Software & Apps Google Drive 8 Advanced Google Keep Tips and Tricks by Cindy Grigg Writer Cindy Grigg is a former freelance contributor to Lifewire and a productivity writer who teaches Microsoft Office software to students and pros. our editorial process Cindy Grigg Updated on March 29, 2019 Google Drive Docs Sheets Slides Tweet Share Email 01 of 09 Maximize Google Keep with 8 Tips and Tricks for Advanced Users Advanced Google Keep Tips and Tricks. (c) Cindy Grigg Google Keep is a straightforward app, but the following tips and tricks can help this note-taking app be even more convenient to use. 02 of 09 12 Zippy Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Keep Google Keep for Web. Lifewire You may be interested in keyboard shortcuts to get your ideas down even more quickly in the web version of Google Keep. In addition to this tutorial series, this is a quick way to blast through what Keep can do as well! Try these shortcuts: c - create new noteo - open selected noteEnter - edit noteEsc - close a notej - go to previous notek - go to next noten - go to previous list itemp - go to next list itemCtrl or Command then g - switch between list and grid view/ - searche - archive a note# - delete a note 03 of 09 Set Up Multiple Accounts in Google Keep for Android Multiple Google Accounts. Lifewire If you want Google Keep notes for different areas of your life to be separated, setting up multiple accounts is the answer. Do this by setting up different Google accounts. For example, you could set up an account for business and another account for your personal life. You can then switch between the two accounts from within the same browser window. For details, visit Google's Multiple Accounts page, but you should be able to just select your profile in the upper right and select Add Account. 04 of 09 The Google Keep Home Screen Widgets Google Keep Home Screen Widget in Google Play. Lifewire Some devices will allow you to place a Google Keep widget on your home screen or even a lock screen. This makes it that much simpler to create a new note from a home screen or even a lock screen, or to see information in keynotes such as to-do lists or other reminders. 05 of 09 Send Notes to Gmail Using 'Note to Self' for Google Keep Woman Using Mobile Voice Commands. Sam Edwards / OJO Images / Getty Images You might already know that you can voice command your Android device's 'Note to Self' feature thanks to Google Now, to send a given voice note to Gmail. Here's an interesting workaround that lets some users send the note to Google Keep instead. You can reset the default 'Note to Self' command by selecting Settings - Apps - Gmail. Then, for Launch By Default select Clear Defaults. Now create a new note. Say "Ok, Google Now" then "Note to Self". You can then edit this note and choose a new destination of other apps installed, including Keep. 06 of 09 Archive or Restore Notes in Google Keep Archive or Delete Notes in Google Keep. Lifewire You can drag notes off the screen to archive them in Google Keep. Archiving is different than permanently deleting. Archived notes stay in Google Keep but are kept behind the scenes. If you change your mind later, simply go to the Menu (upper left) and look at the Archive, where you can Restore a note back to the main Keep page. 07 of 09 Change Language Settings in Google Keep Change Language in Google Keep. Lifewire You can change language settings in Google Keep by changing your Google Drive language. Click on your profile picture in the upper right of the web interface, for example, then Account, then Languages. My image shows how the interface language changed to French, but notice that my actual notes do not change from English. 08 of 09 Consider Beyondpad for Expanding Google Keep Beyondpad for Google Keep. Lifewire Consider Beyondpad if you love the Google Keep interface. You may want more bells and whistles, namely: List dropdowns and more optionsUnique tagging optionsTemplates Visit beyondpad.com for more details. 09 of 09 Consider Google Keep for Wear OS Wearable Tech. Jamie Grill / Blend Images / Getty Images To mix fashion and productivity, consider using Google Keep on a Wear OS (formerly Android Wear) device. This type of solution can also connect to your Android phone.