Google is killing Keep Chrome app ahead of others, here’s when it will stop working
“Support ends for the Google Keep Chrome app in February 2021 when we move Chrome apps to the web,” says the first line of the page.
Although Google has already confirmed that June 2021 will be the last month for Chrome app support on Windows, Mac and Linux, it will be killing Keep Chrome app before in February itself. This announcement comes from the Keep app's support page. “Support ends for the Google Keep Chrome app in February 2021 when we move Chrome apps to the web,” says the first line of the page.
As reported by 9to5Google, the Chrome app appear in the Chrome OS shelf on in your Mac/Windows docks. However, it has started showing up a statement in Pink. “Keep will be moving from the Chrome app to your browser soon” banner. In addition to a “Learn more” support document, users have the option to “Update to keep.google.com.”
Also read: Google Chrome app support extended by a year, select users can use it till 2022
It is said that those with Chrome version 86 or newer will be able to migrate to keep.google.com. However, Keep Chrome app on your desktop will be replaced by a shortcut launcher.
It is worth adding that starting February 2021, you won't be able to access Keep on your computer until unless you have an active internet connection. However, offline access will still be available for Android and iOS users.
Also mentioned is that Keep on Chrome OS lock screen will no longer be available. This was useful for those having touchscreen Chromebooks for quick note access.
This announcement comes just a few days after the firm brought new Keep and other logos to web and mobile. The new Keep logo has not yet reached mobile devices yet.
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