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10 Basic Google Keep Tips Every Teacher Should Know about (Infographic)

June 11, 2016
Google Keep is a powerful note taking application for teachers. It allows you to capture your thoughts in different format: audio, text and images. You can also use it to create to do-lists, add reminders to your notes, copy notes to your Google docs and many more. For those of you new to Google Keep, here is a handy visual that features 10 basic Google Keep tips you should know about. Check it out and share with your colleagues. Enjoy

Google Keep tips

1- Create a text note

  • Click on ‘Take a note’
  • Give a title to your note
  • Type in your note
  • Click on Done
2- Create a photo note
  • Click on image icon in the ‘Take a note’ bar
  • Select an image from your computer
  • Give your note a title and add text 
  • Click ‘Done' 
3- Create an audio note
  • This option is only available for Keep on Android and iOS
  • On your iPad open the Keep app
  • At the bottom right, touch the new recording icon 
  • Speak your note
  • To edit the spoken text, touch the text above the audio file
  • To save your note, touch the back arrow at the top left 
4- Create a list
  • Click on ’New list’ icon in the ‘Take a note’ bar
  • Type in your list item
  • To add more items to the list click on ‘List item’
  • Click Done to save your list.
5-  Change colour of a note or a list
  • Open a note or list or just hover your mouse over it
  • Click on Change color icon
  • Choose from the colours there and click Done to save it
6- Copy Keep notes to Google Docs
  • To copy a note into a Google Doc:
  • 'Hover over the note you want to add and click the More icon .
  • Select Copy to Google Doc.
7- Set reminders for your notes
  • To add reminders to your notes:
  • click or hover over a note 
  • Select ‘Remind me’ icon 
  • Choose from the options available there
8-  Organize notes by label
  • To add a label to a note:
  • Hover over your note
  • Click on the More icon
  • Select ‘Add label’
9- To share a note with others:
  • Click on the share icon 
  • Type in the email addresses and click Save
  • To unshare a note,Open a note
  • Select the icons of any people you want to unshare with, or select the Share icon
  • Select the Remove icon
  • Select Save
10- Archive notes and lists
  • Archiving allows you to move your notes and lists from the main screen of your Keep into archive where you can find them later. 
  • To archive a note, select it then click on the Archive icon
  • To see archived notes, click on the menu icon archive.