Get calendar & event information

Add calendar events or get your schedule for the day with your Google Assistant on Google Home. 

Calendars you can use 

Supported Google Calendars:

  • Main Google Calendar of the owners of the Google Accounts and voices linked to Google Home. 
  • Shared Google CalendarsAdditional Google Calendars created by or shared with owners of the Google Accounts and voices linked to Google Home. This excludes the unsupported Google Calendars listed below. 

Unsupported calendars: 

  • Other Google Calendars —  Birthday, weather, and holiday calendars.
  • G Suite Calendars —  Calendars created from a G Suite domain.
  • Imported calendars — Calendars imported from URLs and iCal calendars.
  • Calendars that don’t have read or write access to events. For example, a calendar with only free or busy information. 

Step 1. Set up personalization

One person using Google Home

Personal results must be turned on to add or hear your calendar information. 

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. In the bottom right corner of the Home screen, tap Account .
  3. Verify that the Google Account that is listed is the one linked to Google Home.  To switch accounts, click the triangle to the right of the account name.
  4. Tap Settings .
  5. Within "Devices." tap the Google Home you want to adjust.
  6. Within "Personal results", slide the slider on On.
Multiple people using Google Home

If multiple users are using the same Google Home, everyone who wants to hear personal calendar info on Google Home must set up Voice Match, even the person who set up Google Home. If you've already linked your Google Account and voice, skip these steps. 

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. In the bottom right corner, tap Account .
  3. Verify that the Google Account that is listed is the one linked to Google Home. To switch accounts, click the triangle to the right of the account name.
  4. Tap SettingsSettings icon  Assistant tab Tap Voice match plus.
  5. Make sure any devices you want to link your voice to are checked.
  6. Tap Continue I agree.
  7. Follow the steps.
  8. To hear personal information, you must turn on Personal results. Tap I agree and proceed with the Voice Match setup.
  9. To invite others to set up Voice Match for tailored results, tap INVITE, choose your communication method, and send the invite. To skip this step, tap No thanks.

Step 2. Add shared Google Calendars

You can hear events from shared supported Google Calendars after adding them to Google Home.

Add shared Google Calendars
  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. In the bottom right corner of the Home screen, tap Account .
  3. Verify that the Google Account that is listed is the one linked to Google Home.  To switch accounts, click the triangle to the right of the account name.
  4. Tap Settings   and then ​Services tab and then Calendar.
  5. Under “Your calendars,” the main Google Calendar associated with the Google Account and voice linked to Google Home is checked by default.
  6. Check the box next to other shared calendars you want to hear events for.
  7. (Optional, English only) Under “Default calendar to create events,” choose the Google Calendar you want to add events to when using voice commands. Note: You'll only see shared calendars you have "write" access to

Step 3. Add an event using your voice

To do this: Say "Ok Google" or “Hey Google," then...

Add a calendar event 

Note: Your Assistant asks you to specify the title, date
and start time of your event. The default duration is one hour. 

"Add <event> to my calendar"

"Schedule <event> for me on Saturday at 8pm"

"Add <event> called my  birthday dinner"

Important: You can't delete, cancel, or modify an event, add invitees, or set a location using your voice. This is done in the Google Calendar app or on desktop.

Step 4. Ask for event information 

To do this: Say "Ok Google" or “Hey Google," then...

Hear information on
a single upcoming event/meeting

“When/what/where is my first event/meeting?”

“When/what/where is my next event/meeting /
agenda/calendar?”
Hear information about multiple events/
meetings/ agenda/calendar​


Note: You'll hear information
for your first three scheduled events 
“List all events for August 1st”

"What’s my agenda for today?"

“What’s my calendar for Friday?”

Troubleshooting

Make sure Personal results is turned on. This is required to get calendar information.

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