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This Insturctable will show you some useful keyboard shortcuts for iTunes

Step 1: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 1

1. Space Bar

  • Play/Pause

2. Ctrl + Right Arrow

  • Go to Next Song

3. Ctrl + Left Arrow

  • Go to Previous Song

4. Ctrl + L

  • Go to Current Song

5. Ctrl + Up Arrow

  • Turn Volume Up

5. Ctrl + Down Arrow

  • Turn Volume Down

6. Ctrl + E

  • Eject Disk

- This will open the Cd/Dvd Drive in you computer

7. Ctrl + N

  • Go to Create New Playlist

8. Ctrl + Shift + N

  • Create Playlist from Selection

- You must select a song/songs first

- To select more then one song at once select the first song, hold in the shift key and select the last song, this will select the first and last song and everything song in between

9. Ctrl + Alt + N

  • Go to New Smart Playlist

Step 2: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 2

10. Ctrl + 1

  • Go to Music

11. Ctrl + 2

  • Go to Movies

12. Ctrl + 3

  • Go to TV Shows

13. Ctrl + 4

  • Go to Podcasts

14. Ctrl + 5

  • Go to iTunes U

15. Ctrl + 6

  • Go to Audiobooks

16. Ctrl + 7

  • Go to Apps

17. Ctrl + 8

  • Go to Tones

18. Ctrl + 9

  • Go to Internet Radio

19. Ctrl + O

  • Open Add File to Library

20. Ctrl + I

  • Open Get Info

- This will give you information about the song/movie/tv show/podcast/audiobook/app/tone that you currently have selected

- Details

- Artwork

- Lyrics

- Options

- Sorting

- File

Step 3: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 3

21. Ctrl + Shift + M

  • Switch to Mini Player

- To close the mini player click on the X and it will take you back to iTunes or Press Ctrl + Shift + M again

22. Ctrl + Shift + Comma

  • Open Preferences

- General

- Playback

- Sharing

- Store

- Parental

- Devices

- Advanced

23. Ctrl + B

  • Show/Hide Menu Bar

24. Ctrl + Shift + R

  • Show in Windows Explorer

- This will open the folder where the song/movie/tv show/podcast/audiobook/app/tone you have selected is saved on you computer

25. Ctrl + P

  • Open Print

- CD jewel case insert

- Song listing

- Album listing

26. Ctrl + A

  • Select All

27. Ctrl + Shift + A

  • Unselect All

Step 4: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 4

28. Ctrl + J

  • Open View Options

29. Ctrl + Shift + B

  • Show/Hide Columb Browser

30. Ctrl + Shift + U

  • Show/Hide Up Next

31. Ctrl + \

  • Show/Hide Status Bar

32. Ctrl + T

  • Show/Hide Visualizer

33. Ctrl + Shift + 1

  • Show/Hide Mini Player

34. Ctrl + Shift + 2

  • Show/Hide Equalizer

35. Ctrl + Shift + 3

  • Show/Hide Downloads

36. Ctrl + Shift + H

  • Go to iTunes Store Homepage

37. Ctrl + [

  • Go to Previous Page

- Must be in iTunes Store

38. Ctrl + ]

  • Go to Next Page

- Must be in iTunes Store

Step 5: Keyboard Shortcuts : Part 5

39. Ctrl + R

  • Reload/Refresh Page

- Must be in iTunes Store

40. Ctrl + W

  • Ex out of iTunes

41. Ctrl + Shift + F

  • Fullscreen

- This works when you are playing a movie/video in iTunes

- If you press Ctrl + Shift + F again it will go back to normal

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