Call of Duty (COD) Vanguard Keyboard Controls and Key Bindings

COD Vanguard Keyboard controls and key bindings – If you are looking for the Keyboard controls and key bindings for Call of Duty Vanguard, you have come to the right place! With every new release of Call of Duty, some new controls and key bindings are released. Having a knowledge of the generic controls and key bindings is always handy, but if you don’t know about the new additions or modifications to the controls, you’ll definitely face a tough time while playing the game.

Once you go through this article, you will have a complete knowledge about the different keyboard controls and key bindings that you require to play Call of Duty Vanguard.

Please note that all the information that are given below are set by default when you start playing the game. None of the information has been modified in any way. However, while playing, you can always modify which keys you want to assign to what functionality.

COD Vanguard Keyboard Controls and Key Bindings


Move Forward W
Move Left A
Move Backward S
Move Right D
Jump / Stand / Mantle Space
Crouch / Slide C
Prone Left Ctrl
Change Stance / Slide Not Assigned
Sprint / Tactical Sprint / Steady Aim Left Shift
Walk Left Alt
Center View Pitch Not Assigned

COD Vanguard Controls - Movement

Weapons & Equipment

Fire Left Mouse Click
Aim Down Sights Right Mouse Click
Reload R
Previous Weapon 1 / Mouse Wheel Down
Next Weapon 2 / Mouse Wheel Up
Lethal Equipment E / Mouse Wheel Click
Tactical Equipment Q
Field Upgrade X
Melee / Finishing Move Mouse Button 4 / V
Reload R
Interact F
Weapon Mount Moue Button 5 / Z
Alternate Fire 8
Detonate Demolition Charge Not Assigned

Mode Specific

Killstreak Slot 1 3
Killstreak Slot 2 4
Killstreak Slot 3 5
Killstreak Slot 4 (Extra) 6
Killstreak Wheel K
Mission Ability 1 3
Mission Ability 2 4
Accept Vote Y
Decline Vote N

COD Vanguard Controls - Mode Specific

Ground Vehicles

Gas W
Reverse S
Turn Left A
Turn Right D
Reset Camera Mouse Button 4 / V
Detonate Left Mouse Click

COD Vanguard Controls - Ground Vehicles

Overlays & Communications

Scoreboard Tab
View Objectives Tab
Text Chat (Last Used Channel) Enter
Push To Talk (Voice Chat) T
Gesture / Sprays G
Gesture Slot 1 INS
Gesture Slot 2 HOME
Gesture Slot 3 PGUP
Gesture Slot 4 DEL
Gesture Slot 5 END
Gesture Slot 6 PGDN
Gesture Slot 7 Not Assigned
Gesture Slot 8 Not Assigned

COD Vanguard Controls - Overlays and Communications


Social Menu F1 / O
Dismiss Pause Menu F2
Settings Menu F3
Loadout Menu F5
Accept Notifications F7
Decline Notifications F8
Mute Microphone F9
Mute Game Squad F10
Mute Voice Chat F11
Change to Loadout 1 1
Change to Loadout 2 2
Change to Loadout 3 3
Change to Loadout 4 4
Change to Loadout 5 5
Change to Loadout 6 6
Change to Loadout 7 7
Change to Loadout 8 8
Change to Loadout 9 9
Change to Loadout 10 0

COD Vanguard Controls - Shortcuts

Menu Navigation

Confirm Selection Spacebar
Back Backspace
Navigate to Previous Tab Q
Navigate to Next Tab E
Navigate Up W / Arrow Key Up
Navigate Down S / Arrow Key Down
Navigate Left A / Arrow Key Left
Navigate Right D / Arrow Key Right
Navigate Next Tab
Contextual Menu Action 1 R
Contextual Menu Action 2 X
Contextual Menu Action 3 1
Contextual Menu Action 4 2
Contextual Menu Action 5 3
Contextual Menu Action 6 Z
Contextual Menu Action 7 C
Contextual Menu Action 8 F
Remove Keybind DEL

COD Vanguard Controls - Menu Navigation

The controls mentioned above are set by default when you start playing the game and can be later modified as per your preferences.

If you think this guide has helped you, please let us know in the comment section below. Also, do check out our other guides on Call of Duty Vanguard. Who knows, you might end up finding something you have been looking for.

That’s all, folks!

Last Updated on November 5, 2021

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