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Keyboard Shortcuts for Firefox

Windows

Navigation

To do this Press this
Back Alt + ←
Backspace
Forward Alt + →
Shift + Backspace
Home Alt + Home
Open File Ctrl + O
Reload F5
Ctrl + R
Reload (override cache) Ctrl + F5
Ctrl + Shift + R
Stop Esc

Current Page

To do this Press this
Go Down a Screen Page Down
Go Up a Screen Page Up
Go to Bottom of Page End
Go to Top of Page Home
Move to Next Frame F6
Move to Previous Frame Shift + F6
Print Ctrl + P
Save Page As Ctrl + S
Zoom In Ctrl + +
Zoom Out Ctrl + –
Zoom Reset Ctrl + 0

Editing

To do this Press this
Copy Ctrl + C
Cut Ctrl + X
Delete Del
Paste Ctrl + V
Paste (as plain text) Ctrl + Shift + V
Redo Ctrl + Y
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Select All Ctrl + A
Undo Ctrl + Z

Search

To do this Press this
Find Ctrl + F
Find Again F3
Ctrl + G
Find Previous Shift + F3
Ctrl + Shift + G
Quick Find within link-text only
Quick Find /
Close the Find or Quick Find bar Esc – when the Find or Quick Find bar is focused
Focus Search bar Ctrl + K
Ctrl + ECtrl + J
Quickly switch between search engines Ctrl + ↑
Ctrl + ↓
– when Search Bar is focused
View menu to switch, add or manage search engines Alt + ↑
Alt + ↓
F4
– when Search Bar is focused

Windows & Tabs

Some of these shortcuts require the currently selected tab to be “in focus.” Currently, the only way to do this is to select an adjacent object and “tab into” the current tab, for instance, by hitting Alt + D to select the address bar, and then Shift + Tab twice.

To do this Press this
Close Tab Ctrl + W
Ctrl + F4
– except for App Tabs
Close Window Ctrl + Shift + W
Alt + F4
Move Tab in focus Left Ctrl + ←
Ctrl + ↑
Ctrl + Shift + Page Up
Move Tab in focus Right Ctrl + →
Ctrl + ↓
Ctrl + Shift + Page Down
Move Tab in focus to start Ctrl + Home
Move Tab in focus to end Ctrl + End
Mute/Unmute Audio Ctrl + M
New Tab Ctrl + T
New Window Ctrl + N
New Private Window Ctrl + Shift + P
Next Tab Ctrl + Tab
Ctrl + Page Down
Open Address in New Tab Alt + Enter – from Location Bar or Search Bar
Previous Tab Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Ctrl + Page Up
Undo Close Tab Ctrl + Shift + T
Undo Close Window Ctrl + Shift + N
Select Tab 1 to 8 Ctrl + 1to8
Alt + 1to8
Select Last Tab Ctrl + 9
Alt + 9
Tab Groups View Ctrl + Shift + E
Close Tab Groups View Esc
Next Tab Group Ctrl + ` – only for some keyboard layouts
Previous Tab Group Ctrl + Shift + ` – only for some keyboard layouts

History

To do this Press this
History sidebar Ctrl + H
Library window (History) Ctrl + Shift + H
Clear Recent History Ctrl + Shift + Del

Bookmarks

To do this Press this
Bookmark All Tabs Ctrl + Shift + D
Bookmark This Page Ctrl + D
Bookmarks sidebar Ctrl + B
Ctrl + I
Ctrl + B
Library window (Bookmarks) Ctrl + Shift + B
Ctrl + Shift + O

Tools

To do this Press this
Downloads Ctrl + J
Ctrl + Shift + Y
Add-ons Ctrl + Shift + A
Toggle Developer Tools F12
Ctrl + Shift + I
Web Console Ctrl + Shift + K
Inspector Ctrl + Shift + C
Debugger Ctrl + Shift + S
Style Editor Shift + F7
Profiler Shift + F5
Network Ctrl + Shift + Q
Developer Toolbar Shift + F2
Responsive Design View Ctrl + Shift + M
Scratchpad Shift + F4
Page Source Ctrl + U
Error ConsoleBrowser Console Ctrl + Shift + J
Page Info Ctrl + I

PDF Viewer

To do this Press this
Next page N or J or →
Previous page P or K or ←
Zoom in Ctrl + +
Zoom out Ctrl + –
Automatic Zoom Ctrl + 0
Rotate the document clockwise R
Rotate counterclockwise Shift + R
Switch to Presentation Mode Ctrl + Alt + P
Toggle Hand Tool H
Focus the Page Number input box Ctrl + Alt + G

Miscellaneous

To do this Press this
Complete .com Address Ctrl + Enter
Complete .net Address Shift + Enter
Complete .org Address Ctrl + Shift + Enter
Delete Selected Autocomplete Entry Del
Toggle Full Screen F11
Toggle Menu Bar activation (showing it temporarily when hidden) Alt
F10
Show/Hide Add-on Bar Ctrl + /
Caret Browsing F7
Select Location Bar F6
Alt + D
Ctrl + L

Media shortcuts

To do this Press this
Toggle Play / Pause Space bar
Decrease volume
Increase volume
Mute audio Ctrl + ↓
Unmute audio Ctrl + ↑
Seek back 15 seconds
Seek back 10 % Ctrl + ←
Seek forward 15 seconds
Seek forward 10 % Ctrl + →
Seek to the beginning Home
Seek to the end End

Macintosh

Navigation

To do this Press this
Back Alt + ←
Backspacecommand (⌘) + ←
command (⌘) + [
DeleteAlt + ←
Ctrl + [
Forward Alt + →
Shift + Backspace
command (⌘) + →
command (⌘) + ] Shift + DeleteAlt + →
Ctrl + ]
Home option + home
Open File command (⌘) + O
Reload F5
command (⌘) + R
Reload (override cache) command (⌘) + shift + R
Stop Esc
command (⌘) + .

