Did you know there’s an even easier way to access your Chrome Extensions? A few clicks within your Chrome browser can create custom keyboard shortcuts, opening your favorite extensions in seconds!

If you’re a frequent reader of this newsletter, you know we are big fans of keyboard shortcuts (see our Docs shortcuts video) because they are some of the best time-saving tools. This setting within your Chrome browser is no different.

One of my favorite uses is to open the Open Compose Window for Gmail Extension with a quick keyboard shortcut. This allows me to compose a new message anywhere within Chrome, and I don’t even need to have Gmail open!

Click here to watch this video on YouTube.


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Hey, great tip.
Sadly, I cannot make it work.
I tried many key combinations but after pressing the keys the text box goes back to “not set”.
What could it be?



Alex Sundali
Alex Sundali

Just watched the video on configuring commands but I cannot enter any text next to the extension I want to configure. The boxes are all grayed out. Any thoughts?

I learn so much through Google Gooru.