Safari Shortcuts

Navigation

Action Windows Mac
Scroll Up, Right, Down, or Left , , , or , , , or
Scroll in Larger Increments Ctrl + , Ctrl + , Ctrl + , or Ctrl + Option + , Option + , Option + , or Option +
Scroll Down a Screen Page Down or Spacebar Page Down or Spacebar
Scroll Up a Screen Shift + Spacebar Shift + Spacebar
Scroll to the Top-Left or Bottom-Left Corner of the Page Ctrl + or Home + or Home
Highlight the Next Item on a Page Ctrl + or End Tab highlights the next text field or pop-up Menu. Tab also highlights buttons and other controls if “All controls” is selected in the Shortcuts pane of the Keyboard pane of System Preferences.

Option-Tab highlights the same items as Tab plus all other clickable items.

To swap the behavior of Tab and Option-Tab, turn on “Press Tab to highlight each item on a webpage” in the Advanced pane of Safari preferences.

Open a Page in a New Tab Ctrl + T + (click a link, bookmark, or Return after typing in the address and search field)
Open a Page in a New Tab, and Bring the Tab to the Front Ctrl + N Shift + + (click a link, bookmark, or Return after typing in the address and search field)
Bring the Next Tab to the Front Ctrl + T Control + Tab or Shift + + [
Bring the Previous Tab to the Front Shift + Ctrl + (click a link, bookmark, or Return after typing in the address and search field) Control + Shift + Tab or Shift + + ]
Close all Tabs Except for One Ctrl + O, then select file Option + click the close button (X) on the tab you want to leave open
Open in Tabs all the Bookmarks in a Folder in the Favorites Bar Ctrl + T + click the folder in the Favorites Bar
See a List of Recent Pages by Name Back or Forward Back or Forward
See a List of Recent Pages by the URL Ctrl + T Option + Back or Option + Forward
Go to Homepage Ctrl + Home + Home
While Typing in the Address and Search Field, Restore the URL Esc Esc
Close Reader Esc Esc
Exit Full-Screen View Esc Esc
Download a Linked File Option + click a link to the file Option + click a link to the file
Open a Downloaded File Double-click the icon next to the file in the downloads list Double-click the icon next to the file in the downloads list

Reading List

Action Windows Mac
Bookmark the Current Page Ctrl + L or Alt + D Shift + + D
Add a Linked Page Ctrl + L or Alt + D Shift + click a link to the page
Remove a Page Ctrl + L or Alt + D Swipe left over the page summary using a trackpad or mouse that supports gestures, then click Remove. Or, swipe all the way to the left until the page summary disappears.

Bookmarks

Action Windows Mac
Add a Bookmark to the Favorites Bar Ctrl + L or Alt + D Click the address and search field to show the page’s full address and its icon, then drag the icon to the Favorites Bar
Move a Bookmark on the Favorites Bar Ctrl + L or Alt + D Drag the bookmark left or right
Remove a Bookmark from the Favorites Bar Ctrl + L or Alt + D Drag the bookmark off the top of the Bar

Bookmarks Sidebar and Bookmarks View

Action Windows Mac
Select Bookmarks and Folders in the Sidebar Ctrl + Enter + click each bookmark and folder or Shift + + click to extend the selection
Select the Next Bookmark or Folder Ctrl + L or Alt + D or
Open the Selected Bookmark Ctrl + L or Alt + D Space Bar
Open the Selected Folder Ctrl + L or Alt + D Space Bar or
Close the Selected Folder Ctrl + L or Alt + D Space Bar or
Open the Selected Folder and its Subfolders in the Sidebar Ctrl + L or Alt + D Option + or Option +
Change the Name or Address of a Bookmark Ctrl + L or Alt + D Select the bookmark, then press Return
Cancel Editing a Bookmark Name in the Sidebar Ctrl + L or Alt + D Esc
Finish Editing a Bookmark Name Ctrl + L or Alt + D Return
Create a Folder Containing the Selected Bookmarks and Folders in Bookmarks View Ctrl + L or Alt + D Option-click the New Folder button at the bottom of the window
Delete a Bookmark Ctrl + L or Alt + D Select the bookmark, then press Delete
Action Windows Mac
Select Bookmarks and Folders in the Sidebar Ctrl + Enter + click each bookmark and folder or Shift + + click to extend the selection
Select the Next Bookmark or Folder Ctrl + L or Alt + D or
Open the Selected Bookmark Ctrl + L or Alt + D Space Bar
Open the Selected Folder Ctrl + L or Alt + D Space Bar or
Close the Selected Folder Ctrl + L or Alt + D Space Bar or
Open the Selected Folder and its Subfolders in the Sidebar Ctrl + L or Alt + D Option + or Option +
Change the Name or Address of a Bookmark Ctrl + L or Alt + D Select the bookmark, then press Return
Cancel Editing a Bookmark Name in the Sidebar Ctrl + L or Alt + D Esc
Finish Editing a Bookmark Name Ctrl + L or Alt + D Return
Create a Folder Containing the Selected Bookmarks and Folders in Bookmarks View Ctrl + L or Alt + D Option-click the New Folder button at the bottom of the window
Delete a Bookmark Ctrl + L or Alt + D Select the bookmark, then press Delete