10 Essential Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts
A Student, Faculty, or Staff member is having trouble with how long it takes to do certain basic functions on a Windows 10 PC
The user is not aware of Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts that will increase productivity
“Windows key” = (this key is in the bottom left of your keyboard, between alt and fn)
Search for anything – “Windows key” + S
Get personalized results to searches for people, email, files in local and shared sites, or information from the web.
Take a screenshot – “Windows key” + “Shift” + S
Capture and mark up all or part of your PC screen or any image, then save and share.
Access clipboard history – “Windows key” + V
Save recent copied or cut items on the clipboard so you can paste them in other apps or sync across devices.
Talk instead of type – “Windows key” + H
Use speech recognition to convert spoken words into text anywhere on your PC.
Express yourself with emoji – “Windows key” + .
Search for small images, symbols, or icons to express emotions or communicate playfully without words.
Clear window clutter – “Windows key” + D
Quickly access the desktop window behind all other windows that hosts computer icons for files and folders.
Lock your screen – “Windows key” + L
Quickly lock your screen to prevent others from accessing your computer.
Quickly switch tasks – “Windows key” + “Tab”
Display and switch between open windows or multiple workspaces. See activities across your devices for the past 30 days with timeline.
Snap windows side by side – “Windows key” + “←” or “→”
Perfectly snap windows to the sides without the need to resize and position them manually.
Quickly change settings – “Windows key” + A
Access app notifications and commonly used settings – or quick actions – in a single pop-up sidebar.