Keyboard shortcut to clear all entries in Chrome Downloads history list page


You may know already that to open the page listing anything you downloaded with Chrome browser, you can press the Ctrl+J keyboard shortcut. What if you wanted to clear this download list?

At the top right corner of the Downloads page, three vertical bullets hide a menu containing the Clear All option.

Unfortunately, you won’t find there mentioned a keyboard shortcut to clear the list of downloads.

To clear the history list of your downloads in Chrome just press Alt+C. Google should have made this shortcut known by making it visible beside the menu command. A lot of people are not always working with the mouse, especially on laptops. Ctrl+J to open Downloads is already a very useful hotkey, Alt+C is equally useful.

Enjoy!

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