Google Keep will lose its Chrome application in February 2021
- November 4, 2020
Google Keep will lose its Chrome App in February 2021, as part of the organization’s long term plan to kill off all Chrome Apps in favor of universal progressive web applications. Clients of Google’s note-taking application who access it through the Chrome application are being greeted with a banner warning that “Keep will be moving from the Chrome app to your browser soon” and recommending that clients move up to the expansion and site all things being equal. As per a Google support page, you can even now make your own Keep application by heading off to the Keep site and making a windowed Chrome shortcut of it.
The news is certifiably not a total surprise. A month ago Google at last gave a course of events for the finish of Chrome Apps, which affirmed that help would proceed until June 2021, with an additional year for Chrome OS gadgets and expert applications with a Device Policy combination.
Too bad, Google has unmistakably concluded that it will begin pulling its own applications before that date. One symptom of this is that the choice to keep Google Keep on your Chrome OS lock screen will likewise be taken out. This will disappoint a few clients who depend on the lock screen alternative for fast notetaking. In addition, Keep Chrome App clients won’t have the option to get to their notes disconnected after help completes, however access from Android and iOS will proceed.
Google is quick to help us that the conclusion to remember Chrome Apps isn’t equivalent to the furthest limit of the more adaptable Chrome Extensions, which will carry on as in the past: “Google will continue to support and invest in Chrome Extensions on all existing platforms. Fostering a robust ecosystem of extensions is critical to Chrome’s mission and we are committed to providing a useful extension platform for customizing the browsing experience for all users.”