Google moves Keep shopping list functionality to Google Home and Express

Google's Keep application will suffer small changes starting April 10, the search giant recently announced. It looks like some of the app's functionality will be added to Google Home and Express services, such as shopping lists.

So, effective April 10, whenever you'll try to add an item to your shopping list with Google Home, it's either the Assistant or Express apps that will save it to a primary Google Shopping List. Basically, this means that you won't be able to use Google Assistant to save your items to a list in Google Keep.

In order to save items to your shopping list, you can now say whatever item you want to add, tap the list icon in the Express or Google Home app, or Google Assistant, to access the list and see everything you've added. Don't worry about your items saved with Google Keep, as Google announced they would show up in the new shopping list.

In the less probability that you don't want to copy things your saved items from Keep to the Google Shopping List, you can make a copy of your current Google Keep shopping list, accessible from the Google Home app, to a new Keep list.

Ensure that you make all the necessary changes since starting April 10, your shopping lists will be accessible through the Google Express and Home apps, as well as Assistant settings.

source: Google



3. diggie32

Posts: 388; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

Thought I knew enough about Keep, but I guess not. So what is the difference between a shopping list and a (plain?)list you make in keep?

5. vincelongman

Posts: 5838; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

My guess is with the shopping list you can say something like: "OK Google, add an apple to my shopping list"

2. jeffpom

Posts: 69; Member since: Dec 11, 2016

Way to Google.... You got a good thing going, and you mess with it AGAIN. Why not allow that stuff to stay in Keep???? Is it really that much of a problem? Could you not even maybe delineate between the two? "Okay Google - add to my shopping note in Keep"

4. TerryTerius unregistered

Google absolutely loves making things inconvenient. I genuinely believe whoever is making these kinds of decisions takes sadistic pleasure in knowing he is irritating people for no good reason whatsoever. Probably the same guy that makes all the decisions for their messenger apps.

1. surethom

Posts: 1778; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Here in UK we don't have express but the home app all really just saves to Home shopping List only. But the MAJOR problem is you cannot access the shopping list if you loose cellular connection here in UK you cannot get a signal in supermarkets marketing the shopping list pointless. Make offline availability please Google. Please.

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