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Android Keyboard Shortcuts: All The Hotkeys You Need

Android Keyboard Shortcuts: Scrolling

  • Spacebar: Page down in any Web page/document view
  • Shift + Spacebar: Page up in any Web page/document view

Android Keyboard Shortcuts: Typing

  • Alt + Spacebar: Insert a special character
  • Shift + Del: Delete the character to the right of the cursor
  • Alt + Del: Delete an entire line
  • Shift + Shift (press it twice): Activate caps-lock; press shift once more to exit
  • Alt + Trackball-Left: Move cursor to beginning of line
  • Alt + Trackball-Right: Move cursor to end of line
  • Alt + Trackball-Up: Move cursor to top of page
  • Alt + Trackball-Down: Move cursor to bottom of page
  • Shift + Trackball-Left/Right: Highlight text for cutting or copying
  • Menu + X: Cut text (will cut all text on-screen unless specific characters are highlighted)
  • Menu + C: Copy text to clipboard (will copy all text on-screen unless specific characters are highlighted)
  • Menu + V: Paste text from clipboard
  • Menu + A: Select all text in the current field

Android Keyboard Shortcuts: Browsing

  • Menu + I: Zoom in
  • Menu + O: Zoom out
  • Menu + J: Go back a page
  • Menu + K: Go forward a page
  • Menu + R: Refresh current page
  • Menu + F: Find on page
  • Menu + B: Open bookmarks
  • Menu + S: Open social network sharing menu
  • Menu + H: View browsing history
  • Menu + S: Open browser settings

Android Keyboard Shortcuts: Gmail

  • F: Forward current message (works only while inside the message)
  • R: Reply to current message (works only while inside the message)
  • A: Reply-all to current message (works only while inside the message)
  • Y: Archive message (works from within message or while on main inbox list)
  • Menu + U: Refresh inbox
  • Menu + C: Compose new e-mail
  • Enter: Open an e-mail (from the main inbox list)
  • Alt + Trackball-Up: Jump to top of inbox
  • Alt + Trackball-Down: Jump to bottom of inbox

Android Keyboard Shortcuts: Apps

  • Search + B: Open browser
  • Search + C: Open contacts
  • Search + E: Open e-mail
  • Search + G: Open Gmail
  • Search + I: Open calendar
  • Search + M: Open maps
  • Search + P: Open music
  • Search + S: Open text messaging
  • Search + Y: Open YouTube

You can also customize the keyboard shortcuts for applications: Just go into "Applications" off the main system settings menu, then select "Quick Launch." From there, you can change any of the above app-controlling hotkeys and add in your own.

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