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Age Of Empires 4 Hotkeys, Controls, Keyboard Shortcuts & Rebinds

Here is the complete list of Age Of Empires 4 Hotkeys, Controls, Shortcuts, and Rebinds.

Age of Empires Series is known and well enjoyed when you have the full list and knowledge of Aoe IV Hotkeys, Controls, Shortcuts, and Rebinds. Having knowledge of these keys might sometimes prove to be the reason you win or lose in early matches. So if you are new to the series or a returning veteran, we have the entire list here, ready for you. Make sure to print them out or keep this web page open while you are playing the game.

Age Of Empires 4 Hotkeys, Controls, Shortcuts, and Rebinds List

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AoE 4 IV Hotkeys Controls Shortcuts Rebinds List

The complete list of Age Of Empires 4 Hotkeys, Controls, Shortcuts, and Rebinds is taken from the official Xbox Wire page, redirected from within the game UI. So all the list is updated and has full controls mentioned. So let’s take a look at the full list here:

Age Of Empires 4 Hotkeys Secondary Controls AoE 4 Shortcuts & Rebinds Description
Num- Slower
, (Comma) Down arrow Cycle through idle Military units
. (Period) N Cycle through Idle Economy (idle economy include villagers, trade carts, fishing ships, and trade ships, officials (Chinese civ))
/ [ Cycle through individual Scout units
/\ (up arrow) ALT+W Pan camera up – Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location
[ Num 6 Rotate camera 45 degrees counter-clockwise
\/ (down arrow) ALT+S Pan camera down – Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location
] Num 4 Rotate camera 45 degrees clockwise
‘ (Apostrophe) ] Cycle through individual Monk units
< ALT+A Pan camera left – Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location
= Num+ Faster
> ALT+D Pan camera right – Default binding remapped on non-English keyboards to the key at that location
0-9 Num [x1] Select Control Group X
ALT and move mouse Caps lock Rotate camera (hold)
Backspace Num 0 Reset camera – 1st press resets camera rotation, 2nd press resets zoom
Control + , (Comma) CTRL + Down arrow Select all idle Military units
Control + . (Period) CTRL + Up arrow Select all idle Villagers
Control + ] Ctrl + . View next player
Control + A Ctrl + K Select all units on the screen
Control + C P Toggle free camera
Control + E then Left Click Ctrl + P Notify Ping
Control + F CTRL + V Cycle through Villagers gathering Food
Control + F L Toggle fog of war
Control + G CTRL + J Cycle through Villagers gathering Gold
Control + H CTRL + L Focus on Capital Town Center
Control + R then Left Click Not Assigned Attack Ping
Control + S CTRL + K Cycle through Villagers gathering Stone
Control + Shift + A Ctrl + Shift + K [Shift]: Select all units – Appears as shift message on Control-A binding
Control + Shift + C CTRL + M Select all Military units
Control + Shift + R Page up Return all Villagers to work (from Seek Shelter)
Control + Shift + V Up arrow Select all Villagers
Control + T then Left Click Ctrl + D Defend Ping
Control + Tab Left arrow Cycle through selected units (reverse)
Control + U U Toggle cinematic mode
Control + W CTRL + B Cycle through Villagers gathering Wood
Control + [ Ctrl + , View the previous player
Control and 0-9 [ range above ] Num X [x1] Set Control Group X to the selected unit(s)
Delete (hold) with unit selected CTRL + = Delete unit or building
Double Left Click a unit Control and [ Left Click ] a unit Select all visible units of same type
Enter / [Team] Team chat
Enter with chat open Not Assigned Send chat message
ESC Not Assigned Cancel / deselect unit / game menu / skip NIS. Not user remappable.
ESC ` Pause game
F1 M Select all Military Production Buildings
F10 ` Game Menu
F11 Ctrl + T Toggle game time display
F2 K Select all Economy Buildings as above
F3 O Select all Research Buildings as above
F4 P Select all Landmarks, Wonders, and Capital Town Centers
F5 Not Assigned Focus on selected unit(s)
F5 J Focus on Selected Unit(s)
F6 Ctrl + F Toggle Players & Tribute panel
F8 Ctrl + Q Quick Save
F9 Ctrl + I Quick Load
H L Cycle through Town Centers
Home Not Assigned Follow Selected Unit
Hotkey Secondary Hotkey Description
Insert CTRL + – Toggle Team-based or Unique player colors
Left Click a unit Not Assigned Select unit
Left Click ground Not Assigned Confirm building or ability placement
Left Click ground and drag mouse Not Assigned Bandbox select groups of units
Page Down Shift + < Scroll chat messages (newer)
Page Up Shift + > Scroll chat messages (older)
Pause Not Assigned Pause Simulation
Right Click ground and drag mouse with a unit(s) selected Not Assigned Issue facing move order
Right Click ground or unit with a unit(s) selected Not Assigned Issue contextual order to the selected unit(s) (ie. Move, Attack, etc)
Shift + Enter \ [All] Global chat
Shift and [ left click ] a unit Not Assigned Add/Remove unit from selection
Shift and [ left click ] ground Not Assigned Queue building or ability placement
Shift and [ unit production hotkey ] or click the button Not Assigned Queue production of 5 units of that type
Shift and 0-9 [ range above ] Not Assigned [Shift]: Add Group To Selection
Spacebar Num Enter Focus on last event
Tab Right arrow Cycle through selected units (forward)
Tab with chat open Not Assigned Swap between [All] Global and [Team] Team chat
Y with a unit selected Ctrl + Y Access secondary UI panel
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That’s everything you need to know about the list of Age Of Empires 4 Hotkeys, Controls, Shortcuts, and Rebinds. In case you come across a black screen while playing or encounter crashinglagging or FPS drop, then check out our other guides to know how you can fix these issues.