How can I set a keyboard shortcut for accessing Chrome's settings?

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I know that settings can be accessed via the url chrome://chrome/settings/.But keyboard shortcut will be useful.

I know that settings can be accessed via the url

  • You can also create a bookmark or a URL shortcut tochrome://chrome/settings/to access it quickly. Nov 22, 2012 at 21:46
  • [email protected]: You could hotkey it up using… Nov 22, 2012 at 22:24

6 Answers

You can select it with the menu shortcut. Alt+e will open the Chrome menu and then from there s will open Settings.

  • 1This doesn't work on full screen mode though... Oct 27, 2016 at 17:49
  • [email protected]: Jan 11, 2018 at 0:44
  • this does not work for me is this because another program is overriding this shortcut perhaps? or has something changed since 2012? Apr 10, 2020 at 8:46

There are actually three methods:

  • Alt+Fthen pressS
  • Alt+Ethen pressS
  • F10thenEnterand then pressS
  • 1This doesn't work on full screen mode sadly... Oct 27, 2016 at 17:50

Use the clear browser cache shortcut key then escape

Ctrl+Shift+Delete then Esc

  • 1Awesome this works in full screen mode too. +1 Jan 11, 2018 at 0:44

Default shortcut on mac chrome is Cmd+

,. There should be same or about same on other systems
  • 1I think this one is Mac only, it doesn't exists on Windows Oct 27, 2016 at 17:50

You can't do it within Chrome as they have not provide any shortcut for this in my knowledge (anyone can correct me if I'm wrong). You have to download the AutoHotKey and then install it on your system, now copy the following script and paste it on notepad and save it with extension .ahk where you can access it easily, now when you launch the Chrome just launch it with that.

SetTitleMatchMode, RegEx #IfWinActive, - Google Chrome$ ^M:: ControlFocus, Chrome_OmniboxView1 Send chrome://chrome/settings/{Enter} return

Now when you will press Ctrl+M then it will open the setting page for your Chrome. You can bind other key instead of M, you have to just repalce it with your desired one. Also If you want to use it with Alt key then replace the key


Edit: Also take a look at the Shortcut Manger plugin for Chrome.

You can use Ferro to open the settings page and other pages, including "chrome://extensions", using only your keyboard. Alt-Shift-F, start typing the name of the chrome page you want (eg "settings"), and hit enter once what you want is the top suggestion.

Ferro: the keyboard interface to Chrome

Source: Super User