Respond to event invitations

When people invite you to an event using Google Calendar, the event automatically shows on your calendar. You can RSVP to calendar invitations to let people know if you're going to an event. You can also add a note or suggest a different time for an event.

How to RSVP

  1. Open the invitation email, or the event that was added to your calendar.
  2. In the "Going?" section, tap Yes, No, or Maybe.

Change your response

  1. Tap the event on your calendar.
  2. In the "Going?" section, tap Yes, No, or Maybe.

Propose a new time

As an attendee:

  1. Tap the event on your calendar.
  2. Next to "Maybe," tap Down Arrow and then Propose a new time.
  3. Select a different time or day.
  4. Optional: Add a message.
  5. Tap Send Send .
  6. Confirm your RSVP.

Note: A "Time proposal sent to organizer" banner will show up. Your organizer may or may not accept your suggestion.

As an organizer:

  1. Tap an event on your calendar with a clock icon.
  2. Under "Guests," tap the proposal you want to review.
  3. To change the event to the proposed time, tap Done Done .
  4. Tap Save.

Details about proposing a new time

  • Proposals are turned off for large events with more than 200 guests and all-day events. Learn more about large events.
  • All guests can propose a new time. Organizers can’t propose a new time.
  • Organizers will only receive email notifications for proposals if they turn on "event responses" in Google Calendar settings on a computer.

Forwarding invitations

Instead of forwarding, guests should be invited to the event using Google Calendar.

Important: You should not forward calendar invitation emails to other people or respond to invitations that were forwarded to you. If you forward an invitation, the recipient could change your RSVP response.

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