Tips and shortcuts for better browsing

From tab groups, to learning time-saving keyboard shortcuts, these Chrome tips can help you get things done more quickly with your browser.

Organize your tabs with Chrome tab groups

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Create your tab group

You can group tabs to keep related pages together in one workspace. To create a tab group, just right-click any tab and select Add tab to new group.

  1. Right-click a tab.
  2. Click Add Tab to new group.
  3. Click New Group or click the name of an existing tab group.
Chrome browser window with dialog box showing the creation of a new tab group

Customize Chrome with these tips

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Create Chrome shortcuts to your favorite sites

Shortcuts can help save you precious time. Just go to the ‘Shortcuts’ dialog in the Customize menu.

  1. Open a new tab.
  2. At the bottom right, click Customize.
  3. Click Shortcuts.
Chrome browser settings window showing the Shortcuts dialog.

Helpful tips to maximize Chrome

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Fill out and save PDFs without losing your edits

Fill out a PDF form in Chrome, and don't worry about losing the information you entered. Just save it with your inputs and when you open the file again, you can pick up where you left off.

  1. Fill out the PDF in your browser.
  2. Click Download .
  3. Select either the “Original” or “Edited” version.
Chrome browser window with an open PDF document, zoomed-in on the download and print options menu.

Use Chrome keyboard shortcuts to save time

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Reopen your last closed tab

Sometimes you realize a split second too late that you shouldn’t have closed that tab. That’s why Chrome lets you bring it back with a few simple key strokes.

  • Windows, ChromeOS & Linux: Ctrl + Shift + T
  • Mac: Command + Shift + T


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