Top 10 Firefox shortcut keys everyone should know

Updated: 04/01/2018 by Computer Hope
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Below is a listing of our top 10 favorite Firefox keyboard shortcuts. Learning these shortcuts will greatly improve your productivity and overall experience with Mozilla Firefox.

Ctrl+T and middle-click

Pressing Ctrl+T opens a blank new tab. If you want to open any link in a new tab, press your middle mouse button (often the scroll wheel) to open that link in a new tab.


Oops, close a tab you didn't want closed, press Ctrl+Shift+T to undo any tab close. Pressing this multiple times will undo multiple closes.

Ctrl+L or F6

Quickly get to the URL address bar by pressing this function key.

Ctrl+F or /

Pressing Ctrl+F opens the find feature. Using this shortcut, you can quickly find text on the same page. To do a quick find and have Firefox scroll to the text location as you type, press forward slash (/) instead while in the browser.


Close the current.

Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl+Shift+Tab

Move between open tabs.


Open bookmark window for page currently viewing.

Ctrl+<plus>, Ctrl+<minus>, and Ctrl+0

Pressing Ctrl+<plus symbol> increases the font size. Pressing Ctrl+<minus symbol> decreases the font size. If you want to reset the font size back to the default, press Ctrl+0.


Make the screen full screen, removing all toolbars and status bars.


Open the Download Manager window.

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