How to Set up Notifications for a Specific Google Calendar Event

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Calendar users

Set up notifications for a calendar event you are creating to make sure not to miss it. 

What notifications are active by default for all events

How to manually set up notifications for a Google Calendar event step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Set Up Notifications For A Specific Google Calendar Event - Step 1

In Google Calendar, while creating an event, click Add notification.

Step 2

How To Set Up Notifications For A Specific Google Calendar Event - Step 2

You can switch between these notification types:

  • Notification – a notification that appears in your browser if you have Google Calendar open on your computer. The notification also appears on your phone, whether or not you have the Google Calendar app open.
  • Email – sends a notification to you by email.

Select when you want to receive the notification.

You can add multiple notifications by clicking Add notification again.

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