Who does not like shortcuts? In our studies or work, we all look for shortcuts to reduce our burdens. And why shouldn’t we look for shortcuts? They save us time, effort, and sometimes even money! Shortcuts are great!
In this post, we will talk about some browser shortcuts. These are keyboard shortcuts for the Brave browser.
You see, I started using the Brave browser a few months ago and went looking for keyboard shortcuts for the browser to make it more accessible. And I found many useful shortcuts that can save you a lot of time if you remember them correctly.
The Brave browser makes it simple for users to use keyboard shortcuts so that they can use it well.
Taking control of the Brave browser using keyboard shortcuts is not as complicated as it seems. You need to memorize the most important ones to save time and minimize using a touchpad or mouse. And if you start using these shortcuts regularly, you will notice that you will save a lot of time.
Brave Keyboard Shortkeys
We have tried to list as many shortcuts as I could find. You may not see the need to use all of them. Still, shortcuts for regular functions like opening a new tab, opening a new window, and opening recently closed tabs are handy and worth remembering.
Here is the list of keyboard shortcuts for the Brave browser. You can memorize them and be smartly productive using them!
|Brave Browser Action||Windows/Linux||Macintosh|
|Open a new window||+||+|
|Open a new window in Private mode||+ +||+ +|
|Open a new tab, and jump to it||+||+|
|Reopen previously closed tabs in the order they were closed||+ +||+ +|
|Jump to the next open tab||+ or +||+ +|
|Jump to the previous open tab||+ + or +||+ +|
|Jump to a specific tab||+ through +||+ through +|
|Jump to the rightmost tab||+||+|
|Open the previous page from your browsing history in the current tab||+||+ or +|
|Open the following page from your browsing history in the current tab||+|
+ or +
|Close the current tab||+ or +||+|
|Close the current window||+ + or +||+ +|
|Minimize the current window||+ +||+|
|Quit Brave browser||+ +||+|
|Show or hide the Bookmarks bar||+ +||+ +|
|Open the Bookmarks Manager||+ +||+ +|
|Open the History page in a new tab||+||+|
|Open the Downloads page in a new tab||+||+ +|
|Open the Find Bar to search the current page||+ or||+|
|Jump to the next match to your Find Bar search||+||+|
|Jump to the previous match to your Find Bar search||+ +||+ +|
|Open Developer Tools||+ + or||+ +|
|Open the Clear Browsing Data options||+ +||+ +|
|Log in a different user or browse as a Guest||+ +||+ +|
|Move cursor to the address bar||+||+|
|Open options to print the current page||+||+|
|Open options to save the current page||+||+|
|Reload the current page||or +||+|
|Reload the current page, ignoring cached content||+ or + +||+ +|
|Stop the page loading|
|Browse clickable items moving forward|
|Browse clickable items moving backward||+||+|
|Open a file from your computer in Brave||+ + Select a file||+ + Select a file|
|Save your current webpage as a bookmark||+||+|
|Save all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folder||+ +||+ +|
|Turn full-screen mode on or off||+ +|
|Make everything on the page bigger||and||and|
|Make everything on the page smaller||and||and|
|Return everything on the page to the default size||+||+|
|Open a link in a current tab (mouse only)||Drag a link to a tab||Drag a link to a tab|
|Open a link in a new background tab||+ Click a link||+ Click a link|
|Open a link, and jump to it||+ + Click a link||+ + Click a link|
|Open a link, and jump to it (mouse only)||Drag a link to a blank area of the tab strip||Drag a link to a blank area of the tab strip|
|Open a link in a new window||+ Click a link||+ Click a link|
|Open a tab in a new window (mouse only)||Drag the tab out of the tab strip||Drag the tab out of the tab strip|
|Move a tab to a current window (mouse only)||Drag the tab into an existing window||Drag the tab into an existing window|
|Return a tab to its original position||Presswhile dragging||Presswhile dragging|
|Download the target of a link||+ Click a link||+ Click a link|
|Switch between maximized and windowed modes||Double-click a blank area of the tab strip||Double-click a blank area of the tab strip|
These were highly used Brave keyboard shortcuts that you should know and learn. These keyboard shortcuts are almost similar to the Chrome browser. Hence you can easily switch between Brave and Chrome browsers.
Keyboard shortcuts are commonly used to speed up routine tasks by lowering the effort required to execute the activity.
Users press two or more keys simultaneously to perform a task that might usually require the user to complete several steps. They make the computer more accessible and eliminate using a mouse/touchpad. Keyboard shortcuts allow users to be quicker and more productive.
We have listed many keyboard shortcuts for Brave browsers for Windows and Mac users. It would be best if you tried to incorporate as many as possible into your browsing behavior to save big on time.
Since the Brave browser is relatively the same as the Chrome browser, memorizing these shortcuts may make it easy for you to navigate it. It would be best to try using all these shortcuts in the browser. You can bookmark this post to keep referring to it as you use it.
Lastly, if you've any thoughts or feedback on Brave Browser Shortkeys for Windows, Mac and Linux, then feel free to drop in below comment box. You can also report the outdated information.