Create a repeating event

When you create an event in Google Calendar, you can make it repeat on certain days.

Set up a new repeating event

Computer
  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. In the top left corner, click Create.
  3. Add the event title, date, and time.
  4. Under the date and time, check the box next to Repeat.
  5. Choose how often you want the event to repeat, and when you want the repeating event to end.
  6. Click Done.
  7. When you're done creating your event, click Save at the top of the page.
Android
  1. Open the Google Calendar app .
  2. In the bottom right corner, touch New Event .
  3. Add a title to your event.
  4. Choose the event's date and time.
  5. Under the time, touch More options > Does not repeat.
  6. Choose how often you want the event to repeat.
  7. When you're done, go to the top right corner and touch Save.
iPhone
  1. Open the Google Calendar app .
  2. In the bottom right corner, touch New Event .
  3. Add a title to your event.
  4. Choose the event's date and time.
  5. Under the time, touch More options > Does not repeat.
  6. Choose how often you want the event to repeat.
  7. When you're done, touch Save in the top right corner.

Make an existing event repeat

Computer
  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. Click the event you want to update > More details.
  3. Under the date and time, check the box next to Repeat.
  4. Choose how often you want the event to repeat, and when you want the repeating event to end.
  5. Click Done.
  6. When you're done editing your event, click Save at the top of the page.
Android
  1. Open the Google Calendar app .
  2. Touch the event you want to update.
  3. Touch Edit .
  4. Under the time, touch More options > Does not repeat.
  5. Choose how often you want the event to repeat.
  6. When you're done editing your event, touch Save in the top right corner.
iPhone
  1. Open the Google Calendar app .
  2. Touch the event you want to update.
  3. Touch Edit .
  4. Under the time, touch More options > Does not repeat.
  5. Choose how often you want the event to repeat.
  6. When you're done editing your event, go to the top right corner and touch Save.

Make changes to repeating events

Computer
  1. On your computer, open Google Calendar.
  2. Click the event you want to update > More details.
  3. Make changes to the event.
  4. At the top of the page, click Save.
  5. Choose which events in the series you want to update:
    • Only this event: This event will be updated, but the details for all the other recurring events will stay the same.
    • Following events: This event, and all events moving forward will be updated. Any events from the past won't be updated.
    • All events: All events from the past and the future will be updated.
Android
  1. Open the Google Calendar app .
  2. Touch the event you want to update.
  3. Touch Edit .
  4. Make updates to your event.
  5. When you're done editing your event, touch Save in the top right corner.
  6. Choose which events in the series you want to update:
    • This event: This event will be updated, but the details for all the other recurring events will stay the same.
    • All following events: This event, and all events moving forward will be updated. Any events from the past won't be updated.
iPhone
  1. Open the Google Calendar app .
  2. Touch the event you want to update.
  3. Touch Edit .
  4. Make updates to your event.
  5. When you're done editing your event, touch Save in the top right corner.
  6. Choose which events in the series you want to update:
    • This event: This event will be updated, but the details for all the other recurring events will stay the same.
    • All following events: This event, and all events moving forward will be updated. Any events from the past won't be updated.
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