How To Keep Google Keep On Desktop

Google Keep is a convenient app for taking notes that aids in staying organized. Despite its high accessibility on mobile devices and tablets, were you aware that you can also utilize Google Keep on your desktop? In this guide, we demonstrate the necessary steps to have Google Keep easily accessible on your desktop, ensuring efficient note-taking and increased productivity.

Step 1: Go to Google Keep

In your web browser, go to You will need to sign in with your Google account. If you don’t have one, don’t worry. You can create one by clicking on “Create account” and following the prompts.

Step 2: Install Google Keep App

If you are a Google Chrome user, installation is simple. Navigate to the Chrome Web Store and search for “Google Keep”. Click on the first option that appears and then click on “Add to Chrome”. The Google Keep app will be directly added to the list of your Chrome apps.

Step 3: Create a Shortcut

If you’re looking for an even easier way to access Google Keep, create a shortcut. Here’s how:

For Windows users:

  • Right click on your desktop.
  • Select “New” then “Shortcut”.
  • In the box that pops up, type “” then click “Next”.
  • Name your shortcut “Google Keep” or something that you’ll remember. Click “Finish”.

For Mac users:

  • Open your web browser and navigate to
  • Click and drag the URL to your desktop. This will create an instant shortcut.

Step 4: Keep Google Keep Open

To keep Google Keep accessible at all times, you can pin it to your taskbar. To do this, open the Google Keep shortcut you just created, right click on the icon in the taskbar, and select “Pin to taskbar”. This way, even if you close your browser, the Google Keep icon will still be in your taskbar for easy access.


Google Keep is a fantastic tool for staying organized and keeping track of your thoughts and tasks. With this simple trick, you can have Google Keep at your fingertips whenever you’re on your desktop. Say goodbye to lost sticky notes and hello to organized productivity!