SMS notifications for Google Calendar

If you use Google Calendar through G Suite (not including the legacy free Google Apps edition), you can get text (SMS) notifications for your events.

Turn on SMS notifications

  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings and then Settings and then Mobile Setup.
  3. Add your country and phone number.
  4. Click Send Verification Code.
  5. When you get the text message, enter the code you received in the Verification code box.
  6. Click Verify

Cost of SMS notifications

The Google Calendar app doesn't charge you to send SMS notifications. However, your standard text message rates will apply. For questions about your text messaging rate, contact your service provider.

Turn off SMS notifications

Turn off notifications for all calendars
  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings and then Settings and then Mobile Setup.
  3. Delete your phone number.
Turn off notifications for certain calendars
  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings and then Settings.
  3. Under "Settings for my calendars," click the calendar you want to change. 
  4. Select each "SMS" notification and change them all to "None" or "Notification."
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