Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Save You Lot Of Time

In the latest Windows 10, Microsoft rolls out lot of amazing updates including Cortana, there are lot of keyboard shortcuts that will save you lot of time while operating your Windows 10, instead of stressing yourself navigating with mouse, you can make use of these windows 10 keyboard shortcuts

Recommended: Windows 10 Editions


Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Cortana Shortcuts

Windows + C: Opens Cortana’s speech prompt

Windows + Q: Opens Cortana’s Home View, enables search by speech or keyboard input.


Windows Standards

Windows Key: Shows the Windows 10 Start Menu

Windows Key + Tab: Launches Windows 10 Task View

Windows Key + L: Locks your Windows 10 device

Windows Key + Enter: Opens Narrator, a program that reads text for you and shows you tips.


Traditional Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows Key + 1, 2, 3 and so on: Open programs that are pinned to task bar

Windows Key + Space: Switch keyboard input language (if you have added at least a second one)

Windows Key + Shift + Left or Right: Move current Window from one monitor to another (when using a multiple monitor setup)

Windows Key + R: Run a command

Windows Key + P: Project a screen

Alt + Tab: Switch to previous window

Windows Key + T = Cycle through screenshots of open apps

Alt + F4: Close current window


Desktop Commands

Windows Key + Left, Right, Up or Down: This moves the active window around on your screen.

Windows Key + X: Opens Start button context menu

Windows Key + D: Show Windows desktop (also available with Windows Key + M)

Windows Key + ,: Temporarily show desktop


Sharing & Connecting

Windows Key + E: Open Windows Explorer

Windows Key + H: Share content (if supported by the current app)

Windows Key + K: Connect to wireless displays and audio devices


New in Windows 10

Windows Key + A: Opens Windows 10 notifications

Windows Key + Ctrl + D: Creates new virtual desktop

Windows Key + I: Opens Windows 10 settings

Windows Key + Print Screen Key: Takes screenshot of the whole screen in the Photos app.

Windows Key + Ctrl + F4: Closes current virtual desktop

Windows Key + Ctrl + Left or Right: Switches between virtual desktops

Windows Key + F1: Opens Edge and Searches “How do I get help in Windows 10″ with Bing (formerly opens Help)