Using Web-based Gmail

This pocket podcast is about using accessing Gmail in Mozilla Firefox. Beneath the Audio Widget on this page is a list of keyboard shortcuts mentioned in this pocket podcast.

This pocket podcast is about 23 minutes long.

Universal Keyboard Shortcuts

Don’t forget to Switch Keyboard shortcuts on in the Gmail Settings.

Windows Key: Open Start Menu

Tab: Move from link to link on a Web page or Tab through fields in an email.

Enter: Follow a link on a Web page.

Home: Move to top of list

Arrow Down in Gmail Inbox: Read email details and first part of message.

Enter: Open email message.

Backspace: Go back to previous Web page (or back to Inbox in Gmail)

C: Compose a message in Gmail.

Control + Enter: Send email message in Gmail.

F5 or Control + R: Refresh the Web page.

Screen Reader Specific Shortcuts

Escape: Come out of Forms Mode

Insert + F7: Get a list of links on a Web page.

H: move to the next Heading on the Web page.