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How to Fix Gmail Calendar Not Syncing on iPhone

“I setup a Google account and my Gmail calendar sync well with my iPhone. However, I was frustrated the problem that the Gmail calendar not syncing on iPhone. This is inconvenience for me. Is there any method to fix this problem?”

Gmail calendar is helpful for many users busy life which could arrange and reminder you various important date and events. Since Gmail calendar can be synced on iPhone, it is more convenient for users to check on their schedules by taking our your iPhone. However, many people reflect that their Gmail Calendar can not sync on iPhone. If you are frustrated with this problem as well, we will teach you how to fix Gmail calendar not syncing on iPhone in below guide.

Turn on Calendar When Setting up Gmail Account

First thing first, you should make sure that you have turned on the Calendar option when setting up Gmail account. If you are not sure, you can check for the setting in following steps:

Go to Settings>Mail>Account, tap on the Gmail account that you have added.

Scroll down and you will see the Calendar option, toggle on the option if it is off.

Set up Fetch Feature

Apple does not allow Gmail (or any IMAP-based email) app pushes a notification about a new email. So if you want to get new email notification without opening the Gmail app manually, you can use the Fetch feature on iPhone. When turning on Fetch, the app will check for new email at a frequency of 15 minutes to hourly. Actually, this feature works for updating Gmail calendar events, too.

Go to Settings> Mail> Account> Fetch New Data, tap on the Gmail account that you have added up.

Tap on Fetch, you can then choose the frequency (every 15 minutes, every 30 minutes, hourly or manually.)

Tip: For better battery life, you should probably set Fetch in less frequency.

Set Your Gmail Calendar as Default Calendar

Again, go to Settings>Calendar>Sync> All Events.

Go Back to Calendar, tap on Default Calendar and then pick a Gmail calendar as default.

Delete and Add Gmail Account Back Again

If you still can't see your Gmail calendars on iPhone after you have tried the above methods, then you can re-add your Gmail account to solve the problem.

When you delete a Gmail account, you'll remove all Gmail data from your iPhone, including mail settings, login details, drafts, mail messages, mailbox content, etc. And when you add the account back on the iPhone, all email messages will come back to the iPhone so long as those emails have not be deleted from the mail server.

Go to Settings>Mail>Account, tap on the account you want to delete and click Delete Account on the bottom.

After that, go back to Settings> Mail> Account, click Add Account and choose Gmail. Then enter your Gmail account and password. After the account has been verified, you can save the account on your iPhone.
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