Windows 8 Shortcut Keys

Windows 8 is the product of Microsoft. This the most used operating system in the world. Windows 8 runs on both PC & Tablet. Here we go to offer the Windows 8 Shortcut Keys you should know about these Shortcut Keys.

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After updating the Windows 8, Microsoft adds new Keyboard Shortcut Keys. These Shortcut Keys will help you to operate the system easily. Here the best Shortcut Keys collection. Let’s Play with these keys.

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List of Windows 8 Shortcut Keys:-

Sr #Shortcut KeysDescription
1Windows Key + DShow Desktop
2Windows Key + COpen Charms Menu
3Windows Key + FCharms Menu – Search
4Windows Key + HCharms Menu – Share
5Windows Key + KCharms Menu – Devices
6Windows Key + ICharms Menu – Settings
7Windows Key + QSearch For Installed Apps
8Windows Key + WSearch Settings
9Windows Key + TabCycle through open Modern UI Apps
10Windows Key + Shift + TabCycle through open Modern UI Apps in reverse order
11Windows Key + .Snaps app to the right (split screen multitasking)
12Windows Key + Shift + .Snaps app to the left (split screen multitasking)
13Windows Key + ,Temporarily view desktop
14Alt + F4Quit Modern UI Apps
15Windows Key + ELaunch Windows Explorer Window
16Windows Key + LLock PC and go to lock screen
17Windows Key + TCycle through icons on taskbar (press Enter to launch app)
18Windows Key + XShow Advanced Windows Settings Menu
19Windows Key + ELaunch Windows Explorer Window
20Windows Key + Page DownMoves Start screen and apps to secondary monitor on the right
21Windows Key + MMinimize all Windows
22Windows Key + Shift + MRestore all minimized Windows
23Windows Key + ROpen Run dialog box
24Windows Key + Up ArrowMaximize current window
25Windows Key + Down ArrowMinimize current window
26Windows Key + Left ArrowMaximize current window to left side of the screen
27Windows Key + Right ArrowMaximize current window to right side of the screen
28Ctrl + Shift + EscapeOpen Task Manager
29Windows Key + Print ScreenTakes a Print Screen and saves it to your Pictures folder
30Windows Key + Page UpMoves Start screen and apps to secondary monitor on the left
31Windows Key + Pause BreakDisplay System Properties
32Shift + DeletePermanently delete files without sending it to Recycle Bin
33Windows Key + F1Open Windows Help and Support
34Windows Key + VCycle through notifications
35Windows Key + Shift + VCycle through notifications in reverse order
36Windows Key + 0 to 9Launch/show app pinned to taskbar at indicated number
37Windows Key + Shift + 0 to 9Launch new instance of app pinned to taskbar at indicated number
38Alt + EnterDisplay Properties of selected item in File Explorer
39Alt + Up ArrowView upper level folder of current folder in File Explorer
40Alt + Right ArrowView next folder in File Explorer
41Alt + Left ArrowView previous folder in File Explorer
42Windows Key + PChoose secondary display modes
43Windows Key + UOpen Ease of Access Center
44Alt + Print ScreenPrint Screen focused Window only
45Windows Key + SpacebarSwitch input language and keyboard layout
46Windows Key + Shift + Space barSwitch to previous input language and keyboard layout
47Windows Key + EnterOpen Narrator
48Windows Key + +Zoom in using Magnifier
49Windows Key + –Zoom out using Magnifier
50Windows Key + EscapeExit Magnifier

These are the most top Windows 8 Shortcut Keys we found and if you have any key except these, please share it in comments. We will add it to our Shortcut Keys list.

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