Function keys (all keyboards)

Depending on your settings, press fn + F-Key to perform the related function.

F KeySymbolFunctionRemarks
F1 Brightness down Only with internal displays on Windows 8+10
F2 Brightness up Only with internal displays on Windows 8+10
F3 Task view / Timeline  


Application switcher

Windows search


Magic Keyboard with Touch ID only
F5 Dictation Magic Keyboard with Touch ID only
F6 Computer sleep Magic Keyboard with Touch ID only
F7 Previous track shift + F7 = Fast rewind
F8 Play / Pause shift + F8 = Stop
F9 Next track shift + F9 = Fast forward
F10 Mute volume  
F11 Volume down  
F12 Volume up  

Sleep key (all keyboards)

Press fn + space-bar keys together, can be turned off in the modifiers menu.

Third character / symbol on some keys (all keyboards)

In order to type the additional third character / symbol on some keys follow these steps:

  • Install and activate the belonging Magic Keyboard Layout for your language.
  • Press the right command and / or right option key + with actual key.
    The right command / option keys act like the Alt Gr key on Windows keyboards.

Small keyboards (Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Keyboard)

Press the Key mappings button in the application to get this table as a popup window.

Windows keyboardApple keyboardcommand ⌘ / option swapped
Windows Flag command ⌘ option
Alt (left side) option command ⌘
Alt Gr (right side) control+option control+command ⌘
Menu shift+F10  
Backspace ← delete  
Enter return  
Pause | Break fn+esc  
Del fn+delete or  
Ins fn+return or fn+  
Home fn+  
End fn+  
Page Up fn+  
Page Down fn+  
Ctrl+Alt+Del fn+control+option+delete  fn+control+command ⌘+delete
Scroll Lock fn+left shift+F12  
PrintScr fn+left shift+F11  
Alt+PrintScr fn+left shift+left option+F11 fn+left shift+left command+F11
fn+left shift+
left command+F11
fn+left shift+
left option+F11
fn+left option+
left command+F11
fn+left option+
left command+F11
*added in version

Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

Windows keyboardApple keyboard
Print Screen F13
Scroll Lock F14
Pause | Break F15
fn Ins