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The information below is for the new version of Google Calendar. If you use the old version, sign in to Google Calendar and then refresh this page.

Create an event

You can create Google Calendar events from your computer or device.

Create an event 

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Tap Create Create.
  3. Tap Event Event.
  4. Type in the information about your event. When you enter more details like location or date, you'll see suggestions that you can choose to use.
  5. Tap Done.
  6. Optional: If you have more than one calendar and want to change which one you're adding the event to, go to the top and tap the calendar name.

When you're done you can edit event details like the date, location, time, event visibility, and who's invited. When you're done editing, make sure to tap Save

Tip: You can also create events by finding an empty time on your calendar. Just switch to a view with an hour grid, like Day view, and then touch and hold an empty time.

Edit or delete events

Edit an event
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Open the event you want to edit.
  3. Tap Edit Edit.
  4. Make changes to your event, then tap Done.

Tip: To move an event, drag and drop it to a new time and date on your calendar.

Delete an event
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Open the event you want to delete.
  3. In the top right, tap More More
  4. Tap Delete and then Delete event.

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