Add Google Calendar events to Apple Calendar

You can add Google Calendar events to your Apple calendar on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad.

Important: Make sure you have the latest version of Apple Calendar and the latest Apple operating system on your computer. Learn how to find your Apple computer's operating system or update your computer's operating system.

  1. On your computer, open Apple Calendar Apple Calendar.
  2. In the top left corner of your screen, click Calendar and then Preferences.
  3. Click the Accounts tab.
  4. On the left side of the Accounts tab, click Add Plus.
  5. Select Google and then Continue.
  6. To add your Google account information, follow the steps on the screen.
  7. On the Accounts tab, use "Refresh Calendars" to choose how often you want Apple Calendar and Google Calendar to sync.

Change which calendars get synced

Which calendars are automatically synced

  • Any calendars that you find under "My Calendars" in Google Calendar on your computer
  • Birthdays

Sync other calendars

  1. On your computer, visit the Calendar sync page.
  2. Check or uncheck the names of any calendars.
  3. In the bottom right corner, click Save.
  4. When you're done, refresh your calendar.

Delegation tool

If you used to sync using the "Delegation" tool in Apple Calendar, you need to turn that off for Calendar sync to work.

  1. On your computer, open Apple Calendar Apple Calendar.
  2. In the top left corner, click Calendar and then Preferences.
  3. Click Accounts and then Delegation.
  4. Uncheck all calendars.

Google Calendar features that don't work on Apple Calendar

  • Email notifications for events
  • Create new Google calendars
  • Room Scheduler
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