Google Calendar Handbook

How to add private notes to public Google Calendar invites?

  • When you have received the invitation -

    1. Select the event you want to add notes to.

    2. Click on the pencil icon to edit.

    3. Scroll down and find the ‘Description’ box and type your note.

    4. Save the changes.



Note - If the inviter makes any changes in the synchronized invitation, it would overwrite your description even though it is private.

  • When you have created the invitation -

    1. While sending an invite, send it without any private description.

    2. Press the ‘Edit’ option to add private notes.

    3. While saving, select ‘No’ for ‘If others should be updated with changes’.

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