We know that using Command + ` (Cmd + backtick) will allow you to switch between windows of the same app. Suppose I have 5 windows of Chrome and I want to toggle between two most recent windows of Chrome. Is there a shortcut for that? Can we assign one?

  • Add "SHIFT" to that key command. I don't use Chrome but it does work on Safari. Commented Jul 4, 2020 at 12:52

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I had the same headache for a long time.

I am using the following app to achieve the behavior:

Alt-Tab: Homepage and Github URL

  • Great underrated tip! I can't believe switching back to the most recently used window is not a default shortcut in macos. One of the many annoyances I have had since I switched from windows to mac...
    – ercan
    Commented Oct 7, 2022 at 9:49

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