Switch Tabs in Chrome Faster with Shortcuts and a Powerful Tab Manager





How to switch tabs in Chrome:



Switch tabs in Chrome with the Workona extension

Workona’s extension makes it much easier to switch tabs quickly in Chrome. You can see all of your open tabs in a clean list with full titles and jump to any of them with the click of a button (see video above).

Workona even lets you save entire groups of tabs that you can easily open when you need them. The extension also gives you the power to switch between the sets of tabs, which makes context switching instantaneous. That way you can focus on one project at a time, then easily switch to a different one.

Workona gives you total control over your tabs so that you can feel less stressed and more focused. If you work in the browser, we recommend you try Workona's powerful features for yourself:

Try Workona's free tab manager



Switch between tabs with tab search

Have you ever wished you could just search your tabs and jump to them right from your keyboard?

Workona’s extension helps you switch between tabs quickly using nothing but the search bar. Just type any part of a tab’s name or URL in the Workona search bar and hit Return to jump to it.


Want a shortcut for even quicker access to Workona tab search? All you have to do is open a new tab and press the Tab key on your keyboard.



Keyboard shortcut to switch tabs on a Mac

If you’re looking for the switch tabs shortcut for Mac, there are a few to choose from. All of them are a great way to switch tabs from your keyboard without using a mouse. Learning the shortcuts below will enable you to switch tabs to the left or right with the arrow keys, as well as jump to a specific tab.

Switch to the next tab shortcuts:

+
Option
+
Right arrow
or
Control
+
Tab

Switch to the previous tab shortcuts:

+
Option
+
Left arrow
or
Control
+
Shift
+
Tab

Switch to a specific tab shortcut (works for the first 8 tabs):

+
1
...
+
8

Switch to the last tab shortcut:

+
9



Hotkeys to switch tabs on a Windows PC

Chrome’s switch tabs Windows shortcuts are very similar to the Mac versions. The hotkey combos below will empower you to access your open tabs more quickly and with less effort. The shortcuts become second nature once you get the hang of them, so make sure you practice using them a few days in a row.

Switch to the next tab shortcuts:

Control
+
PgDn
or
Control
+
Tab

Switch to the previous tab shortcuts:

Control
+
PgUp
or
Control
+
Shift
+
Tab

Switch to a specific tab shortcut (works for the first 8 tabs):

Control
+
1
...
Control
+
8

Switch to the last tab shortcut:

Control
+
9



Switch tabs shortcut on a Chromebook

The switch tabs shortcuts on Chromebooks are pretty much the same as on Windows, but a few are missing. Because almost everything you do on a Chromebook happens in tabs, these shortcuts can seriously supercharge your productivity. If you haven’t managed to learn them yet, bookmark this page so you can easily reference while you’re practicing.

Switch to the next tab shortcut:

Control
+
Tab

Switch to the previous tab shortcut:

Control
+
Shift
+
Tab

Switch to a specific tab shortcut (works for the first 8 tabs):

Control
+
1
...
Control
+
8

Switch to the last tab shortcut:

Control
+
9



Know any other ways to switch tabs in Chrome? Let us know!