May 16, 2016
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20 Keyboard Shortcuts In WhatsApp Web for Everyone

WhatsApp Messenger is a proprietary cross-platform, encrypted, instant messaging service application for smartphones with over 1 billion users worldwide. WhatsApp Messenger also launch WhatsApp Web which allows users send messages to friends from PC via web browser, besides that, WhatsApp Web recently added additional services that lets users send and receive PDFs file and other documents such as DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, RTF, TXT, XLS, XLSX, and more.

20 Keyboard Shortcuts In WhatsApp Web for Everyone

To allow WhatsApp Web users facilitate and enable lots of new features in browse more efficiently, WhatsApp has started including keyboard shortcuts in its WhatsApp Web. WhatsApp has not formally announced the keyboard shortcuts feature. However, we’ve compiled a list of 20 keyboard shortcuts WhatsApp Web for users who interested in easy access.

Here the following keyboard shortcuts in WhatsApp Web:

  • Ctrl + N : start new chat
  • Ctrl + Shift + ] : next chat
  • Ctrl + Shift + [ : previous chat
  • Ctrl + E : archive chat
  • Ctrl + Shift + M : mute
  • Ctrl + Backspace : delete chat
  • Ctrl + Shift + U : mark as unread
  • Ctrl + Shift + = : zoom in
  • Ctrl + 0 : default zoom level
  • Ctrl + – : zoom out
  • Ctrl + Shift + N : create new group
  • Ctrl + P : open profile status
  • Ctrl + Z : undo
  • Ctrl + Shift + Z : redo
  • Ctrl + X : cut
  • Ctrl + C : copy
  • Ctrl + V : paste
  • Ctrl + A : select all
  • Ctrl + F : search
  • Alt + F4 : exit app

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  • Anu Shibin Joseph Raj

    big facepalm for this post

  • Anonymous

    Wrong info!!…none of the above is related to whatsapp web. all these are keyboard shortcuts provided by the OS, not the application…..duh!!

  • Aliazar

    Is there any shortcuts for attaching photos in web whatsapp??

  • serdar_d

    there must be a way to open emotions tab with shortcut :@

    • Niels Kallgård

      Control + Command + Space on macOs

      • serdar_d

        although it is too late, thank you very much ?

      • Christopher Canela

        Is there a way to do this on WindowsOs?

        • Memet Olsen

          Windows: Press Shift+Tab, then hit Enter. You can navigate emoji’s with the arrow keys, press Enter to add an Emoji to your Message. Press Shift+Tab to return the focus to the emojis if you want to add another one. Press Esc to close the Emoji’s panel.

    • Anon

      Shift + Tab (focuses emoji button)
      Enter (opens emoji tab)
      Start typing to search for emoji 🎉

      • serdar_d

        this is the real solution buddy, thanks!

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