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How can I get Google calendar to play a sound notification for an event? [migrated]

Is it possible to get an audible notification of an event in Google Calendar? I have a new Android smartphone which I'm trying to fathom out. I'm new to all this.
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Gmail Create event: show all calendars

When I use the Gmail menu function Create event, it creates a Google Calendar event from the information of the Gmail conversation. However, as you can see in the screenshots below, it does not show ...
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How can I associate a street address with a Google Apps Calendar conference room resource?

Google recommends naming calendar resources, like conference rooms, like this NYC-14-12-Boardroom-15-VC. This means that when a user creates a meeting that will take place in that conference room, the ...
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How can I color all events that match a certain criteria?

I have calendar entries for all SSL certificates we manage, so that I get a reminder when I need to renew them. I would like to set all those calendar entries to a specific color, but I can't find an ...
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Can I edit a Gcal event that was automatically created from an email?

Example: I could not find a way to edit it.
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How to add a non-Gmail account to my Google calendar?

I have a personal Google account, which I use for Google Calendar. Sometimes, I have calendar invites addressed to my work account, which is not hosted by Google. Is there a way to manage (or at ...
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Create Google Calendar event from Gmail and add attachment from Email

Gmail provides the menu entry to create a Google Calendar event from an email conversation. However, this does not automatically attach any attachments found in the email conversation to the calendar ...
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How to make a task repeat on the last day of each quarter in Google Calendar?

I've successfully added a repeating event to the last day of every month using the bellow syntax thanks to the advise of this article (How to make a task repeat on the last day of each month in Google ...
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Google Calendar notifications during the event

How can I get a notification of non-all-day event during the event? Say I need to get to the bank for 5 mins anytime between 15:00 and 16:00 and I want to be notified at 15:00, 15:20 and 15:40. ...
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Block adding events to Google Calendar

We use Google Apps and Google Calendars for scheduling jobs, event date on calendar is ship date. I want to be able to block dates from new events to control work flow. Any ideas on how to block the ...
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Google Calendar Invite a standard group

I am running a podcast and every week we do a show, however It is not always on the same day and there are new guests each week, so I don't want to make it a regular meeting. That being said what I ...
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Integrate contacts in Google Calendar

I want to create a Google Calendar event linked to a contact in my address book, I've searched but it seems that with Google Calendar isn't possible, is it? Do you know any way to do it maybe with ...
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Creating the same event in multiple calendars

I manage 72 calendars for my business. How do I create an event that will show up in all these calendars at one time? For instance, I wish to announce Good Friday or Easter Sunday all at one time. ...
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How can I hide an event from another calendar?

I can prevent an event from a calendar I control from displaying on my calendar, by deleting it. I would like a way to similarly remove from my display an event from another calendar that I'm ...
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Is it possible to enable auto-save when editing Google Calendar events?

Is there a way to enable auto-saving in Google Calendar so that unsaved event detail changes don't get lost?
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How can I disable the Quick Add parser in Google Calendar?

As described here, Google Calendar's Quick Add parser does a lot. That includes a lot that I don't want it to do and I would really much prefer just disabling it altogether and keeping event titles ...
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Why did the folks at Google decide to display only one task list at a time in Google Calendar?

I would like to ask the following question: Why did the folks at Google decide to display only one task list at a time in Google Calendar? In particular, wouldn't it be ideal if one could check ...
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Does Google Calendar send SMS notifications for free?

I am somewhat new to Google Calendar. What strikes me is that apparently it can send SMS notifications to mobile phones around the world free of charge (or, at least, I don't see any warning text ...
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All-day-event notification: how to get notified during event, on the same day?

On the Google Calendar page I can access via a web browser, I can click on: Settings cogwheel | Calendars | to the right of any calendar entry click Edit notifications. The help icon next to All-day ...
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How to program traditional UK Mothering Sunday in Google Calendar [duplicate]

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE, PLEASE SEE MY COMMENTS ABOUT UK MOTHERING DAY I would like to enter the United Kingdom version of Mother's Day into Google Calendar so that I will be able to remember it when ...
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Add Gmail (meetup) event to Google Calendar

When I get an event (e.g, from meetup.com) email in my Gmail, I have to copy and paste it bit by bit to change it into a Google Calendar entry. Is there an easy way (open calendar format) to move ...
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.ics attachment in gmail.com not saved

My problem is that .ics attachments from E-Mails, which I open in GMail.com, are not saved in Google Calendar, although I press "Safe". More specifically, the appointment is saved but disappears on ...
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Is it possible to configure a Google Calendar, Feedburner, and Twitter to release event notifications on schedule?

I have a Google Calendar that has recurring events. I've recently discovered that I can get an RSS feed from the calendar, add it to Feedburner, and then publish the feed to Twitter. It seems the ...
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Just created new calendar - does not receive invites from Outlook

I created a new Google calendar today. I want to send it invites from my corporate email account via Outlook. However it does not seem to be receiving/displaying the invites I'm sending it from ...
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Create events with a secondary calendar by default

When I want to create an event, I usually want to do it with a secondary calendar, so I have to click on the combo-box to change the calendar as follows: How could I set another calendar as the ...
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Appointments across different daylight saving time areas are silently modified

When I create an appointment at 9:00 in NYC (US Eastern timezone), my guest in London (GMT) has to attend it at 14:00 his time. However, the US and Britain switch to daylight saving time at different ...
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How to disable notifications in Google Calendar entry and ignore defaults?

