Google Keep Notes: Capture what’s on your mind

Google Keep Notes

What’s on your mind right now? If some important topics or thoughts are on your mind then how to organize it?

Well, Google Keep makes it easy to capture your thoughts and it lists for yourself and shares it with your friends and family. It’ll quickly capture what’s on your mind and get a reminder later at the right place at the right time. Record a voice that will automatically transcribe, store the photos, documents, and easily organize.

If you have relatively note-taking needs, and you’re already in the Google ecosystem then the Google Keep app might be the best option for you. So in this blog, I’m going to elaborate on Google Keep Notes

Let’s get started.

What is Google Keep Notes?

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Google Keep Notes is a note-taking application developed by Google. The application launched on March 20th, 2013. It is available on the web, mobile apps for Android and iOS, and Google Chrome and Firefox browser extension as well.  

Google Keep offers different types of tools that you can take notes, including text, audio, lists, images, etc. If you want to set reminders to view the notes then you can simply set reminders that are integrated with Google Now. 

The Google Keep Notes allows you for a single column or multi-column view. You can color the specific notes, manage the labels, archive the notes, etc. If you want to delete the notes then you can simply press the Trash button to delete it and it will be deleted.

Company Overview

Name: Google Keep

Company: Google, LLC

Industry: Software, Productivity Tools

Type: Note-Taking Service

Initial Release: March 20, 2013

Headquarters: Mountain View, California, United States

Area Served: Worldwide

Mobile Application

Google Keep Notes especially focuses on both Web apps and Mobile apps. It is available on Android and iOS App Stores. 

App Information

Name: Google Keep – Notes and Lists

Company: Google

Category: Productivity

Platforms: Web/Android/iOS

Downloads: 500,000,000+

App Size: 31 MB for Android and 95.9 MB for iOS

Permission: Camera, Contacts, Location, Microphone, Storage, etc.

Ratings: 4.4 (Android) and 3.5 (iOS)

Price: Free

Web and Browser Extensions

Google Keep Notes available on web platforms. In this platform, you can Save URLs, text, and images, Take notes on saved content, Add labels to your notes, and Automatically save to Google Keep. 

It is also available on Google Chrome and Firefox  Extension. You can simply install it on your browser and take notes in a single click.

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Google Keep’s Features

There are a number of features available on Google Keep. Some of are as follows:

  • Add notes, lists and photos – Share ideas with family and friends
  • Record a voice memo 
  • Collaboration with the team in real-time – find what you need fast
  • Color and add labels to code notes – Always within reach
  • Keep works on your mobile, PC, or tablet – the right notes at the right time
  • Reminder set 
  • Change the layout
  • Save URLs
  • Checklists 

How to use Google Keep Notes

Here is how you can use Google Keep on your Computer:

Step-1: Create a Note

  1. Go to keep.google.com
  2. Login with your Gmail account
  3. At the top, click note.
  4. Enter your note and click done
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web interface of google keep

Step-2: Edit and format your note

  • Make a list
  • Save a drawing as a note
  • Labels, color, and pin notes
  • Archive Notes and lists
  • Set up reminders for your notes

Step-3: Share and Work with others.

Here is how you can use Google keep on your mobile device:

Step-1: Download and Install Google Keep

  1. Go to the app store or app store and search google keep
  2. Find the Google Keep app and tap install
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mobile interface of google keep

Step-2: get started

  • Create or edit notes
  • Make a list
  • Save a drawing as a note
  • Labels, color, and pin notes
  • Archive Notes and lists
  • Set up reminders for your notes

Step-3: Share and Work with others.

Why should you use Google Keep Notes

The major reasons that one should use Google Keep for their day to day use are:

  • Google Keek is fast
  • Google Keep’s voice notes are better than the competition.
  • Google Drive syncing means your data is portable.
  • Google Keep’s web app is faster, minimal, and functional than others. 
  • Search and archive makes organization simple.
  • Google keep’s home screen widget is awesome
  • It will help to increase your productivity. 

Important Links

Apple App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/google-keep-notes-and-lists/id1029207872

Google Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.keep&hl=en

Chrome Extension: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-keep-chrome-extens/lpcaedmchfhocbbapmcbpinfpgnhiddi?hl=en

Website: https://keep.google.com/

Privacy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Support: https://support.google.com/keep/topic/3316156

Final Thoughts

There are a number of Note Taking Applications available on the internet such as Evernote, OneNote, and Apple Notes. Lots of users use those applications as well. 

Google Keep is just different. Note keeping isn’t the best at everything we should know what it does. Google Keep Notes does exceptionally very well rather than others. There are lots of people who seem to love using Google Keep.

I hope this article helps you to better understand about Google Keep Notes. If you have any queries regarding this topic, please do comment below. 

Suman Khadka

Suman Khadka is a Software Engineer by profession, who is passionate about building technology to elevate people, software development, web design, and development. He is also a Blogger who educating and inspiring others through technical blogging.

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