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How often does Google Calendar update its “Other Calendar” feeds?

I subscribe to a couple of external calendar feeds from my Google Calendar (within a Google Apps account) and am curious to know how often they get updated. For example, I have a subscription to my ...
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Add .ics attachments in Inbox by Gmail to Google Calendar

I'm using Google Inbox with Google Apps for Work and unfortunately the .ics attachments sent by meetup.com are not added to my calender. But when I switch to Gmail then there is a button to add the ...
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How do I set up a Google Calendar for my group?

I belong to a group that puts on events. Different people organize different events, but we are all under the umbrella of one group name. We want to create a Google Calendar where we can all add ...
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Why is this public calendar still requiring permission to access?

In order to explain this more clearly, I'm going to use an example of two different Google accounts, reflecting the situation as I came into it. Names are, of course, changed for privacy. I created a ...
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How do I make an event *dependent* on local time in Google Calendar?

I want to create an event that triggers at 0800 local time no matter where you are in the world. In other words, the event will not trigger simultaneously around the world. It will trigger at 0800 ...
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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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How to set a calendar in Google calendar so that only owner can edit his event?

I’d like to create a calendar and share it among people, so all can add events but they cannot change other people's events. Only the owner of the event can do this. Is it possible?
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Possible to recover invite after remove? Google calendar

I clicked remove on a calendar invite. How do I get it back?
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Can't properly select a date in Google Calendar with iMac Magic Mouse

The task is straightforward enough. I wish to click on a specific date from the calendar that appears on the left side of Google Calendar. Here's a screenshot: Let's say I want to select the 24th. ...
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Calendar events - invitations

I use Google Calendar, and the Calendar apps of all my computers and mobile devices (an iMac and a MacBook at work, a private iPhone and iPad) synchronize with my Google Calendar. Both Google Calendar ...
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Is there anyway to sync Outlook's calendar with Google's calendar?

Is there anyway to sync Outlook's calendar with Google's calendar? I've tried following this before but it doesn't work properly. I'm using Windows 7 and Outlook 2010. The thing is, it's really easy ...
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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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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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Creating events in Google Calendar so that the details are kept private

I am using Google Calendar to making appointments and keep track of them. Is there a way to create an event and then make it so people can see that there is an event on that day, but they can't click ...
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How do I get Gmail to recognize times & dates for Google Calendar creation?

For some reason Gmail does not recognize times or dates in order to create Calendar events. I'm using Chrome in Windows 7 and logged into both accounts. I think it stopped working around 3 or 4 ...
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Google Calendar: How to quickly make several duplicates of an event?

In Google Calendar, what's the quickest way to make several duplicates of an event on different days if the events all have the same start and end times? (Assuming one doesn't want a recurring event, ...
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Undo calendar event deletion

Is there any trash for deleted events on Google Calendar? For some events, upon deletion there is no undo as shown below, so I'd be interested if there is any event thrash available.
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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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Any way to Add a reminder more than 4 weeks ahead of a Google Calendar event?

It looks like Google Calendar Reminders are limited to 4 weeks advance notice on reminders. Is there any way to extend that longer?
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How can I force Gmail to recognize an ICS file attachment?

According to the Gmail team, Google Mail should automatically detect ICS attachments. But it doesn't. At least not for the ICS I got from an iPhone user: How can I make sure these are parsed as ICS ...
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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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Display all due dates for all Google Task lists in Google Calendar

Google Calendar only marks the due dates present in the currently selected Task list. Can I make Google Calendar display all the due dates for all tasks in all task lists?
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Filter out Google Calendar invites from people not in my contact list

How do I set up a filter in Gmail account so that invitations from people not in my contact list are automatically deleted (and the event removed from my calendar)?
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Google Calendar : How to choose the calendar on Quick Add?

I'd like to choose the calendar on quick add instead of modifying the event details once after adding. Is it possible?
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Events I add in Google Calendar are not appearing anywhere

I've made a Google Calendar for my Google+ Group, and I'm simply trying to add events to it. I select a time, and edit the event, and save it, and when I return to the main calendar interface, my ...
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Creating a repeatable Google Calendar event for calendar month based dates

I'd like to add this repeatable event to my Google Calendar which I believe is tied to the number of days in the calendar month the statement is received in: ...
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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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How to get a notice by gmail if someone plans a meeting in my Google Calendar?

Had this numerous times: someone planned a meet in my calendar without getting a notice somewhere (preferrable by mail) that this happened. Result: getting of meeting notice 10 min before, without ...
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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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Automatically add non-Google Calendar invites in Gmail

In Google Calendar, I have "Events from Gmail - Add Automatically" and "Automatically add invitations to my calendar - Yes". And yet, it seems that when someone sends me an invitation from not-Gmail ...
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Track completion of Google Calendar events

My typical case is following. When I need to check/do something in future (let's say in a month) I add an appropriate event in Google Calendar. The problem with it is that it's inconvenient to check ...
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Can Google Calendar send e-mail reminders to a non-gmail address?

Google Calendar can send reminders of my events to my Gmail inbox. Is it possible to tell Google Calendar to send those e-mail reminders to a different e-mail address?
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'Add to Calendar' is absent in Inbox by Gmail

When I used Gmail and got email with appointment and hover mouse on date, I got the message: But now in Inbox by Gmail I don't have this option. Is it possible to add 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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Get notified of RSVPs for my Google Calendar event

Is there a way to get notified as people RSVP for my Google Calendar events? The only way I know to keep informed is to constantly open up the event itself to see who is coming. I like how Outlook ...
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What is the Google Sync URL to choose which Google Calendars to sync? [closed]

You know how Google Calendar lets you have multiple calendars, i.e. weather, etc? There is an obscure page that looks like it's designed for mobile devices that lets one choose which calendars to ...
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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 ...
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Google Calendar repeated events desynchronisation

I have (had) three events created in my Google Calendar on June 4th, 2013, repeated daily forever. In my week view I noticed, that June 3rd, 2015 was the last time, this event appeared in calendar. It ...
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Repeating reminders for upcoming events in Google Calendar

In Google Calendar, is it possible to set up repeating reminders for upcoming deadlines and events? I want to set an hourly alarm that will show the amount of time remaining until the next calendar ...
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How to ensure sending a .ICS file on Gmail will result in an “add to calendar”

I have noticed that sometimes, when I receive a calendar invite (.ICS file) I do not get an add to calendar option in my Gmail read view. Notice no add to calendar option. Other times I do get ...
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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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Merge duplicate events in shared Google calendars

In my Google Calendar I have visibility over several shared calendars. If multiple people who share calendars with me attend the same event, I can see the event quite a few times. Example ...
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In Google Calendar, is there a way to open appointments in a new browser tab instead of in the same tab?

In Google Calendar, from the main calendar view, is there a way to have appointments open in a new browser tab when clicked, instead of opening in the same tab (the default behavior)?
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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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How do I subscribe to an Outlook.com calendar from my Google calendar?

All the help I find is for the opposite direction. I need my Outlook.com calendar to show up in my Google calendar, as the events I create in my windows phone don't sync to my main Google calendar. ...
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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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Add contacts to “where” field in Google Calendar entry

Say I have an event that takes place at one of my contact's, I'd like to add this contact to the "where" field of the event, so that e.g. Google Maps can display the appropriate address. Is this ...
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How can I force Google Calendar to sync/update my Tripit iCal feed?

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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Guidelines on email formatting to make contents Google Calendar friendly

Does Google provide any documented, official recommendations about how to format an email that will easily import the event into a user's Google Calendar? Let's say that I want to send an email about ...
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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 ...