Questions tagged [google-calendar]

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How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar?

How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar? I tried to click on a date that got an event to delete and dragged my mouse to 2 days after that date, ...
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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

I'd like to create a Gmail filter to filter all of my Google Calendar notifications into a separate folder. Google Calendar notifications have headers that look like the following: Reply-To: Helen ...
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How to make a task repeat on the last day of each month in Google Calendar?

Pretty much the subject says it all. How can I make a task repeat on the end of each month in google calendar. Jan 31- repeated task Feb 28 - repeated task march 31 - repeated task april 30 - ...
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Change back to Google classic calendar

Google just reverted me to the new calendar. When I click on the gear, I don't have the "classic" option anymore. I hate the new format. Anyone have any ideas.
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Sync, not export, Facebook events with Google Apps calendar

I have tried this before but didn't get anywhere. I have a Google Apps account of my own domain that I use for email, calendar and contacts. I sync all of these with my iPhone. I would like to sync ...
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Show availability/busy status across multiple Google calendars

I'm currently connected to three Google calendars. One is my office calendar where I keep track of my work plans when I am focusing on certain projects and whatnot. Another is where I keep my ...
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When are reminders sent for Google Calendar all-day events?

If I set up an all day event and choose "10 minutes" as the remind time, when should I expect to be reminded of the event? I'm looking for an exact date/time. Update: I guess they are really sent ...
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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 get my TripIt calendar to show up on Google Calendar?

I want to see my upcoming TripIt travel plans on my Google Calendar. I thought I would just be able to subscribe to my TripIt ical feed from GCal, but it doesn't seem to work. I got my ical feed ...
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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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Can I create a Google Calendar event that repeats at every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday in the month?

Is it possible to create an event that repeats at every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday in the month in Google calendar?
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Sync Office 365 calendar to Google calendar

I could not find an up to date question about how to sync an Office 365 calendar to Google calendar. I do not wan't to use an application designed to use the desktop version of Outlook like OggSync ...
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How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
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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 screenshot:...
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Merge Google Accounts?

I have a Google Apps Account which has recently been changed to a full Google Account which has the email address me@mydomain.com . I also have a gmail account with me@gmail.com . The Gmail account ...
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Can I publish a feed of my Meetups to appear on my Google Calendar?

I'm a bit of a Meetup junkie so I'd like to automate the appearance of any Meetup I RSVP to automagically appear on my Google Calendar.
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Is it possible to bookmark a Google calendar or inbox for a specific account?

I have a Google account for work, and another personal account. I have on more than one occasion clicked the bookmark I made in my work folder and been confused by not seeing (e.g.) an important ...
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Birthday calendar notification

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 ...
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Quick add entry with details in Google Calendar

Some observations first: When you are in Month View in Google Calendar and enter an event name in the pop-up, it will be created as a whole-day event. OTOH, if you enter the event name like "19:15 ...
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“Google Calendar invitations cannot be forwarded via email.” - why, and how to workaround?

Several people in my organisation get this message in the following set up: x@institution.edu (using Google apps) forwards everything to y@gmail.com Someone invites x@institution.edu While logged in ...
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How to limit visible hours in new Google Calendar

Until Google forced the new calendar on users, I was able to hide selected morning/night hours using a Labs feature. Is there any way to do the same in the new version, either through the calendar ...
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Increment number inside a recurring event in Google Calendar

Is there a way to automatically increment a number inside of a recurring event in Google Calendar? Basically, what I'd like to do is add an event that tells me how old my daughter is, by week and by ...
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Easiest way to transfer Google data between accounts

Previously we had free accounts with Google for our Calendars, Contacts etc. We are now signed up as App Business and have new accounts. What is the easiest way to transfer: Google Calendar Google ...
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Send Gmail calendar invite from alternate email

I've seen a lot of questions around this topic but most of them are about receiving invitations to your alternate email. I'm specifically looking for a way to send a calendar invite from my work ...
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Adding Mother's and Father's day into Google Calendar

The Australian holidays calendar doesn't appear to include Mother's Day or Father's day. How can I add them into my calendar?
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Google calendar sharing

I am a Google Apps administrator in the process of transferring a multitude of secondary calendars from a previous Google account. So following advice from Easiest way to transfer Google data between ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to sync MS Outlook with specific Google Calendar?

