Parsec Keyboard Shortcuts

There are several keyboard shortcuts that you can use in Parsec. You can view and change them in the settings, in the "Hotkeys" section.


Below is a list of the default hotkeys we have. If you want a quick way to revert your changes back to the default, there's a "Reset to Default" button in the bottom of the hotkey settings.


Client options

  • Interact with chat: Ctrl + Shift + C
  • Toggle menu: Ctrl + Shift + M
  • Toggle windowed mode: Ctrl + Shift + W
  • Immersive mode: Ctrl + Shift + I
  • Detach mouse: Ctrl + Alt + Z
  • Switch Display: Ctrl + Shift + D (client must be the owner of the host computer)
  • Send Ctrl+Alt+Del: Ctrl + Alt + End (client must be the owner of the host computer)

Disconnecting from the stream

  • Windows: Ctrl + Alt + '
  • Mac: Command + Q or Command + W
  • Raspberry Pi: Ctrl + Alt + ~
  • Linux: Ctrl + Alt + ~

Hosting in the computers tab

  • Allow pending join requests (users with no permission to join without approval): Ctrl + F1
  • Kick everyone connected (panic button): Ctrl + F3

Warp and Teams

These hotkeys are specific to Warp and Teams customers.

  • Second Screen: Ctrl + Shift + S (client must be the owner of the host computer)
  • Enhanced Pen: Ctrl + Shift + P