Archive notes and lists

Once you've finished with a note in Keep, you can store or delete it.

Archive a note

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

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

Learn how to archive notes and lists on your Wear OS watch. 

Delete a note

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open Keep  Keep.
  2. Tap the note that you want to delete.
  3. In the bottom right, tap Action Action menu and then Delete Delete. Deleted notes are also deleted for anyone who 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  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  Keep.
  2. In the top-left corner, tap Menu Menu and then Bin Bin.
  3. Click or tap a note to open it.
  4. To move a note out of the bin, tap Action Action menu and then Restore.

Empty your Bin

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

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