How to add birthdays to Google Calendar

We’ve all had memory lapses, and keeping track of birthdays can be a challenge. Luckily, Google Calendar can track them for you, so you’ll never forget to send congratulations to friends and family or celebrate with a party popper emoji. How to add or remove birthdays from your Google calendar.

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To add or hide birthdays in Google Calendar, open the my calendars menu on the left and check or uncheck the box next to it birthdays.


How to add or edit birthdays from Google Calendar

When you add birthdays in Google Contacts, these dates are automatically synced to your Google Calendar of the same account.

To turn on displaying your contacts’ birthdays, open Google Calendar. Then click the main menu in the upper left corner.

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Open the drop down menu below my calendars and check the box next to it birthdays.


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If birthdays are not listed as an option, click Contacts. If you don’t see either, go to settingsscroll down until you see Moreand choose birthdays.

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After that, you can toggle which Google accounts and contacts are synced to your calendar.

Contacts Birthdays Calendar

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When it’s someone’s birthday, Google will remind you by suggesting you contact them via email, SMS, or phone.

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How to hide all birthdays in Google Calendar

To hide birthdays, you can use the method above to deselect birthdays and remove them from view on your calendar. Open the main menu and uncheck the box next to Birthdays in my calendar drop-down list.

Disable the birthday field

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Alternatively, you can navigate to yours Settings, scroll down to find birthdaysand click the Eye icon next to it.

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When you return to your calendar, the birthdays of all your contacts will be hidden.

How to remove individual birthdays from Google Calendar

Maybe there are those whose birthdays you no longer have to remember. In this case, you can remove the data from your Google contacts so that they no longer appear on your Google calendar.

Open Google Contacts and select the contact whose birthday you want to remove. Then click To edit.

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Scroll down until you see the contact’s date of birth and click X icon next to remove it.

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frequently asked Questions

Yes, you can set up notifications for birthdays. Navigate to settings and select a calendar. Then click change, Removeor Add a notification. You can choose how far in advance and how often you want to be notified of upcoming events.

Navigate to your Facebook page events. in google calendar, Add to a calendar and select Out of URL. Copy the address from your Facebook events, paste it in the box and click on it Add calendar.

You must manually add the event to Google Calendar. press the Create Button represented by a plus icon to add a custom event. From there you can enter the relevant details and repeat the event throughout the years. How to add birthdays to Google Calendar

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