Top 100 Firefox Browser Shortcut Keys (Excel-PDF)

At the time while we are using android and windows operating systems primarily and they are offering Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge in default. The users get confused about which web browser they must choose. While the use of the internet is increasing day by day, we are using the internet for numerous purposes. Some of these purposes are very vital. Like Net Banking, Online examination, Social Networking, etc. You don’t know when and how your computer will get hacked and you will lose your hard-earned money or important information. Web browsers are one of the most important mediums to hack the computer system.

Firefox is claimed to be one of the safest browsers to surf on the internet. It is developed by Mozilla Foundation and Mozilla Corporation and was first launched in 2002.  This browser supports 90 languages and is compatible with all operating systems like Android, IOS, Windows, Linux, and Mac.

Features of Firefox


The continuous update and research of the Mozilla foundation have made Firefox one of the fastest browsers it left Google Chrome behind.


You can change the looks of the browser according to your choice. You can change the themes of the browser from the website. You can change the interface of the browser.


Firefox provides several productivity tools named Add-ons. These tools help to work easily using the internet.

Memory Requirement

Firefox consumes less memory in comparison to other browsers. It uses less RAM which increases the performance of the device.

Password Manager

Firefox offers the facility to save passwords. As a person can have multiple email ids or an online account that requires a password. It may be difficult to remember. For such users, Firefox provides the facility to save passwords that can be used for logging in the future.


At present we all are using several types of devices like laptops, and cell phones some might be using other desktops at the office. A problem generates that if I have used the browser on my cell phone and I wish to search for the same data it will be difficult. Browsers give the facility of synchronization by this facility. By this, you can see the data on at any device any time.

The difference between Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome

  Mozilla Firefox Chrome
Private Browsing mode Available Available
Blocking third-party cookies Available Not Available
Blocking Social trackers Available Not Available
Autoplay Block Available Not Available
Tab Browser Available Available
Bookmark Manager Available Available
Autofill Available Available
Search Engine Options Available Available
Text to Speech Available Not Available
Reader Mode Available Available
Spell Check Available Available
Add-ons Available Available
Screenshot Available Not Available

By using the shortcuts listed below, you can boost your efficiency and productivity in Mozilla Firefox. You can save your PDF or Excel files for future reference by clicking the download option below.

Firefox Browser Shortcut Keys List

1.PDF Viewer:

Shortcut Command
N or J or → Next page
P or K or ← Previous page
Ctrl + + Zoom in
Ctrl + – Zoom out
Ctrl + 0 Automatic Zoom
R Rotate the document clockwise
Shift + R Rotate counterclockwise
Ctrl + Alt + P Switch to Presentation Mode
S Choose Text Selection Tool
H Choose Hand Tool
Ctrl + Alt + G Focus the Page Number input box


Shortcut Command
Ctrl + J Downloads
Ctrl + Shift + A Add-ons
F12 Toggle Developer Tools
Ctrl + Shift + I
Ctrl + Shift + K Web Console
Ctrl + Shift + C Inspector
Ctrl + Shift + S Take a screenshot
Shift + F7 Style Editor
Shift + F5 Profiler
Ctrl + Shift + E Network
Shift + F2 Developer Toolbar
Ctrl + Shift + M Responsive Design View
Shift + F4 Scratchpad
Ctrl + U Page Source
Ctrl + Shift + J Browser Console

3.Windows & Tabs:

Shortcut Command
Ctrl + W Close Tab
Ctrl + F4
– except for Pinned Tabs
Ctrl + Shift + W Close Window
Alt + F4
Ctrl + Tab Cycle through Tabs in Recently Used Order
-if enabled in Options
Ctrl + Shift + Q Exit
Ctrl + Page Up Go one Tab to the Left
Ctrl + Shift + Tab*
Ctrl + Page Down Go one Tab to the Right
Ctrl + Tab*
Ctrl + 1 to 8 Go to Tab 1 to 8
Ctrl + 9 Go to Last Tab
Ctrl + Shift + Page Up Move Tab Left
Ctrl + Shift + Page Down Move Tab Right
Ctrl + Shift + Home Move Tab to start
– requires the currently selected tab to be “in focus” for instance, by hitting Alt + D to focus the address bar, and then Shift + Tab until you reach the browser tab bar.
Ctrl + Shift + End Move Tab to end
– requires the currently selected tab to be “in focus” for instance, by hitting Alt + D to focus the address bar, and then Shift + Tab until you reach the browser tab bar.
Ctrl + M Mute/Unmute Audio
Ctrl + T New Tab
Ctrl + N New Window
Ctrl + Shift + P New Private Window
Alt + Shift + Enter Open Address or Search in New Background Tab
– from address bar
Alt + Enter Open Address or Search in New Foreground Tab
– from address bar or Search bar
Shift + Enter Open Address or Search in New Window
– from address bar or the Search field on the New Tab page
Ctrl + Enter Open Search in New Background Tab
– from the Search field on the New Tab page.
Ctrl + Shift + Enter Open Search in New Foreground Tab
– from the Search field on the New Tab page.
Note: The Foreground and Background Tab shortcuts are switched if the setting When you open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately is enabled in Options
Enter Open Focused Bookmark or Link in Current Tab
Ctrl + Enter Open Focused Bookmark in New Foreground Tab
Ctrl + Shift + Enter Open Focused Bookmark in New Background Tab
Ctrl + Enter Open Focused Link in New Background Tab
Ctrl + Shift + Enter Open Focused Link in New Foreground Tab
Note: The Foreground and Background Tab shortcuts are switched if the setting When you open a link in a new tab, switch to it immediately is enabled in Options
Shift + Enter Open Focused Bookmark or Link in New Window
Ctrl + Shift + Tab Show All Tabs
– if the setting Ctrl+Tab cycles through tabs in recently used order is enabled in Options
Ctrl + Shift + T Undo Close Tab
Ctrl + Shift + N Undo Close Window
Ctrl + Shift + X Moves the URL left or right (if cursor is in the address bar)


Shortcut Command
Ctrl + C Copy
Ctrl + X Cut
Del Delete
Ctrl + Backspace Delete Word to the Left
Ctrl + Del Delete Word to the Right
Ctrl + ← Go one Word to the Left
Ctrl + → Go one Word to the Right
Home Go to Beginning of Line
Ctrl + ↑
End Go to End of Line
Ctrl + ↓
Ctrl + Home Go to Beginning of Text
Ctrl + End Go to End of Text
Ctrl + V Paste
Ctrl + Shift + V Paste (as plain text)
Ctrl + Y Redo
Ctrl + Shift + Z
Ctrl + A Select All
Ctrl + Z Undo

5.Current Page:

Shortcut Command
Tab Focus Next Link or Input Field
Shift + Tab Focus Previous Link or Input Field
Page Down Go Down a Screen
Space bar
Page Up Go Up a Screen
Shift + Space bar
End Go to Bottom of Page
Ctrl + ↓
Home Go to Top of Page
Ctrl + ↑
F6 Move to Next Frame, Pop-Up
Shift + F6 Move to Previous Frame, Pop-Up
Ctrl + P Print
Alt + Enter Save Focused Link
when browser.altClickSave E27 is set to true (as in the Configuration Editor), which is not the default.
Ctrl + S Save Page As
Ctrl + + Zoom In
Ctrl + – Zoom Out
Ctrl + 0 Zoom Reset


Shortcut Command
Alt + ← Back
Alt + → Forward
Alt + Home Home
Ctrl + O Open File
F5 Reload
Ctrl + R
Ctrl + F5 Reload (override cache)
Ctrl + Shift + R
Esc Stop

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