Handy List of Hotmail Keyboard Shortcuts

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I just stumbled across a bookmark-worthy page for all you Hotmail users. The Life Rocks blog posted a great big list of keyboard shortcuts that work in Windows Live Hotmail.

These shortcuts let you navigate through Hotmail completely mouse-free, something which not only speeds up the time you spend in your email, but can also help those affected with carpal tunnel, a medical problem that makes using a computer mouse painful. (Trust me, I know). 

I couldn’t help myself, I had to re-share this handy list. The shortcuts are, as follows:

  • Delete a message – Delete
  • Create a new message- Ctrl+N
  • Send a message – Ctrl+Enter
  • Open a message – Ctrl+Shift+O
  • Print a message – Ctrl+Shift+P
  • Reply to a message – Ctrl+R
  • Reply all to a message- Ctrl+Shift+R
  • Forward a message – Ctrl+Shift+F
  • Save a draft message – Ctrl+S
  • Mark a message as junk – Ctrl+Shift+J
  • Mark a message as read – Ctrl+Q
  • Mark a message as unread – Ctrl+U
  • Move to a folder – Ctrl+Shift+V
  • Open the next message – Ctrl+.
  • Open the previous message – Ctrl+,
  • Close a message – Esc
  • Search your e-mail messages – /
  • Check spelling – F7
  • Select all – S then A
  • Deselect all – S then N
  • Go to the inbox – F then I
  • Go to your Drafts folder – F then D
  • Go to your Sent folder- F then S

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