Check Out This Great List of Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts

by Avantix Learning Team | Updated April 5, 2021

Applies to: Zoom® Desktop App (Windows and Mac)

As a tool for virtual calls, meetings and webinars, Zoom has exploded recently with a huge group of users transitioning to working remotely. Millions of people are now accessing Zoom for business and personal use and there is a free version as well as paid versions. We’ve put together a complete list of keyboard shortcuts for both Windows and Mac users to help you work for effectively with Zoom.

Windows Shortcuts

General

Show or hide floating meeting controls – Ctrl + Alt + Shift + H

Move focus to Zoom meeting controls – Ctrl + Alt + Shift

Always show meeting controls – Alt

Open invite window – Alt + I

Close the current window – Alt + F4

Search – Ctrl + F

End Meeting – Alt Q

Audio and video

Mute or unmute audio – Alt + A

Mute or unmute audio for everyone except host – Alt + M

Start or stop video – Alt + V

Control views

Show or hide participants panel – Alt + U

Switch to active speaker view in video meeting – Alt + F1

Switch to gallery video view in video meeting – Alt + F2

View previous 25 participants in gallery view – Ctrl + P

View next 25 participants in gallery view – Ctrl + N

Enter or exit full-screen – Alt + F

Switch to portrait or landscape view – Alt + L

View previous video stream in gallery view – PageUp

View next video stream in gallery view – PageDown

Move to the next tab – Ctrl + Tab

Move to the previous tab – Ctrl + Shift + Tab

Switch between Zoom windows – F6

Chat

Show or hide chat panel – Alt + H

Close current chat session – Ctrl + W

Go to previous chat – Ctrl + Up Arrow

Go to next chat – Ctrl + Down Arrow

Jump to chat with someone – Ctrl + T

Increase chat display size – Ctrl + + (plus sign)

Screen sharing

Launch share screen window and stop screen share (meeting control toolbar must have the focus) – Alt + S

Start or stop new screen share (meeting control toolbar must have the focus) – Alt + Shift + S

Pause or resume screen share (meeting control toolbar must have the focus) – Alt + T

Record a meeting

Start or stop local recording – Alt + R

Start or stop cloud recording – Alt + C

Pause or resume recording – Alt + P

Switch camera – Alt + N

Take a screenshot – Alt + Shift + T

Communicate or collaborate

Raise or lower hand – Alt + Y

Gain remote control – Alt + Shift + R

Stop remote control – Alt + Shift + G

Mac Shortcuts

Meetings

Join a meeting – Command (⌘) + J

Start a meeting – Command (⌘) + Ctrl + V

Schedule a meeting – Command (⌘) + J

Prompt to end or leave meeting – Command (⌘) + W

General

Show or hide floating meeting controls – Command (⌘) + Ctrl + Option + H

Toggle Always Show meeting controls option in Settings – Ctrl + forward slash (\\\\)

Open invite window – Command (⌘) + I

Close the current window – Command (⌘) + W

Search – Command (⌘) + F

Audio and video

Mute or unmute audio – Command (⌘) + Shift + A

Mute or unmute audio for everyone except host (only available to the host) – Command (⌘) + Ctrl + M

Unmute audio for everyone except host (only available to host) – Command (⌘) + Ctrl + U

Push to talk – Spacebar

Start or stop video – Command (⌘) + Shift + V

Switch camera – Command (⌘) + Shift + N

Control views

Show or hide participants panel – Command (⌘) + U

Switch to active speaker view or gallery view – Command (⌘) + Shift W

View previous 25 participants in gallery view – Ctrl + P

View next 25 participants in gallery view – Ctrl + N

Enter or exit full screen – Command (⌘) + Shift + F

Switch to portrait or landscape view – Command (⌘) + L

View previous video stream in gallery view – PageUp

View next video stream in gallery view – PageDown

Move to the next tab – Command (⌘) + T

Switch to minimal window – Command (⌘) + Shift + M

Chat

Show or hide chat panel – Command (⌘) +Shift + H

Close current chat session – Command (⌘) + W

Go to previous chat – Command (⌘) + Up Arrow

Go to next chat – Command (⌘) + Down Arrow

Jump to chat with someone – Command (⌘) + K

Screen sharing

Screen share via direct share – Command (⌘) + Ctrl + S

Start or stop screen share – Command (⌘) + Shift + S

Pause or resume screen share – Command (⌘) + Shift + T

Record meetings

Start local recording – Command (⌘) + Shift + R

Start cloud recording – Command (⌘) + Shift + C

Pause or resume recording – Command (⌘) + Shift + P

Take a screenshot – Command (⌘) + T

Communicate or collaborate

Raise or lower hand – Option + Y

Gain remote control – Ctrl + Shift + R

Stop remote control – Ctrl + Shift + G

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As a tool for virtual calls, meetings and webinars, Zoom has exploded recently with a huge group of users transitioning to working remotely. Millions of people are now accessing Zoom for business and personal use and there is a free version as well as paid versions. We’ve put together a complete list of keyboard shortcuts for both Windows and Mac users to help you work for effectively with Zoom.
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