Updated List of Superhuman Shortcuts for Email (2023)

Last updated: September 28, 2023

I made this page of shortcuts for the Superhuman email app because I searched on Google for this resource and couldn’t find anything nicely formatted on mobile.

I’ve use Superhuman on my Mac for almost three years now and I absolutely love it. I use it every day. I also use it on my iPhone and iPad.

Hopefully this list of keyboard commands and shortcuts helps you!

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Superhuman Shortcuts for Email

Here is the most up to date list of keyboard shortcuts to help you be more productive and reclaim your email inbox. Scroll down for a PDF download.


Superhuman Command ⌘ + K
Search /
Undo Z
Shortcuts ?
Select Conversation X
Add to Selection shift + J (or) shift + K
Refer to Superhuman Cmd+K (Ctrl+K on Windows)


Mark Done (Archive) E
Mark Not Done shift + E
Remind Me (Snooze) H
Star S
Mark Read or Unread U
Trash #
Mark Spam !
Mute shift + M
Unsubscribe ⌘ + U


Compose C
Reply All enter
Reply R
Forward F
Open Links & Attachments ⌘ + O
Cycle through Links & Dates tab
Expand Message O
Expand All Messages shift + O


Add or Remove Label L
Remove Label Y
Remove Label, Next [
Remove Label, Previous ]
Remove All Labels shift + Y
Move V


Toggle Calendar 0
Previous Day
Next Day =


Bold ⌘ + B
Italics ⌘ + I
Underline ⌘ + U
Hyperlink ⌘ + K
Color ⌘ + O
Strikethrough ⌘ + shift + X
Numbers ⌘ + shift + 7
Bullets ⌘ + shift + 8
Quote ⌘ + shift + 9
Indent List tab
Outdent List shift + tab
Increase Indent ⌘ + ]
Decrease Indent ⌘ + [


Superhuman Focus → ← ↑ ↓
Next Split tab
Previous Split shift + tab
Open Conversation enter
Next/Previous Conversation J or K
Next/Previous Message N or P
Scroll Down space
Scroll Up shift + space
Jump to Top/Bottom ⌘ + ↑ or  ⌘ + ↓
New Window ⌘ +N
New Tab ⌘ + T
Next Tab ⌘ + shift + ]
Previous Tab ⌘ + shift + [
Switch Tabs ⌘ + 1-9
Close Tab ⌘ + W
Switch Accounts control + 1-9
Increase Font Size ⌘ + =
Decrease Font Size ⌘ + –


To ⌘ + shift + O
Cc ⌘ + shift + C
Bcc ⌘ + shift + B
From ⌘ + shift + F
Edit Subject ⌘ + shift + S
Edit Message ⌘ + shift + M
Attach ⌘ + shift +A
Discard Draft ⌘ + shift + ,
Move Contacts to Bcc ⌘ + shift + I
Remind Me ⌘ + shift + H
Send Later ⌘ + shift + L
Use Snippet ⌘ + ;
Insert Emoji :smile
Send ⌘ + enter
Send & Mark Done ⌘ + shift + enter
Instant Send ⌘ + shift + Z

My Favorite Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Command Center in Superhuman: all I have to do is hit CMD+K and the command center pops up immediately giving me a handful of actions to perform. 
  • Snooze or Skip: Often I can go through dozens of emails in just a few minutes without ever touching my mouse, which is pretty great. I can also easily set a certain message to pop back in my inbox at a given time, all with just a few keystrokes. (CTRL + H to snooze)
  • Snippets: I’m obsessed with snippets (⌘ + ;). Mostly I use them for my email signature, but I’ve also used them when bulk replying or if I need to attach a file to the same sort of email over and over again.

Download the Superhuman Shortcuts PDF

The current version of this file from Superhuman Support is v7. It was last updated on this blog post on 2022-03-14.

screen shot of some Superhuman shortcuts from v7 of the file
screen shot of some Superhuman shortcuts from v7 of the file, page 2

The March 2022 version of this file is also now available formatted for Dark Mode:

Why You Should Learn to Use Keyboard Shortcuts

Taking an hour or two to learn keyboard shortcuts for your favorite apps and software can make a massive difference in your productivity.

From navigating between browser tabs to finding your computer files quickly, keyboard shortcuts can save you a pretty significant amount of time. 

I decided to try out the incredibly popular email product Superhuman mainly for the speed improvements they promised as a result of these hotkeys. While Gmail does allow for certain keyboard shortcuts in their native apps, Superhuman makes it pretty dang easy to go through your inbox at light speed. 

New Shortcuts Added In 2022


Superhuman is one of my favorite apps I’ve tried in the last few years.

If you’re on Mac or iOS device, I can’t recommend it enough.

For making email introductions between two or more people, look at my scripts and samples in this article – How to Introduce Two People via Email: Sample Scripts.

Curious about more productivity tips and tricks? Check out my morning routine. It involves a lot of email management.

P.S. If you want to try Superhuman with a paid trial ($30 a month or whatever they charge), just email me and I can send you an invite. This isn’t a sponsored post and I don’t get any commission. I just really like the app.

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