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List for Keyboard Shortcuts to Maps Windows 10. – If you belong to the frequent user of Windows 10 Maps app while traveling, then few keyboard shortcuts will help you out to a great extent. The keyboard shortcuts are the alternative to the actions that you generally perform with the mouse. But they prove very handy and time-saving when you works on Maps Windows 10.

Multiple built-in apps of Windows 10, such as Groove and Photos display few shortcuts in the tooltip when you put the mouse pointer over certain buttons. While, in Paint or Word, when you press the Alt key, you see that all the commands popping up their keyboard shortcuts. For example – open Paint and press the Alt key. You will see that H is displayed for Home, 2 for Undo, 3 for Redo, F for File and V for View. Likewise all other apps, Maps also stores a various combination of keys to operate different actions.

Keyboard Shortcuts to Maps Windows 10 List

Below is the Keyboard Shortcuts Maps Windows 10 List and their actions of the Maps app in Windows 10.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Arrow keys
 Pan the map in any direction

Ctrl and + (Plus) or Ctrl and – (minus)
Zoom in or zoom out map with these combinations

 Ctrl + Left or Right arrow keys
 Rotate the Map towards left side and right side respectively

 Ctrl + Up or Down arrow keys
 With these keys, you can tilt the Map

 + or – keys
 Zoom in or out in 3D Cities view

 Page Up or Page Down
 Move farther or closer in 3D Cities view

 Ctrl + Y
 With this combination easily switch the map views between road and aerial

 Ctrl + Home
 The map focuses on the current location

 Ctrl + D
 Get Directions with these two keys

 Ctrl + F
 Open the Search box

 Ctrl + M
 If more than one tab is open, then in order to minimize the active tab, use this shortcut

 Ctrl + P
 To take a print out of the map, press this combination

 Ctrl + T
 You can see or hide the traffic on the Maps app

 Quickly go back

 Ctrl + H
 Open Share flyout on the right side of the app

 Ctrl + L
 Focus the map boundary

 Ctrl + W
 Close the current tab

 Ctrl + Tab
 Move to the next tab

 Ctrl + Shift + Tab
 Moves to the previous tab

 Ctrl + S
 This shortcut display or hide Streedside

Ctrl + C
 Copy to clipboard

Keyboard shortcuts hold its own importance and users of Windows 10 widely put it into use in all the aspects. In addition, the keyboard shortcuts are great time saviors as you can operate any action by pressing few keys. However, in Maps app, if you see carefully, when you point your mouse on certain buttons like Search, Directions, Zoom in or Zoom out, you can quickly see their shortcuts in a tooltip.


In the end, we have compiled all the essential keyboard shortcuts to Maps Windows 10. In case, if any important shortcut is missing from the list, kindly write to us on the comments form.

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