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I know that settings can be accessed via the url chrome://chrome/settings/.But keyboard shortcut will be useful.

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Mentioning or tagging the OS will be very helpful for the people to answer your query. –  avirk Nov 22 '12 at 13:44
    
@avirk: Added now –  Casebash Nov 22 '12 at 21:37
    
You can also create a bookmark or a URL shortcut to chrome://chrome/settings/ to access it quickly. –  amiregelz Nov 22 '12 at 21:46
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@amiregelz: You could hotkey it up using chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/chrome-toolbox-by-google/… –  Oliver Salzburg Nov 22 '12 at 22:24

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You can select it with the menu shortcut. Alt+e will open the Chrome menu and then from there s will open Settings.

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Default shortcut on mac chrome is Cmd+,. There should be same or about same on other systems

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You can't do it within Chrome as they have not provide any shortcut for this in my knowledge (anyone can correct me if I'm wrong). You have to download the AutoHotKey and then install it on your system, now copy the following script and paste it on notepad and save it with extension .ahk where you can access it easily, now when you launch the Chrome just launch it with that.

SetTitleMatchMode, RegEx

#IfWinActive, - Google Chrome$

^M::
            ControlFocus, Chrome_OmniboxView1


Send chrome://chrome/settings/{Enter}

return

Now when you will press Ctrl+M then it will open the setting page for your Chrome. You can bind other key instead of M, you have to just repalce it with your desired one. Also If you want to use it with Alt key then replace the key ^ with !.

Edit: Also take a look at the Shortcut Manger plugin for Chrome.

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See the edits, maybe it can help you more. –  avirk Nov 25 '12 at 14:13
    
from chrome 32 the ControlFocus's ClassNN no longer works, but the macro can be easily changed to ^M:::Send !es as @Karl suggests. –  Dwelle Mar 25 at 9:58

There are actually three methods:

  • Alt+F then press S
  • Alt+E then press S
  • F10 then Enter and then press S
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You can use Ferro to open the settings page and other pages, including "chrome://extensions", using only your keyboard. Alt-Shift-F, start typing the name of the chrome page you want (eg "settings"), and hit enter once what you want is the top suggestion.

Ferro: the keyboard interface to Chrome

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