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Google Keep Notes: Know how to use the app and 5 effortless ways to become a master

Discover the power of Google Keep Notes! Know how to use the app effectively with 5 tips, from importing notes to transcribing text and using labels.

| Updated on: Jan 20 2024, 13:27 IST
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1/6 1. Android 14 QPR 2 Announcement:Alphabet Inc unveiled the Android 14 QPR 2 update quite some time ago, promising enhanced features for compatible devices, with a focus on innovations like converting physical SIMs to eSIMs. (Amazon)
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2/6 2. Convert to eSIM Option:And soon, Android users may have the ability to convert their physical SIM cards to eSIMs through a new feature called "Convert to eSIM," visible in the SIMs menu within the Network and Internet section of Android 14 devices.  (Amazon)
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3/6 3. Limited Usefulness for Now:While the "Convert to eSIM" option is present in the Settings menu, it currently doesn't perform any action. As most Android devices globally still rely on physical SIMs, the feature may not be immediately practical unless additional benefits are introduced.  (Amazon)
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4/6 4. Shifting to eSIMs:The evolving digital landscape may eventually push users towards adopting eSIMs for a more efficient connectivity experience. The transition might resemble Apple's move in the latest iPhones to eliminate the traditional SIM card slot.  (Amazon)
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5/6 5. Convenience in SIM Conversion:Android 14's new feature streamlines the process of converting from a physical SIM to an eSIM, eliminating the need for users to contact their SIM providers and navigate through a lengthy conversion process.  (Amazon)
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6/6 6. Additional Features and Innovations:Analyst Mishaal Rahman has unveiled more Android 14 features, including fast transitioning between old and new devices, combined data for system and app updates, and the possibility of a new taskbar for foldable smartphones and tablets. (Amazon)
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Unlock the full potential of Google Keep Notes app with these 5 easy tips and tricks. (Pexels)

Google Keep Notes app often goes unnoticed, but it's a powerful tool that can seamlessly connect Google's services like Docs, Calendar, and Photos and boost your productivity power to the next level. To make the most of it, follow these essential steps and learn five tips to become a Google Keep master. To get started with Google Keep, download the app from the Google Play store on your Android device. Once installed, you can create, edit, and organize notes effortlessly. Create or edit a note, make lists, save drawings, label, color, and pin notes, archive notes and lists, and set up reminders. Significantly, sharing and collaborating with others is easy too.

How to Use Google Keep Notes

  • Download the Google Keep app from the Google Play Store.
  • Open the app and thereafter, create, edit, organize, and even archive notes.
  • Make lists, save drawings, label notes, set reminders, and more.

Share & Collaborate:

  • Share notes with others to collaborate effectively.

Now, let's dive into five tips and tricks to unlock Google Keep's full potential.

1. Import Notes into Google Docs

When your short writing project turns lengthy, seamlessly import Keep notes into Google Docs for enhanced formatting options. You can do this on your computer or mobile device.

On a computer:

  • Visit and open a document.
  • Click the Google Keep icon on the right panel.
  • Drag your notes into the document.

On mobile:

  • Open any note in Google Keep.
  • Tap the three-dot button and select "Send."
  • Choose "Copy to Google Docs."

2. Transcribe Text from a Photo

Google Keep Notes can transcribe text not just from audio but also from photos. Open a photo, tap the three-dot menu, and select "Grab image text." The transcribed text will appear below the image.

3. Create and Add Labels

Labels are a handy way to organize notes. Open any note, type # followed by the label name (e.g., #Work), and tap "Create" to add the label. To filter notes by labels, tap the menu button and select the desired label.

4. Grab Image Texts in Google Keep

Capture text from pictures by opening a note, expanding the image, tapping the three-dot button, and selecting "Grab image text."

5. Use Google Keep Chrome Extension

Install the Google Keep Chrome Extension from the Chrome web store. Right-click on a web page or image, select "Save to Keep" or "Save image to Keep," type a note, and tap "Create note" to save it.

By following these tips, you'll become a Google Keep expert, boosting your productivity and making the most of this underrated gem in the Google ecosystem.

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First Published Date: 20 Jan, 13:26 IST