List of Best Windows Logo Shortcut Keys For Windows 10

Short-Cut Keys is an alternative to mouse when working in Windows. Using shortcut keys makes is an easy way to interact with computer.
You can open, close, and navigate the Start menu, desktop, menus, dialog boxes, and Web pages using keyboard shortcuts.

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The importance of shortcut keys

As we all know that the shortcut keys save our time, essentially it helps us to work more effectively! Shortcut keys provide an easier and quicker method of using Computer. This article lists Windows Logo shortcut keys that you can use from the desktop in Windows 10.

Windows Logo Shortcut Keys for Windows 10:

ShortcutDescription
Windows logo keyOpen and close the Start menu.
Windows logo key +1, Windows logo key +2, etc.Switch to the desktop and launch the nth application in the taskbar.
For example:
Windows logo key +1 launches whichever application is first in the list, numbered from left to right.
Windows logo key +AOpen the action center.
Windows logo key +BHighlight the notification area.
Windows logo key +CLaunch Cortana into listening mode. **User can begin to speak to Cortana Immediately.
Windows logo key +DSwitch between Show Desktop (hides/shows any applications and other windows) and the previous state.
Windows logo key +ESwitch to the desktop and launch File Explorer with the Quick Access tab displayed.
Windows logo key +HOpen the Share charm.
Windows logo key +IOpen the Settings app.
Windows logo key +KOpen the Connect pane to connect to wireless displays and audio devices.
Windows logo key +LLock the device and go to the Lock screen.
Windows logo key +MSwitch to the desktop and minimize all open windows.
Windows logo key +OLock device orientation.
Windows logo key +POpen the Project pane to search and connect to external displays and projectors.
Windows logo key +RDisplay the Run dialog box.
Windows logo key +SLaunch Cortana. **Users can begin to type query Immediately.
Windows logo key +TCycle through the apps on the taskbar.
Windows logo key +ULaunch the Ease of Access Center.
Windows logo key +VCycle through notifications.
Windows logo key +XOpen the advanced menu in the lower-left corner of the screen.
Windows logo key +ZOpen the app-specific command bar.
Windows logo key +ENTERLaunch Narrator.
Windows logo key +SPACEBARSwitch input language and keyboard layout.
Windows logo key +TABOpen Task view.
Windows logo key +Comma (,)Peek at the desktop.
Windows logo key +Plus Sign (+)Zoom in.
Windows logo key +Minus Sign (-)Zoom out.
Windows logo key +ESCAPEClose Magnifier.
Windows logo key +LEFT ARROWDock the active window to the left half of the monitor.
Windows logo key +RIGHT ARROWDock the active window to the right half of the monitor.
Windows logo key +UP ARROWMaximize the active window vertically and horizontally.
Windows logo key +DOWN ARROWRestore or minimize the active window.
Windows logo key +SHIFT+UP ARROWMaximize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.
Windows logo key +SHIFT+
DOWN ARROW
Restore or minimize the active window vertically, maintaining the current width.
Windows logo key +SHIFT+LEFT ARROWWith multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on the left.
Windows logo key Windows logo key +SHIFT+RIGHT ARROWWith multiple monitors, move the active window to the monitor on the right.
Windows logo key +HOMEMinimize all nonactive windows; restore on second keystroke.
Windows logo key +PRINT SCREENTake a picture of the screen and place it in the Computer>Pictures>Screenshots folder.
Windows logo key +CTRL+LEFT/RIGHT arrowSwitch to the next or previous virtual desktop.

 
Note:  **If Cortana is unavailable or disabled, this shortcut has no function.
Cortana is only available in certain countries/regions, and some Cortana features might not be available everywhere.

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