⌨️⚡️ Power Moves: Beeper’s Keyboard Shortcuts
Chat smarter, not harder with our handy cheat codes.
Building the best chat app on earth isn’t about reinventing the wheel. It’s about taking the burden of too many chat apps off your shoulders so you can focus on communicating. Secondly, it’s about baking in the best, most helpful chat features—like keyboard shortcuts—so Beeper can become the only app you need to rule them all.
Like steering wheel-mounted controls in your car, Beeper Shortcuts let you act smarter, not harder—juggling commands that compete for your attention without derailing your flow. Whether you just learned
CTRL+V yesterday to copy and paste or are such a shortcut pro that your mouse can’t remember the last time it felt the warmth of your caress, let’s dive into the power-ups available on Beeper!
🚨 Shortcuts were demoed with an Apple keyboard. For PCs: ⌘ = the CTRL key | ⌥ (Option) = the Alt key.
🔍 Search with ⌘+K
⌘+K starts a Beeper Search so we live by the mantra “K is for Konnect!” The Search view also shows your recent chats for quick reference.
Replace foraging, clicking, and scrolling for who to message next with this handy cheat code—”K is for konnect!”
🗄️ Archive Power Moves
“Archiving chats? What is this—the future?”
Archiving chats you’re done with (for now) is a true pro-Beeper move. Type
⌘+E to archive and mark a chat as read.
Archive All Read Messages is another powerful Beeper command. From the Inbox, click the 🧹 or type
⌘+Shift+E for the shortcut. Chats return to the Inbox whenever new messages arrive, so archiving is a safe, non-destructive action that brings order to chaos.
⌘+; shortcut quickly toggles between Archive and Inbox views and pairs perfectly with the Archive actions above. Try them out!
🪄 Act on Unread Chats
Jump to your most recent unread chat with
Changed your mind? Type
⌘+Shift+U to mark chats unread.
🗺️ Navigate Chat Lists
Hopping between Beeper chats comes in two flavors of shortcut.
⌘+⌥ (Option)+⬆️ ⬇️to open chats and mark them read as you move.
For a lighter touch, pressing
Escto restore the Beeper home screen, then hit ⬆️ or ⬇️ to navigate up and down the chat list without making changes. Press
ENTERto open the highlighted chat.
🚲 Cycle Through Recents
If you frequently use
Alt+Tab on PCs), you’ll like using
Ctrl+Tab to cycle between your twenty most recent chats.
✏️ Reply to Recents + Edit Yours
Shortcuts for acting on recent messages may be familiar to Discord, Slack, Telegram users. Start at the Composer field where you write your chats:
⌘+Shift+⬆️ ⬇️to reply to recents in the thread.
Press ⬆️ ⬇️ to navigate and edit your recent sends.
Editing recent sends is currently supported in: Beeper / Matrix, Discord, Google Chat, Slack, Telegram, and WhatsApp.
🤯 A Shortcut…for Shortcuts?
When you want to jog your memory on a Beeper shortcut, there’s a shortcut for that, too! Type
⌘+/ for a scrollable cheat sheet:
📟 Don’t Be a Stranger
You’ve made it to the end! You may now resume your previously scheduled Beeping.