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Create & manage events

As the host of a Google+ event, you can instantly invite friends, put the event on your Google calendar, and keep track of RSVPs. Events automatically sync with your guests' Google calendars and everyone attending can share their photos to a shared photo album. Google+ events are not available on work or school accounts. 

Create an event

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Profile.
  3. Next to "About," click More Moreand then Your events
  4. In the top right, click Create Event.
  5. In the "Event title" field, type the name of your event.
  6. In the "Date" and "Time" fields, select the date and start time of your event. Click "Add end time" to add an optional end time. To change the time zone, click the time zone displayed, then next to the time zone click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  7. In the "Location" field, type the address your event will be held at. If your event is online, click Event Options and then Advanced and then Hangouts.
  8. Optional: To pick a theme to use in invitations, posts, and the event details, scroll through the images at the top of the box or click Change theme.
  9. Click + Invite names, circles, or email addresses.
  10. Enter the people you want to invite and click Invite. Guests don't have to have a Google+ account to get an invite. Your guest are notified by email or Google+ notification, and the event will appear on their "Events" and Google Calendar.

Add or remove people from the guest list

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Profile.
  3. Next to "About," click More Moreand then Your events
  4. Click the event you want to update.
  5. To add guests, next to "Guests," click Invite more. If you don't see someone's name, enter their email address.
  6. To remove guests, in the top right of the "Details" box, click the Down arrow Down Arrow and then Manage guest list. Next to the name of the guest you want to remove, click Remove Remove.
  7. Your guest are notified by email or Google+ notification, and the event will appear on their "Events" and Google Calendar.

Edit or delete an event

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Profile.
  3. Next to "About," click More Moreand then Your events
  4. Click the event you want to edit or delete.
    • To edit the event, click Edit event.
    • To delete the event, in the top right of the "Details" box, click the Down arrow Down Arrow and then Delete this event. When you delete an event, the photos and videos from the event collection are no longer shared with the event guests. Guests who added photos to a deleted event still have their own photos.

Your guests may be notified by email or Google+ notifications of any changes you make to things like the location or start time.

Add comments, photos, or message guests

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Profile.
  3. Next to "About," click More Moreand then Your events
  4. Click the event you want to update. 
    • To message guests, next to "Guests," click Message. Type your message and click the boxes next to which groups you would like to receive the message and then Send.
    • To add a comment, type it into the "Say something" box and click Share.
    • To add a photo, next to the "Say something" box, click Add photos Add photos.

Allow or restrict guests from inviting people, adding photos, or adding comments

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Profile.
  3. Next to "About," click More Moreand then Your events
  4. Click the name of your event. 
  5. To change guest options, in the top right of the "Details" box, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
    • Guests can invite other people
    • Guests can add photos
    • Guests can add comments
    • If you disable these options and your guests have already invited others or added photos, those changes will not be undone. But you can remove photos or guests from the event.

Make your event public

You can create a public event open to everyone to see, attend, invite others, comment or see and add photos and videos.

  1. On your computer, open Google+
  2. Click Menu Menu and then Profile.
  3. Next to "About," click More Moreand then Your events
  4. In the top right, click Create Event.
  5. Click + Invite names, circles, or email addresses and then Public.
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