Internet, Networking, & Security Browsers Control Safari Windows With Keyboard Shortcuts Learn how to use Safari without a mouse by Tom Nelson Writer Tom Nelson is an engineer, programmer, network manager, and computer network and systems designer who has written for Other World Computing,and others. our editorial process Facebook Twitter Tom Nelson Updated on September 11, 2020 The Ultimate Guide to Keyboard Shortcuts The Ultimate Guide to Keyboard Shortcuts Introduction Windows Timesavers The Best Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts Essential Keyboard Shortcuts for Better Productivity How to Use the Shortcut Alt + Underline Shortcut to Create New Folders Essential Shortcuts for iTunes Mac, iOS & iPad Quick Tricks The Best Mac Shortcuts Keyboard Shortcuts for Finder Mac Startup Keyboard Shortcuts 18 Shortcuts for Apple's iOS Shortcuts App iPad Keyboard Tips and Smart Keyboard Shortcuts Android & iPhone Shortcuts The Best Android Shortcuts You Should Be Using Create and Use iPhone X Shortcuts Email Shortcuts The 30 Best Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts for 2020 How to Use Yahoo Mail Keyboard Shortcuts The Complete Apple Mail Shortcut List Shortcuts in iOS Mail Delete Shortcut Keys for Popular Email Programs How to Use Outlook.com Keyboard Shortcuts Create Text Snippets With Shortcuts in Mac OS X Mail Online & Browser Shortcuts Top 36 Shortcuts for Edge and IE 11 Keyboard Shortcuts: Google Chrome for Windows Create Web Page Shortcuts in Chrome for Windows Control Safari Windows With Keyboard Shortcuts Shortcuts for Safari Toolbars Shortcuts for Safari on OS X & Sierra Excel Shortcuts The 23 Best Excel Shortcuts Shortcut Excel's Fill Down Command Shortcut the Current Date/Time Formatting Numbers Adding Worksheets Shortcut to Saving Your Work Creating a Chart MAX Function Shortcut More Office Shortcuts Top 10 Microsoft Word Shortcuts The 5 Best Hidden Word Shortcuts Add Shortcut Keys to AutoText Entries Uppercase Shortcut Key How to Reset Keyboard Shortcuts in Word Shortcut to Speed Up PowerPoint Presentations Other Useful Shortcuts The Best Google Docs Shortcuts 18 Shortcuts for Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon Changing Linux Mint Cinnamon Shortcuts Fedora GNOME Keyboard Shortcuts Maya Keyboard Shortcuts Create or Reassign Keyboard Shortcuts in MS Office Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Photoshop CC Time-Saving Fill Tool Shortcuts in Photoshop The 5 Most Useful GIMP Keyboard Shortcuts How to Use the GIMP Keyboard Shortcut Editor Shortcuts to Type a Tilde Mark Tweet Share Email Apple's web browser supports keyboard shortcuts to open new window tabs on a Macbook without using your mouse or trackpad. Learning how to use Safari window shortcuts for tabbed browsing makes for a more streamlined browsing experience. Instructions in this article apply to Safari 10 and later for macOS and Windows. Safari Window Shortcuts Safari supports the following keyboard shortcuts for multi-window and tabbed browsing: For Windows users, replace the Command (⌘) key with the Ctrl key. Command+T: Open a new tab with a blank page.Command+N: Open a new window.Command+Shift+N: Open a new window in Safari's private browsing mode (Mac only).Control+Tab: Move to the next tab on the right and make it active. Performing this shortcut on the right-most tab will move you back around to the left-most one.Control+Shift+Tab: Move to the tab on the left and make it active. Performing this shortcut on the left-most tab will move you to the right-most one.Command+W: Close the current tab and move to the next tab on the right. If you only have one tab open, this command will close the window.Command+Shift+W: Close the current window.Command+Option+W: Close all windows (Mac Only).Command+Shift+Z: Reopen the last tab you closed (Mac Only). There are many more keyboard shortcuts for Safari that utilize the Mac modifier keys. How to Enable Command + Click Shortcuts Command+click in Safari can perform two different functions, depending on how you set the tab preferences in Safari. Here's how to find and adjust those options to decide which shortcuts are available: Select Safari > Preferences, or use the shortcut Command+comma ( , ). On Windows, select the settings gear in the top-right corner and choose Preferences. Select the Tabs heading. The first box you can toggle affects what happens when you hold Command (or Ctrl) and select a link. If it's checked, Command+click will open the linked page in a new tab. If it's not, the page will open in a new window. The third option unlocks some other useful keyboard shortcuts. Check the box to combine Command with the numbers 1 through 9 to switch between up to nine tabs (numbered left to right). This option is not available for the Windows version of Safari. Close the window to save your changes. Command + Click Options in Safari Holding Command while you select a link in Safari will always do something, but the specifics depend on whether you checked the box in your Preferences. Command+Click: The link will open in a new Safari tab/window in the background.Command+Shift+Click: The link will open in a new tab/window, which will then become active. Page Navigation Shortcuts for Safari The following shortcuts help you quickly navigate active web pages: Up/Down Arrow keys: Move up or down a web page in small increments.Left/Right Arrow keys: Move left or right on a web page in small increments.Spacebar or Option+Down Arrow: Moves the page down by one full screen.Shift+Spacebar or Option+Up Arrow: Move the page up by one full screen.Command+Up or Command+Down Arrow: Moves directly to the top or bottom of the current page (Mac only).Command+[ or Command+Left Arrow: Go to the last page you visited.Command+] or Command+Right Arrow: Go to the next page (if you'd previously used the back command).Command+L: Move the cursor to the address bar with the current URL selected.