All my events get an alert set, event though I did not set one myself!?

This is actually a setting of your Google Calendar: all newly created events will get a default alarm of 10 minutes. You can change this at the Google Calendar website under Settings.

  1. Go to
  2. Log in with your username and password
  3. When logged in, click on Settings
  4. Next, click on Settings for Calendar
  5. A new screen will open, click on Calendars
  6. For each calendar, click on Alerts
  7. Remove the default alert by clicking on Remove
  8. Click on the Save button