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How to Add Birthdays to Google Calendar

  • Birthdays in Google Calendar come from your Google Contacts details.
  • When you set up a birthday in Google Contacts, it’s automatically added to your Google Calendar.
  • To see birthdays in Google Calendar, check the “Birthdays” box in the “My Calendars” drop-down menu.
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The only thing worse than forgetting someone’s birthday is wishing them a happy birthday when it’s not their birthday.

If you’re looking for a way to know when to send your friends and family birthday wishes and a party emoji, Google Calendar makes it easy.

When you add a birthday to Google Contacts, the date is automatically synced to your Google Calendar. To make the birthday appear, all you have to do is activate the “Birthdays” calendar in Google Calendar.

Here’s how to add birthdays to Google Calendar from your desktop browser.