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Many users find that using an external keyboard with keyboard shortcuts for Exchange admin center (EAC) in Exchange Online helps them work more efficiently. For users with mobility or vision disabilities, keyboard shortcuts can be easier than using the touchscreen and are an essential alternative to using a mouse.


  • The shortcuts in this topic refer to the US keyboard layout. Keys for other layouts might not correspond exactly to the keys on a US keyboard.

  • A plus sign (+) in a shortcut means that you need to press multiple keys at the same time.

  • A comma sign (,) in a shortcut means that you need to press multiple keys in order.

Keyboard shortcuts in Exchange admin center (EAC) in Exchange Online 

To do this


Move among regions or individual controls.

Up or Down arrow key

Note: The Tab key and Shift+Tab are not supported for moving between EAC menu items.

Move within lists from one item to another.

Up or Down arrow key, Home, End, Page up, or Page down

Note: You can also use the Up, Down, Left, and Right arrow keys to move between option buttons or within a group of check boxes.

Select an item.

Enter or Spacebar

Exit a menu or mode.


See also

Screen reader support for the Exchange admin center

Use a screen reader to open the Exchange admin center

Use a screen reader to identify your admin role in the Exchange admin center

Use a screen reader to navigate and add cards in the Exchange admin center

Technical support for customers with disabilities 

Microsoft wants to provide the best possible experience for all our customers. If you have a disability or questions related to accessibility, please contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk for technical assistance. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language. Please go to the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region.

If you are a government, commercial, or enterprise user, please contact the enterprise Disability Answer Desk.

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