Windows 10 shortcut keys

By   Calendar icon Jan 14, 2017   Level 1 icon

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Here is a list of the main keyboard shortcuts of the Windows 10 system, with the corresponding actions. We have categorized them (charms, research, navigation, etc.)

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We have listed in this page, the main combinations of keyboard keys to navigate the Windows 10 system.

Keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10

Shortcuts Action
Windows + c Opens Cortana
Windows + h Opens Share charm
System Windows + I Opens Settings
Windows + k Opens Connect charm
Windows + p Chooses between available display
esc Closes a charm
Shortcuts Action
Windows ?+ Ctrl + D Adds a virtual desktop
virtual Windows ?+ Ctrl + Right arrow Switches between virtual desktops
desktop Windows ?+ Ctrl + Left arrow Switches between virtual desktops
Windows ?+ Ctrl + F4 Closes the current virtual desktop
Shortcuts Action
Windows + s Opens search
Search Windows + q Opens Search charm
Shortcuts Action
Windows + b Shows the Windows desktop bar
Windows + d Displays and hides the desktop
Desktop Windows +, (hold the keys pressed) Peeks at the desktop
Windows + m Minimizes all windows on the desktop
Windows + shift + m Restores all minimized windows
Windows + t Cycles through the items on the Taskbar
Windows + home Minimizes/Maximizes Non-active desktop windows
Shortcuts Action
Windows Opens the Start Screen
Navigation Windows + tab Opens task view
Windows Windows + left arrow Tile window on the left side of the screen
Windows + right arrow Tile window on the right side of the screen
Windows + up arrow Maximizes the current window
Windows + down arrow Minimizes or restores the current window
Windows + shift + up arrow Extends the current window from the top to the bottom of the screen
Shortcuts Action
Windows + + Zooms in Magnifier
Windows + - Zooms out
Windows + esc Exits magnifier
Shortcuts Action
Help Windows + F1 Launches Windows Help and Support
F1 Displays Help

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