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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 viewing,...
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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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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

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 the right time of the year comes on a yearly basis: I've read this ...
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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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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 event 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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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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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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Cannot accept meeting invitations from Google Calendar sent to + subaddressed

I frequently use subaddressing (or plus addressing) 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 ...
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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?
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How do I find out who has already reserved a resource i.e. conference room in Google Calendar?

Scenario: A small group of employees has reserved the conference room via a Google Calendar event through Gmail. At a later date a meeting with a bunch of executives is scheduled only to find the ...
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Summing up the amount of time spent on a given event title on Google Calendar

I use Google Calendar to track my time throughout the day. Is there any convenient way to summarize how much time I have spent in a given activity in a given period of time? (E.g. how time I spent on ...
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How do I hide unused time (ex. midnight to 4am) on a public Google calendar in week view?

The embedhelper (https://www.google.com/calendar/embedhelper) is lacking, and the unused time Lab seems to apply when viewing the Calendar at google.com/calendar. Is there code I can write on the ...
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How to determine the owner of an embedded Google Calendar?

I would like to change ownership of a shared Google Calendar that is embedded on our website, however nobody knows who owns the Calendar. How can we determine the owner knowing just the HTML embed ...
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Multiple SMS reminders or notifications in Google Calendar

I have created several different calendars each for a different person. Upon creating an event in their calendar is it possible to send SMS reminders or notifications to the different mobile devices?
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How to make an event repeat on the third last working day of each month in Google Calendar?

Unfortunately my pay dates are a nightmare. I get paid on the third last working day at the end of each month. Here's a years worth of dates. 29/09/14 29/10/14 26/11/14 19/12/14 (exception due to ...
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Is there a way to do a batch edit start and stop times for events in Google Calendar?

I would like to know if it is possible to edit several events at once. I have several individual events in my Google Calendar with the same name. I would like to be able to change the start and/or ...
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Print Google Calendar for a year

I need to print my Google Calendar with all details for a year. (Context - responding to an IRS audit.) The calendar view (day/week/month) is not good because it cuts off the meeting title. The "...
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How can I force Google Calendar to sync/update my Tripit iCal feed? [duplicate]

I have had my TripIt feed registered in my Google Calendar for several years, mostly without issue. However, sometimes, entries that a clearly and accurately registered in TripIt just don't show up ...
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How to Customise Week Number for Google Calendar?

Google Calendar has a Week Number calendar that neatly adds the week numbers as little icons to my calendar. However, I want the numbers to start halfway through the year, not from January. Is it ...
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Add/Create Gmail No Reply Reminder to Task List in Google Calendar

Is there a way, either in Gmail, Boomerang or in another lab/extension to create a reminder in your GCal (Google Calendar) To Do List? So, before sending the email, there would need to be a place to ...
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Limit Displayed Hours on Embedded Google Calendar

Is there a way to limit the hours displayed on Google Calendar that will also limit those hours when you embed that calendar on my web site page? I am using the Labs Hide Morning and Night extension ...
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Google calendar event in UTC time zone?

I am trying to create a calendar with some events related to a console game, specifically Destiny, and it has some fixed times each day, each week, and each weekend, where something happens. These ...