Microsoft Windows 11 now comes with several additional keyboard shortcuts for accessing many of its cool new features like Widows, Snap Layouts, Action Center and the Quick Settings. Having this shortcut cheat sheet can help make learning these new features a simpler process.

Windows 11 keyboard shortcuts include a whole new set features that can make your workflow simple and more proficient. Below is a chart; or cheat sheet if you will, of the newest keyboard shortcuts to make your life easier when working with Windows 11 more.

To summarize the the image below, this table includes the Windows 11 keyboard shortcuts:

New Features

Keyboard Shortcut Function
Windows Key + W Open up the Widgets pane
Windows Key + A Toggle up the Quick Settings
Windows Key + N Bring up the Notification Center
Windows Key + Z Open the Snap Layouts flyout
Windows Key + C Open Teams Chat app from Taskbar


Standard Features

Keyboard Shortcut Function
Ctrl + A Select all contents
Ctrl + C Copy the selected items
Ctrl + X Cut the selected items
Ctrl + V Paste the copied or cut items
Ctrl + Z Undo an action
Ctrl + Y Redo an action
Alt + Tab Switch between the running applications
Windows Key + Tab Open Task View
Alt + F4 Close the active application
Windows Key + L Lock your computer
Windows Key + D Display or hide the desktop
Ctrl + Del Delete the selected item and move it to the recycle bin
Shift + Del Delete the selected item permanently
PrtScn Capture a full screenshot and save it in the clipboard
Windows Key + Shift + S Capture part of the screen with Snip & Sketch
Windows Key + X Open Start Button Context Menu