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Get calendar and event information

Add calendar events or get your schedule for the day with your Google Assistant on your Google Nest or Home speaker or display.

Calendars you can use

Supported Google Calendars:

  • Main Google Calendar of the owners of the Google Accounts and voices linked to a speaker or display.
  • Shared and Family Google Calendars (additional Google Calendars created by or shared with owners of the Google Accounts and voices linked to a speaker or display). This excludes the unsupported Google Calendars listed below.

Unsupported calendars:

  • Other Google Calendars – Birthday, weather, and holiday calendars.
  • Google Workspace Calendars (formerly G Suite) – Calendars created from a Google Workspace domain.
  • Imported calendars – Calendars imported from URLs and iCal calendars.
  • Calendars that don’t have read or write access to events. For example, a calendar with only free or busy information.

Step 1. Set up personalization

One person using a speaker or display

To add or get your calendar information, Personal results must be turned on.

  1. Make sure your mobile device or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network or linked to the same account as your speaker or display.
  2. Open the Google Home app .
  3. Tap your account.
  4. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your display. To switch accounts, tap another account or Add another account.

  5. Tap and hold your device's tile.
  6. Tap Settings  and then Recognition & sharing and then Recognition & personalization and then turn on Allow personal results.
Multiple people using a speaker or display

If multiple users are using the same speaker or display, everyone who wants to get personal calendar info on their speaker or display must set up Voice Match, even the person who set up the speaker or display. If you've already linked your Google Account and voice, skip these steps.

  1. Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap Settings  and then Google Assistant and then Voice Match.
  3. The app will show you all devices that support Voice Match. Tap a device to enable or disable Voice Match.
    • If you don’t have any devices with Voice Match enabled, tap Get started and follow the in-app steps.
    • To turn on Voice Match automatically for new devices in the same home, turn on Devices you add later.

Step 2. Add shared Google Calendars

You can get events from shared supported Google Calendars after you add them to your speaker or display.

Add shared Google Calendars
  1.  Open the Google Home app Google Home app.
  2. Tap your account.
  3. Verify that the Google Account shown is the one linked to your Google device. If correct, tap the close icon  to close the account window. To switch accounts, tap the dropdown icon , then tap another account or Add another account.

  4. Tap Assistant settings  Calendar.
  5. Under “Your calendars,” the main Google Calendar associated with the Google Account and voice linked to your speaker or display is checked by default.
  6. Check the box next to other shared calendars you want to get events for.
  7. (Optional, English only) Under “Default calendar to create events,” choose the Google Calendar you want to add events to when you use voice commands. Note: Only shared calendars where you have "write" access will appear.

Step 3. Add an event using your voice

To do this: Say “Hey Google," then:

Add a calendar event

Note: Your Assistant asks you to specify the title, date
and start time of your event. The default duration is one hour.

"Add <event> to my calendar"

"Schedule <event> for me on Saturday at 8 PM"

"Add <event> called my birthday dinner"

Important: You can't delete, cancel, or modify an event, add invitees, or set a location using your voice. This is done in the Google Calendar app or on desktop.To add an all-day event, say, “All-day” for start time.

Step 4. Ask for event information

To do this: Say "Hey Google," then:

Get information on a single upcoming event or meeting

"When is my first event?"
"Where is my first meeting?"
"What is my next event?"

Get information about multiple events, meetings, agenda, or calendar

Note: You'll get information for your first 5 scheduled events.

"List all events for [date]."
"What's my agenda for today?"
"What's on my calendar for [day]?"

Note: Google Nest displays only support daily and weekly views of your calendar. Nest Hub and Nest Hub Max will also display all-day events when prompted.


Make sure Personal results is turned on. This is required to get calendar information.

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