I live and die by Google services, they are essential for me to get my sh*t together in daily life and stay organized. So I was super bummed out when I learned that there’s no official Google Keep app available for Pebble Time. I guess it comes down to Google wanting to push Android Wear and thus not providing an API for keep.
There is, however, an unofficial solution to access your Google Keep notes on Pebble Time. I’ll briefly describe what you need to install.
Warning: Your Android phone needs to be rooted for this!
Step 1: Install Google Keep on your phone (duh)
Probably needless to say, but you should have Google Keep installed on your Android smartphone. If you don’t have it yet, get it here.
Step 2: Install Keep for Pebble
Step 3: Install the companion app
You also need to install the companion app on your phone. Download it, install it and you’ll just need to open it once to get everything working.
That’s it! You’re good to see your Google Keep notes directly on your Pebble Time. I’ve set the quick-launch action for the down-button to open the Keep app, so I’ll always have those shopping lists handy when I need them. The only thing I’m missing right now is the ability to tick off check boxes. But I guess we can’t have everything.
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