Keyboard Shortcuts to Switch between Tabs in Chrome

by Venkat eswarlu on March 14, 2010

in Google Chrome,tips and tricks

 Keyboard Shortcuts to Switch between Tabs in Chrome

Tabbed browsing in Chrome always useful to browse more websites in multiple tabs.Instead of using Mouse to switch between opened tabs, we can use keyboard shortcuts to switch between tabs in Chrome which saves time also.

 Keyboard Shortcuts to Switch between Tabs in Chrome

Switch to specific Tab

To switch to first tab, use Ctrl+1 

For second tab use Ctrl +2 ……

For last tab Ctrl +9 for last tab.

Switch to next tab or cycling through all tabs

To switch to next tab use Ctrl+Tab or Ctrl +Page Down which is also used to cycle through all tabs.

To Switch to previous tab or cycling through tabs from last tab in use  Ctrl+Shift+Tab or Ctrl +Page Down

Some more Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts

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TheRiLi December 18, 2010 at 6:43 am

Rescued me from a big trouble.
my Windows Explorer process blocked so i cant switch to any open tab using the mouse , but i can use the keyboard shut Windows 7 .
thank you for your help ,, i find this link in the top of first page on Google when i tape : ” between tabs on chrome” only :) good page-rank and SEO .
Peace and mercy be upon you !!

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MruGo August 28, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Useful info. Thanks.

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Venkat August 29, 2012 at 6:35 am

Welcome.

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Dhruv Sethi September 9, 2012 at 6:56 pm

Thanx

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Tony October 15, 2012 at 1:49 am

The question is how to switch to the previously open tab. If you kinda want to switch between two tabs out of many (say 10) open, how?\ do you do that?

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Venkat October 15, 2012 at 8:00 am

“The question is how to switch to the previously open tab. ” already answered this in the post use Ctrl+ Shift+ Tab.
Didn’t get this? “If you kinda want to switch between two tabs out of many (say 10) open, how?\ do you do that?”

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Daniel Calliess October 27, 2013 at 3:31 pm

If you want to switch between your tabs in the order you last used them, try the Ctrl+Tab MRU extension
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ctrl%2Btab-mru/ialfjajikhdldpgcfglgndennidgkhik

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