Keyboard Shortcut You Need to Know | WhatsApp Desktop Machines


All the shortcuts you need to navigate WhatsApp Desktop, contained in a free PDF cheat sheet…

WhatsApp is a great free messaging app that lets you send mixed-media messages, plus make voice and video calls, through your internet connection.

You can also download WhatsApp for your desktop. It’s hugely convenient. You don’t need to keep picking up your phone to reply to your messages, you can do it all from the comfort of your computer.

To make that process more efficient, you should use WhatsApp Desktop’s keyboard shortcuts. That’s why we’ve put together this list of all the shortcuts you need to know to become a WhatsApp Desktop pro.

WhatsApp Desktop Keyboard Shortcuts

Shortcut Action
Ctrl + N New chat
Ctrl + Shift + N Create new group chat
Tab Cycle focus/highlighted element
Shift + Tab Emoji button
Ctrl + F Search
Ctrl + Shift + [ Previous chat
Ctrl + Shift + ] Next chat
Ctrl + E Archive chat
Ctrl + Shift + M Mute chat
Ctrl + P Open your profile
Ctrl + = Increase font size
Ctrl + - Decrease font size
Ctrl + 0 Default font size
Message Bold text
Message Italic text
~Message~ Strikethrough text
Message Monospaced text
:Text Search emojis relating to text
Ctrl + A Highlight your message
Ctrl + C Copy to clipboard
Ctrl + V Paste from clipboard
Esc Cancel action
Alt + F4 Close WhatsApp

Make Voice and Video Calls With WhatsApp Desktop

WhatsApp Desktop continues to evolve. You can even make voice and video calls with it, using your computer’s microphone and webcam. If you’re looking for a messaging app that effortlessly works across desktop and mobile, then WhatsApp is for you.

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