How to Delete a Calendar in Google Calendar

Google Calendar is a versatile tool for managing your schedule, but sometimes you may need to declutter your interface by deleting or hiding calendars you no longer use. This guide will walk you through the process of how to delete a Google Calendar, as well as how to hide calendars on both desktop and mobile devices.

How to Delete or Unsubscribe a Google Calendar

Deleting a calendar in Google Calendar is a straightforward process, but it’s important to note that this action is permanent. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Access Google Calendar: Log into your Google account and open Google Calendar.
  2. Navigate to Settings: Click on the gear icon in the top right corner and select ‘Settings’.
  3. Select the Calendar: In the left menu, find the calendar you wish to delete and click on it.
  4. Delete or Unsubscribe: Scroll down to the ‘Remove calendar’ section and choose either ‘Delete’ or ‘Unsubscribe’. Deleting a calendar will remove it permanently, while unsubscribing will only remove it from your view.

How to Hide a Calendar in Google Calendar (Desktop)

If you don’t want to permanently delete a calendar but prefer to hide it from your view, follow these steps:

  1. Open Google Calendar: Access your calendar on the desktop.
  2. Find the Calendar: In the left sidebar, locate the calendar you want to hide.
  3. Hide the Calendar: Click on the three dots next to the calendar’s name and select ‘Hide from list’. This will remove the calendar from your view but not delete it.

How to Hide a Calendar in Google Calendar (Mobile)

Hiding a calendar in the Google Calendar app on mobile devices is also possible:

  1. Open the App: Launch the Google Calendar app on your mobile device.
  2. Access the Menu: Tap the three horizontal lines in the top left corner.
  3. Select the Calendar: Scroll to the calendar list and find the calendar you want to hide.
  4. Hide the Calendar: Tap on the calendar’s name to hide it from your view.


How do I completely delete a Google Calendar? To completely delete a Google Calendar, go to Settings, select the calendar, and choose ‘Delete’ in the ‘Remove calendar’ section.

Why can’t I delete my Google Calendar? You cannot delete your primary Google Calendar, but you can delete all its events or hide it from your view.

How do I delete a Google Calendar I created? Navigate to Settings in Google Calendar, select the calendar you created, and click ‘Delete’ in the ‘Remove calendar’ section.

How do I delete a shared calendar? To delete a shared calendar, follow the same steps as deleting a regular calendar, but note that this will remove access for everyone sharing the calendar.

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