Windows 10 introduced a bunch of new features, especially the new anniversary update is a highly recommended as it touched every aspect of the operating system — read about windows 10 changelog here. Lets take a look at all the useful Windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts are always useful and with windows 10 it goes on a soaring level.
Windows 10 is the latest operating system from Microsoft. Unlike the history, windows 10 seems to stay for a longer, there is no official report for windows 11 or 12 until yet. Until that, Microsoft will continue to provide updates for Windows 10, and they did. There are 2 big updates to the Windows 10, the second is being called anniversary update also known as build 1607 as it fixes Windows Hello, but it comes with loads of inbuilt advertising.
If you know the best windows keyboard shortcuts here are some you’ll find useful.
- Windows + , , [n] = Open pinned apps from taskbar.
- Windows + Control + ← arrow / → arrow = Slide between virtual desktop.
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Get to know all the window 10 keyboard shortcuts to do things quickly and without pounding palm on your mouse.
Windows 10 having a variety of keyboard shortcuts that you can use to speed up anything you doing on your computer. If you believe we missed any Windows 10 keyboard shortcut, please let us know in the comments section. A credit is guaranteed.
But if you are so much puzzled you can read the below windows 10 keyboard shortcuts in alphabatic order. This way you’ll exactly know all the keyboard shortcuts in a row.
Alphabetically Windows 10 Keyboard shortcuts.
|Windows key||Toggle Start Menu.|
|Windows key + A||launch Action center.|
|Windows key + C / 3 finger Tap||Open Cortana in listening mode.|
|Windows key + D||Toggle Desktop.|
|Windows key + E||File Explorer.|
|Windows key + G||Open Game bar (record gameplay).|
|Windows key + H||Open the Share charm.|
|Windows key + I||Open Windows Settings.|
|Windows key + K||Open the Connect quick action.|
|Windows key + L||Lock your PC / switch accounts.|
|Windows key + M||Minimize all visible windows.|
|Windows key + R||Open Run dialog box.|
|Windows key + S||Open Search bar.|
|Windows key + U||Open Ease of Access Center.|
|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 + ← arrow key||Snap app windows left.|
|Windows key + → arrow key||Snap app windows right.|
|Windows key + ↑ arrow key||Maximize app windows.|
|Windows key + ↓ arrow key||Minimize app windows.|
|Windows key + Comma||Peek at the desktop / Release to back.|
|Windows key + Ctrl +D||Add a virtual desktop screen.|
|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.|
|Windows key + Shift + Up arrow||Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen.|
|Windows key + Tab||Open Task view / Toggle opened Apps|
|Windows key + “+” key (2 time)||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 one screen.|
|Alt + Page down||Move down one screen.|
|Ctrl + Alt +Tab||View open apps|
|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.|
Windows 10 has introduced some new features like virtual desktop and thus there are keyboard shortcuts for them. Some of the windows 10 keyboard shortcuts included on this page may not be available for older windows such as Windows 8 and Windows 7. Don’t even think about Windows XP. Keyboard shortcuts always has been