How to Backup and Restore Google Calendar on Android Phone

Google Calendar helps users organize their schedules and events as well as remember important dates, times, and meetings. It can be really annoying to lose calendar info. So, it’s important to regularly backup Google Calendar on your Android phone so you can restore it whenever required. Want to how? We’ll guide you through the process in today’s blog.

How to Backup and Restore Google Calendar on Android Phone

How to Backup and Restore Google Calendar on Android Device

The easiest way to backup your Google Calendar is by syncing it to your Google Account in the cloud. Here’s how:

  1. Open the Settings app on your Android phone and tap Accounts and backup.
  2. Tap Manage accounts and then tap your Google Account.
  3. Tap on the Sync account and turn the toggle option for Calendar.

ensure Sync Calendar is turned on

To restore your calendar from this backup, simply add your Google Account to any new Android device during setup. Your calendar events will automatically sync and restore from your Google Account backup.

Also Read: How to Combine, Merge, and Sync Two Google Calendars from Different Accounts

How to Create a Local Backup of Google Calendar on Android (Using PC)

Google allows you to export and import your calendars to ICS or ZIP files containing ICS files.

  1. Open Google Calendar in a web browser and sign into your Google Account.
  2. In the left sidebar, hover over the calendar you want to export, click the three dots, and select Settings and sharing.
  3. Click on the Export calendar option.
  4. Select Export and choose whether to export a single ICS file or a ZIP file containing multiple ICS files.
  5. The file(s) will be downloaded to your computer. Send it to your Android device.

click on Export calendar

To restore from this backup, you can import the ICS file(s) back into Google Calendar or another calendar app that supports ICS files.

How to Backup Google Calendar Using Third-Party Apps

Some popular options include Super Backup & Restore, G Cloud Backup, and Samsung Smart Switch (for Samsung devices).

  1. Install the Super Backup & Restore app from the Google Play Store.
  2. Once installed, open Super Backup & Restore and grant the necessary permissions.
  3. Select Calendars and then tap on BACKUP ALL.
  4. Enter a name for the backup file in the pop-up and lastly tap on OK.

tap on OK

By following the above-given methods, you can easily backup Google Calendar on your Android phone so that you can restore it when required.

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