Windows key+L

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

The Windows key+L shortcut to lock a Windows computer.


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

How to use the Windows+L keyboard shortcut

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

Windows key+L in Microsoft Windows

While running Microsoft Windows, pressing Windows key+L locks the computer.

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

Keyboard shortcut, Keyboard terms