When filling up contacts in google I normally enter the birthday as well. This information is then displayed in a Read-Only-Calendar in Google-Calendar.

So far I do not see any way to get notifications on these dates. Do you know if this is possible?

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From all I've heard & read, this isn't possible. The only way I've got around it is by copying these auto-generated events to another calendar and then adding a notification. One advantage of this is you choose which ones you get an alert for, but of course, it's not ideal.

  • It's not ideal.. but on the other hand.. birthdays are not changing that often... so it's one time thing anyways :) But still not ideal... :(
    – Lipis
    Oct 18, 2011 at 23:54

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