Questions tagged [google-keep]

For questions about the web interface of Google's note-taking app, Google Keep. Questions about the Android app should go to android.stackexchange.com.

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How does Google Keep likely handle simultaneous edits of the same note?

I was wondering how Google Keep deals with simultaneous edits (concept). Scenario: I edit an existing note on my desktop PC, add one line of text. The same time I open the Keep app on my phone, add ...
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Why does google keep not show up in the Google Chrome Apps shortcut below the navbar?

I was wondering: Why does google keep not show up in the Google Chrome Apps shortcut? Is it possible to adjust which apps getting displayed there?
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Does Google Keep on the web cache/store notes to a computer?

Does Google Keep notes on the web cache the actual notes content to the browser cache on a computer? Seems to me since offline functionality is not available on PC since the web app was killed that ...
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How do I archive all notes?

How do I archive all my notes without selecting each one individually? I have hundreds (maybe thousands) of notes. My Reminders page is impossible to navigate, I can't see my latest reminders without ...
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How can I make Chrome/Google search on my google data?

Google has a lot of places where you can store your data. Drive, Keep, Tasks, Calendar, Gmail, etc. Sometimes I write a note in Google Keep, sometimes I make a Task, sometimes I make a document on ...
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Sort Google Keep "Titles" in alphabetical order

Google Keep "Labels" are sorted automatically in alphabetical order. How do I sort "Titles"in the same way?
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Moving entries from one Google Keep list to another

Say I have two lists in Google Keep. Is there a clean way to move an entry from one list to another? If neither list is "opened" I can't even select an entry from either one, and if one list is "...
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How to list all shared items?

Is there a way, a search string maybe, for Google Keep to list all my shared items (either shared by me or shared with me)?
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How to get content from Google Drive to Evernote?

I want to transfer my Google Keep notes to Evernote. Because Zapier doesn't support Google Keep yet, what I wanted to do is use the "Copy to Docs" option within Google Keep to export my notes to ...
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How do you indent using a keyboard shortcut in Google Keep if you have a non-US-keyboard layout?

How do you indent using a keyboard shortcut in Google Keep if you have a non-US-keyboard layout? On a Swedish keyboard on a Mac I used ⌃⌘ and the keys to the right of P (Å and ¨) to indent and ...
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How can you look for a sequence of words?

Let's say you want to look through your notes and find every note that has exactly "Lorem ipsum" in it. You don't want notes containing only "Lorem" or containing only "ipsum", you want notes that ...
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In Google Keep, how to format lines as nested bullet points?

In Google Keep, how to format lines as nested bullet points? I understand single-level bullet points can be formatted by creating the note as a list.
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Get notified when a shared Google Keep note is being updated?

I have some notes in Google Keep with collaborators. How, if possible, can I get some kind of notification when such note is being updated by someone else? Also third party solutions are fine, since ...
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How can I search my Google Drive AND Google Keep?

I'm considering using Google Keep but wondering if it just becomes another deep box to search for stuff in. Can I search my Google Drive and Google Keep from one search tool?
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Prevent Google Keep from adding more line breaks

When I take notes on my PC, I usually write everything down in a regular txt file first. Later, I would copy the content of that txt file over to Google Keep. I don't know when they introduced this......
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Google Keep keeps signing me out

Google Keep is not working. I keep getting this message even after I refresh and try logging back in You’ve been signed out. Please reload the page to sign in again and continue working I have ...
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What is the limit to the number of labels in Google Keep?

I cannot add more labels to Google Keep because there seems to be a limit to the amount of labels you can use. I cannot find what that limit is. (I don't think I have used that many labels!) Does ...
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Is it possible to pin a note above all other in Keep?

I use Google Keep daily and I need one of my notes above all others. Is it possible to show it above all my older ones and also make the new ones appear under it (pin it or something like that), so I ...
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Show missed reminders in Google Keep

Is there a way to show reminders which have passed? I use them for due dates but can't see them in Reminders section after the reminder has expired. A query string I could put in search, perhaps?
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Is it possible to embed a map in a Google Keep note?

Just as the title says, is it possible to embed a map from Google Maps (i.e. when you click on "share") in a note from Google Keep?
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How to share Google Keep labels with others?

I have multiple Google Keep labels and I would like to share them with other users. I know you can share a single note but I would like to share an entire Label. Is this possible? And if yes, how can ...
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Is there a way to keep the side menu always open in Google Keep?

