How to Sync Multiple Google Calendars

Date created
Apr 24, 2020 1:22 AM

If you have several Google Calendars, you can easily sync them into one common calendar. When you sync multiple calendars, you will be able to view them at once, and when you make changes to the calendars they will be reflected on all the devices the calendars are synced to.

  1. 1 Open the Settings app for your device. From the home screen of your phone, tap on Settings. This will open the Settings menu of your iOS device.
  2. 2 Go to “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”. Scroll through the list and tap “Mail, Contacts, and Calendars”. The “Mail, Contacts, Calendars” menu will enable you to add accounts.
  3. 3 Select “Add Account”. A new Accounts page will open where you will view several options to choose from, such as iCloud, Exchange, Google, Yahoo, Aol, Outlook.com, and others.
  4. 4 Add the Google account that contains the calendars. Begin by tapping the “Google” option. Then enter your name in the first text box and email address on the second text box, and then enter your password to the account into the third text box. You can also enter a description of your Gmail account on the last textbox, but this is optional.
    • If you have already added your Gmail account, then instead of tapping “Add Account,” choose “Gmail” from the account list. Tap “Next” after entering all the required information in the text boxes.
  5. 5 Toggle the Calendar switch to ON. The calendar switch is found on the Accounts section. Calendar is the third option in the list. Toggle the icon to the right side to switch it on. The icon will turn to blue, meaning that it has been enabled. Syncing will start when you next open the Calendar app on your iOS device.
  6. 6 Choose the calendars to sync. At this stage you need to choose the calendars to sync to your device. To do so, open a browser in your mobile phone and go to google.com/calendar/iphoneselect. Tap “Add Account” on the middle of the browser page, and log in using your Google account details. Tap “OK” to view a list of all your calendars, each with a checkbox next to them.
    • Tap checkbox next to the calendars you want to sync with your iOS device. It’s important to note that shared calendars need selecting individually, and the default setting is “Off.” This means when a new calendar is shared, you must repeat these last few steps to ensure it syncs with your iOS device.
    • When you’re done selecting calendars, tap the save icon at the bottom right corner of the browser.
  7. 7 Start syncing. Open the Calendars app on your iPhone or iPad, and wait for it to sync. Once done, you will be able to view the Google Calendars you selected earlier.
  8. 8 Add additional accounts. You can add multiple Google accounts to your iOS device, and use the above steps to select which calendars you want to sync from it.
  9. 1 Open the Settings of your Android device. Open the app drawer, and search for the Settings app.Tap it to open the Settings menu of your device. You may also be able to access Settings from your Android device’s Notification bar.
  10. 2 Choose the Accounts option. Scroll down the list of Settings and tap the “Accounts” option. A list of all linked accounts will be displayed. You will now need to add a new account.
  11. 3 Tap the “Add account” button. The “Add account” button is at the bottom of the listed accounts. A list of applications will pop up; select “Google” from here. A new page will open where you will be opted to choose an existing account or new.
  12. 4 Tap “Existing account” and sign in with your Google account. This option means you already have a Google account. You will be prompted to enter your email in the first text box and password in the second textbox. Then tap the “Next” button to go to the next screen.
  13. 5 Select the Calendar option. Tap on the small radio button at the right-hand side of the “Calendar” option. A blue tick will appear, showing that it has been selected. Tap “Next” to finish the setup, and then go back to the Settings menu of the phone by tapping its back button.
  14. 6 Open the Calendar option in the Settings menu. Tap “More” from the Settings menu, and then select “Calendar” You will see all of your calendars on this page.
  15. 7 Select the calendars to sync. This option is at the bottom part of your screen. It will enable you to choose which calendars to sync. Select the calendars by checking the box next to them. When you are done, tap “OK” to save the changes. Syncing will take a few minutes to finish. Once done, you will be able to view all your calendars in the Calendar app.
  16. 8 Repeat for additional accounts. If you have more than one Google account that you want to sync calendars from, you can add them using the method above. As long as calendar syncing is enabled, each account will add its calendars to your Calendar app.

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