Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts

Applies to: Windows 7Internet Explorer

You can use Internet Explorer keyboard shortcuts to perform a lot of different tasks quickly, or to work without a mouse.

Top shortcuts

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Add current site to favorites

Crtl + D

Close current tab

Ctrl + W

Go to your home page

Alt + Home

Delete browsing history

Ctrl + Shift + Delete

Get help & support


Open browsing history

Ctrl + H

Open a new tab

Ctrl + T

Open a new InPrivate Browsing tab

Ctrl + Shift + P

Print the current page

Ctrl + P

Refresh page


Switch between tabs in a window

Ctrl + Tab

View downloads

Ctrl + J