I want to keep my default notifications intact, but remove all notifications from some entries? Right now, even if I remove all notifications from a particular entry, the notification defaults are ...
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Google Calendar event for last day of short months

I want to set up an even in Google Calendar that repeats on the last day of every month that doesn't have 31 days. The reason being my wristwatch has a manual date indicator with 31 days so I need to ...
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How do I really stop Gmail adding events to Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar settings I have "Events from Gmail: [ ] Add automatically" unticked, because it's really annoying. Despite this I am getting events from Gmail added automatically. Apparently from ...
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Google Calendar Event Scheduled for Mon - Thurs

How do I create a Google Calendar event that occurs all year every Mon-Thurs?
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Sync colours between Google Calendar apps

So I've set up sync between the Google Calendar app on my phone (which syncs events correctly). I am talking about the official app here, not some alternate default app. However, the colours seen on ...
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Using secondary domain for Google Hangouts URL

My primary domain name is foobar.com. My secondary domain name is fizbaz.com. When I create links in Google Calendar to do a Hangout, the URL always includes foobar.com no matter what, but I'd like ...
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Alternate Reply Address for Calendar Invites

I have a Google account I use for work. I hide the Gmail address by changing the "Send mail as:" setting in Gmail. How do I configure Google Calendar so that when I create a new event in my ...
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Hide meeting details on a shared resource - Is it possible?

Using Google Apps, We have a shared resource as the meeting room, is it possible that all users will have the option to add/use meetings to it, but still, not able to see details of other meetings in ...
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Why might a calendar event show on a different day than intended?

There is a calendar event that I'm being invited to attend. It is a repeating event, every second week, starting on the 15th, inviting many people in an organization using Enterprise Google Apps / ...
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Is there a way to remove the “Tasks” calendar in Google Calendar?

A "Tasks" calendar appears in my list of "My Calendars" in Google Calendar. It's only a minor irritation, but I have a small screen, I don't want it and never plan to use the Task list. Can I stop it ...
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Preventing my birthday to be shown in other people's Google calendar

How can I prevent my birthday to be shown in other people's Google calendar? I saw my contacts' birthday appear by default in the aggregation of my Google calendars: I know I can unselect the ...
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Google Calendar: How do you add an event from invitations to your non-default calendar?

I got two calendars in google calendar - my private one, which is primary and my secondary one, which is called "Work" for work-related meetings only. Every time someone invites me to an event by my ...
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After making a notification in calendar I received an email but I did not get the pop-up

I made a reminder in calendar about my work. In notification I have checked the notification by email and notification by pop-up (for the same time). Later (after the notification time), when I signed ...
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How to sync Facebook events in Google calendar, but only those I'm going

So, yeah, I'm able to add Facebook events to my Google calendar following this: https://www.facebook.com/help/152652248136178/ The only problem is that it adds every event I've been invited to. I ...
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How can I select text from Google Calendar's Agenda view in Chrome?

Sometimes I want to select text from the Agenda view of Google Calendar, but when I try to do so in Chrome, I'm unable to. Is there a workaround for this?
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How do I remove entire Google Calendar

How can I get rid of Google Calendar? I am not comfortable with my reminders on my mobile coming to my Gmail. (I am on Windows 7.)
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Google Calendar: How do I add a room to a meeting scheduled by someone else?

When I schedule a meeting through Google Calendar I have two tabs available: Add Guests Add Rooms, etc. However, when I accept a meeting scheduled by someone else (potentially via Outlook) I only ...
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Background Images for Google Calendar Events

Is it possible to upload background images for specific Google Calendar events? It seems that Google is showing this on their latest Google Calendar Android app, but is it possible to do this just in ...
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How to remove Birthdays from Google Calendar

How to delete Birthdays from Google Calendar? There is no link in Calendars settings, which allows to unsubscribe from Birthdays calendar in Google Calendar.
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How can I prevent simulatenous events in Google Calendar?

I want to improve my planning via calendar tools. So I need two features to my Google calendar: Prevent (disable/prohibit) simultaneous events If some events are moved forward by, say, 2 hours, to ...
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How do I remove “Birthdays” from Google Calendar? [duplicate]

I noticed a turquoise entry had creepily appeared on my Google Calendar for someone called "Gavin" (I know several). A recent update adds a "Birthdays" calendar. It turns out these come from Google+ ...
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Google Calendar and subaddressing (+): can not accept meeting invitations

I frequently use subaddressing when I give out my Gmail address, e.g., name+stackexchange@gmail.com. However, when I receive event invitations to such an address Google Calendar prevents me from ...
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How can I copy events from a Google Calendar from a certain span of time onto a new Google Calendar?

I hold an executive position in an organization that uses Google Calendar and I use one for personal use. I had simply synched the position's calendar to my own and have been using that for a year. I ...
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Resend particular reoccuring meetings to 1 guest

I scheduled a reoccurring meeting and want to resend just three of the occurrences to just one guest. Is there a way to do that?