This article will cover a list of all the Kodi keyboard shortcuts. If you have used Kodi, you may have felt the need for shortcuts in most cases. This is because we need to perform a certain action repeatedly. It is difficult to keep scrolling the mouse continuously. In such situations, you can use Keyboard shortcuts. There are several miscellaneous Kodi keyboard shortcuts which make it user-friendly. Here we will discuss the top 25 keyboard shortcuts that are necessary for a common user.
NOTE: If you are using Kodi on firestick, then you can may buy the kodi keyboards available in amazon.
- 1 Top 25 Kodi keyboard shortcuts
- 1.1 1.Play
- 1.2 2.Stop
- 1.3 3.Exit
- 1.4 4.Toggle Screen
- 1.5 5.Info
- 1.6 6.Fast Forward
- 1.7 7.Rewind
- 1.8 8.Menu
- 1.9 9.Toggle subtitles
- 1.10 10.Back to the previous screen
- 1.11 11.Zoom
- 1.12 12.Decrease Volume
- 1.13 13.Increase Volume
- 1.14 14.Play/Pause
- 1.15 15.Audio Delay
- 1.16 16.Next Picture
- 1.17 17.Previous picture
- 1.18 18.Zoom in
- 1.19 19.Zoom out
- 1.20 20.Zoom in scales
- 1.21 21.Print Screen
- 1.22 22.Move Subtitle Up
- 1.23 23.Move Subtitle Down
- 1.24 24.Fullscreen Playback
- 1.25 25.Mark as Watched
- 2 Mouse Controls
Top 25 Kodi keyboard shortcuts
Key ‘P’: Pressing this key will play the video if it is paused or stopped.
Key ‘X’: Pressing the X key will stop the video when it is played.
Key ‘S’: If you want to exit Kodi immediately, press S key. Doing so will exit the Kodi immediately.
Key ‘\’: This is the most useful shortcut. Kodi normally opens in full-screen mode. In such cases, you may feel annoying to go to settings and change the display mode. By using this shortcut key ‘\’ it may be handy for you to change the display mode at a go.
Key ‘I’: By pressing the ‘I’ key, you can get the info on the video which is played.
Key ‘F’: The ‘F’ key will fast forward the video you are currently watching, such that you may get the feel of watching at your own control. If you press once, the video will fast forward at 2x pace; if you press it twice, the video will fast forward at 4x pace and so on.
Key ‘R’: The ‘R’ key will rewind the video you are currently watching, so that you may go back and watch your favorite scene again. If you press once, the video will rewind at 2x pace; if you press it twice, the video will rewind at 4x pace and so on.
Key ‘M’: By pressing the ‘M’ key, you can get the Menu screen from whichever screen you are in. This is also an important shortcut so that you need not press the back key continuously till you get to the home screen.
Key ‘T’: This key is used for turning on and off your subtitles at ease. If your subtitle is on, press ‘T’ to turn it off and vice versa.
10.Back to the previous screen
Key ‘Esc’: Pressing ‘Esc’ key will go back to the previous page and to the home screen.
Key ‘Z’: By pressing ‘Z’ key you can zoom in the video/ picture. Similarly, you can change the aspect ratio too.
Key ‘-‘: You can use ‘-‘ minus key for decreasing the volume of a video. You need to press it continuously until you reach the required volume.
Key ‘+’: You can use ‘+’ plus key for increasing the volume of a video. You need to press it continuously until you reach the required volume.
Key ‘Spacebar’: Spacebar can be used to play/pause the video. This feature is most common in all the media players.
Key ‘A’: If there is a delay between audio and video, just press ‘A’. This will adjust the audio and sync with your video.
Key ‘.’ period: This will move to the next picture if you are watching pictures on Kodi. Similarly, it forward 10s per click if you are watching the video.
Key ‘,’ comma: This will move to the previous picture if you are watching pictures on Kodi. Similarly, it moves backward 10s per click if you are watching the video.
Key ‘+’ plus: If you are not watching a video, by pressing the + key you can change the aspect ratio or zoom on the Kodi screen.
Key ‘-‘ minus: If you are not watching a video, by pressing the – key you can change the aspect ratio or zoom out the Kodi screen.
20.Zoom in scales
Key ‘1-9’: Pressing keys from 1 to 9 will zoom the screen in the increasing order. And similarly moving from 9 to 1, you can zoom out the screen.
Ctrl + S (or) PrtScn: This is used to print your screen. If you want to take a screenshot of your Kodi screen, just press Ctrl+S or PrtScn.
22.Move Subtitle Up
Ctrl + ↑: This shortcut is used to move your subtitle up.
23.Move Subtitle Down
Ctrl + ↓: This shortcut is used to move your subtitle down.
Tab ⇆: Tab key is used to enable fullscreen playback.
25.Mark as Watched
Key ‘W’: If you press W key, the corresponding video is marked as watched.
Left click: the Left click of the mouse will perform the select action.
Right Click: Right-clicking on an item will show the context menu.
Mouse Wheel up: This will move the page upwards.
Mouse Wheel down: This will move the page downwards.
These are the most used Kodi keyboard shortcuts. Hope this article is informative. Comment down if we have missed any kodi keyboard shortcuts. We will update to the list!