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Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

    Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows

    Compose and Chat

    Previous message in an open conversation

    • P

    Next message in an open conversation

    • N

    Focus main window

    • Shift
    • +
    • Esc

    Focus latest chat or compose

    • Esc

    Advance to the next chat or compose

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • .

    Advance to the previous chat or compose

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • ,

    Send

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Enter

    Add cc recipients

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • C

    Add bcc recipients

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • B

    Access custom from

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • F

    Insert a link

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • K

    Go to next misspelled word (Mac only)

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ;

    Open spelling suggestions

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • M

    Formatting Text

    Previous font

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 5

    Next font

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 6

    Decrease font size

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +

    Increase font size

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • +

    Bold

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • B

    Italics

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • I

    Underline

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • U

    Numbered list

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 7

    Bulleted list

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 8

    Quote

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 9

    Indent less

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • [

    Indent more

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • ]

    Align left

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • L

    Align center

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • E

    Align right

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • R

    Remove formatting

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • \

    Actions

    Move focus to toolbar

    • ,

    Select conversation

    • X

    Toggle star or rotate among superstars

    • S

    Archive

    • E

    Mute conversation

    • M

    Report as spam

    • Shift
    • +
    • 1

    Delete

    • Shift
    • +
    • 3

    Reply

    • R

    Reply in a new window

    • Shift
    • +
    • R

    Reply all

    • A

    Reply all in a new window

    • Shift
    • +
    • A

    Forward

    • F

    Forward in a new window

    • Shift
    • +
    • F

    Update conversation

    • Shift
    • +
    • N

    Archive conversation and go to previous or next

    • ]/[

    Undo last action

    • Z

    Mark as read

    • Shift
    • +
    • I

    Mark as unread

    • Shift
    • +
    • U

    Mark unread from the selected message

    • Shift
    • +

    Mark as important

    • =

    Mark as not important

    Snooze

    • B

    Expand entire conversation

    • ;

    Collapse entire conversation

    • Shift
    • +
    • ;

    Add conversation to tasks

    • Shift
    • +
    • T

    Hangouts

    Show menu

    • H
    • +
    • M

    Show archived hangouts

    • H
    • +
    • A

    Show hangout requests

    • H
    • +
    • I

    Focus on the conversation list

    • H
    • +
    • C

    Open phone

    • H
    • +
    • P

    Jumping

    Go to inbox

    • G
    • +
    • I

    Go to starred conversations

    • G
    • +
    • S

    Go to snoozed conversations

    • G
    • +
    • B

    Go to sent messages

    • G
    • +
    • T

    Go to drafts

    • S
    • +
    • D

    Go to all mail

    • G
    • +
    • A

    Switch between the calendar, keep, and tasks sidebar and your inbox

    • Ctrl
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • ,/.

    Go to tasks

    • G
    • +
    • K

    Go to label

    • G
    • +
    • L

    Threadlist Selection

    Select all conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • A

    Deselect all conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • N

    Select read conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • R

    Select unread conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • U

    Select starred conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • S

    Select unstarred conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • T

    Navigation

    Go to next page

    • G
    • +
    • N

    Go to previous page

    • G
    • +
    • P

    Back to threadlist

    • U

    Newer conversation

    • K

    Older conversation

    • J

    Open conversation

    • Enter

    Go to next inbox section

    • `

    Go to previous inbox section

    • Shift
    • +
    • `

    Application

    Compose

    • C

    Compose in a new tab

    • D

    Search mail

    • /

    Search chat contacts

    • G

    Open more actions menu

    • .

    Open move to menu

    • V

    Open label as menu

    • L

    Open keyboard shortcut help

    • ?

    Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac

    Compose and Chat

    Previous message in an open conversation

    • P

    Next message in an open conversation

    • N

    Focus main window

    • Shift
    • +
    • Esc

    Focus latest chat or compose

    • Esc

    Advance to the next chat or compose

    • Cmd
    • +
    • .

    Advance to the previous chat or compose

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ,

    Send

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Enter

    Add cc recipients

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • C

    Add bcc recipients

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • B

    Access custom from

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • F

    Insert a link

    • Cmd
    • +
    • K

    Go to next misspelled word (Mac only)

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ;

    Open spelling suggestions

    • Cmd
    • +
    • M

    Formatting Text

    Previous font

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 5

    Next font

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 6

    Decrease font size

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +

    Increase font size

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • +

    Bold

    • Cmd
    • +
    • B

    Italics

    • Cmd
    • +
    • I

    Underline

    • Cmd
    • +
    • U

    Numbered list

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 7

    Bulleted list

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 8

    Quote

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • 9

    Indent less

    • Cmd
    • +
    • [

    Indent more

    • Cmd
    • +
    • ]

    Align left

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • L

    Align center

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • E

    Align right

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Shift
    • +
    • R

    Remove formatting

    • Cmd
    • +
    • \

    Actions

    Move focus to toolbar

    • ,

    Select conversation

    • X

    Toggle star or rotate among superstars

    • S

    Archive

    • E

    Mute conversation

    • M

    Report as spam

    • Shift
    • +
    • 1

    Delete

    • Shift
    • +
    • 3

    Reply

    • R

    Reply in a new window

    • Shift
    • +
    • R

    Reply all

    • A

    Reply all in a new window

    • Shift
    • +
    • A

    Forward

    • F

    Forward in a new window

    • Shift
    • +
    • F

    Update conversation

    • Shift
    • +
    • N

    Archive conversation and go to previous or next

    • ]/[

    Undo last action

    • Z

    Mark as read

    • Shift
    • +
    • I

    Mark as unread

    • Shift
    • +
    • U

    Mark unread from the selected message

    • Shift
    • +

    Mark as important

    • =

    Mark as not important

    Snooze

    • B

    Expand entire conversation

    • ;

    Collapse entire conversation

    • Shift
    • +
    • ;

    Add conversation to tasks

    • Shift
    • +
    • T

    Hangouts

    Show menu

    • H
    • +
    • M

    Show archived hangouts

    • H
    • +
    • A

    Show hangout requests

    • H
    • +
    • I

    Focus on the conversation list

    • H
    • +
    • C

    Open phone

    • H
    • +
    • P

    Jumping

    Go to inbox

    • G
    • +
    • I

    Go to starred conversations

    • G
    • +
    • S

    Go to snoozed conversations

    • G
    • +
    • B

    Go to sent messages

    • G
    • +
    • T

    Go to drafts

    • S
    • +
    • D

    Go to all mail

    • G
    • +
    • A

    Switch between the calendar, keep, and tasks sidebar and your inbox

    • Cmd
    • +
    • Alt
    • +
    • ,/.

    Go to tasks

    • G
    • +
    • K

    Go to label

    • G
    • +
    • L

    Threadlist Selection

    Select all conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • A

    Deselect all conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • N

    Select read conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • R

    Select unread conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • U

    Select starred conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • S

    Select unstarred conversations

    • Shift
    • +
    • 8
    • +
    • T

    Navigation

    Go to next page

    • G
    • +
    • N

    Go to previous page

    • G
    • +
    • P

    Back to threadlist

    • U

    Newer conversation

    • K

    Older conversation

    • J

    Open conversation

    • Enter

    Go to next inbox section

    • `

    Go to previous inbox section

    • Shift
    • +
    • `

    Application

    Compose

    • C

    Compose in a new tab

    • D

    Search mail

    • /

    Search chat contacts

    • G

    Open more actions menu

    • .

    Open move to menu

    • V

    Open label as menu

    • L

    Open keyboard shortcut help

    • ?