Create or edit a note

You can write or say notes in Keep and find them from any deviceLearn how to create and edit notes using your Google Assistant.

Write a note

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap Create Add.
  3. Add a note and title.
  4. When you’re done, tap Back Back.

Learn how to create a note on your Wear OS watch.

Edit a note

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note you want to edit. 
  3. Make changes to a note.
    • To undo an action, tap Undo Undo.
    • To redo an action, tap Redo Redo.
  4. When you're done, tap Back Back.

Write a note with formatting

Currently, you can only format text for new notes. Text formatting for existing notes will be available soon.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap Create Add.
  3. Add a note and title.
  4. Select the text you want to format.
  5. Tap Format .
  6. Format the text.
    1. To bold: Tap Bold Bold.
    2. To italicize: Tap Italic Italic.
    3. To underline: Tap Underline Underline.
    4. To apply a heading style to a paragraph: Tap H1, H2, or Normal text

Important: Text formatting is only available on Android devices. If you open a note with formatting on your computer or an iOS device, you won’t be able to view this formatting. To format text and view text formatting, use the Google Keep app on Android devices. 

Remove formatting

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note with formatting that you want to edit.
  3. Select the text you want to change.
  4. Tap Format .
  5. Tap Remove formatting .

To remove a heading style:

  1. Tap on the paragraph with a heading style.
  2. Tap Format  and then Normal text.

Create a note with your voice

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. At the bottom, tap Speak Speak.
  3. When the microphone appears, speak your note.
    • To listen to it, tap Play Play recording.
    • To remove it, tap Delete Remove.

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