How to Clear/Delete all Events from Google Calendar

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If your Google Calendar is full of events, looks cluttered and you want to clean all of them then you could do that easily. It’s not that obvious though and that’s why we are writing about it.

Here are the step by step instructions to delete all events from your calendar and start from scratch.

1.Sign in to Google Calendar.

2. Click on “Settings” link on the top right.

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3. Click on “Calendars” tab.

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4. Under “Calendar” tab you will find “Delete” link on the extreme right of your calendar name. Click on it.

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5. A small delete window will pop up asking you to confirm the deletion of all events from your primary calendar. Click on the “Delete” button.

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That’s it. All the events created by you earlier will be deleted. When you return to Google Calendar, you will find it clear. Now you can create new events and share them.

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    Its a Nice post. I also having the same problem. thank you…..

  • TestAccount TestAccount

    This free application ( provides a quicker way to mass delete events from Google Calendar

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  • Rick

    Thank you for helping me. You made it VERY easy!

  • Thorny

    CAUTION: This only works for primary calendars. For secondaries it delets the whole calendar, not just the entries. This means creating a new one and getting users to re-subscribe.

  • Erik

    much appreciated

  • Cowboy

    you may want to try-out the android calendar cleaner app which allows to to delete past events

  • Binkie

    Either this no longer works in 2014, or it doesn’t work with Google Apps for Business.

  • Me

    It works no longer (281014) – have you another idea, so I can delete my Google primary calendar ?

  • Jeff

    By not dating your content you don’t stay relevant longer, you make people hate your site, which I do now.