Did you know? Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+L Opens the LinkedIn website on Windows. Check it out if you want.
Windows has a wide array of handy keyboard shortcuts. Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+L is one of them. In October 2019, Microsoft introduced a new keyboard design that includes a dedicated “Office” key. The key is usually placed between the right Alt key and the Emoji key near the space bar, and has the Microsoft Office logo printed on it. If you have a Microsoft-brand keyboard with an “Office” key on it, press “Office+L” and it will do the same thing.
Microsoft keyboard with the Office key on it:
But, For compatibility reasons, when you push the Office key, it’s the equivalent of pushing Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Windows on a normal keyboard.
As with the LinkedIn shortcut mentioned above, you can unlock other office apps using Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Windows.
Here is a partial list of other Office Key shortcuts that you can press on a regular keyboard to launch Office and Microsoft applications.
A partial list of other Office keyboard shortcuts you can press on your regular keyboard to launch Office and Microsoft applications.
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+D = Opens OneDrive in File Explorer
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+L = Opens LinkedIn, in your default browser (LinkedIn is owned by Microsoft, hence the shortcut).
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+N = opens web OneNote
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+O = opens Outlook
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+P = opens PowerPoint
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+T = opens Teams
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+W = opens Word
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+X = opens Excel
Shift+Ctrl+Alt+Win+Y = opens the Yammer website
Published on: Aug 6, 2022-Last edited: 01-07-2023