Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts for Faster Browsing

Mozilla Firefox is a Free and Open Source Web Browser which is designed by Mozilla Corporation. This Browser is designed for Windows Operating System, Mac, Linux and as well as Android. Gecko layout engine is used to design Mozilla Firefox which also implements current and anticipated web standards.

This initial release of this browser is on September 23, 2002 and the Stable release i.e. 19.0.2 is on March 7, 2013. As of October 2012, Mozilla Firefox is the third most used web browser which counts over 450 million users around the world. You can download Firefox from Here.

Mozilla Firefox is the best and the fastest Web Browser which most of the internet users prefer. There are many number of shortcuts available for Mozilla Firefox to perform some common Firefox tasks quickly. Here we are sharing some Mozilla Firefox Keyboard shortcuts for Faster Browsing.

Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts

Useful Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows

To Open New Window – Ctrl + N

To Open New Tab – Ctrl + T

To Open Address in New Tab – Alt + Enter

To go to Next Tab – Ctrl + Tab / Ctrl + Page Down

To go to Previous Tab – Ctrl + Shift + Tab / Ctrl + Page Up

To Switch to Tab 1 – Ctrl + 1

To Switch to Tab 2 – Ctrl + 2

To Switch to Tab 3 – Ctrl + 3

To Switch to Tab 4 – Ctrl + 4

To Switch to Tab 5 – Ctrl + 5

To Switch to Tab 6 – Ctrl + 6

To Switch to Tab 7 – Ctrl + 7

To Switch to Tab 8 – Ctrl + 8

To Switch to the last tab – Ctrl+9

To view Tab Groups – Ctrl + Shift + E

To Close Tab Groups View – Esc

To Move Tab in focus to start – Ctrl + Home

To Move Tab in focus to End – Ctrl + End

To Move Tab in focus Left – Ctrl + Left Arrow / Ctrl + Up Arrow

To Move Tab in focus Right – Ctrl + Right Arrow / Ctrl + Down Arrow

To Close Tab – Ctrl + W / Ctrl + F4

To Close Window – Ctrl + Shift + W

To Undo Close Tab – Ctrl + Shift + T

To Undo Close Window – Ctrl + Shift + N

To go to Previous Web Page (i.e. Back) – Alt + Left Arrow / Backspace

To Go Forward – Alt + Right Arrow / Shift Backspace

To go to Home Page – Alt + Home

To Open a file – Ctrl + O

To Reload/Refresh – F5 / Ctrl + R

To Refresh (override cache) – Ctrl + F5 / Ctrl + Shift + R

To Stop Reloading – Esc

To Go to Top of Web Page – Home

To Go to Bottom of Web Page – End

To Move to Next Frame – F6

To Move to Previous Frame – Shift + F6

To Print Web Page – Ctrl + P

To Save Page as – Ctrl + S

To Zoom in – Ctrl + ‘+’

To Zoom out – Ctrl + ‘-‘

To Zoom Reset – Ctrl + 0

To Find – Ctrl + F

To Find Next – F3 / Ctrl + G

To Find Previous – Shift + F3 / Ctrl + Shift + G

To Close the Find Bar – Esc

To Copy – Ctrl + C

To Cut – Ctrl + X

To Paste – Ctrl + V

To Delete – Del

To Paste as Plain Text – Ctrl + Shift + V

To Redo – Ctrl + Y

To Undo – Ctrl + Z

To Select All – Ctrl + A

To Open History Sidebar – Ctrl + H

To Open History Library Window – Ctrl + Shift + H

To Bookmark all Tabs – Ctrl + Shift + D

To Bookmark Current Web Page – Ctrl + D

To Open Bookmarks Sidebar – Ctrl + B / Ctrl + I

To Open Bookmarks Library Window – Ctrl + Shift + B

To Open Downloads window– Ctrl + J

To Open Add-ons – Ctrl+ Shift + A

To Open Developer Toolbar – Shift + F2

To Open Web Console – Ctrl + Shift + K

To Inspect the Element – Ctrl + Shift +I

To View in Responsive Design View – Ctrl + Shift + M

To Open Debugger – Ctrl + Shift + S

To Open Style Editor – Shift + F7

To View Page Source – Ctrl + U

To Toggle Private Browsing – Ctrl + Shift + P

To Clear Recent History – Ctrl + Shift + Del

To Complete .com Address – Ctrl + Enter

To Complete .net Address – Shift + Enter

To Complete .org Address – Ctrl + Shift + Enter

To Toggle Full Screen – F11

To Toggle Menu Bar – Alt / F10

To Select Location Bar – F6 / Alt + D / Ctrl + L

Note : Keyboard shortcuts can be customized using the Customizable Shortcuts extension.

Over to You!

The above are the list of Mozilla Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows which helps users for faster browsing. If you feel that we have missed any of the useful Mozilla Firefox Keyboard shortcuts, then please let us know by commenting below so that we can add it to the above list.

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  1. Hello Sai Kumar :-)
    I use some of these shortcuts but most of them are new for me 😉
    Thanks and keep posting ! 😀
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  2. That is very long list, thanks for the shortcuts.
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  3. Previously I have read the shortcuts of google chrome and now it;s time for mozilla. Thanks for sharing it.
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  4. Useful set but too bad I can’t remember them all. Only some basic commands(
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  5. Wow great list of keyboard shortcuts for mozilla,

    It would be very easy and time saving if we use all the shortcuts, only the thing is we should memorize them.

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  6. So useful and handy guide, Sai Kumar. Some of them are common with Chrome, but many short cuts I didn’t know and are very useful to know. Thank you for sharing.
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  7. Yeah Great post. I am using some of the shortcuts mentioned above. Now I am aware of more. Thank you bro
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  8. Hello Sai,
    Awesome Article, Using Shortcut Keys Will Surely Help in Faster Browsing!
    Thanks For Sharing :)
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  9. Who doesn’t love shortcuts man! Thanks for the huge list, it will be useful for us (bloggers) for faster post uploading (kidding!). Nice list, keep it up 😀
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  10. What a huge list…………….. Thanx for list bro!…….. you are really making my work easy
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  11. These shortcuts are fabulous dude. Thanks for sharing with us.
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  12. Hii Sai Kumar..

    Your writing is very petrified me. I can use mozilla more easily because of your writing. thank you
    success for you !!
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  13. I am glad I visited this blog and came across this post. Most of the shortcuts here are new to me, I am already experimenting with them and wow! Thanks for making it easier for us to use Mozilla.

  14. Thank you for collecting all these shortcuts! Though i do not use Mozilla most often, these shortcuts can help while hustling through many tasks at once!
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