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Keyboard shortcuts for the Hangouts Chrome extension or app

When you're using the Hangouts Chrome extension or app, you can use keyboard shortcuts to do tasks faster.

Shortcut Keyboard keys
Close a conversation Esc or Ctrl + w
Minimize a conversation Ctrl + m
Minimize the conversation list Esc or Ctrl + w or Ctrl + m
Switch to the conversation list Ctrl + 1
Switch to a specific conversation Ctrl + 2 through Ctrl + 8
Switch to the last conversation Ctrl + 9
Switch to next conversation or conversation list

Ctrl + .
Ctrl + Tab
Ctrl + Page up 

Switch to previous conversation or conversation list Ctrl + ,
Ctrl + Shift + Tab
Ctrl + Page down

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