If you are seeing this, then it means that you have turned on Windows narrator but does not know its keyboard commands. If it happens that you just stumbled upon this and really don’t know what it is all about, then you need to check out my post on How to turn Narrator on Windows 10 Operating System. The Windows narrator was basically created to aid people who are somehow visually impaired navigate through a Windows operating system with ease.

In this post, believing that you have Windows narrator turned on, I will be showing you guys all the narrator’s keyboard commands and their function. Just go through the table below and if you believe I missed anyone, feel free to get in touch or just include it using the comment box below.

 KEYBOARD COMMAND KEY                  FUNCTION
CtrlStop reading
Caps Lock + Space barDo primary action
Caps Lock + Right ArrowMove to next item
Caps Lock + Left ArrowMove to previous item
Caps Lock + Up ArrowChange View
Caps Lock + Down ArrowChange View
Caps Lock + F1Show command list
Caps Lock + F2Show command for current item
Caps Lock + EnterToggle search mode
Caps Lock + MStart reading
Caps Lock + AChange verbosity mode
Caps Lock + EscExit narrator
Caps Lock + ZLock narrator key
Caps Lock + XPass keys to application
Caps Lock + F12Toggle character reading
Caps Lock + VRepeat phrase
Caps Lock + Page UpIncrease voice volume
Caps Lock + Page DownDecrease voice volume
Caps Lock + Plus PlusIncrease voice speed
Caps Lock + Plus MinusDecrease voice speed
Caps Lock + DRead item
Caps Lock + FRead item advanced
Caps Lock + SRead item spelled out
Caps Lock + WRead window
Caps Lock + RRead all items in containing area
Caps Lock + Number LockToggle mouse mode
Caps Lock + QMove to last item in containing area
Caps Lock + GMove Narrator cursor to system cursor
Caps Lock + TMove Narrator cursor to pointer
Caps Lock + TildeSet focus to item
Caps Lock + BackspaceGo back to item
Caps Lock + InsertJump to linked item
Caps Lock + F10Read current row header
Caps Lock + F9Read current column header
Caps Lock + F8Read current row
Caps Lock + F7Read current column
Caps Lock + F6Jump to table cell
Caps Lock + F5Read which row and column Narrator is in
Shift + Caps Lock + F6Jump to cell contents
Caps Lock + Close square bracketRead text from start to cursor
Caps Lock + 0Read text attributes
Caps Lock + HRead document
Ctrl + Caps Lock + URead current page
Caps Lock + URead next page
Shift + Caps Lock + URead previous page
Ctrl + Caps Lock + IRead current paragraph
Caps Lock + IRead next paragraph
Shift + Caps Lock + IRead previous paragraph
Ctrl + Caps Lock + ORead current line
Caps Lock + ORead next line
Shift + Caps Lock + ORead previous line
Ctrl + Caps Lock + PRead current word
Caps Lock + PRead next word
Shift + Caps Lock + PRead previous word
Ctrl + Caps Lock + Open square bracketRead current character
Caps Lock + Open square bracketRead next character
Shift + Caps Lock + Open square bracketRead previous character
Caps Lock + YMove to beginning of text
Caps Lock + BMove to end of text
Caps Lock + JJump to next heading
Shift + Caps Lock + JJump to precious heading
Caps Lock + KJump to next table
Shift + Caps Lock + KJump to previous table
Caps Lock + LJump to next link
Shift + Caps Lock + LJump to previous link
Caps Lock + CRead current time and date
Caps Lock + F3Jump to next cell in row
Shift + Caps Lock + F3Jump to previous cell in row
Caps Lock + F4Jump to next cell in column
Shift + Caps Lock + F4Jump to previous cell in column
Caps Lock + EGive negative feed back
Shift + Caps Lock + EGive positive feed back
Ctrl + Caps Lock + Up ArrowNavigate to parent
Ctrl + Caps Lock + Right ArrowNavigate to next sibling
Ctrl + Caps Lock + Left ArrowNavigate to previous sibling
Ctrl + Caps Lock + Down ArrowNavigate to first child

I hope I did not miss out any of the Windows Narrator keyboard command keys. Enjoy!

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