Handy Internet Explorer 9 Keyboard Shortcuts

If you’ve switched to the new Internet Explorer 9 Beta, then you should know its most useful keyboard shortcuts. These shortcuts will help you speedily accomplish most of the frequent tasks when browsing in IE9 and without much need of mouse.

ie9_logoIE9 Keyboard Shortcuts –

Alt – Show the menu bar. After making selection, the menu bar goes away.

Alt+M – Go to your homepage.

Alt+C – View your favorites, feeds, and browsing history.

Ctrl+J – Open Download Manager.

Ctrl+L – Highlight the text in the Address bar.

Ctrl+D – Add a webpage to your favorites.

Ctrl+B – Organize your favorites.

Ctrl+T – Open a new Tab

Ctrl+N – Open a new Window

Ctrl+K – Duplicate tab (open current tab in a new tab)

Alt+Left – Move back to previous page

Alt+Right – Move forward to next page

Ctrl+Alt+P – Open a new InPrivate Browsing window

Ctrl+Tab – Switch between tabs

Ctrl+W – Close current Tab

Alt+L – Open the Help menu

Alt+X – Open Tools

Do share any other useful shortcuts if you know. 😀


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

1 Response

  1. Abhay Mittal says:

    The world of technology is the development running world. Versions of everything change very fast. That’s why every information provided should be for all versions. There can be only slight differences. They can be highlighted or marked. It makes the post useful for every user.
    This post should include shortcuts for all versions of Internet Explorer.

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