List Of Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Any time you can hit a key combination instead of rolling your mouse pointer across the screen, you save a lot of time.  Windows 10 has a long list of keyboard shortcuts that help you launch new features such as Cortana, navigate around the OS or organize your desktop layout with ease. While you might know some of the traditional Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts, you will be surprised to find some new tricks below. Take a look at the list below, you may find something extremely helpful in there.

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

List Of Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts help users to complete tasks quickly and efficiently, instead of clicking laboriously through the menus. The following table contains new shortcuts introduced together with Windows 10.  Here is the List Of Windows 10 Shortcuts . 

Keyboard Shortcuts  Function / Operation
Windows key + CTRL + D Add a virtual desktop
Windows key + CTRL + Switch to the virtual desktop on the right
Windows key + CTRL + Switch to the virtual desktop on the left
Windows key + CTRL + F4 Close the current virtual desktop
Windows key + A Open Action center on the right of the screen
Windows key + S Open Search and place the cursor in the input field
Windows key + Tab Open Task view (Task view then remains open)
Windows key + X Open the Admin menu in the left-hand bottom corner of the screen
Windows key + Q Open Search using Cortana and voice control
Alt + TAB Hold: Opens Task view
Windows key Open the Start menu
Windows key + D Switch to desktop view
Windows key + E Open Windows Explorer
Windows key + U Open Ease of Access Center (magnifier, screen keyboard, high contrast etc.)
Windows key + L Lock the computer
Windows key + I Open settings / information
Windows key + H Share content (if supported by the active app)
Windows key + S Open Search
CTRL + C or CTRL + INS Copy the selected element
CTRL + X Cut the selected element
CTRL + V or SHIFT + INS Paste the selected element
CTRL + Z Undo an action
Alt + F4 Close the active element or end the active app

I’m pretty sure there are much more keyboard shortcuts you can use to speed up your work with Windows 10. If you experience new ones, please let me know! I will try to keep the above list up to date.

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Arun Prabhakar

Arun Prabhakar

Arun Prabhakar immensely interested in following Windows and other technology developments. Being passionate Windows blogger, he loves to help others on fixing their computer issues.

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