How to Delete Calendars on iPhone

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If you don’t use a particular calendar or just want to declutter your list of calendars, it’s easy to delete calendars on an iPhone. You can remove iCloud calendars as well as Google, Yahoo, and any other calendars you may have added to your phone.

Delete an iCloud Calendar on your iPhone

If you are looking to delete an iCloud calendar, you can use your iPhone’s Calendar app itself to do this.

To get started, launch the Calendar app on your iPhone. At the bottom of the app, tap “Calendars”.

Faucet "Calendars" basically.

On the “Calendars” screen, next to the calendar you want to delete, tap the “i” option.

To select "I" next to a calendar.

You will come to an “Edit Calendar” page. Here at the bottom, tap on “Delete Calendar”.

To choose "Delete calendar" basically.

In the menu that opens, select “Delete calendar”.

Warning: Make sure you really want to delete your calendar, because if you continue, all events in your calendar will be deleted.

Faucet "Delete calendar" in the prompt.

And your selected calendar is now deleted from your iPhone. Enjoy!

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Delete a Google, Yahoo or other calendar from your iPhone

If you have added an external calendar from your other online accounts on your iPhone, use the Settings app to remove these calendars. Note that this process only removes your calendars from your iPhone; these calendars continue to exist in your current online account.

To get started, open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap on “Passwords & Accounts”.

To select "Passwords and Accounts" in Settings.

On the “Passwords and accounts” page, choose the account from which you want to delete a calendar. This can be your Gmail, Yahoo or any other account.

Choose a calendar account.

On your account screen, turn off the “Calendars” option. This stops syncing that particular account’s calendars on your iPhone.

Disable the "Calendars" option.

You will see a menu open from the bottom of your phone screen. To delete all your calendars from the selected account on your iPhone, tap “Delete from My iPhone” in the menu.

Faucet "Delete from my iPhone" in the prompt.

And you have successfully got rid of unwanted calendars and their events from your iOS device. Enjoy a decluttered Calendar app!


In the future, if you want to add a new calendar to your iPhone, it’s extremely easy to do.

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