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When you subscribe to a calendar in Gcal, you can globally set default reminders for the particular feed in settings. But can you change those reminder settings for individual events in the feed? I find that I can't . I keep getting "failed to save changes" (or something like that). Is this just not possible in Gcal? And if not, is there another online calendar that does allow this? Thanks.

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It doesn't look like you can change the reminder for individual events. – Al E. Jan 25 '13 at 13:53
I didn't know you could set a global reminder for a calendar. This question itself solved my issue :) However, it's quite awkward to be presented with the individual notification setting for an event but receiving that error. I got that as well o.O – igorsantos07 Oct 2 '15 at 3:11
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You could copy an individual event to one of your calendars and set the event reminder on that. If it clutters your calendar too much, you might create a special calendar ("Reminders") just for that that you don't display with your other calendars.

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Thanks. I've used your suggestion. A bit cumbersome, but it works. – user33541 Jan 25 '13 at 16:51

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