Current Page

To do this Press this
Go Down a Screen fn + ↓
Go Up a Screen fn + ↑
Go to Bottom of Page End
command (⌘) + ↓
Go to Top of Page Home
command (⌘) + ↑
Move to Next Frame F6
Move to Previous Frame Shift + F6
Print command (⌘) + P
Save Page As command (⌘) + S
Zoom In command (⌘) + +
Zoom Out command (⌘) + –
Zoom Reset command (⌘) + 0

Editing

To do this Press this
Copy command (⌘) + C
Cut command (⌘) + X
Delete delete
Paste command (⌘) + V
Paste (as plain text) command (⌘) + shift + V
Redo Ctrl + Y
command (⌘) + shift + Z
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Select All command (⌘) + A
Undo command (⌘) + Z

Search

To do this Press this
Find command (⌘) + F
Find Again F3
command (⌘) + G
Find Previous Shift + F3
command (⌘) + shift + G
Quick Find within link-text only
Quick Find /
Close the Find or Quick Find bar Esc – when the Find or Quick Find bar is focused
Focus Search bar command (⌘) + K
Ctrl + E
Ctrl + J
command (⌘) + option + F
Quickly switch between search engines command (⌘) + ↑
command (⌘) + ↓
– when Search Bar is focused
View menu to switch, add or manage search engines option + ↑
option + ↓
– when Search Bar is focused

Windows & Tabs

Some of these shortcuts require the currently selected tab to be “in focus.” Currently, the only way to do this is to select an adjacent object and “tab into” the current tab, for instance, by hitting command (⌘) + L to select the address bar, and then Shift + Tab twice.

To do this Press this
Close Tab command (⌘) + W – except for App Tabs
Close Window command (⌘) + shift + W
Move Tab in focus Left command (⌘) + ←
command (⌘) + ↑
Ctrl + Shift + Page Up
Move Tab in focus Right command (⌘) + →
command (⌘) + ↓
Ctrl + Shift + Page Down
Move Tab in focus to start command (⌘) + home
Move Tab in focus to end command (⌘) + end
Mute/Unmute Audio Ctrl + M
New Tab command (⌘) + T
New Window command (⌘) + N
New Private Window command (⌘) + shift + P
Next Tab control + tab
control + page down
command (⌘) + option + →
Open Address in New Tab option + return – from Location Bar or Search Bar
Previous Tab control + shift + tab
control + page up
command (⌘) + option + ←
Undo Close Tab command (⌘) + shift + T
Undo Close Window command (⌘) + shift + N
Select Tab 1 to 8 Ctrl + 1to8
command (⌘) + 1to8
Alt + 1to8
Select Last Tab Ctrl + 9
command (⌘) + 9
Alt + 9
Tab Groups View command (⌘) + shift + E
Close Tab Groups View Esc
Next Tab Group control + ` – only for some keyboard layouts
Previous Tab Group control + shift + ` – only for some keyboard layouts

History

To do this Press this
History sidebar command (⌘) + shift + H
Clear Recent History command (⌘) + shift + delete

Bookmarks

To do this Press this
Bookmark All Tabs Ctrl + Shift + D
command (⌘) + shift + D
Bookmark This Page command (⌘) + D
Bookmarks sidebar Ctrl + B
Ctrl + I
command (⌘) + B
Library window (Bookmarks) Ctrl + Shift + B
command (⌘) + shift + B
Ctrl + Shift + O

Tools

To do this Press this
Downloads Ctrl + J
Ctrl + Shift + Y
command (⌘) + J
Add-ons command (⌘) + shift + A
Toggle Developer Tools F12
command (⌘) + alt + I
Web Console command (⌘) + alt + K
Inspector command (⌘) + alt + C
Debugger command (⌘) + alt + S
Style Editor Shift + F7
Profiler Shift + F5
Network command (⌘) + alt + Q
Developer Toolbar Shift + F2
Responsive Design View command (⌘) + alt + M
Scratchpad Shift + F4
Page Source command (⌘) + U
Error ConsoleBrowser Console command (⌘) + shift + J
Page Info command (⌘) + ICtrl + I

PDF Viewer

To do this Press this
Next page N or J or →
Previous page P or K or ←
Zoom in command (⌘) + +
Zoom out command (⌘) + –
Automatic Zoom command (⌘) + 0
Rotate the document clockwise R
Rotate counterclockwise Shift + R
Switch to Presentation Mode command (⌘) + Alt + P
Toggle Hand Tool H
Focus the Page Number input box command (⌘) + Alt + G

Miscellaneous

To do this Press this
Complete .com Address command (⌘) + return
Complete .net Address shift + return
Complete .org Address command (⌘) + shift + return
Delete Selected Autocomplete Entry shift + delete
Toggle Full Screen command (⌘)+Shift+F
Alt
F10
Show/Hide Add-on Bar command (⌘) + /
Caret Browsing F7
Select Location Bar F6
command (⌘) + L

Media shortcuts

To do this Press this
Toggle Play / Pause Space bar
Decrease volume
Increase volume
Mute audio command (⌘) + ↓
Unmute audio command (⌘) + ↑
Seek back 15 seconds
Seek back 10 % command (⌘) + ←
Seek forward 15 seconds
Seek forward 10 % command (⌘) + →
Seek to the beginning Home
Seek to the end End