Windows 10 with its new desktop environment has many new official keyboard shortcuts. Most Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts work on other Windows also. Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts are combinations of two or more keys that perform a task that would typically require a mouse or other pointing device. Keyboard shortcuts can save you time and effort as you use Windows and other apps.
Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts
I have collected the new Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts to speed up your work with Windows 10. When you are working with Windows 10, just simply press Windows logo key + another bellow keys to open the exact things.
This list is only the Windows logo key and combination keys shortcuts. If you need more about Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts, read Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts post on Microsoft website.
Press Windows 10 Logo key
To do this
Windows logo key
Open or close Start.
Open Action center.
Set focus in the notification area.
Open Cortana in listening mode.
Display and hide the desktop.
Open File Explorer.
Open Game bar when a game is open.
Open the Share charm.
Open the Connect quick action.
Lock your PC or switch accounts.
Minimize all windows.
Lock device orientation.
Choose a presentation display mode.
Open the Run dialog box.
Cycle through apps on the taskbar.
Open Ease of Access Center.
Cycle through notifications.
Open the Quick Link menu.
Show the commands available in an app in full-screen mode.
Open Task view.
Add a new virtual desktop.
Switch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the right.
Switch between virtual desktops you’ve created on the left.
Close the virtual desktop you’re using.
Cycle through notifications in reverse order.
Search for PCs (if you’re on a network).
Display the System Properties dialog box.
Restore minimized windows on the desktop.
Open the desktop and start the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number. If the app is already running, switch to that app.
Open the desktop and start a new instance of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Open the desktop and switch to the last active window of the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Open the desktop and open the Jump List for the app pinned to the taskbar in the position indicated by the number.
Open the desktop and open a new instance of the app located at the given position on the taskbar as an administrator.
Maximize the window.
+Down arrow window
Remove current app from the screen or minimize the desktop.
Maximize the app or desktop window to the left side of the screen.
Maximize the app or desktop window to the right side of the screen.
Minimize all but the active desktop window (restores all windows on the second stroke).
Stretch the desktop window to the top and bottom of the screen.
Restore/minimize active desktop windows vertically, maintaining width.
+Shift+Left arrow or Right arrow
Move an app or window to the desktop from one monitor to another.
Switch input language and keyboard layout.
Change to a previously selected input.
+forward slash (/)
Initiate IME reconversion.
+plus (+) or minus (-)
Zoom in or out using Magnifier.
Temporarily peek at the desktop.
Note: Windows logo +C will Open Cortana in listening mode, butCortana is only available in certain countries/regions, and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere right now. If Cortana isn’t available or is turned off, you can still use search.
OK, that’s all Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts for Windows users. Try to use them in your daily activity.