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How to Delete Events from Google Calendar (Easiest Way in 2024)

In this article, we will show you how to delete events from Google Calendar using your desktop and smartphone. 

How to Delete Events from Google Calendar on Desktop

To manage your schedule effectively, follow our simple guide on how to delete events from Google Calendar using a desktop whether you're removing events you've created, ones you're invited to, or recurring events.

Events that You Created

Follow the steps below to delete events on Google Calendar that you created using your desktop. 

1. Find and Open Your Created Event for Deletion

Navigate to your event in Google Calendar. Use different views (daily, weekly, monthly) to easily locate your event.

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Click on it to see detailed information.

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2. Delete Your Event and Wait for the Confirmation Prompt

In the event details, click the delete or trash bin icon. This action triggers a confirmation prompt instead of an immediate deletion.

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3. Confirm Deletion Prompt

A confirmation prompt will appear. This permanently deletes the event from your calendar.

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Events that You were Invited To

Follow the steps below to delete events that you were invited to on Google Calendar. 

1. Locate and Review Details of Invited Event

Find the event you were invited to on your calendar. Click on it to view full event details.

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2. Initiate Deletion of Invited Event

Click the delete or trash icon within the event details. This action brings up a confirmation prompt.

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3. Confirm to Remove the Invited Event

A confirmation prompt 'Event removed' will appear. This permanently deletes the event from your calendar.

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Recurring Events 

Follow the simple steps below to delete recurring events in Google Calendar. 

1. Identify and Open One Occurrence of Recurring Event

Select an instance of the recurring event. Open it to access options for the entire series. Click the trash icon to delete event.

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2. Choose Scope of Recurring Event Deletion

Choose to remove either this single instance or all future instances based on your need.

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How to Delete an Event on Google Calendar using Smartphones

To stay organized, follow the steps below to delete events in Google Calendar using your smartphone whether it's an event you've made, an invitation, or a series of recurring events. 

Events that You Created

Follow the steps below to delete events from Google Calendar that you created using your smartphone. 

1. Open Created Event in Google Calendar App

In the app, find and tap on your created event to view its details.

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2. Tap the Delete Icon and Wait for Confirmation

In the event's details, tap three dots icon and select delete or the trash bin icon. This will bring up a confirmation prompt instead of immediate deletion.

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3. Confirm Deletion to Complete Process

When the confirmation prompt appears, confirm your decision. This action will permanently delete the event from your calendar.

Events that You were Invited To

Follow the steps below to delete events from Google Calendar that you were invited to using your smartphone. 

1. Access Invited Events in Calendar App

Find the event you were invited to in your app. Tap on it to open and review its details.

2. Initiate Deletion of Event Invitation

In the event's details, tap three dots icon and select delete or the trash bin icon. This opens a confirmation prompt instead of instantly deleting the event.

3. Confirm Removal of Invited Event

In the prompt, confirm your decision to remove the event from your calendar.

Recurring Events 

Follow the steps below to delete recurring events from Google Calendar using your smartphone. 

1. Select a Recurring Event Instance in the App

In the app, tap on one occurrence of the recurring event to view options for the series.

2. Decide Which Instances to Delete

In the event's details, tap three dots icon and select delete or the trash bin icon.

After tapping delete, choose to remove either this single occurrence or all future instances as required.

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to delete events from Google Calendar. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to delete calendars on Google Calendar or our article on how to delete all events from Google Calendar.  

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