Firefox Browser Shortcuts

Ram Pothuraju

Open a New Window
To open a new window, you won’t have to follow that long old procedure. Instead, just hold Ctrl and press N

Close the Window
To close the window of your browser, you can either hold Alt and press F4 or hold Ctrl and Shift and press W.

Open a New Tab
To open a new tab, hold Ctrl and press T.

Close the Current Tab
To close the current tab, either hold Ctrl and press W or hold Ctrl and press F4

Reopen your Closed Tab
To get your closed tab, hold Ctrl and Shift and then press T. It’ll undo the closed tab.

Full-screen View
To enjoy working with your browser in a full-screen mode, press F11.

Private Window
To work in a private window in Firefox, hold Ctrl and Shift and then press P to open a new private Window to cover the tracks of your browsing.

Conclude a Web Address
You don’t have to type ‘www’ every time you enter some URL. Hold Ctrl and press Enter to add the ‘.com’ as suffix and ‘http’ as a prefix for an URL.

Open the Downloads Folder
To open the Downloads folder, hold Ctrl and press J.

Bookmark a Page

To bookmark a page you’re currently working to retrieve the information again, hold Ctrl and press D.

Toggle between Search engines

To Toggle between Search engines, hold Ctrl and press Upper arrow key (↑) or hold Ctrl and press Lower arrow key (↓).

Open a file

To open a new file, hold Ctrl and press O.

Undo any Action

To retract any information lost, hold Ctrl and press Z which will undo the action.


To redo any action, hold Ctrl and press Y.

Reset Zoom

To reset the page to its default size, hold Ctrl and press O.

Apart from the above mentioned shortcuts, few more shortcuts are enlisted in the table.

Shortcuts Use of Shortcut

Alt + Backspace To go back to previous page, press Alt + Backspace.
Alt + Shift + Backspace To go to forward page, press Alt + Shift + Backspace
Alt + Home To go to Home page, press Alt + Home
F5Ctrl + R Press F5 or Ctrl + R to Reload a page
Ctrl + F To Find or search anything in particular, press Ctrl + F
F3Ctrl + G When you want to access the same file after closing, press Ctrl + G to find the same file.
Shift + F3Ctrl + Shift + G To find previously searched content
/ Quick Find
To find something Quick within link text only
Esc Once you’re done using Search bar press Esc To close the Find bar.
Ctrl + C To copy the selected text, press Ctrl + C
Ctrl + X To cut the selected text, press Ctrl + X
Ctrl + V To paste the text copied from elsewhere, press Ctrl + V
Ctrl + Z If you delete something and you need that part of information back, press Ctrl + Z to Undo the action
Ctrl + Y Redo option is used to Undo the Undo action, press Ctrl + Y to Redo
Del Delete any selected content, press Del key.
Ctrl + A To select the entire content of the existing page, press Ctrl + A
Ctrl + – When you zoom in a little too much, press Ctrl + <minus> to  Zoom Out
Ctrl + 0 To reset the Zoomed page, press Ctrl + 0 to Reset back to default size.
F6 Quick access to URL address bar
Ctrl + TabCtrl + Page Down To access the adjacent tab open i.e. Next Tab, press Ctrl + Tab
Alt + Enter To open a  specific Address in a New Tab, press Alt + Enter
Home / End Jump to beginning / End of webpage
Ctrl + Shift + E Press Ctrl + Shift + E to view all the opened tabs in the Tab Groups View
Ctrl + ` Press Ctrl + ` to access the Next Tab Group
Ctrl + Shift + ` Press Ctrl + Shift + ` to access Previous Tab Group
Ctrl + Shift + D To Bookmark All Tabs opened at once in a browser, press Ctrl + Shift + D
Ctrl + BCtrl + I To access all the bookmarks you’ve saved, press Ctrl + B or Ctrl + I which opens Bookmarks sidebar having the list of saved bookmarks.
Ctrl + Shift + B To access the Library window of Bookmarks, press  Ctrl + Shift + B
Shift + F7 There is something called Style Editor in your browser. Press Shift + F7 to access that.
Ctrl + Shift + M Responsive Design View
Shift + Enter Press Shift + Enter to Conclude a Web Address in the URL bar by adding ‘http’ in prefix and ‘.net’ as suffix and loads the page.
Ctrl + Shift +Enter Press Ctrl + Shift +Enter to Conclude a Web Address in the URL bar by adding ‘http’ in prefix and ‘.org’ as suffix and loads the page.
Ctrl + / To Show/Hide an Add-on Bar in your browser, press Ctrl + /
F6 Press  F6 or Alt + D or Ctrl + L to Select a Location Bar

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