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Creating a New Calendar

This page will give you instructions on how to create a new calendar besides your primary calendar. You can create calendars to keep track of different types of events. For example, you could create a calendar called "Marketing Group" that tracks upcoming events for a certain group of people.

 

Select one of the links below to go straight to that section:

 

Set up a new calendar

You can only create new calendars on a browser on your computer or mobile device. Once the calendar is created, you'll be able to see it on the Google Calendar app on Android or iOS.

  1. Log into your Google Calendar.
  2. On the left side of the page, click My calendars.
  3. To the right of "My calendars," click the drop-down menu by clicking on the down arrow and select Create new calendar.
  4. Add a name, description, location and time zone for your calendar.
  5. If you want to share your calendar, check the box next to Share your calendar with others.
  6. At the bottom of the page, click Create Calendar.

See the calendars you've created

  1. Log into your Google Calendar.
  2. On the left side of the page, click My calendars.
  3. You'll see a list of the calendars you've created. To display that calendar's events, click on the calendar's name. You'll know they're showing on your calendar when there's a colored box to the left of them.

To remove a calendar from your list, click the down arrow to the right of the calendar name and select Hide this calendar from the list.

 

Edit a calendar

Edit your calendar's name:

  1. Log into your Google Calendar.
  2. On the left side of the page, click My calendars.
  3. To the right of your calendar, click the drop down menu and select Calendar settings.
  4. In the box at the top, choose a new name.
  5. At the bottom of the page, click Save.

 

Change your calendar's color

  1. Log into your Google Calendar.
  2. On the left side of the page, click My calendars.
  3. To the right of your calendar, click the drop down menu.
  4. Pick the color for your calendar, or click Choose custom color.

Support Information

For support with Google Mail, please call the Help Desk at (310) 506-4357(HELP) or Toll free (USA): (866) 767-8623 (24 hours per day/7 days per week).