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How to Get Google Calendar on Apple Watch



Google Calendar on Apple Watch

Google Calendar is a user-friendly application that allows you to create and manage all your events, schedules, and reminder. Apple Watch is a popular smartwatch that allows you to monitor heart rate, play songs, set alarms, attend calls, and many more. Unfortunately, Apple Watch doesn’t support Google Calendar due to certain reasons. But you can sync Google Calendar with the Apple Calendar and can manage all the Google Calendar events right from your Apple Watch.

How to Receive Google Calender Notifications on Apple Watch

The primary steps to receive the Google Calender notifications on Apple Watch are below.

  1. Pair the Apple Watch with your iPhone.
  2. Sync Google Calendars events to Apple Calendar on iPhone.

How to Pair Apple Watch to iPhone

To sync Google Calendars, you need to pair the Apple Watch to your iPhone. If you haven’t paired the Apple Watch, refer to the steps below.

#1. Pressing the Side button (Digital Crown) for turning On your Apple Watch.

#2. Make sure to keep the watchOS and iPhone close to each other.

#3. Now, you will see a menu on the iPhone screen. Select Continue to proceed.

Pair Apple Watch to iPhone

#4. Keep the Apple Watch in the frame box displayed on the iPhone screen and tap Pair Manually.

#5. Hit the ( i ) icon on the Apple Watch.

#6. Select your Apple Watch name on your iPhone. Now, the Apple Watch displays a six-digit code on the screen.

#7. Enter the code on the iPhone and click the option Set Up as New Apple Watch.

#8. Once paired, follow the steps below to sync your Google Calender on your iPhone.

Before moving into the steps, pair the Apple Watch with your iPhone.

#1. Unlock your iPhone and launch Settings.

Open Settings

#2. Scroll down and select the option Calendar.

Tap Calendar

#3. On the Calendar settings, tap the option Accounts.

Select Accounts

#4. The list of synced accounts will be displayed in the section. Click the Add Account option at the bottom.

#5. Now, choose Google from the list.

Click Google

#5. Click Continue on the pop-up menu.

Tap Continue

#6. Enter your Email ID & password in the required field and click Next.

Sign In to your Google account

#7. Tap the toggle button next to the option Calendars.

Tap Calendar

#8. The events you created on Google Calendar will appear on the iPhone Calendar app.

Google Calendar on Apple Watch

As long as your watchOS and iPhone are paired, Google Calendar notifications will appear on the watchOS. If you are syncing Google Calendar for the first time, it will take up to 15-20 minutes to complete the sync.

Google Calendar Not Showing on Apple Watch – Best Fixes

If the Google Calendar doesn’t sync with the Apple Calendar on your Apple Watch, use the below troubleshooting steps to fix it.

  • The first thing you need to do is to check whether the Apple Watch and iPhone are paired. If it is not paired, the Google Calendar events will not sync to Apple Calendar.
  • Then, check the Internet connection on your iPhone.
  • Check whether you have enabled the Calenders toggle button of your account.
  • Restart the iPhone and try to sync the Google Calendar again.
  • Update your iOS and watchOS device.
  • Turn Off and On your Apple Watch.

Best Alternatives for Google Calendar

Instead of syncing events, if you want a dedicated Calendar app for Apple Watch, use the Google Calendar alternatives mentioned below.

Calendar AppsApple Watch – App Store
24me Smart Personal AssistantApp Store
Calendars – Planner & CalendarApp Store
Fantastical CalendarApp Store
Calendars 5App Store
Tiny Calendar: Planner & TasksApp Store

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I install Google Calendar on my Apple Watch?

No. Google Calendar app is not available for Apple Watch.

2. How to get Gmail on my Apple Watch?

To get Gmail on Apple Watch, open the Watch app >> Tap Notifications >> Click the toggle button near the option Gmail.

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