Create, find & edit reminders in Google Calendar

 

You can use reminders in Google Calendar to track tasks. Reminders repeat every day or until you mark them as done.

Reminders are private and cannot be shared with others.

Create a reminder

  1. Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. In the bottom right, tap Create Create event and then Reminder.
  3. Enter your reminder, or choose a suggestion.
  4. Select a date, time, and frequency.
  5. In the top right, tap Save.
  6. The reminder appears in the Google Calendar app. When you mark a reminder as done, it’s crossed out.

Tip: You can also create reminders in Google Keep and the Google app.

Find, edit, or delete reminders

Find your reminders

Google Calendar

Reminders you create in Google Calendar appear on the day your reminder is scheduled and in the week or month view.

Reminders in other Google products

Reminders you create in Keep and the Google app also show in Google Calendar.

Edit a reminder
  1. Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Tap the reminder you want to edit and then Edit Edit.
  3. Update any event details.
  4. At the top-right corner, tap Save.
Remove a reminder

To remove a reminder from your calendar, you can either mark it as done or delete it.

Mark a reminder as done

When you mark a reminder as done, it appears crossed out on your calendar. You can mark a reminder as done in two ways:

  • In your Calendar, swipe right to mark the reminder as done.
  • Open the reminder to find details and tap Mark as done.

Delete a reminder

You can delete a reminder to remove it from your calendar.

  1. Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Tap the reminder you want to delete.
  3. At the top right, tap More More and then Delete and then OK or Delete.

Hide all reminders

  1. Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
  3. Uncheck “Reminders.”

Troubleshoot problems

Your reminder doesn't appear
  • You may have deleted the reminder.
  • You may have snoozed the reminder until you reached a certain location. Once you get there, you can find the reminder in the all-day section.
  • The Reminders calendar may be hidden. To show the calendar, under "My calendars," tap Reminders.
You didn’t get a reminder notification

You only get notifications for reminders when they're set for a specific time.

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