I'd like to at least have the left sidebar menu open by default, as I use it a lot. Is there a way to not have to click the hamburger menu to open it?
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Getting Google Keep shortcuts to work with Category Tabs

Pressing ? in Google Keep gives an overview of the shortcuts that can be used. However, after I have installed Category Tabs for Google Keep, some shortcuts don't seem to work anymore. For instance, ...
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How can I create a checklist in Google Keep from a Google Sheets spreadsheet?

I exported my list of books I own from Shelfari, and want to create checklists in Keep for certain authors that will make it easier to browse second hand stores and not buy things I already have. I ...
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Can I create a new Google Keep note from Chrome's omnibox?

Chrome's omnibox features are really great, e.g. to create a new Google Calendar event. Is someone aware of any possibility to create a new Google Keep note from the omnibox?
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Markdown formatting in Google Keep?

Is it possible to use Markdown formatting in Google Keep?
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Hide work Google Keep items on the weekend

In Google Keep I store both personal and work-related items. Over the weekend I don't like to see any of the work-related items, so I can stay in my Zen state of mind. Is there any way to achieve this?...
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Google Keep sync is delayed or doesn't happen when a long time between logins

I have a dual installation of Windows & Ubuntu and I use Google Keep Chrome app on both the OSes as well as on my Android phone. I boot into Ubuntu about once a month or so. The problem I am ...
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How scalable is Google Keep?

I'm considering the migration of my entire project planning (and "life planning") from e-kalender.de to Google Keep. I have about 5000 entries there, sometimes consisting of a few pages of text, but ...
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Google Keep backed with Google Calendar

I use Google Keep to remember tasks to be done and want to store them in Google Calendar. Sometimes I use Google Now to set reminder, however they go here. I want consistent look of tasks, events, ...
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Alphabetical sort of list in Google Keep

I'm using Google Keep to make my grocery list and share it with my family. The problem I've found is that when I have many items checked and i want to uncheck one of them (e.g., "ice"), it's very ...
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Google Keep search options

I would like to organize my Google Keep notes, using the labels feature. Is there any way to show only notes without a label?
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Storage limitations on Google Keep

I've tried searching for the answer but couldn't find it. Do the notes stored in Google Keep use space from the Google storage? Or is it free and unlimited like a Google doc in Google Drive? EDIT: ...
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How do I download images from Google Keep?

I shared an image from my phone to Google Keep. I open it on the Google Keep Chrome application. But there's no download option. How do I download images from Google Keep? Is there a work-around?
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Google Keep won't load properly in Firefox

Google Keep will not function for me anymore in Firefox. When I go to http://keep.google.com, as soon as the page finishes loading I get a little dialog that says You've been signed out. Please ...
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Google Keep auto-focuses Chrome

I opened Google Keep in Google Chrome, then I focused another window while it was loading. Suddenly, Chrome re-focused itself! While I was typing in another window! (I even minimized the window, ...
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How do I mimic categories or folders in Google Keep?

The note-takers that I use, use folders. I'm used to using folders. How do you mimic folders in Google Keep? One thing that I thought of is to keep a separate note that has the list of all tags, ...
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Google Keep Does not work after turning on 2-factor Authentication on Google Account

I have been using "Google Keep" extensively to keep notes on my workstation, laptop and my mobile phone. I turned on two factor authentication recently and Google Keep stopped working on my desktop ...
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How to import from Google Keep or save all locally?

I have a lot of notes in Google Keep. Can I save this info locally on computer or import to MS Word? Not every note separately but all together?
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Post from Google Keep to Google+

Is there a way to post (publish) a note from Google Keep to Google+ (sure I don't want to do copy+paste)? I tried to find support for Google Keep, but I couldn't find it easily to ask them directly. ...
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Google Keep Printing

I have been taking notes with Google Keep, but I cannot find any way to print. I cannot open the files in my Drive and there does not seem to be a print button. The Chrome file-print is greyed out. ...
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How to move Scratchpad notes to Google Keep

I would like to move my notes from Scratchpad to the new Google Keep app, but I have not found any way to do that. How can I do this transfer?
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Hide completed list items in Google Keep

I have several Google Keep notes that work as a to-do list. (One for groceries, one for work things, and one for my private life things.) But it kind of annoys me that completed tasks (list items) ...
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Google Keep with multiple categories?

I've recently started using Google Keep for storing quick notes on my phone and personal laptop. I'd like to start using this at work also on my desktop machine, however I don't want my work notes to ...
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Set Grid layout as default in Google Keep

I just started using the Google Keep service and I have noticed that the web-interface always starts in the list-view, even if I set it to grid. Is there a way to configure Google Keep to always use ...
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