Keyboard Shortcut List in Windows 8 which you shall know

Are you a Windows 8 user? SOT has reported and give tips about Windows 8 several times. This time SOT will give you the list of Windows 8 keyboard shortcut you should know. This keyboard shortcut is able to make you faster and easier when working in computer with the latest operating system from Microsoft.

You’d surely know that Microsoft has done huge renovation in this Windows 8? Surely from the renovation, it will also influence shortcut function of old Windows. For example, Win+C in old Windows, it’s no longer functioned, but for Windows 8, it can be functioned again, created Charm Bar.

Keyboard Shortcut List in Windows 8 which you shall know

Here is the list of Windows 8 keyboard shortcut you should know:

Win+C to open Charm Bar.

Win+D to open Desktop.

Win+E to display Windows Explorer.

Win+F to open Modern UI File Search.

Win+H to open Modern UI Share.

Win+I to open Setting panel where you can change volume, wireless network, shut down and still many more.

Win+K to open Device panel, it is functioned to connect computer with projector

Win+L to lock computer and return to Lock Screen

Win+M is able to minimize all Windows and return to desktop

Win+Q to open Metro Apps Search

Win+X to open Start Menu

Here is the complete figure about Windows 8 keyboard shortcut list. To see it clearly, click twice on the image.

Keyboard Shortcut List in Windows 8 which you shall know

Hmm.. It seems there are so many changes done by Microsoft, are you ready with so many changes in Windows 8? Will the next generation of Windows 8 will be renovate anymore or return again just like previous version of Windows? Give your response by leaving comment below.


Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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