Google Calendar API

Acl: update

Requires authorization

Updates an access control rule. Try it now or see an example.


HTTP request

PUT https://www.googleapis.com/calendar/v3/calendars/calendarId/acl/ruleId


Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
calendarId string Calendar identifier.
ruleId string ACL rule identifier.


This request requires authorization with the following scope (read more about authentication and authorization).


Request body

In the request body, supply an Acl resource with the following properties:

Property name Value Description Notes
Optional Properties
role string The role assigned to the scope. Possible values are:
  • "none" - Provides no access.
  • "freeBusyReader" - Provides read access to free/busy information.
  • "reader" - Provides read access to the calendar. Private events will appear to users with reader access, but event details will be hidden.
  • "writer" - Provides read and write access to the calendar. Private events will appear to users with writer access, and event details will be visible.
  • "owner" - Provides ownership of the calendar. This role has all of the permissions of the writer role with the additional ability to see and manipulate ACLs.


If successful, this method returns an Acl resource in the response body.


Note: The code examples available for this method do not represent all supported programming languages (see the client libraries page for a list of supported languages).


Uses the Java client library.

import com.google.api.services.calendar.Calendar;
import com.google.api.services.calendar.model.AclRule;

// ...

// Initialize Calendar service with valid OAuth credentials
Calendar service = new Calendar.Builder(httpTransport, jsonFactory, credentials)

// Retrieve the access rule from the API
AclRule rule = service.acl().get('primary', "ruleId").execute();

// Make a change

// Update the access rule
AclRule updatedRule = service.acl().update('primary', rule.getId(), rule).execute();


Uses the Python client library.

rule = service.acl().get(calendarId='primary', ruleId='ruleId').execute()
rule['role'] = 'newRole'

updated_rule = service.acl().update(calendarId='primary', ruleId=rule['id'], body=rule).execute()
print updated_rule['etag']


Uses the PHP client library.

$rule = $service->acl->get('primary', 'ruleId');

$updatedRule = $service->acl->update('primary', $rule->getId(), $rule);
echo $updatedRule->getEtag();


Uses the Ruby client library.

result = client.execute(:api_method => service.acl.get,
                        :parameters => {'calendarId' => 'primary', 'ruleId' => 'ruleId'})
rule = result.data
rule.role = 'newRole'
result = client.execute(:api_method => service.acl.update,
                          :parameters => {'calendarId' => 'primary', 'ruleId' => rule.id},
                          :body_object => rule,
                          :headers => {'Content-Type' => 'application/json'})
print result.data.etag

Try it!

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