How to Sync Apple Calendar with Google Calendar

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If you have a Google account, syncing your Google Calendar with your device's Apple Calendar app on your iPhone or iPad can help keep things streamlined. Here's how to do just that.

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If you don't have your Google account linked to your iPhone or iPad, you will need to do that first:

  • Open Settings.

  • Tap Accounts & Passwords.

  • Tap Add Account. Then tap Google.

  • Enter your Google email address. Then tap Next.
  • Enter your password. Then tap Next.
  • Your Google account is now synced to your device. 

If you have an existing Google account already set up on your iPhone or iPad:

  • Open Settings.

  • Tap Accounts & Passwords.

  • Tap the account (In the example, I am using an organizational Google account, which is why it does not have the usual @gmail.com at the end).

  • Switch the toggle for Calendars to ON.
  • Now you can access your Google account's calendar events in your Apple Calendar app.

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Hallei is a 2018 graduate of Maharishi University of Management with a BFA in Creative & Professional Writing. She's currently working on a novel about people using witchcraft to clean their houses.