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How To Delete Events on Google Calendar on Android

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Have you created events from Google Calendar using your Android device but now want to delete them? Thankfully, the whole process is pretty straightforward. 

Quick Answer

To delete events from Google Calendar on Android, unlock your device, access the apps, launch the Google Calendar app and select the event you want to delete. Tap the three dots in the upper corner and tap “Delete”. Tap “Delete Event” in the confirmation pop-up. To delete recurring events from Google Calendar, use your PC. 

We took the time to write a comprehensive step-by-step guide on how to delete events from Google Calendar on your Android device. We will also explore the methods for deleting recurring events and creating new events on Google Calendar.

Deleting Events on Google Calendar on Android

If you don’t know how to delete events from Google calendar on Android, our following 2 step-by-step methods will help you do this task easily.

Method #1: Deleting an Event on Google Calendar

With these steps, it is possible to delete an event from Google Calendar within the app.

  1. Unlock your Android phone and swipe up from the bottom to access all the apps.
  2. Open Google Calendar.
  3. Select the event you wish to remove.
  4. Tap the three dots icon.
  5. Tap “Delete”.
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All Done!

Tap “Delete Event” in the confirmation box, and it will be removed from Google Calendar on your Android device.

Keep in Mind

If you don’t own an event and delete it from your Google Calendar, other people will still be able to see it on their devices. 

Method #2: Deleting All Events on Google Calendar

If you want to delete all the events on your Android device, you can re-install Google Calendar by doing these steps.

  1. Unlock your Android device and swipe up on the screen to access all the apps.
  2. Long press the Google Calendar app.
  3. Tap “Uninstall”.
  4. Tap “Uninstall” in the confirmation box. 
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That’s It!

Now, all events are deleted. You can go to the Google Play Store, install Google Calendar, and add new events.

Deleting Recurring Events on Google Calendar

To delete recurring events from Google Calendar, you must use your computer and follow these steps.

  1. Turn on your computer, launch a browser and go to the Google Calendar website.
  2. Click the repeating event.
  3. Click the trash icon in the pop-up.
  4. Click “All events”.
  5. Click “OK”.
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Other Options

You can also select “This event” or “This and following events” in the “Delete recurring event” pop-up window.

Deleting All Events on Google Calendar on a PC

You can delete all the events in Google Calendar on your PC to start over again by following these steps.

Important

If you want to delete events from your Google Calendar, you first need to clear them from the primary one, and later, you can repeat the steps with other calendars as well.

  1. Turn on your PC, launch a browser, and go to the Google Calendar website.
  2. Head to the “My calendars” tab.
  3. Hover the cursor over the calendar whose events you want to delete.
  4. Select the three dots and choose “Settings & sharing” in the pop-up.
  5. Click “Settings for my calendars”.
  6. Choose “Remove calendar”.
  7. Click “Delete”.
All Set!

Click “Permanently delete” in the confirmation pop-up. Now, all the events are deleted from the respective Google Calendar. 

Creating New Events on Google Calendar on Android

After deleting the unwanted events from Google Calendar, you can create new events on your Android phone with these steps.

  1. Unlock your Android device and swipe up to access all the apps.
  2. Launch Google Calendar.
  3. Tap the “+” icon at the lower right corner of the screen.
  4. Tap “Event”.
  5. Add all the details of your event and tap “Save”.
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Quick Tip

You can also import events to Google Calendar from the Outlook Calendar.

Restoring Events on Google Calendar

If you’ve accidentally deleted an event from Google Calendar, you can restore it from the trash by doing these steps.

Keep in Mind

Google Calendar stores all the deleted events in “Trash” for 30 days, after which they are permanently deleted.

  1. Turn on your PC, launch a browser and go to Google Calendar.
  2. Click “Settings” on the screen.
  3. Click “Trash” in the drop-down menu.
  4. To restore an event, click “Restore”.
  5. To permanently delete an event, click the trash icon.
Easy Hack

If you want to permanently delete all events from Google Calendar, click “Empty Trash” in the “Trash” tab.

Summary

In this guide, we’ve discussed how to delete events from Google Calendar on Android. We’ve also shared methods for creating new events and deleting recurring events.

Moreover, we’ve discussed a method for restoring deleted events in the trash.

Hopefully, your question is answered in the article, and now you can quickly delete any attended or extra events from Google Calendar on your device.

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