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Save a drawing as a note

You can add drawings as notes in Google Keep. Create drawings from scratch, add drawings to existing notes, or draw on top of images.  

Create a drawing

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. At the bottom, tap New drawing note Draw.
  3. Start drawing with your fingertip.
  4. To close the drawing, go to the top left and tap Back Back.

To edit your drawing, open the note and tap the drawing.

Use the drawing tools
  • To draw thin lines, tap the Pen Draw.
  • To draw thick lines, tap the Marker marker.
  • To highlight with color, tap the Highlighter highlighter.
  • To pick the color or size of a tool, tap a tool twice.
  • To erase a shape, tap the Eraser eraser.
  • To select any shape you’ve drawn, tap Select Select.
Delete your drawing
  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note that has the drawing.
  3. Tap the Drawing.
  4. In the top right, tap More More.
  5. Choose Delete.
Add a drawing to a note or image

Add a drawing to a note

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note you want to add a drawing to.
  3. At the bottom, tap Add add.
  4. Tap Drawing.
  5. Start drawing with your fingertip.

Add a drawing to an image in a note

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Keep app Google Keep.
  2. Tap the note with the image you want to add a drawing to.
  3. Tap the image.
  4. At the top right, tap the Pen Draw.
  5. Start drawing.
  6. To remove a drawing from an image, tap the Eraser eraser, then tap the drawing.
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