Sync Google Calendar with your iOS device

CalDAV is an internet standard that’s used to sync Google Calendar with your Apple iOS devices (including iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) and iCal. 

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Sync with your device

  1. Open the Settings application on your device's home screen.
  2. Open Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
  3. Select Add Account...
  4. Select Gmail.
  5. Enter your account information:
  • In the Name field, enter your name as you'd like it to appear to others.
  • In the Email field, enter your full Google Account or Google Apps email address.
  • In the Password field, enter your Google Account or Google Apps password.
  • In the Description field, enter a description of the calendar (e.g. "Personal Calendar").
  • Select Next at the top of your screen.
  • Make sure the Calendars option is turned on.

After you've completed setup, open the Calendar app on your device. Syncing will automatically begin.

By default, only your primary calendar will be synced with your device. If you have additional calendars you’d like to sync, follow the instructions below.

Sync Multiple Calendars

  • Visit the following page from your device's mobile browser: https://www.google.com/calendar/syncselect
    • Google Apps users can go to https://m.google.com/sync/settings/
  • Select the calendars you'd like to sync, then click Save.

The selected calendars will be displayed on your device at the time of the next sync.

Requirements

Syncing via CalDAV is only available for Apple devices running software version 3.0 or higher. Here’s how to check your software version:

  1. Tap Settings on your device's home screen
  2. Tap General
  3. Tap About
  4. Your device's software version is listed next to Version

To upgrade to the latest software version, follow the instructions at www.apple.com/iphone/softwareupdate.