I wish to sync my work's Microsoft Outlook calendar one-way with Google Calendar so that I can view my events all together on my Google Account. I wish to create a new Calendar on Google Calendar ...
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Exporting Facebook page events to Google Calendar

We're developing a website for our non-profit book café. We're using Google Calendar for booking meetings and movie showings and lectures and everything else, but we're also using our relatively ...
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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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Insert hyperlink in Google Calendar's description field

I need to insert a link in my Google Calendar, but when I write out the description field with https://www.google.com/, it's just normal text. I've tried to write <a href="https://www.google.com/"&...
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Multi-account Google Calendar free/busy status?

I have three G Suite accounts and a personal Google account, and until recently, there was little need for the Google Calendar to have any real use. Now however the powers that be finally discovered ...
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Disable redirect notice in Google Calendar

I regularly click on links in calendar events for work and every single time Google Calendar first sends me to this page: Since when is the default response to a user clicking on a link, "Let's send ...
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Google Calendar's “This and following events” option when deleting a recurring event

When deleting a recurring event in Google Calendar, I only receive the option of deleting "This and following events" sometimes. When this option is not available, my only options are to delete the ...
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Are there advanced keyboard shortcuts for Google Calendar?

I like to do most of my stuff using the keyboard. On Gmail, this works quite nicely, but on Google Calendar, some keyboard shortcuts are missing. For example, I'd like to browse days by using the ← ...
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Invitations to different Google Calendars within one account

Within my Google Calendar I have several different calendars set up. Is it possible for someone else to send invitations directly to a specific calendar (not the default)?
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Schedule an event for last Sunday (or another day of week) of each month

How do I set a reminder in Google Calendar for an event that occurs on every Sunday before the 1st of the following month?
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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 search reminders added to Google Calendar?

When I create a reminder in Google Calendar and then search for its description on the Google Calendar desktop webpage, nothing is shown. Only the "events" are shown. It says: 0 result for ... ...
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How to change my name in Google Calendar

When I look at the settings of one of my calendars in Google Calendar, it says Calendar Owner. And the string that comes after that looks hideous. It goes something like this: "my.name@gmail.com" <...
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Synchronising Facebook events with Google Calendar [duplicate]

Is there any way to keep the two synchronised? So when a new event is added to facebook (regardless of attending or not), it comes up on google calendar? I've tried pasting the webcal link from ...
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How to re-send invitations to shared Google Calendar?

How can I resend invitations to a shared Google calendar? I've setup a new calendar for a non-profit organization using Google Apps for Domains. I said "no" to the initial question to send out ...
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Why does Google Calendar move events in a different (non-DST) timezone 1 hour backward?

I'm currently residing UTC+3: UTC+2 standard time zone, +1 for daylight saving time (DST). For a trip I'm planning, I'm trying to set a new event in Google Calendar, which takes place in a different ...
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How to add alternate email to Google account given error “This address is already used with another Google account.”

I'm trying to associate an email address with my Google account so I can receive calendar nominations. From https://myaccount.google.com, I go to Personal info & privacy > Your personal info > ...
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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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How do I get “Tasks” in my list of calendars?

I am the administrator of a Google Apps domain. On at least four accounts in my domain, one of which is my own, (and on any new accounts that I create) the Tasks calendar is not in the list of ...
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Change event's calendar when invited to event

I have been invited to an event by a colleague. The event, by default, was added to my first calendar: the one that existed when I created the Google Calendar account. I would like to switch that to ...
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Encapsulate a set of Google calendars

As a user of Google Calendar, I can set up my account to display a set of individual calendars (say three ... Ron's, Jeff's and Conf Room A's). Is there any way to encapsulate this set of calendars ...