Syncing your iphone or ipad with google: Here are the detailed instructions on syncing your iphone or ipad with google gmail calendar and contacts.

After doing this you will have all your google contacts on your iphone or ipad, and all your google calendars on your iphone (or your ipod touch) – any changed you make on google, or on your iphone will be ‘saved’ to your google contacts / calendar.

Syncing your iphone or ipad with google

  • on your iphone, or ipod touch or ipad goto settings > mail, contacts and calendar > add
  • hit Google
  • under email and username, put in your gmail address
  • put your password in the password box
  • If you use 2-Step Verification, use an app password instead of your regular password.
  • hit the ‘next’ button
  • turn on mail, contacts and calendars
  • hit done
  • then sync.
  • enable push under settings > fetch new data
    you don’t need anything turned on in iTunes for the sync.
  • the final step is to go to in your iphone or ipod touch’s safari, login, select your iphone / ipod touch / ipad and then pick the calendars you want to sync =)

Now when you open the Calendar app on your iPhone or iPad, you’ll see your Google Calendar events.

Sync specific calendars

If you have more than one calendar set up in Google Calendar on the web, you can choose which calendars to sync:

Go to
Check the boxes for the calendars you want to sync.
In the bottom right corner, touch Save.

You will now have your gmail account, your google calendars and you will have all your contact on your iphone / ipad / ipod touch! –

Please see this post for details on how to get your google calendar synced to your ical on your mac

And this post on how to sync your addressbook with your google contacts

If you have done all this then you will have the same list of contacts on your mac, on your iphone, and on your google contacts. you will also have the same calendars. any change, or addition you make on any device will show up in all the others

sources: google calendar support