How to Fix Samsung Calendar Not Syncing with Google Calendar

Samsung phones come with their Calendar app called Samsung Calendar. Samsung Calendar brings beautiful UI, and widgets and syncs perfectly with Outlook, iCloud, and Google Calendar. But if for some reason your Samsung Calendar is not syncing with Google Calendar. You can try some of the tricks listed below.

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Enable Google Account in Samsung Calendar

If you have recently purchased a new Samsung phone, then the Google account might not have been added to the Samsung Calendar. To add your account:

  1. Find and open Samsung Calendar app.
  2. Tap on the hamburger menu at the top and select the Settings gear.
  3. Open Manage calendars. Enable your Google account from the following menu.

Enable Google Calendar in your Account

If you have multiple Google Calendars under your account, you might not see every one of them active in the Samsung Calendar app. You need to enable the required calendar to make events appear in the app.

  1. Open Samsung Calendar on your phone.
  2. Expand the Google account to see all the calendars.
  3. Enable calendar and you can even change the calendar colour to differentiate events from others.

Check Calendar Permissions

If the Samsung Calendar doesn’t have the appropriate permissions you might face issues with syncing Google calendar.

  1. Long Press on the Calendar icon and tap on the info button to get to the Permissions page.
  2. Enable Calendar permission for the app.

Add Google Calendar

If the Google Calendar isn’t showing up, you can add it manually.

  1. Open Samsung Calendar and go to Settings.
  2. Tap on Manage calendars. Tap on the + icon at the top and select Google from the following menu.
  3. Sign in with your Google account details and make sure to enable it from the same menu.

Update Samsung Calendar

Samsung doesn’t push updates to its services via the Play Store. So many users will be using an older version of the app without even knowing there is an update available.

  1. Open Galaxy Store on your Samsung phone.
  2. Tap on the hamburger menu and open Updates. Update Samsung Calendar from the following menu.

Uninstall Samsung Calendar Updates

It is generally recommended to keep your apps updated. But sometimes OEMs also mess up, there have been numerous occasions where an update has brought in new bugs and issues with it. Therefore, to uninstall updates from an app:

  1. Long press the Calendar icon and open the App Info.
  2. Click on the 3 dots and select Uninstall Updates.


These were some of the tips and tricks you can use to fix Samsung Calendar Not Syncing with Google Calendar. If any of these tricks didn’t work, you should check Downdetector for possible outages with Google or Samsung. As this might be the reason why your calendar isn’t syncing.

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