You Can Finally Move Events Between Google Calendars On Android

As much as I’d love to have a single Google Calendar that tracks all my stuff, I don’t. Neither do you, I bet; from work, to rehearsals, to shared roommate house calendars, to calendars for that nonprofit you volunteer at, we all have to manage many events within our complicated lives. And Google’s making that slightly easier on Android by allowing you to (finally) move events between your different Google Calendars.

Whether you’re fixing a mistake or trying desperately to manage your obligations, moving events is a lot easier than duplicating them onto another calendar and deleting them on the original—the old method.

Start by tapping on an event, and then tapping on the editing icon in the upper-right corner (the pencil). You’ll see a screen that looks like this:

Tap on the calendar—the very first item below the event’s name—and you’ll receive a list of your other calendars.

Tap on one of these to move the event, which will be reflected in the main entry, like so:

Tap “Save” to confirm your changes. It’s that easy and convenient. (Why couldn’t Google think of this before today?)

If, for whatever reason, you don’t have this functionality, make sure you’ve updated to the latest version of Google Calendar, then close the app and reopen it. And if that doesn’t do the trick, sit tight; Google will roll this one out to you soon enough.


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