Useful Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Know

Useful Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts
Windows 8 is updated and reinvented Operating System from Microsoft. It has a wonderful Metro UI style start up which makes your computer looks awesome rather than there are many useful apps preinstalled like calender, bing search, Sensex, Weather report, Microsoft store which can use for downloading more apps. Microsoft also makes some changes to enhance user experience in new Interface.

Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts
As per the Changes Microsoft also implemented some shortcuts according to the interface
Here goes to list out some keyboard shortcuts which will make your work fast and easy. Every windows 8 user should know these shortcuts at least some extent you have to remember. There are many keyboard shortcuts in windows OS, but the most useful and our daily usage shortcuts are essential to enhance your experience.

List Of Keyboard Shortcuts For Windows 8

Following are the list of some keyboard shortcuts you have to Know

   Shortcut                                      Description

Windows Key + DShow Desktop
Windows Key + COpen Charms Menu
Windows Key + FCharms Menu – Search
Windows Key + HCharms Menu – Share
Windows Key + KCharms Menu – Devices
Windows Key + ICharms Menu – Settings
Windows Key + QSearch For Installed Apps
Windows Key + WSearch Settings
Windows Key + TabCycle through open Modern UI Apps
Windows Key + Shift + TabCycle through open Modern UI Apps in reverse order
Windows Key + .Snaps app to the right (split screen multitasking)
Windows Key + Shift +.Snaps app to the left (split screen multitasking)
Windows Key +,Temporarily view desktop
Alt + F4Quit Modern UI Apps
Windows Key + ELaunch Windows Explorer Window
Windows Key + LLock PC and go to lock screen
Windows Key + TCycle through icons on taskbar (press Enter to launch app)
Windows Key + XShow Advanced Windows Settings Menu
Windows Key + ELaunch Windows Explorer Window
Windows Key + Page DownMoves Start screen and apps to secondary monitor on the right
Windows Key + MMinimize all Windows
Windows Key + Shift + MRestore all minimized Windows
Windows Key + ROpen Run dialog box
Windows Key + Up ArrowMaximize current window
Windows Key + Down ArrowMinimize current window
Windows Key + Left ArrowMaximize current window to left side of the screen
Windows Key + Right ArrowMaximize current window to right side of the screen
Ctrl + Shift + EscapeOpen Task Manager
Windows Key + Print ScreenTakes a Print Screen and saves it to your Pictures folder
Windows Key + Page UpMoves Start screen and apps to secondary monitor on the left
Windows Key + Pause BreakDisplay System Properties
Shift + DeletePermanently delete files without sending it to Recycle Bin
Windows Key + F1Open Windows Help and Support
Windows Key + VCycle through notifications
Windows Key + Shift + VCycle through notifications in reverse order
Windows Key + 0 to 9Launch/show app pinned to taskbar at indicated number
Windows Key + Shift + 0 to9Launch new instance of app pinned to taskbar at indicated number
Alt + EnterDisplay Properties of selected item in File Explorer
Alt + Up ArrowView upper level folder of current folder in File Explorer
Alt + Right ArrowView next folder in File Explorer
Alt + Left ArrowView previous folder in File Explorer
Windows Key + PChoose secondary display modes
Windows Key + UOpen Ease of Access Center
Alt + Print ScreenPrint Screen focused Window only
Windows Key + SpacebarSwitch input language and keyboard layout
Windows Key + Shift +SpacebarSwitch to previous input language and keyboard layout
Windows Key + EnterOpen Narrator
Windows Key + +Zoom in using Magnifier
Windows Key + –Zoom out using Magnifier
Windows Key + EscapeExit Magnifier
Hope the list will be useful to you for performing good in computer
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