What are the Page Up and Page Down Keys on Keyboard?

What is the use of Page Up and Page Down keys on a laptop? What is the Page Up key on the keyboard? What is the Page Down key on a keyboard? In this article, we will show you what are the page up and page down keys on your keyboard. Here are the details…

A standard computer keyboard has over 100 keys on the keyboard. The majority of these keys on computer keyboards are letters and numeric keys. Keyboards have sign and symbol keys as well.

Many computer users are not aware but there are so many functions of these keys on the keyboards. These functional keys on the keyboards provide us convenience at many points. Thanks to these keys on our computer keyboards, we can perform practical operations while we are using our computers.

The “Page Up” and “Page Down” keys on the keyboards, which are the main subject of our article, also provide us functionality in so many ways.

Although these two functional keys are not used by many computer users, they are one of the keys that are very useful when using a computer. The reason why these two keys are not used much is many computer users do not even know about the existence of these keys on their keyboards.

In this article, we will explain to you what are these keys (page up, page down keys) and what do they work for. Now let’s look at where these keys are usually located on keyboards, and after that let’s look at the functions of these keys.

Where are the PAGE UP (pg up) and PAGE DOWN (pg dn) keys on the keyboard?

The Page Down and Page Down keys are usually located in the middle of the enter key and the number pad on keyboards with a numeric keypad.

These keys are located on the bottom right corner on keyboards without numeric keys (usually 13-14 inches laptops).

Page Up and Page Down keys on the keyboards sometimes can be abbreviated as PgUp and PgDn.


Page Up and Page Down keys on the keyboard are mostly used to scroll up or down in pages, notes, word, or pdf files. You can get to the previous page with the Page Up key and to the next page with the Page Down key in a practical way. If you are working on Word, using these keys may help you a lot.

In addition, while surfing on the Internet, you can go up and down on a website with the help of these keys. 

It can take some time for you to get used to these keys but after some time, you will realize how easy it is to use your computer with these keys.

In this article, we wanted to show you what are the Page Up and Page Down keys on your keyboard. You can tell us all your technical questions or problems about the subject in the “comments” section below.

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