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How to Delete Multiple Events on Google Calendar (2024 Update)

In this article, we will show you how to delete multiple events on Google Calendar on both computer and smartphone platforms. Simply follow the process below. 

How to Delete Multiple Events on Google Calendar from Computer

While Google Calendar doesn't currently offer a feature for mass-deleting events, here is a step-by-step guide to efficiently remove multiple events. 

1. Navigate to Calendar View  

Choose your preferred calendar view, like day, week, month, or agenda. This helps in easily locating the events you wish to delete.

how to delete multiple events on google calendar

2. Select the Event 

Click on the event you want to delete. A window showing event details will appear.

how to delete multiple events in google calendar

3. Delete the Event  

Click the trash can icon in the event details window to initiate the deletion process.

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4. Handle Recurring Events (If Applicable)  

If the event is part of a recurring series, you'll be prompted to choose how to delete it. Options include 'This event', 'This event and following events', and 'All events'.

5. Decide on Sending Cancellation Emails  

After choosing how to delete recurring events, a prompt will ask if you want to send cancellation emails to the attendees. Select your preferred option.

6. Event Deletion Confirmation

After selecting your option for recurring events or confirming the deletion of a single event, a notification appears stating 'Event deleted', with an option to undo.

7. Repeat for Additional Events  

Repeat steps 2 to 6 for each additional event you need to delete. Each event must be deleted individually.

8. Check for Completion  

After deleting the events, review your calendar to ensure all unwanted events, including any recurring ones, have been successfully removed.

How to Delete Multiple Events on Google Calendar from Smartphone

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

1. Find the Event  

Tap on the event you want to delete. This will open a summary window with basic event details.

2. Access Event Options and Delete the Event 

Tap on the three dots icon in the summary window. This will bring up more options for the event. Tap on the 'Delete' option.

3. Confirm Deletion

 A confirmation prompt will appear, asking if you want to delete the event or cancel. Confirm your choice to proceed with the deletion.

4. Handle Recurring Events and Automatic Email Notification  

If the event is part of a recurring series, you will be prompted to choose how to delete it, with options like 'This event', 'This event and following events', or 'All events'. Upon deletion, guests will automatically receive an email notification.

5. Repeat for Additional Events 

For multiple events, repeat steps 1 to 4 for each event you wish to delete.

6. Verify Deletions  

After the deletion process, review your calendar to ensure all unwanted events have been removed.

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

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