Label, colour or pin notes

To sort and find your notes in Google Keep, you can label, colour and pin notes. If you're sharing a note, only you will be able to see your labels, colours and pins. You can have up to 50 labels. 

Label your notes

Add a label

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note that you want to label. To select multiple notes, touch and hold a note and then tap other notes that you want to select.
  3. At the bottom right, tap Action Action menu. If you've selected multiple notes, you can skip this step.
  4. Tap Labels Label.
    • Tick the box next to each label that you want.
    • To add a label, enter a label name in 'Enter label name', and tap Create Create.
  5. At the top left, tap Back Back.
  6. You'll see the label at the bottom of the note. To remove a label, tap a tag.

Edit a label

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Next to 'Labels', tap Edit.
  4. Find the label that you want to change and tap Edit Edit.
    • To delete a label, tap Delete Delete.
    • To edit a label, enter a new label and tap Done Done.
  5. When you’re done, tap Close Close.

Colour your notes

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note that you want to colour.
  3. At the bottom right, tap Action Action menu.
  4. At the bottom, choose a colour.
  5. To save the colour, at the top left, tap Back Back.

To colour multiple notes:

  1. Touch and hold a noteand then tap other notes that you want to select.
  2. Tap Change colour Colour.
  3. Choose a colour.

Pin important notes

You can pin important notes to the top of your Google Keep feed to access them quickly.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note that you want to pin.
  3. Tap Pin note Pin.

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

 

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