Brave Keyboard shortcuts

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Brave is one of the best browsers for desktop and mobile platforms. Brave is based on Chromium with added features for privacy. Brave browser automatically blocks ads and web trackers by default. We have already listed Brave in our list of best browsers for Android and best browsers for Windows 10. This is also one of the best private browsers for anonymous web browsing. Brave also recently confirmed to have more than 50 million active users. If you also use Brave on a desktop platform, you need to learn keyboard shortcuts of Brave browser to perform different actions in a faster way. Keyboard shortcuts help you perform so many tasks quicker than doing the same tasks using a mouse. In case you are interested in learning Brave keyboard shortcuts, keep reading. In this article, I am listing all the important keyboard shortcuts of Brave browser.

Brave Keyboard shortcuts for Windows

Tabs and Windows

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

Browser

Open the Main menuAlt + f or Alt + e or F10 + Enter
Show or hide the Bookmarks barCtrl + Shift + b
Open the Bookmarks ManagerCtrl + Shift + o
Open the History page in a new tabCtrl + h
Open the Downloads page in a new tabCtrl + j
Open the Brave Task ManagerShift + Esc
Set focus on the first item in the toolbarShift + Alt + t
Set focus on the last item in the toolbarF10 
Switch focus to unfocused dialog (if showing) F6
Open the Find Bar to search the current pageCtrl + f or F3
Jump to the next match to your Find Bar searchCtrl + g
Jump to the previous match to your Find Bar searchCtrl + Shift + g
Open Developer ToolsCtrl + Shift + j or F12
Open the Clear Browsing Data optionsCtrl + Shift + Delete
Open the Brave Help Center in a new tabF1
Open Profile menuCtrl + Shift + m

Address bar

Search with your default search engineType a search term + Enter
Search using a different search engineType a search engine name and press Tab
Add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in the current tabType a site name + Ctrl + Enter
Open a new tab and perform a searchType a search term + Alt + Enter
Jump to the address barCtrl + l or Alt + d or F6
Search from anywhere on the pageCtrl + k or Ctrl + e
Remove predictions from your address barDown arrow to highlight + Shift + Delete

Webpage

Open options to print the current pageCtrl + p
Open options to save the current pageCtrl + s
Reload the current pageF5 or Ctrl + r
Reload the current page, ignoring cached contentShift + F5 or Ctrl + Shift + r
Stop the page loadingEsc
Browse clickable items moving forwardTab
Browse clickable items moving backwardShift + Tab
Open a file from your computer in BraveCtrl + o + Select a file
Display non-editable HTML source code for the current pageCtrl + u
Save your current webpage as a bookmarkCtrl + d
Save all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folderCtrl + Shift + d
Turn full-screen mode on or offF11
Make everything on the page biggerCtrl and +
Make everything on the page smallerCtrl and –
Return everything on the page to default sizeCtrl + 0
Scroll down a webpage, a screen at a timeSpace or PgDn
Scroll up a webpage, a screen at a timeShift + Space or PgUp
Go to the top of the pageHome
Go to the bottom of the pageEnd
Scroll horizontally on the pageShift + Scroll your mouse wheel
Move your cursor to the front of the previous word in a text fieldCtrl + Left arrow
Move your cursor to the back of the next word in a text fieldCtrl + Right arrow
Delete the previous word in a text fieldCtrl + Backspace
Open the Home page in the current tabAlt + Home

Brave Keyboard shortcuts for macOS

Tabs and Windows

Browser

Show or hide the Bookmarks Bar⌘ + Shift + b
Open the Bookmark Manager⌘ + Option + b
Open the Settings page in a new tab⌘ + ,
Open the History page in a new tab⌘ + y
Open the Downloads page in a new tab⌘ + Shift + j
Open the Find Bar to search the current page⌘ + f
Jump to the next match to your Find Bar search⌘ + g
Jump to the previous match to your Find Bar search⌘ + Shift + g
When Find Bar is open, search for selected text⌘ + e
Open Developer Tools⌘ + Option + i
Open the Clear Browsing Data options⌘ + Shift + Delete
Open Profile menu⌘ + Shift + m

Address bar

Search with your default search engineType a search term + Enter
Search using a different search engineType a search engine name and press Tab
Add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in the current tabType a site name + Control + Enter
Add www. and .com to a site name, and open it in a new tabType a site name + Control + Shift + Enter
Open the website in a new background tabType a web address + ⌘ + Enter
Jump to the address bar⌘ + l
Remove predictions from your address barDown arrow to highlight + Shift + fn + Delete

Webpage

Open options to print the current page⌘ + p
Open options to save the current page⌘ + s
Open the Page Setup dialog⌘ + Option + p
Reload your current page, ignoring cached content⌘ + Shift + r
Stop the page loadingEsc
Browse clickable items moving forwardTab
Browse clickable items moving backwardShift + Tab
Open a file from your computer in Brave⌘ + o + Select a file
Display non-editable HTML source code for the current page⌘ + Option + u
Open the JavaScript Console⌘ + Option + j
Save your current webpage as a bookmark⌘ + d
Save all open tabs as bookmarks in a new folder⌘ + Shift + d
Turn full-screen mode on or off⌘ + Ctrl + f
Make everything on the page bigger⌘ and +
Make everything on the page smaller⌘ and –
Return everything on the page to the default size⌘ + 0
Scroll down a webpage, a screen at a timeSpace
Scroll up a webpage, a screen at a timeShift + Space
Search the web⌘ + Option + f
Move your cursor to the front of the previous word in a text fieldOption + Left arrow
Move your cursor to the back of the next word in a text fieldOption + Right arrow
Delete the previous word in a text fieldOption + Delete
Open your home page in the current tab⌘ + Shift + h

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