Add Google Calendar to your home screen

To check your upcoming events and meetings from the home screen without opening the Google Calendar app, add a widget.

Add the Calendar widget to your home screen

Important: Some of these steps may differ based on your Android phone or tablet.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the home screen.
  2. Tap Widgets and then Calendar.
  3. Touch and hold one of these widgets:
    • Calendar schedule: View your tasks and upcoming events.
    • Calendar month view: Show your schedule one month at a time.
  4. Drag the widget to an empty space on the home screen, then release it.

Resize the Calendar widget

Important: In the Android widget, you can’t resize the button for Create Add.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the widget on your home screen, then release it.
    • An outline with dots appears on the sides of the widget.
  2. To resize the widget, drag the dots.
  3. When you're done, tap outside the widget.

Move the Calendar widget

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the widget.
  2. Drag the widget to an empty space on the home screen, then release it.

Remove the Calendar widget

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, touch and hold the widget.
  2. Drag the widget up to “Remove,” then release it.

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