Manage birthdays on your calendar

You can keep track of upcoming birthdays using Google Calendar. You can hide birthdays on your calendar or change the color of birthday events.

  • The birthday information syncs with your calendar when you add a person and include their birthday on Google Contacts.
  • You can edit or remove birthday information about the person in the Contacts app for Android or Google Contacts.
  • If you want notifications about a specific birthday, you can create a recurring event.
Add or edit birthdays in Google Contacts

Hide all birthdays on your calendar

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. To the left of “Birthdays,” tap the box.

Tip: Calendars with an empty box are already hidden from your calendar.

Turn off birthdays from one of your accounts

If you have multiple accounts, you can hide birthdays associated with one of your accounts.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Tap Birthdays.
  4. To hide an account, turn off Contacts.

Change the color of birthdays on your calendar

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Tap Birthdays.
  4. Select a new color.

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