Windows keyboard shortcuts for accessibility

Windows 10

Accessibility shortcuts can help you use your PC with a keyboard or assistive device.

The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts for assistive technologies in Windows 10, including Magnifier, High Contrast, and others.

To see a list of keyboard shortcuts and touch gestures for Narrator in Windows 10, see Narrator keyboard commands and touch gestures.

Magnifier keyboard shortcuts

Press this keyTo do this
Windows logo key  + plus (+) or minus (-)Zoom in or out
Ctrl + Alt + SpacebarPreview the desktop in full-screen mode
Ctrl + Alt + DSwitch to docked mode
Ctrl + Alt + FSwitch to full-screen mode
Ctrl + Alt + IInvert colors
Ctrl + Alt + LSwitch to lens mode
Ctrl + Alt + RResize the lens
Ctrl + Alt + arrow keysPan in the direction of the arrow keys
Windows logo key  + EscExit Magnifier

Additional accessibility keyboard shortcuts

Press this key To do this
Right Shift for eight secondsTurn Filter Keys on and off
Left Alt + left Shift + Print ScreenTurn High Contrast on or off
Left Alt + left Shift + Num LockTurn Mouse Keys on or off
Shift five timesTurn Sticky Keys on or off
Num Lock for five secondsTurn Toggle Keys on or off
Windows logo key + UOpen the Ease of Access Center

Additional keyboard shortcuts


Article ID: 13810 - Last Review: 31/08/2016 - Revision: 67

Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7