Google Keep Basic Operations

Do you wish to know how to do some basic operations in Google Keep like sharing notes, backup notes and exporting notes? You are in the right place.

Before you learn some of Google Keep Basic Operations, you should know what is Google Keep. Yes, as you have guessed it right. It is a note-taking service. It is a part of the web-based free Google Docs Editor suite from Google. You can create, edit and format notes on your computer with Google Keep. 

How to Create A Note in Google Keep on your Computer?

Let us consider that you use a computer. To create a Google Keep, you will have to first visit Once you are there, on the top, you will find an option called “Take a note”. Click on it. Enter the note that you wish to add and click done. Now, you have created a Google Keep Note.

How to Share Google Keep Notes?

On Google Keep on your computer, you can edit, archive and edit the notes that you created previously. Also, as you wish to know how to share Google Keep Notes, here are the steps to follow when you use your PC:

  • Go to Google Keep
  • Click a Note
  • Click on the option called “Collaborator”
  • Enter details like the name and email address of the person with whom you wish to share the notes. If you wish to share it with a Google Group, you can give the details of the Google Group instead of the name and email of an individual.
  • Now, choose a name and click on the option called Done.
  • Finally, click save.

In case, you delete a shared note, it will be deleted for all people with whom you have shared the note.

How to Export Google Keep Notes?

Now, you know the answer to the question of how to share Google Keep notes. But, what if you wish to find the answer to your question about how to export Google Keep Notes? Here is the answer:

You can export and download the notes from Google Keep. You also have the option to create an archive. This will help you safeguard your records. Also, with this move, you can use the data in another service. The steps to follow for exporting are as follows:

  • First, include the items in your download archive.
  • To do this, you will have to go to page. When you go here, you will see all the Google products in which you have your data saved. 
  • Here, unselect all others and check only Google Keep.
  • Click Next.
  • Now, you can customize your archive format. You can choose one of the following delivery methods:
    • Add to box
    • Add to Microsoft OneDrive
    • Add to Dropbox
    • Add to Drive
    • Send download link via Email
  • Now, you will have to select one of the following export types:
    • One-time archive
    • Scheduled exports
  • Now, choose the file type in which your exported notes should save:
    • Zip 
    • Tgz

Once you complete this process, you will get an email with a link from which you can locate the exported data.

How to Backup Google Keep Notes?

You can back up the Google Keep Notes by exporting them to your Google Drive. To export, you will have to follow the steps mentioned above.