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Archive notes & lists

Once you're done with a note in Keep, you can store or delete it.

Archive a note

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Keep Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note you want to archive.
  3. In the top right, tap Archive .

Tip: To archive multiple notes at once, touch and hold them on the Keep home screen and tap More More and thenArchive.

Delete a note

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Keep Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note you want to delete.
  3. In the bottom right, tap Action Action menu and then Delete Delete. Deleted notes are also deleted for anyone you've shared them with.

Tip: To delete multiple notes at once, touch and hold each note on the Keep home screen, then tap More More and then Delete.

Take notes out of the archive

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Keep Google Keep.
  2. In the top-left corner, tap Menu Menu and then Archive Archive.
  3. Click or tap a note to open it.
  4. Click or tap Unarchive Unarchive.

Recover deleted notes

After deleting a note, you have seven days to recover it.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Keep Google Keep.
  2. In the top-left corner, tap Menu Menu and then Trash Trash.
  3. Click or tap a note to open it.
  4. To move a note out of the trash, tap Action Action menu and then Restore.

Empty your trash

You can also empty the trash at any time. This permanently deletes any notes in the trash.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Keep Google Keep.
  2. In the top-left corner, click or tap Menu Menu and then Trash Trash.
  3. Tap More More and then Empty Trash.
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