Keyboard shortcuts are a very wonderful way to boost your productivity and improve task efficiency. In case you are using a browser like Chrome, it’s pretty important because shortcuts are deeply ingrained into how Chrome is supposed to be used. Google Chrome has a bunch of handy shortcuts which lets you open bookmarks, downloads, new tab, etc.

Apart from that, there is a neat hack which lets you create custom shortcuts for several Chrome functions. So in this article, you are going to learn how to create your own shortcuts in order to increase your speed at your will.

Google Chrome has a great feature that allow users create and assign custom keyboard shortcuts to Chrome extensions. For example, you can use the Dark Reader extension to darken all the webpages. However, at times, the extension darkens the content of a webpage and it becomes harder to read. In that case, you have go through a little stress to turn off the dark reader extension manually. But with this feature, you can assign a custom shortcut, say Ctrl+B to turn off dark mode instantly on any page.

How To Create Google Chrome Shortcuts

1. To access the settings, open chrome://extensions/shortcuts and assign your custom shortcut key to the extension of your choice.

Important Note: The shortcut you are creating should not conflict with another shortcut key combinations. Now, you can comfortably use the custom keyboard shortcuts on Google Chrome.

How To Create Your Own Google Chrome Shortcuts


2. Besides that, you can use Shortkeys, a third-party extension to customize Google Chrome shortcuts. If you want to create your own keyboard shortcuts which you can remember easily, you can do so. In fact, you can disable all the native Google Chrome shortcuts and replace them with your own set of shortcuts using this extension.

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How To Create Your Own Google Chrome ShortcutsInstall Shortkeys: (Free)


Google Chrome is used at your own speed, but there are ways like keyboard shortcuts to enhance your workflow and be more productive. Keyboard shortcuts are useful not only for Chrome but for any application you work on. So it’s better to personalize it with our own preference.

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