options to clear browsing data

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Want to clear your history in Chrome without going through menus? this is for you. Just click control + Transformation + delete keys on the keyboard. This opens the full Chrome settings page where you can clear your browsing data. Access the basic and advanced options, it’s all here for you, and you’ve saved yourself a few clicks.

Search using a different search engine

Search in Bing on Google Chrome.
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The following keyboard shortcut is one if you don’t like using Google to search in Chrome. You can actually search within a web browser using an alternative search engine like Bing or DuckDuckGo at any time. Just type your search engine name, then press unpaid bill on the keyboard. From there, you will be able to search normally, without visiting the web page directly.

Save all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folder

Save Tabs in Google Chrome
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Doing some research or working on a project with open tabs that you want to save? Google makes it easy to bookmark any set of tabs you have open. To do this, press control + Transformation + Dr on your keyboard. You should then see the tabs saved in your bookmarks folder. Feel free to rename this folder as you see fit.

More from Google

These shortcuts are some of our favorites, but Google has an extensive list of Chrome shortcuts on his support page. It covers tabs and web pages as well as mouse shortcuts. Oh, and the shortcuts apply to other operating systems like macOS and Linux.

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