Google Calendar is a great way to organize yourself, share your appointments, and remind family and colleagues of important dates.
In order for your events listed on your Google calendar to appear on your iOS, in particular on the Apple Calendar application, you will then need to configure its synchronization via your Google account.
To help you through this process, we explain how to use Google Calendar on your iPhone.
Use the Google Calendar app
In addition to presenting a colorful design, more attractive and more detailed than the classic version of Apple’s calendar, Google Calendar works, among others, with iCloud and Microsoft Exchange.
Apart from its pleasant side to use, Google Calendar does not have the same access levels as the Apple version.
Indeed, some of its features are incompatible on iOS; you won’t benefit from emailing event notifications, creating Google calendars, or booking meeting or conference rooms.
Synchronize Google Calendar with Apple Calendar
To sync and share your Google Calendar appointments to Apple Calendar, there are quick, but necessary, steps to follow.
On your iPhone:
- Go to Settings.
- Go to the option Calendar.
- Tap on Accounts, then on Add an account.
- Select Google and enter your Gmail account details.
Now, among the Google services offered (Mail, Contacts, Notes and Calendar), check that Calendar is activated, finally press Record, top right.
Once done, make sure the Google Calendar option is also enabled in Apple’s Calendar app. To do this :
- Open the Calendar Apple
- Tap the option Calendar at the bottom of the screen.
Thus, you will have access to your agendas, synchronized addresses and all your planned events.
To assign a color to each diary, simply press the “i”Located to the right of your Gmail account.