Google Keep is an app from the Mountain View, California company that lets you quickly and easily jot down shopping lists, reminders, and more. The app keeps all of your notes synced across the cloud and you can access them from the iPhone, an Android phone, or the web.
Google Keep Overview Updated January 17, 2022
58 'Google Keep' stories
March 2013 - January 2022
Google Keep Stories January 17
Some Google Keep users notice issues with numbered lists; Google is working on it
Google Keep is a simple but delightful note-taking app that Google offers across Android, iOS, and the web. However, it seems some recent updates have spurred up an issue with some Google Keep owners who are seeing numbered lists repeat numbers unexpectedly.
Google Keep Stories December 25, 2021
Just got a new Android smartphone for the holidays? If it’s your first one it could be a little intimidating so, to get you started, here are 5 apps you should immediately install or set up on a new Android device. Alternatively, if you’re not already using these apps, it might be time to give them a shot!
Google Keep Stories September 16, 2021
Google Keep Stories September 15, 2021
Google Keep Stories August 2, 2021
New Google Keep widget w/ Material You design teased on Pixel 6
In teasing the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, Google has shown off what looks to be a new homescreen widget for Google Keep, complete with a Material You design.
Google Keep Stories July 28, 2021
Google Keep Stories July 26, 2021
Google Keep Stories December 8, 2020
Google Keep reaches 1 billion downloads on the Play Store
Google Keep has now reached the impressive 1 billion download milestone over on the Google Play Store, making it far and away the #1 checklist and note-taking app on Android.
Google Keep Stories November 2, 2020
Google Keep Stories April 1, 2020
Google Keep gets always-visible docked sidebar on the web
The last major addition to Keep’s online client was a dark mode last July. A tweak sees a new docked sidebar for Google Keep that’s always visible on the web and works like Gmail’s.
Google Keep Stories December 12, 2019
How to set up a shopping list on Google Assistant using Keep Notes
Smart speakers make a lot of tasks super easy, but Google made shopping lists difficult for a long time. Now, the company is rolling out integration with its Keep Notes app, which allows users to finally manage a shopping list from Google Home. Here’s how to set it up.
Google Keep Stories December 11, 2019
How to use Google Keep Notes with Google Assistant
It’s felt like we’ve waited for years, but Google Assistant users can finally make notes using Google Keep from their phones, a speaker, or other devices. However, the functionality isn’t enabled by default. Here’s how to connect Google Keep Notes to Google Assistant.
Google Keep Stories December 6, 2019
Google Assistant support for third-party note and list taking providers has been a long time coming. It’s finally here with integration for Google Keep and three other services rolling out today, while Assistant is picking up two voice capabilities for photos and podcasts.
Google Keep Stories November 23, 2019
Google Keep Stories November 4, 2019
The ability to receive a notification for a reminder can be a lifesaver. And one thing that makes those alerts even better is when they’re based on your location. If you need to ask your boss about that raise when you get to the office or print those concert tickets when you get to the library, location-based reminders come to the rescue. Google Keep offers handy location reminders, and here’s how to set them up.
Google Keep Stories November 1, 2019
Google Keep is getting ready for integration with the Google Assistant on all platforms, as well as the ability to upload audio from web. We’ve managed to enable a few features on Keep which show us how they work.
Google Keep Stories October 16, 2019
Google Keep on the web gets convenient ‘note.new’ shortcut
G Suite productivity apps on the desktop web have a very convenient .new shortcut that lets you quickly open a blank Doc, Sheet, Slide, and much more. Google Keep now supports this time saver for creating a new note.
Google Keep Stories July 24, 2019
Google Keep Stories May 20, 2019
Google Keep Stories May 17, 2019
Google Keep Stories May 15, 2019
Google Keep Stories March 20, 2019
Google Keep Notes for Android readying dark mode [APK Insight]
The Material Theme revamp of Google Keep Notes last October was followed by complaints of the stark white background being too bright. A Googler at the time recognized the need for a dark mode, with version 5.19.111.06 today confirming development.
Google Keep Stories February 19, 2019
Google Keep Stories December 12, 2018
Google Keep is a great tool for keeping track of notes of all sorts, and this week it’s adding a handy new option for those who like to write by hand. Google Keep now supports a larger drawing canvas which scrolls. expand full story
Google Keep Stories November 9, 2018
Google Keep Notes adds more Material Theme tweaks, including color-matching nav bar
Last month, the Google Material Theme came to Google Keep Notes on Android as part of a sizable redesign. The web application followed shortly, with Google continuing to update the mobile client today with more Material Theme tweaks.
Google Keep Stories October 24, 2018
Google Keep Notes for web gets cleaner with Google Material Theme
Google is thoroughly determined to update all of their apps, both for Android and web, to their new Google Material Theme. The latest refresh comes to Google Keep Notes for web, following in the footsteps of its Android counterpart.
