Windows key+down

Updated: 05/01/2023 by Computer Hope
Windows key+down keyboard shortcut

The Windows key+down shortcut to minimize a window.


For non-Windows keyboards this Windows key may be called "Super" or Command with an Apple keyboard.

How to use the Windows+down keyboard shortcut

To use this keyboard shortcut, press and hold either Windows key, and while continuing to hold, press .

Windows key+down in Microsoft Windows

While running Microsoft Windows, pressing Windows key+ minimizes the active window.


If the window is split to the left or right the screen, this shortcut moves the window to the bottom corner first. Pressing the keyboard shortcut again minimizes the window.

Below are links to related keyboard shortcuts and individual key pages.

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