Whatsapp keyboard shortcut for desktop app, whatsapp web users: full list

WhatsApp has a bunch of keyboard shortcuts for WhatsApp web and desktop app users. Many actions like unread, mute chat, delete chat, new chat, pin / unpin support cheat code that PC or laptop users can take advantage of when using the messaging platform. The company has listed different shortcuts for Mac and Windows users and these shortcuts are different when using a WhatsApp web or desktop app. We have listed below to benefit users for all of them, especially those who extensively use instant messaging apps on their computers.

Whatsapp keyboard shortcut for mac desktop app

For the Mac desktop app user, WhatsApp provides several keyboard shortcuts aka cheat codes to enable optimal usage. For example, to mark a message as unread, users must press CMD + CTRL + U and to archive the chat, users must press CMD + E. If you want to open a new chat, press CMD + N. You can see all the shortcuts below:

Mark as unread: CMD + CTRL + U

Archive Chat: CMD + E

Pin / Unpin: CMD + SHIFT + P

Search in chat: CMD + SHIFT + F

New Group: CMD + CTRL + N

Settings: CMD +,

Mute Chat: CMD + SHIFT + M

Delete chat: CMD + SHIFT + D

Search in chat list: CMD + F

New Chat: CMD + N

Open Profile: CMD + P

Return location: SHIFT + ENTER

Whatsapp keyboard shortcut for mac desktop browser

If you haven’t downloaded the app and are using WhatsApp Web on a browser on a Mac, keyboard shortcuts are a bit different for some tasks. For example, a user would have to press CMD + CTRL + SHIFT + U to mark Unread and CMD + CTRL + E to archive chat. All the cheat codes for the Mac desktop browser are listed below:

Mark as unread: CMD + CTRL + SHIFT + U

Archive chat: CMD + CTRL + E

Pin / Unpin: CMD + CTRL + SHIFT + P

Search in chat: CMD + CTRL + SHIFT + F

New Chat: CMD + CTRL + N

Settings: CMD + CTRL +,

Mute Chat: CMD + CTRL + SHIFT + M

Delete chat: CMD + SHIFT + BACKSPACE

Search in chat list: CMD + CTRL + /

New Group: CMD + CTRL + SHIFT + N

Open Profile: CMD + CTRL + P

Return location: SHIFT + ENTER

Whatsapp keyboard shortcut for windows desktop app

For Windows desktop app users, WhatsApp keyboard shortcuts vary. If you want to start a new chat press CTRL + N simultaneously and if you want to open a profile, hit CTRL + P. Users have to press CTRL + SHIFT + F to search for chat, then press CTRL + E to archive their chat. . All shortcuts are given below:

Mark as unread: CTRL + SHIFT + U

Archive chat: CTRL + E

Pin / Unpin: CTRL + SHIFT + P

Search in chat: CTRL + SHIFT + F

New Group: CTRL + SHIFT + N

Settings: CTRL +,

Mute Chat: CTRL + SHIFT + M

Delete chat: CTRL + SHIFT + D

Search in chat list: CTRL + F

New Chat: CTRL + N

Open Profile: CTRL + P

Return location: SHIFT + ENTER

Whatsapp keyboard shortcut for windows desktop browser

Finally, WhatsApp also has shortcuts for WhatsApp web users on Windows. These shortcuts are slightly different than those that work for WhatsApp Windows apps. If you have to open a profile, you have to press CTRL + ALT + P and open a new group, you have to press CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + N. To mute chat, users have to press CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + M. All the shortcuts of WhatsApp web for Windows users can be seen below:

Mark unread: CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + U

Archive chat: CTRL + ALT + E

Pin / Unpin: CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + P

Search in chat: CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + F

New Chat: CTRL + ALT + N

Settings: CTRL + ALT +,

Mute Chat: CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + M

Delete chat: CTRL + ALT + BACKSPACE

Search in chat list: CTRL + ALT + /

New Group: CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + N

Open Profile: CTRL + ALT + P

Return location: SHIFT + ENTER


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