Mail app for Windows

Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1

Keyboard shortcuts for the Mail app

Here's the list of keyboard shortcuts you can use with the Mail app:

Press this key To do this
Press this key

Ctrl+R

To do this

Reply

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+R

To do this

Reply all

Press this key

Ctrl+F

To do this

Forward

Press this key

Ctrl+M

To do this

Move item to a different folder

Press this key

Ctrl+J

To do this

Toggle between marking a message as junk or not junk

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+U

To do this

Show only unread messages

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+A

To do this

Show all messages

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+E

To do this

Show Folder options

Press this key

Ctrl+U

To do this

Mark as unread

Underline text (When you're writing an email)

Press this key

Ctrl+Q

To do this

Mark as read

Press this key

Ctrl+A

To do this

Select all messages

Press this key

Insert

To do this

Toggle between Flag and Remove flag for messages

Press this key

Ctrl+N

To do this

New Message

Press this key

F5

To do this

Sync

Press this key

Alt+B

To do this

Put focus on the bcc button

Press this key

Alt+C

To do this

Put focus on the cc button

Accept

Press this key

Alt+D

To do this

Decline

Press this key

Alt+T

To do this

Put focus on the To button

Tentative

Press this key

Alt+V

To do this

Open the invitation in Calendar

Press this key

Alt+S

To do this

Send mail

Press this key

Ctrl+O

To do this

Opens message in a new window

Press this key

Ctrl+Alt+S

To do this

Gives you an options to delete one or all messages from a particular sender

Press this key

Alt+I

To do this

Insert attachment

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+F

To do this

Select a font

Press this key

Ctrl+Spacebar

To do this

Clear formatting

Press this key

Ctrl+Y

To do this

Redo

Press this key

F4

To do this

Redo

Press this key

Ctrl+[

To do this

Decrease font size one point

Press this key

Ctrl+]

To do this

Increase font size one point

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+,

To do this

Decrease font size

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+.

To do this

Increase font size

Press this key

Ctrl+K

To do this

Add a link

Press this key

Ctrl+E

To do this

Center

Press this key

Ctrl+L

To do this

Indent left

Press this key

Ctrl+R

To do this

Indent right

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+L

To do this

Bullets

Press this key

Ctrl+M

To do this

Indent when text is selected

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+M

To do this

Outdent

Press this key

Tab or Shift+Tab

To do this

Indent/outdent when text is selected or when focus is in a list

Press this key

Shift+Tab

To do this

When focus is not in a list, cycle through tabs in reverse order.

Press this key

Ctrl+'

To do this

Acute accent

Press this key

Ctrl+,

To do this

Cedilla accent

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+6

To do this

Circumflex accent

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+;

To do this

Diaeresis accent

Press this key

Ctrl+`

To do this

Grave accent

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+7

To do this

Ligature accent

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+2

To do this

Ring accent

Press this key

Ctrl+/

To do this

Slash accent

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+`

To do this

Tilde accent

Press this key

Alt+Ctrl+Shift+1

To do this

Inverted exclamation mark

Press this key

Alt+Ctrl+Shift+/

To do this

Inverted question mark

Press this key

Ctrl+Shift+S

To do this

Sweep

Press this key

Ctrl+E

To do this

Search

Press this key

Ctrl + Z

To do this

Undo

Press this key

Ctrl + B

To do this

Bold

Press this key

Ctrl + I

To do this

Italicize

Press this key

Ctrl + U

To do this

Underline

Press this key

Ctrl + C

To do this

Copy

Press this key

Ctrl + V

To do this

Paste

Press this key

Ctrl + S

To do this

Save draft

Press this key

F6

To do this

When writing an email, shifts focus to the send button.

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