Google Keep Stories October 23, 2018
Google Keep Stories October 19, 2018
Google Keep is a popular way to store miscellaneous notes, and soon, Google is bringing back a much-requested feature. Google Keep will once again be the home of the Google Assistant shopping list.
Google Keep Stories October 17, 2018
Google Keep Stories September 19, 2018
Google Keep quietly renamed to ‘Keep Notes’ on Android
Over the past several months, the most notable updates to Google Keep involved an option to add grid lines when drawing and support for subtasks. The app is likely due for a Google Material Theme, but in the meantime Google has quietly renamed the Android client to “Keep Notes.”
Google Keep Stories August 22, 2018
Besides the Google Material Theme, Gmail added a number of productivity features with its revamped web version in April. Today, the “quick-access side panel” that provides convenient access to Keep, Tasks, and more is making its way to other G Suite web apps like Docs and Calendar.
Google Keep Stories July 3, 2018
Google Keep for Android adds grid and ruled lines for drawings
Google Keep doesn’t get updated all that often, but the company has done a good job of adding in features that users want. This week, Keep for Android has been updated with new tools for drawing.
Google Keep Stories May 29, 2018
Google Keep updated w/ new grid lines on Chrome OS for stylus users
Google Keep is one of the company’s most handy, yet underrated tools. Recently, the company quietly updated the Chrome OS version of Google Keep to better support stylus users.
Google Keep Stories March 13, 2018
Google Keep gets a redesign on Android Wear and ditches ‘open on phone’ shortcut
Google Keep is a powerful tool, and one that I love using since I can access it basically anywhere. Whether it’s on Android, iOS, or the web, accessing notes and lists is a breeze. Android Wear, however, might be one of its most convenient locations, and now it’s getting a fresh redesign…
Google Keep Stories November 28, 2017
Google Keep Stories September 25, 2017
Note taking apps are coming to the Chrome OS lockscreen, starting with Google Keep
With Chromebooks quickly taking the place of Android tablets, it only makes sense that they become more and more flexible in their capabilities. Now, with the “PixelBook” coming, Google is continuing to make improvements, and one of those is the debut of note taking on the lockscreen.
Google Keep Stories September 21, 2017
Google Keep is my favorite note-taking app. While there are a lot of neat and helpful features available to further enhance your note-taking skills, one of the best parts is arguably the different colors you can use to spruce up the look of your to-do lists and memos. In a little surprise update, Google Keep is gaining 4 new hues to make your notes look even better than before.
Google Keep Stories July 13, 2017
The latest version of Google Keep for Android is rolling out with a minor, but sorely needed functionality. Version 3.4.803.02 of the note-taking app finally features undo and redo controls in text and editing fields.
Google Keep Stories February 28, 2017
Google Keep Stories December 17, 2016
Google Keep Stories October 19, 2016
Google Keep for Android updated with support for pinning notes
Google Keep today was updated with a feature that will bring it closer in feature capability to the more powerful note taking applications on the market. Today’s update adds long-awaited support for pinned notes (via Android Police).
Google Keep Stories June 29, 2016
Google Keep update adds searchable auto-created topics to mobile and web apps
Google is rolling out an update to its Keep note-taking app that brings new auto-created topics that group notes together for automatic organization and easy searching.
Google Keep Stories June 1, 2016
The last major update to Google Keep in April added a Chrome extension to easily save and add notes to links. An update today adds link previews, duplication prevention, and autocomplete when adding list items. The Keep site is also getting a significant refresh that matches Google’s other web apps.
Google Keep Stories April 20, 2016
Google Keep gets a Chrome extension to easily save & add notes to links and images
Update: The Android app is receiving a similar update that allows users to add notes right from the Share menu. Additionally, hashtags in notes now act as labels.
Google Keep started out as a basic, cross platform note taking app with reminders and has slowly gained more features like image uploading, advanced search, and drawing. An update today adds a new Chrome extension that allows users to easily save and markup web pages and images.
Google Keep Stories February 10, 2016
Google Keep adds unified settings for list behavior, reminders, and sharing
Google Keep was announced as a minimalist note taking and reminders app in 2013. An update to the service today finally adds a unified settings panel on the web and in the Android app.
Google Keep Stories October 28, 2015
Google is today rolling out updates to its Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Keep apps that add a handful of new features for Android users.
First up, the Sheets app now allows users to view more content on the screen by automatically hiding “toolbars and headers so that you can see more of your content on the screen at one time.” And you’ll notice the toolbars and headers reappear when you sign to scroll up or zoom out.
Google Keep Stories September 24, 2015
Google Keep Stories August 24, 2015
One of the more useful — and long overdue — features coming with Android M is the ability to have precise control over app permissions. And now, with Android Marshmallow developer preview 3 (which was released last week), Google’s default apps will neatly ask you for permission if you tell the app to do something that it doesn’t currently have permission to do. expand full story