Sometimes you need to go back to the previous page. Why use your mouse for that when you can let your fingers do the work with a little Keyboard Kung Fu.

Substitute the back button with this simple move

Holding your thumb on the key, tap the [ key with your index or middle finger.

Load previous webpage

Load previous webpage with Command-[

You can also go forward to the page you just left by using the Command key with the right bracket, ].

Not just for web browsers

The command-bracket key combination not only works in Safari, Chrome, Firefox or any modern web browser but it’s also very useful for navigating while in Finder.

Try it now – leave this page and go back to the previous page using [ and then go forward with ] to return to this page.

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