Create a shopping list on your phone

You can create a shopping list using your Google Assistant on a phone or tablet. 

Tip: The languages you can use depend on the device. Learn which languages work on your device.

Create a shopping list

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say a command, for example:
    • "Create a [store] shopping list"
    • "Add cereal to my shopping list"
    • "Add cereal and bread to my shopping list"

Items are automatically added to your primary shopping list. Learn how to see or change your primary shopping list.

Get list recommendations

When you create a list, you might see items to add based on your previous lists or other popular items.

To add a suggested item to a list:

  1. Create a new list or open an existing list.
  2. Under “Add item,” tap a suggested item.
    • Tip: To see more items, swipe left or right.

Important: For now, this feature isn't available in all languages or countries.

If you don’t want personalized recommendations, turn off Web & App Activity. If you turn off Web & App activity, you’ll still see suggestions for popular items. Learn more about how action suggestions work.

Add items manually

If you don’t want to use your voice, you can add items to a shopping list manually.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say "Show me my shopping list."
  3. Tap View list and then Menu Menu.
  4. Tap a shopping list.
  5. Tap Add item and then enter an item and then Done.
Create another shopping list
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say "Show me my shopping list."
  3. Tap View list and then Menu Menu.
  4. Tap Create new list.
    • Optional: To automatically add items to this shopping list when you use your voice, tap Make this my primary list.
  5. Tap Create.

See your shopping list

  1. Say "Ok Google" or press the button to talk to your Google Assistant.
  2. Say a command, for example:
    • "Show me my shopping list"
    • "What’s on my shopping list?"

Your Assistant will show your primary shopping list. Learn more about your primary shopping list or how to change it.

See all shopping lists
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say "Show me my shopping list."
  3. Tap View list and then Menu Menu.
See or change your primary shopping list

When you add items with your voice, they’re automatically added to your primary shopping list. You can change your primary shopping list whenever you want.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say "Show me my shopping list."
  3. Tap View list and then Menu Menu.
  4. Under "Primary list," you’ll see your primary shopping list.
  5. To change your primary shopping list, next to another shopping list, tap More More and then Make primary.

Change, check off, or remove items

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say "Show me my shopping list."
  3. Tap View list and then Menu Menu.
  4. Tap the shopping list you want to change.
    • To change an item, tap the item and then enter your changes and then Close Close.
    • To check off an item, swipe right on the item.
    • To remove an item, swipe left on the item.

Share a shopping list

Share a shopping list

You can share a shopping list with as many people as you want. Each person can add, change, or check off shopping list items, or add more collaborators.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say "Show me my shopping list."
  3. Tap View list and then Menu Menu.
  4. Tap the shopping list you want to share.
  5. In the top right, tap Share Share with others.
  6. Enter a name or email address and then Save.
  7. At the top of the shopping list, you’ll see members you added.
Remove someone from a shared shopping list
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say "Show me my shopping list."
  3. Tap View list and then Menu Menu.
  4. Tap the shopping list you want to remove someone from.
  5. At the top of the shopping list, tap the person you shared the shopping list with.
  6. Next to a shopping list member, tap Remove Remove.
  7. Tap Save.

Rename or delete a shopping list

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the Home button or say "Ok Google." 
  2. Say "Show me my shopping list."
  3. Tap View list and then Menu Menu.
  4. Next to the shopping list you want to rename, tap More More and then Rename or Delete.

Buy items on your list

Learn how to buy items on your shopping list.

Was this helpful?
How can we improve it?