Google Calendar API

Events: quickAdd

Requires authorization

Creates an event based on a simple text string. Try it now or see an example.

Request

HTTP request

POST https://www.googleapis.com/calendar/v3/calendars/calendarId/events/quickAdd

Parameters

Parameter name Value Description
Path parameters
calendarId string Calendar identifier.
Required query parameters
text string The text describing the event to be created.
Optional query parameters
sendNotifications boolean Whether to send notifications about the creation of the event. Optional. The default is False.

Authorization

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

Scope
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar

Request body

Do not supply a request body with this method.

Response

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

Examples

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).

Java

Uses the Java client library.

EventsOperations.QuickAdd quickAdd = service.events().quickAdd('primary');
quickAdd.setText("Appointment at Somewhere on June 3rd 10am-10:25am");

Event createdEvent = quickAdd.execute();
System.out.println(createdEvent.getId());

Python

Uses the Python client library.

created_event = service.events().quickAdd(
    calendarId='primary',
    text='Appointment at Somewhere on June 3rd 10am-10:25am').execute()

print created_event['id']

PHP

Uses the PHP client library.

$createdEvent = $service->events->quickAdd(
    'primary',
    'Appointment at Somewhere on June 3rd 10am-10:25am');

echo $createdEvent->getId();

Ruby

Uses the Ruby client library.

result = client.execute(:api_method => service.events.quick_add,
                        :parameters => {'calendarId' => 'primary',
                                        'text' => 'Appointment at Somewhere on June 3rd 10am-10:25am'})
print result.data.id

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