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 Google Calendar.
  2. Under “My Calendars,” check Reminders.
  3. In the top left, click Create Create event.
  4. In the pop-up box, click Reminder.
  5. Type your reminder or choose a suggestion.
  6. Choose a date, time, and frequency.
  7. Click Save.

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 Google Calendar.
  2. Click the reminder you want to edit.
  3. Click Edit reminder Edit reminder.
  4. Update any event details.
  5. Click 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

  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. Click the reminder you want to mark as done and then Mark as done.

Delete a reminder

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

  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. Click the reminder you want to delete.
  3. Click Delete Delete event.

Hide all reminders

  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. Under "My Calendars," uncheck “Reminders.”

Troubleshoot reminders

Your reminder doesn't appear

You might not find a reminder because:

  • 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 Reminders calendar, under "My calendars," click Reminders.
You didn’t get a reminder notification

You only get notifications for reminders when they're set for a specific time. You won't get notifications for all-day reminders.

Old reminders show in your calendar

If you create reminders and don't mark them as done in the Calendar app, the Google app, or Google Keep, they appear in the "All day" section of your calendar.

To remove old reminders so they don't carry over to the next day, mark them as done.

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