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Keyboard Shortcuts for Gmail web browser applications as listed by Google support. These keyboard shortcuts won't work unless keyboard shortcuts are turned on.

Compose and Chat

Previous message in an open conver­sation
p
Next message in an open conver­sation
n
Focus main window
Shift + Esc
Focus latest chat or compose
Esc
Advance to the next chat or compose
Ctrl + .
Advance to previous chat or compose
Ctrl + ,
Send
⌘/Ctrl + Enter
Add cc recipients
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + c
Add bcc recipients
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + b
Access custom From
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + f
Insert a link
⌘/Ctrl + k
Go to next misspelled word Mac only
⌘ + ;
Open spelling sugges­tions
⌘/Ctrl + m

Formatting Text

Previous font
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 5
Next font
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 6
Decrease text size
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + -
Increase text size
⌘/Ctrl + Shift and +
Bold
⌘/Ctrl + b
Italics
⌘/Ctrl + i
Underline
⌘/Ctrl + u
Numbered list
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 7
Bulleted list
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 8
Quote
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + 9
Indent less
⌘/Ctrl + [
Indent more
⌘/Ctrl + ]
Align left
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + l
Align center
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + e
Align right
⌘/Ctrl + Shift + r
Remove formatting
⌘/Ctrl + \
 

Actions

Move focus to toolbar
,
Select conver­sation
x
Toggle star/r­otate among superstars
s
Archive
e
Mute conver­sation
m
Report as spam
!
Delete
#
Reply
r
Reply in a new window
Shift + r
Reply all
a
Reply all in a new window
Shift + a
Forward
f
Forward in a new window
Shift + f
Update conver­sation
Shift + n
Archive conver­sation and go previo­us/next
] or [
Undo last action
z
Mark as read
Shift + i
Mark as unread
Shift + u
Mark unread from the selected message
_
Mark as important
+ or =
Mark as not important
-
Snooze Not available in classic Gmail
b
Expand entire conver­sation
;
Collapse entire conver­sation
:
Add conver­sation to Tasks
Shift + t

Applic­ation

Compose
c
Compose in new tab
d
Search main
/
Search chat contacts
g
Open more actions menu
.
Open move to menu
v
Open label as menu
l
Open keyboard shortcut help
?
 

Navigation

Go to next page
g + n
Go to previous page
g + p
Back to threadlist
u
Newer conver­sation
k
Older conver­sation
j
Open conver­sation
o or Enter
Go to next Inbox section
`
Go to previous Inbox section
~

Jumping

Go to Inbox
g + i
Go to Starred conver­sations
g + s
Go to Snoozed conver­sations
g + b
Go to Sent messages
g + t
Go to Drafts
g + d
Go to All mail
g + t
Switch between the Calend­ar/­Kee­p/Tasks sidebar and your inbox
⌘/Ctrl + Alt + , and ⌘/Ctrl + Alt + .
Go to Tasks
g + k
Go to label
g + l

Threadlist selection

Select all conver­sations
* + a
Deselect all conver­sations
* + n
Select read conver­sations
* + r
Select unread conver­sations
* + u
Select starred conver­sations
* + s
Select un-starred conver­sations
* + t

Hangou­ts... Is this still a thing?

Show menu
h + m
Show archived hangouts
h + a
Show Hangouts request
h + i
Focus on the conver­sation list
h + c
Open phone
h + p
       
 

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