The 10 Most Useful Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

Well, by learning a few simple keyboard shortcuts, you can speed up your prospecting research, gain valuable insights about your leads faster, and really build out that pipeline. Here is the Most Useful Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts.

The key is to not waste time learning all of them because the majority aren’t helpful.

I narrowed it down to the most useful keyboard shortcuts that make me more efficient.

The best part? They only take two minutes to learn.

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The 25 Most Useful Google Chrome Keyboard Shortcuts

 

1. Open new tab

To open a new tab, hold Command and press T. For PC, hold Ctrl and press T.

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Chrome

2. Close current tab

Never click that stupid little “x” to close tabs again. Instead, save time by holding Command and pressing W. For PC, hold Ctrl and press W.

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Chrome

3. Reopen last tab closed

I hate when I close a tab, then realize crap, I still needed that info. I just hold Command and Shift, then press to quickly recover it. For PC, hold Ctrl and Shift, then press T.

Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Chrome

4. View next tab

Instead of dragging my mouse to the top of the browser to click another tab, I rapidly move to the next tab by holding Command and Option, then pressing the right arrow key. For PC, hold Ctrl and press tab.

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5. View the previous tab

Likewise, I can switch to the previous tab by holding Command and Option, then press the left arrow key. For PC, hold Ctrl and press 9.

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6. Switch to a specific tab (first eight tabs)

If I need to jump to a specific tab, I hold Command and select the appropriate number. For example, if I need to jump to the seventh tab open, I hold Command and press 7. If I need to jump back to the second tab open, I hold Command and press 2. For PC, it’s the same action, just hold Ctrl instead of Command.

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7. Open hyperlinked text in a new tab

If I’m reading an article that has an intriguing hyperlink in it, I open it in a new tab by holding Command and clicking the link. Try it out here.

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8. Open hyperlinked text in a new window

Similarly, if I want to open a link in a new window, I hold Shift and click the link. Try it out here.

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9. Put cursor in search bar

I hate dragging my mouse to the search bar to type in a URL or Google something. Rather, I hold Command and press L to jump my cursor to the search bar.

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10. Erase current search

If I totally screw up a URL or Google search, I’ll quickly start it over by holding Command pressing delete. For PC, hold Ctrl and press Backspace.

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