Google Hangouts is the video and audio conferencing tool we all love to hate (just like Skype!). When it works, it’s great. But when it doesn’t, holy hell, it really falls apart. But, as with so many Google products, many businesses have adopted as the way to conference with clients and remote workers. So why not learn some good keyboard shortcuts for Google Hangouts to hopefully alleviate some pain?

You can check out the full Google Hangouts Cheatsheet here.

And below are a few shortcuts to get you started:

H M Open Hangouts Settings menu
⌘ E Toggle camera on/off
⌘ D Toggle microphone mute/unmutes
⌘ B Toggle chat
⌘ G Become primary speaker (when your audio is muted)
⇧ ⌘ ⌥ A, S Announce who is current speaking