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How to Delete a Task List in Google Calendar (2024 Update)

In this article, we will show you how to delete a task list in Google Calendar. Simply follow the process below. 

How to Delete a Task List in Google Calendar from Desktop

Follow the simple steps below to delete tasks in Google Calendar using your desktop. 

1. Find Your Task List in the Task Panel 

In Google Calendar, look to the right side of the screen for the task panel. This panel shows all your task lists.

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2. Open Options for the Desired Task List  

Identify the task list you want to delete. Beside its name, click the three dots to reveal a menu of options for that specific list.

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3. Choose to Delete the Task List  

In the menu that appears, select the 'Delete' option. This is the step where you initiate the deletion process.

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4. Confirm the Deletion of the Task List  

A pop-up might appear asking you to confirm your choice. Click 'Delete' or 'OK' to proceed with deleting the task list.

5. Ensure the Task List is Successfully Deleted

After confirming the deletion, a message stating "Task Deleted" should appear. Check the task panel to make sure the list is no longer there.

How to Delete a Task List in Google Calendar from Smartphone

Follow the steps below to delete tasks in Google Calendar using your smartphone. 

1. Access the Main Menu  

Tap the menu icon (three lines or dots) at the top of the screen to open the main menu.

2. Toggle 'Tasks' to View in Calendar 

Find 'Tasks' in the main menu. Toggle the box next to it. This will display your tasks in the calendar view.

3. Select a Task in the Calendar

Click on the task you want to delete as it appears in the calendar. This opens the details of the task.

4. Choose 'Delete' from Task Options

Within the task details, tap the three dots for more options. Select 'Delete' to initiate the task deletion.

5. Confirm Task Deletion

A confirmation prompt will appear, asking if you want to 'Delete task' or 'Cancel'. Tap 'Delete task' to proceed.

6. Verify Task is Deleted

Ensure the task no longer appears in your calendar.

We hope that you now have a better understanding of how to delete a task list in Google Calendar using your desktop and smartphone. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like our article on how to delete recurring events in Google Calendar or our article on how to delete multiple events in Google Calendar.

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