20 Windows 8 Shortcuts You Should Know

Windows 8 Shortcuts

Windows 8 and its stable version 8.1 and Windows RT comes with so many new features; along with its new features Microsoft have also added some new shortcuts as well. So here are 20 most common and important Windows 8 shortcuts that you must know for a better work experience.

 Windows Shortcuts  Description of Shortcuts
 Windows Key + Start Typing  Search Your PC
 Windows Key + C  Open Charms
 Windows Key + F  Search Files in Charms
 Windows Key + H  Open Share Option in Charms
 Windows Key + I  Open Settings in Charms
 Windows Key + J  Switch Between Main and Snapped Apps
 Windows Key + K  Open Devices in Charms
 Windows Key + M  Minimize All Apps
 Windows Key + Shift + M  Maximize All Apps
 Windows Key + O  Lock the Screen Orientation
 Windows Key + P  Set Projection Option
 Windows Key + Q  Search Apps in Charms
 Windows Key + W  Search Settings in Charms
 Windows Key + X  Show Quick Menu
 Windows Key + Z  Show the Commands Available in Apps
 Windows Key + Spacebar  Switch Between Available Languages
 Windows Key + Tab  Cycle Through Open Apps
 Windows Key + Ctrl + Tab  Cycle Through Open Apps in Reverse Order
 Windows Key + Print Screen  Take a Snapshot of Current Screen
 Windows Key + Pause Break  Show System Properties

These are the most common Windows 8 Shortcuts that will help you to adapt the new user interface of Windows 8 / 8.1 and RT.

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Atul Kumar Pandey is a creative blogger who loves experiments with the latest tech trends like automation, artificial intelligence, data science, cloud computing, edge computing, hardware as well as networking, and the internet of things.

Comments and feedback

  1. Liked it so much, Windows 8 is really amazing and especially its charms bar which gives me feel of tablet. Thanks for sharing Windows 8 shortcuts.

  2. Very useful information for Windows computer users. This keyboard shortcut information really improved the productivity.

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