Write, draw, and add notes in a jam

While working on a Jamboard, you can add text, shapes, or notes to your jam. You can also add shapes from the Jamboard app and add notes from a web browser.

Write or draw in a jam

You can write or draw in the frame using the stylus on the board, your finger on the app, or your cursor in a web browser.

  1. Create or open a jam.
  2. On the toolbar, tap Draw Draw.
  3. (Optional) To change pens, tap a marker, highlighter, or brush tool.
  4. (Optional) To change colors, under the pens, tap a color.

Add shapes and drawings to a jam

Feature currently only available on a Jamboard and the Jamboard app

You can add polished text, shapes, and drawings to your jam. For example, when you draw a square, Jamboard cleans up the edges and angles of your drawing. You can draw images, such as circles, cats, or bicycles.

  1. On a Jamboard, create or open a jam.
  2. On the toolbar, tap Draw Draw.
  3. Tap Assistive drawing tools and then one of the following tools:
    • To clean up written text, tap Handwriting recognition Handwriting recognition.
    • To format shapes, tap Shape recognition Shape recognition.
    • To recognize and clean up drawings, tap Autodraw Autodraw.
  4. Add your drawing or text.

Add notes to a jam

Feature currently only available on a Jamboard and a web browser

  1. Create or open a jam.
  2. On the toolbar, tap Insert note Insert note.
  3. Tap a color to change the note’s color.
  4. Use the on-screen keyboard to add text to the note.
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