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 computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. On the left, uncheck Birthdays.

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

Hide the Birthdays calendar

  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. On the left, find "My calendars."
    • To expand it, click My calendars.
  3. Hover your mouse over "Birthdays."
  4. Click Options More and then Hide from list.

Change the color of birthdays on your calendar

  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. On the left, find "My calendars."
    • To expand it, click My calendars.
  3. Hover your mouse over "Birthdays."
  4. Click Options More.
  5. Select a new color.

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