How to Sync Google Calendar with iCal (iPhone/iPad Calendar)

Access your Google Calendar on different iOS devices by syncing Google Calendar with iPhone or iPad. Get a quick look at this guide and follow a few easy steps.


Google Calendar is an awesome tool to schedule events and tasks for a week, month or year. It helps you remember birthdays and anniversaries of your loved ones.

If you sync your Google Calendar with your iPhone or iPad, you can access the same at different iOS devices and credit goes to Apple eco-system. If you have already synced your Gmail & Contacts, you must have gone through the process.

How to Sync Google Calendar with iPhone and iPad

However, there are many young takers of iOS devices; moreover, every day there are many users who are switching from Android phone to iPhone. This necessitates separate information on how a new user can sync Google Calendar with his new iPhone or iPad.

How to Sync Google Calendar with iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch Settings → Scroll down and tap on Mail, Contacts, Calendars.

Tap on Settings Then Mail, Contacts on iPhoneStep #3. Tap on Add Account.

Tap on Add Account in iPhone Mail Settings

Your iDevice will display different mail clients viz. iCloud, Exchange, Google, Yahoo, AoL, Outlook and other.

Step #4. Tap on Google.

Tap on Google Account in iPhone Settings

Step #5. Sign in with your Google ID.

Sign In to Gmail Account from iPhone

After signing in, you will be landed on a screen, where you will be requested to allow iOS to access some information of yours.

Step #6. Tap on Allow.

Alllow Gmail To Access your iPhone Data

Now, you can see four options to toggle ON: Mail, Contacts, Calendars and Notes. Make sure that if Calendars is toggled OFF, you need to toggle it ON.

Sync Google Calendar with iPhone

Step #7. Now tap on Save from top right corner.

Save Gmail App Settings on iPhone

Your Google Calendar will be synced with your iPhone or iPad.

If you have forgotten to toggle Calendars ON, you can go back and toggle the option ON (Settings → Mail, Contacts → Toggle On Calendars).

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