Related topics
Sign in with Microsoft
Sign in or create an account.
Select a different account.
You have multiple accounts
Choose the account you want to sign in with.

Windows 11 isn't just for mouse and touch! Keyboard shortcuts can increase your productivity and help you achieve more, faster.

Your browser does not support video. Install Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash Player, or Internet Explorer 9.

Note: Some features from this article are currently available only to customers in the United States.

Try it!

Snip, snap, assist, and cast

Here's just a few of the shortcuts that can make Windows 11 easier:

Windows logo key + Z: Snap windows side by side to keep your desktop neat and orderly. Learn more at Snap your windows.

Windows logo key  + Shift + S: Open Snipping Tool to take a screenshot, or record your desktop. For more, see Use Snipping Tool to capture screenshots.

Windows logo key + Ctrl + Q: Open Quick Assist to get and give help remotely. Learn how: Solve PC problems over a remote connection.

Windows logo key + K: Open Cast to connect your PC to a Miracast or WiGig-compatible display. Read all about it at Connect a wireless display to your Windows PC.

More keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts in Windows

Keyboard shortcuts in Excel

Keyboard shortcuts in Word

Use keyboard shortcuts to deliver PowerPoint presentations

Keyboard shortcuts to add language accent marks in Word and Outlook

Need more help?

Want more options?

Explore subscription benefits, browse training courses, learn how to secure your device, and more.

Communities help you ask and answer questions, give feedback, and hear from experts with rich knowledge.

Find solutions to common problems or get help from a support agent.

Was this information helpful?

What affected your experience?
By pressing submit, your feedback will be used to improve Microsoft products and services. Your IT admin will be able to collect this data. Privacy Statement.

Thank you for your feedback!