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Internet Explorer 11 Keyboard Shortcuts

The article lists the commonly-used keyboard shortcuts you can use to quickly finish a lot of tasks in IE 11 on your Windows 10 PC, without using mouse.

  • Part 1: Internet Explorer keyboard shortcuts
  • Part 2: Keyboard shortcuts for IE for the desktop
  • Part 1: Internet Explorer keyboard shortcuts

    Tip: These shortcuts are available in Internet Explorer.

    Alt+C: View Favorites, Feed and History.

    Alt+D: View the app commands (Address bar, frequent sites, etc.)

    Alt+X: Open the Tools button.

    Ctrl+D: Add current site to Favorites.

    Ctrl+W: Close tab.

    Ctrl+T: Open a new tab.

    Ctrl+Shift+P: Open a new InPrivate Browsing window.

    Ctrl+P: Print the current webpage.

    Ctrl+Tab: Switch between tabs.

    Ctrl+J: View downloads.

    Ctrl+E: Open a search query in the Address bar.

    Ctrl+Down arrow: Open the Address bar to view History, Favorites and search providers.

    Ctrl+Shift+L: Search using copied text.

    Ctrl+Plus sign: Zoom in (+10%).

    Ctrl+Minus sign: Zoom out (-10%).

    Ctrl+0: Zoom in to 100%.

    F1: Get help and support.

    F5: Refresh webpage.

    Part 2: Keyboard shortcuts for IE for the desktop

    Tip: These shortcuts work in the desktop browser.

    Alt+A: Open the Favorites menu from the menu bar.

    Alt+C or Ctrl+I: View Favorites.

    Alt+D: Select the text in the Address bar.

    Alt+E: Open the Edit menu.

    Alt+F: Open the File menu.

    Alt+H: Open the Help menu.

    Alt+T: Open the Tools menu.

    Alt+V: Open the View menu.

    Alt+N: Move focus to the Notification bar.

    Alt+Home: Go to Home page.

    Alt+Right arrow: Go to the next page.

    Alt+Left arrow or Backspace: Go to the previous page.

    Alt+Up arrow: Move selected item up in the Favorites list (in the Organize Favorites dialog box).

    Alt+Down arrow: Move selected item down in the Favorites list (in the Organize Favorites dialog box).

    Alt+Z: Open the Add to favorites menu.

    Ctrl+A: Select all items on the current webpage.

    Ctrl+C: Copy the selected items.

    Ctrl+X: Cut the selected items.

    Ctrl+V: Paste the selected items.

    Ctrl+Enter: Add www. to the beginning and .com to the end of text typed in the Address bar.

    Ctrl+Left arrow: Move the cursor left to the next break in the sentence in the Address bar.

    Ctrl+Right arrow: Move the cursor right to the next break in the sentence in the Address bar.

    Ctrl+F: Find sth. on the webpage.

    Ctrl+G: View Feeds.

    Ctrl+H: View History.

    Ctrl+O: Open a new document in the browser.

    Ctrl+N: Open a new window.

    Ctrl+S: Save the current page.

    Ctrl+T: Open a new tab.

    Ctrl+Shift+T: Reopen the last tab closed.

    Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+Shift+Tab: Switch between tabs.

    Ctrl+9: Switch to the last tab.

    Ctrl+W: Close tab.

    Ctrl+F4: Close tabs in the background.

    Shift+F10: Display a shortcut menu for a link.

    F4: Display a list of typed addresses.

    F11: Switch between full-screen and regular view.

    Enter: Activate a selected link.

    Esc: Stop downloading a page.

    Home: Move to the beginning of a document.

    End: Move to the end of a document.

    Down arrow: Move backward through the list of AutoComplete matches.

    Up arrow: Move forward through the list of AutoComplete matches.

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