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Keep and Tasks let you make to-do lists, transcribe voice memos, take photos as reminders, and more. 

Get Keep: Web (, or iOS

Get Tasks: Android or iOS


When to use Tasks and Keep Keep and Tasks basics Cheat sheets Productivity guides Tips More resources

When to use Tasks and Keep

Both Tasks and Keep let you...
  • Create quick lists
  • Add structured information and subtasks
  • Access your notes and lists on the web and your mobile devices
Choose Tasks if you want to... Choose Keep if you want to...
Add structured information and subtasks Add unstructured or structured information and subtasks
See tasks and lists in a minimalist design See notes in a poster format
Add date and time to tasks or subtasks    Add a date and time as a reminder for the entire note
Set up recurring tasks with reminders Set up recurring or location-based reminders
Drag emails to Tasks to create task items N/A
N/A Drag notes into Google Docs or other tools
Organize lists by date or a custom order Organize lists and notes with color-coding, hashtags, and labels
Create tasks and lists for yourself only Create tasks and notes for yourself or share them with others
Add text only to lists Add text, drawings, web content, and images to comprehensive notes
N/A Print notes
Delete tasks and lists permanently Delete and undelete notes

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 Get started with Keep

Get started with Tasks

What you'll learn with Keep

  • Create and edit notes
  • Organize and find notes
  • Set reminders
  • Share notes
  • Archive and delete notes

What you'll learn with Tasks

  • Create lists and tasks
  • Organize and update tasks
  • Complete a task
  • Keyboard shortcuts

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Cheat sheets

Keep cheat sheet

Need a quick reference for the Keep basics you've learned? Download this cheat sheet.

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Productivity guides

Plan and hold meetings from anywhere

Learn how to prepare for, hold, and follow up after team meetings by using Google Workspace tools such as Calendar and Drive together.

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Switching to Google Workspace from OneNote

Use Google Workspace solutions to collaborate using notes.

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More resources

Visit the Keep Help Center and Tasks Help Center.

How Google handles user information in the Keep app and Tasks app.

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