Set your working hours & location

You can use working hours and availability if your account is through your work or school organization. If you don't see the working hours or location option, your admin could have turned it off for your organization. Who is my administrator?

Add your working location

  1. Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Tap Create Add and then Working location.
  3. To adjust the date range, tap on each date.
  4. Select a working location:
    • Home 
    • Office 
    • To add a different location, type it in the bar at the top.
  5. Click Save.

Edit your working location

Important: When your calendar is shared with someone with free or busy visibility, they can view your availability and working location.

  1. Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Tap the location you want to change and then Edit Edit task.
    • To adjust the date range, tap on each date. 
  3. Tap your current working location, and choose:
    • Home
    • Office
    • To add a different location, type it in the bar at the top. 
  4. Tap Save.

Show when you’re out of office

When you indicate that you’re out of office, your calendar automatically declines all meetings during that time.

  1. Open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. At the bottom right, tap Create Add and then Out of office.
  3. Select your out-of-office dates. You can also specify a time.
    •  To schedule out-of-office events that repeat, below the day and time you select, tap Does not repeat and then choose a frequency.
  4. Optional: Change your decline settings and edit your decline message.
  5. Tap Save.

Add your working location for part of a day

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Calendar app Calendar.
  2. Tap Create Add and then Working location .
  3. Turn off All-day.
  4. To choose the start and end time, tap on each date.
  5. Optional: Make your working location repeat.
    1. Tap "Does not repeat" .
    2. Choose how often you want the event to repeat and end.
  6. Select a working location:
    • Home
    • Office
    • To add a different location, tap Add , then select your location.
  7. Tap Save.

Tip:

  • After you create a working location for part of your day, you can touch and hold, then drag it to another date or time.
  • You can set your working location to repeat. Learn how to make an existing event repeat.
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