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Brave Browser Hotkeys and Shortcuts

Thinking of navigating brave browser without much stress using brave browser hotkeys. You will learn how to use brave browser keyboard shortcuts and hotkeys to speed up your search and browsing time.


Brave Browser is a freeware developed by Brave software inc. The excellent Brave browser aims to conserve your time, battery life, and data privacy. Because your search device is the sole server that stores your search history, a speed-light courageous download will allow you to browse the internet more comfortably and without worrying about your data being mined.

brave browser Hotkeys and keyboard shortcuts

Open-source browser Brave doesn’t keep track of your surfing habits. The search engine won’t track you around the internet to give you advertising or images from other websites because it includes an integrated ad blocker. For privacy reasons, Brave additionally bans scripts and several types of social media buttons.

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Brave Browser Hotkeys and Keyboard shortcuts

Here is the list of brave browser hotkeys for keyboard.

1. Open a new windowCtrl + n
2. Open a new window in Private modeCtrl + Shift + n
3. Open a new tab, and jump to itCtrl + t
4. Reopen the last closed tab, and jump to itCtrl + Shift + t
5. Jump to the next open tabCtrl + Tab or Ctrl + PgDn
6. Jump to the previous open tabCtrl + Shift + Tab or Ctrl + PgUp
7. Jump to a specific tabCtrl + 1 through Ctrl + 8
8. Jump to the last tabCtrl + 9
9. Open your home page in the current tabAlt + Home
10. Open the previous page from your browsing history in the current tabAlt + Left arrow
11. Open the next page from your browsing history in the current tabAlt + Right arrow
12. Close the current tabCtrl + w or Ctrl + F4
13. Close the current windowCtrl + Shift + w
14. Minimize the current windowAlt + Space + n
15. Maximize the current windowAlt + Space + x
16. Close the current windowAlt + F4
17. Quit BraveCtrl + Shift + w or alt + f (then) x

Brave Hotkeys for Main browser Configurations and Settings

These sections of brave browser hotkeys feature brave browser main browser, menu, setting and configurations easy navigation and views.

1.Open the Main menu

(Alt + f or Alt + e or F10 + Enter)
2. Show or hide the Bookmarks bar(Ctrl + Shift + b)
3.Open the Bookmarks Manager(Ctrl + Shift + o)
4. Open the History page in a new tab(Ctrl + h)
5. Open the Downloads page in a new tab(Ctrl + j)
6. Open the Brave Task Manager(Shift + Esc)
7. Set focus on the first item in the toolbar(Shift + Alt + t)
8. Set focus on the last item in the toolbar(F10) 
9. Switch focus to unfocused dialog (if showing) F6
10. Open the Find Bar to search the current page(Ctrl + f or F3)
11. Jump to the next match to your Find Bar search(Ctrl + g)
12. Jump to the previous match to your Find Bar search(Ctrl + Shift + g)
13. Open Developer Tools(Ctrl + Shift + j or F12)
14. Open the Clear Browsing Data options(Ctrl + Shift + Delete)
15. Open the Brave Help Center in a new tab(F1)
16. Open Profile menu(Ctrl + Shift + m)

Hotkeys and Shortcuts for Address Bar

Get acquainted with these brave browser hotkeys for address bar.

1. Search with your default search engine(Type a search term + Enter)
2. Search using a different search engine(Type a search engine name and press Tab)
3. Add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in the current tab(Type a site name + Ctrl + Enter)
4. Open a new tab and perform a search(Type a search term + Alt + Enter)
5. Jump to the address bar(Ctrl + l or Alt + d or F6)
6. Search from anywhere on the page(Ctrl + k or Ctrl + e)
7. Remove predictions from your address bar(Down arrow to highlight + Shift + Delete)

Shortcuts and Hotkeys for Brave Browser Webpage Navigation

While browsing using brave browser, there is an important need to document, save, refresh and print your webpage. Learn how to do these using hotkeys.

1. Open options to print the current page(Ctrl + p)
2. Open options to save the current page(Ctrl + s)
3. Reload the current page(F5 or Ctrl + r)
4. Reload the current page, ignoring cached content(Shift + F5 or Ctrl + Shift + r)
5. Stop the page loading(Esc)
6. Browse clickable items moving forward(Tab)
7. Browse clickable items moving backward(Shift + Tab)
8. Open a file from your computer in Brave(Ctrl + o + Select a file)
9. Display non-editable HTML source code for the current page(Ctrl + u)
10. Save your current webpage as a bookmark(Ctrl + d)
11. Save all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folder(Ctrl + Shift + d)
12. Turn full-screen mode on or off(F11)
13. Make everything on the page bigger(Ctrl and +)
14. Make everything on the page smaller(Ctrl and –)
15. Return everything on the page to default size(Ctrl + 0)
16. Scroll down a webpage, a screen at a time(Space or PgDn)
17. Scroll up a webpage, a screen at a time(Shift + Space or PgUp)
18. Go to the top of the page(Home)
19. Go to the bottom of the page(End)
20. Scroll horizontally on the page(Shift + Scroll your mouse wheel)
21. Move your cursor to the front of the previous word in a text field(Ctrl + Left arrow)
22. Move your cursor to the back of the next word in a text field(Ctrl + Right arrow)
23. Delete the previous word in a text field(Ctrl + Backspace)
24. Open the Home page in the current tab(Alt + Home)


You have learn’t how to navigate brave browser seemlessly and easy using hotkeys and keyboard shortcuts. Our aim is to further help you make great use of your newly installed brave browser and have a private and smooth browsing and surfing experience. 

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