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How to Accept a Google Calendar Invite (Easiest Way in 2024)

In this article, we will show you how to accept a Google Calendar invite from your computer and mobile device.

How to Accept a Google Calendar Invite from a Computer

Follow these simple steps to quickly and easily accept a Google Calendar invite using your Gmail account.

1. Find the Calendar Invite in Your Gmail Inbox

Navigate your Gmail inbox to find the email containing the Google Calendar invite. This email is usually identifiable by an event title in the subject line and often comes from the event organizer's email address.

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2. Open the Email and Read the Event Details

Click on the calendar invite email to open it. Inside, you will see important details about the event, such as the date, time, location (if specified), and a brief description of the event. Review all the information to ensure you understand the event's specifics.

3. Choose and Click Your RSVP Response

At the bottom of the invite email, you will find buttons or links for your RSVP response. These are typically labeled as "Yes," "Maybe," and "No." Click the option that corresponds to your availability: 'Yes' to confirm attendance, 'Maybe' if uncertain, or 'No' if you cannot attend.

4. Verify the Event is Added in Google Calendar

Once you select an option, it will highlight to indicate your choice, and the event will automatically be added to your Google Calendar. To confirm, open Google Calendar in a new tab or window and look for the event on the specified date. It should appear in your calendar schedule.

5. Modify Your RSVP in Google Calendar if Needed

If your plans change and you need to update your RSVP, you can do so directly in Google Calendar. Locate the event on the relevant date, click on it, and you will see options to change your response. Select the new response to update your attendance status.

How to Accept a Google Calendar Invite from a Mobile Phone

Here's how to accept a Google Calendar invite using the Gmail app on your mobile phone.

1. Find the Calendar Invite in Gmail

In the Gmail app, browse your inbox to locate the email with the Google Calendar invite.

2. Open the Invite and Read the Event Details

Tap on the invite email to view important details like the date, time, and description of the event.

3. Respond to the Invite

Scroll to the bottom of the email where you'll see RSVP options: "Yes," "Maybe," and "No." Tap on your choice.

4. Confirm the Event in Google Calendar

After responding, open the Google Calendar app to ensure the event is now listed on the specified date.

5. Update Your Response if Needed

If your plans change, update your RSVP by selecting the event in the Google Calendar app and altering your response.

We hope this guide has given you a clear understanding of how to accept a Google Calendar invite from both your computer and mobile phone. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to forward an invite in Google Calendar or our article on how to invite someone to Google Calendar.

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