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Apple Music Keyboard Shortcuts

A visual cheat-sheet for the 62 keyboard shortcuts found in the Apple Music app. This application is MacOS-only.

#Keyboard Shortcuts

#Playing Music

Shortcut Action
Space Start playing or pause the selected song
Enter Play the currently selected song from the beginning
Cmd Opt Right Move forward within a song
Cmd Opt Left Move backward within a song
Cmd . Stop playing the selected song
Right When a song is playing, play the next song in a list
Left When a song is playing, play the previous song in a list
Cmd L Show the currently playing song in the list
Cmd Opt U Show the Playing Next queue
Opt Right Listen to the next album in a list
Opt Left Listen to the previous album in a list
Cmd Up Increase the volume
Cmd Down Decrease the volume
Cmd Opt E Open the equalizer
Cmd Shift Right Go to the next chapter, if available
Cmd Shift Left Go to the previous chapter, if available
Cmd U Stream audio file at a specific URL to Music

#Playlists

Shortcut Action
Cmd N Create a new playlist
Cmd Shift N Create a playlist from a selection of songs
Cmd Opt N Create a new Smart Playlist
Opt Space Start the Genius Shuffle
Cmd R Refresh a Genius Playlist, when the playlist is selected
Cmd Del Delete the selected playlist without confirmation
Opt Del Delete the selected playlist and all songs it contains from your library
Opt Del Delete the selected song from your library and all playlists

#Window Options

Shortcut Action
Cmd Shift M Open the MiniPlayer
Cmd Shift F Open the Full Screen Player
Cmd Ctrl F Toggle full-screen view
Cmd / Show or hide the status bar
Cmd I Open the info window for the selected song
Cmd N In the info window, see information for the next song
Cmd P In the info window, see information for the previous song
Cmd Shift [ Go to the previous pane in the info window
Cmd Shift ] Go to the next pane in the info window
Cmd J Open the View Options window for the selected source
Cmd T Turn the visualizer on or off
? See more options when a visual effect is showing
Cmd R Refresh Apple Music or the iTunes Store
Cmd 0 Open the Music window
Cmd W Close the Music window
Cmd M Put the Music window in the Dock
Cmd H Hide the Music window
Cmd Opt H Hide all other applications

#Library

Shortcut Action
Cmd O Add a file to your library
Cmd Shift R Show where a song file is located
Cmd F Select the search field
Cmd Z Undo your last typing change while editing an item
Cmd X Cut the selected song's information or artwork
Cmd C Copy the selected song's information or artwork
Cmd V Paste the selected song's information or artwork
Cmd A Select all the songs in the list
Cmd B Show or hide the column browser
Cmd Shift A De-select all the songs in the list

#iTunes Store

Shortcut Action
Opt Enter Initiate a search in the iTunes Store
Cmd ] Go to the next page in the iTunes Store
Cmd [ Go to the previous page in the iTunes Store
Cmd R Reload the current page

#Other

Shortcut Action
Cmd , Open Music Preferences
Cmd Q Quit the Music app
Cmd E Eject a CD
Cmd ? Open the Music Help menu
Cmd Opt Open a different music library, while opening Music

#Also see