After adding the feature to the web version of Keep in May, Google has updated the Android app to allow users to easily convert their notes into Docs. Sometimes what starts as a stray thought or two that you dump into a note becomes something you want to expand upon. Rather than rewriting or copy and pasting, why not have your notes manager do the heavy lifting for you?

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And by easy, I mean easy. Go to a note and head to the overflow menu. Tap "Copy to Google Doc" and the process begins. Keep tells you when it is finished on the bottom of your screen, giving you an "Open" link. Follow that and ta-da! Your Keep note is now a Google Doc.

Bear in mind that there are no prompts about where you want this document stored in the directory structure of Google Drive, a decision that was probably made out of a desire for simplicity. Also recall that this is a copy function, so changes you make in Docs will not apply to the Keep version.

The version number for this update is 3.1.313.00. If you haven't been prompted on your device, just head on over to APK Mirror to grab it yourself.

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The APK is signed by Google and upgrades your existing app. The cryptographic signature guarantees that the file is safe to install and was not tampered with in any way. Rather than wait for Google to push this download to your devices, which can take days, download and install it just like any other APK.

File name: com.google.android.keep-3.1.313.00-3131300-minAPI14.apk

Version: 3.1.313.00 (3131300) (Android 4.0+)

MD5: 10891e1298bff698789a979bbd2daa5e