Searching Google Calendar

When you search Google Calendar, it might indicate that there are 200 results, but they won't all display. Use these tips to view more results. 

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Last Updated: April 03, 2017

When you search Google Calendar, it might indicate that there are 200 results, but they won't all display. Use these tips to view more results. 

Basic Search

  1. In the search bar at the top, enter your search term(s) and click the search icon button 
  2. Results display
    google calendar basic search results
  3. If you don't see the event you were looking for, try the below steps:

Viewing Results from a Different Time Period

If your search results indicate that there are more results than display, use the mini calendar to view results from a different time period.

  1. Once your results display, click a date in the mini calendar (top left below the CREATE button) to view results on/after that date
    google calendar use mini calendar to view results from different dates

Filter Results

  1. Click ondown-pointing arrow to more search optionsin the right side of the search bar to access more search options
  2. Fill in as many search fields as you can (which calendar(s) to search, what words are in the event, who is invited, where the event will be held, what words the event doesn't have, dates) and click the search button in the bottom of the form
    filter search results with advanced search options
  3. Toggle on/off calendars from the My calendars and Other calendars lists on the left to display different results (events will display only for calendar that are "on"--those whose colors display)
    google calendar showing colors next to the calendars that are on and no colors next to the calendars that are off

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