Google Keep has once again popped back into existence. It had previously gone live for about a half hour on St. Patrick's Day before Google took it down. We managed to snag a full set of screenshots before it went down.

Update: Hands-On With Google Keep For Android: Notes, Checklists, Voice Notes, Pictures, Widgets, And Voice Actions Integration

So if you'd like to check out Google's new note-taking app, I suggest you hurry and head on over to Until we see some kind of official launch post from a Google blog, I don't expect it to be there for long.

Update: It's official.


As far as I can tell, it works exactly the same as it did a few days ago. It still isn't integrated with Drive in any way, (despite the URL) and there still isn't an Android app.

We'll keep you posted.

Update: The Android app is live now, and it's looking pretty neat:

Quickly capture what’s on your mind and recall it easily wherever you are. Create a checklist, enter a voice note or snap a photo and annotate it. Everything you add is instantly available on all your devices – desktop and mobile.

With Google Keep you can:
• Keep track of your thoughts via notes, lists and photos
• Have voice notes transcribed automatically
• Use homescreen widgets to capture thoughts quickly
• Color-code your notes to help find them later
• Swipe to archive things you no longer need
• Turn a note into a checklist by adding checkboxes
• Use your notes from anywhere - they are safely stored in the cloud and available on the web at

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Google Keep - Notes and Lists
Google Keep - Notes and Lists
Developer: Google LLC
Price: Free