Useful Sticky Notes Hotkeys in Windows 10

Microsoft has released the Sticky Notes app version 3.0 to everyone on the April 2018 Update (version 1803) or higher. The long awaited version 3.0 of Sticky Notes features the ability to sync (& backup) your notes across your Windows devices, along with many other great features. Today, I would like to share the list of its shortcut keys that you can use to save your time.


If you are not familiar with the third version of the Sticky Notes app, here are its key features:

  • Sync (& backup) your notes across your Windows devices.Sticky Notes 3 Home Page Sync
  • If you have a lot of notes, your desktop can get a bit crowded! We are introducing a new home for all your notes. You can choose which notes to stick to your desktop or tuck them away and find them again easily with search.Sticky Notes 3 Home Page
  • Before all the beautiful sunshine arrived, we channeled our dark energy into a dark themed note: Charcoal Note.Sticky Notes Dark Theme
  • Crossing tasks off feel better than deleting them! Now you can style your note with the new formatting bar.Sticky Notes Formatting
  • You may notice that Sticky Notes is performing a lot faster – that is completely on purpose.
  • We’ve applied so much polish that the app is starting to look like a shiny pony!Sticky Notes Animations
  • Drastic improvements on being more inclusive:
    • Using assistive technologies and Narrator.
    • Keyboard navigation.
    • Using mouse, touch, and pen.
    • High Contrast.

Here is the list of shortcut keys you can use in Sticky Notes.

Useful Sticky Notes Hotkeys in Windows 10

Ctrl + NNew note
Ctrl + WClose note window
Ctrl + IItalic
Ctrl + TabNext window
Ctrl + DDelete note
Ctrl + XCut
Ctrl + UUnderline
Ctrl + ZUndo
Ctrl + CCopy
Ctrl + VPaste
Ctrl + FSearch
Ctrl + ASelect all
Ctrl + YRedo
Ctrl + BBold
Ctrl + Shift + LToggle bullet
Ctrl + TStrikethrough
Ctrl + Shift + TabPrevious window

That's it.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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