In this article, we will show you how to cancel a Google Calendar event for organizers and attendees. We will also cover how to cancel recurring Google Calendar events. Simply follow the process below.
Follow the steps below to cancel a Google Calendar event that you organized.
Use the search bar or manually scroll through your calendar to find the specific event you need to cancel. Once you've found it, click on the event to open a window showing the event's details.
After opening the event details, click on the "Edit" button. This is usually represented by a pencil icon. This action will take you to a screen where you can modify the event's settings and details.
While in the edit mode, click on "More actions." Within these options, click on the "Delete" button.
A confirmation pop-up, labeled "Event deleted" will appear.
Follow the steps below to cancel an event on Google Calendar if you are an attendee.
Find the event you have been invited to and want to decline. Click on it to view the event details.
In the event details, locate and select the option to decline. This is usually marked as "No."
After selecting "No," a prompt will appear confirming your response. This prompt typically reads "Responded 'No' to [name of event]."
Follow the simple steps below to cancel recurring Google Calendar events.
Find the recurring event you wish to cancel. Click on any instance of the event to view its details.
Click on the "Edit" button in the event details.
Select "More Actions" to see more options for managing the event. Then, click on the "Delete" option. This begins the process of canceling the recurring event.
Upon clicking "Delete," you'll see options: 'This event', 'This and following events', and 'All events'. Choose the desired option for cancellation. Then click "OK" to confirm your choice.
A prompt asking "Would you like to send cancellation emails to Google Calendar guests?" will appear. Click "Send" to notify attendees.
After this, a confirmation message stating "Event deleted" should appear.
We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to cancel a Google Calendar event whether you are an organizer or an attendee. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to suggest a new time in Google Calendar or our article on how to sync Apple Calendar to Google Calendar.