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Questions tagged [google-calendar]

For questions about the Calendar service provided by Google as accessed by a desktop or mobile browser. Questions about native smartphone apps are off-topic on Web Apps.

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How to set Google Calendar in Gmail above chat?

If the chat window is too long, then its hard to see the calendar at the bottom of the chat. This makes it difficult to see the calendar and often miss the alerts given by calendar by making the font ...
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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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Why is Gmail marking my Google Calendar reminders as spam?

Gmail is sending all of my calendar reminders to spam. As far as I can tell, I don't have a filter (or anything else) telling it to do this. How can I make it stop? I keep marking everything that it ...
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View a list of all calendars in Google Apps? [duplicate]

Where I work we use Google Apps for your Domain for a few things, including the calendar. I am an administrator, but I cannot work out how to view a list of all the calendars we have in our domain. Is ...
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Can I share Google Calendars with Google Groups?

The question says it all.
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Google Calendar Import or Copy All Entries From a WebCal:// URL

I have a webcal:// url for a calendar with a lot of entries, I can "add" the calendar in the "other calendars" section of my Google Calendar. But this isn't part of my calendar so will not sync with ...
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Is there a good calendar service that doesn't forget appointments like Google Calendar? [closed]

I've been using Google Calendar for years now to remind me of appointments. I set it to send me an email before an appointment, and I rely on that email to remember the appointment. I like the fact ...
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Google Sync on iPod touch: instructions lead to dead end on calendar control

I have a family domain set up with Google Apps Standard. Everybody has their own calendar, and then a shared family calendar. I configured my daughter's iPod Touch to talk to GMail using the Google ...
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How to implement GTD using Gmail/Gcal/Gtasks?

I'm interested in hearing how people have used Google's tools, in particular Tasks and Calendar, in the context of Getting Things Done or a similar system.
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How can I find the subscribe URL from the Google Calendar embed source code?

If I have the embed HTML for a Google Calendar, can I extract the URL I would use to subscribe to the calendar? For example: Embed code (linebreaks added for clarity): <html> <iframe src="...
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How do I change the time interval displayed in Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar's week view, the time of day is listed down the left side of the panel. Each hour is divided into two blocks. Is there a way to change this to "squeeze" down the time so it only ...
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How do I make free/busy checks work with the non-default calendar on Google Calendar?

My default calendar is my main/private calendar, but I want to share a second calendar and have it report proper free/busy times. When I share it and other people try to invite me, it says it can't ...
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Google Apps Calendar theme

I can easily change my Google Apps email theme to match my company's colors. Is there a way that I can accomplish the same thing for the calendar? I looked in all the settings and so on, but can't ...
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Choose which calendar event goes into using Google Calendar Quick Add

Is there any way to specify which calendar the event should be put in when adding an event using Quick Add in Google Calendar. The help article on the topic gives all sorts of advanced options, but I ...
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Can I get the TripIt calendar to display events (e.g. in google calendar) usually local times?

I've happily added my TripIt calendar to google calendar. Unfortunately, it shows all my flights as beginning and ending at the corresponding local California times. This is useless to me --- I add ...
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How to show the week number on Google Calendar?

How can I show the week number on Google Calendar?
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Is there any way to set a reminder's time to a later time than an event on Google Calendar?

For example, if I have an all-day event, it will be triggered at 5PM the previous day. What if I want to be notified about it on the same day though? I was thinking I could do something like -12 ...
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Is there a way to have Google Calendar scroll to normal hours by default?

When I open up a day in day view for Google Calendar, it starts at 12AM, which means I can't see any of the real stuff in the day until I scroll down. Is there any way to make it auto scroll or just ...
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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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Can I publish a feed of my EventBrite meetings to appear on my Google Calendar?

I am attending a lot of EventBrite meetings and want an automated way to put it on my Google Calendar.
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Google Calendar all-day reminders not respecting my timezone

I'm using Google Apps Standard Edition, however, I noticed the same exact behavior with my Gmail account as well. At first I thought that reminders are sent at odd times for all-day events, but then I ...
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How do I export data from my Outlook 2003 calendar for import to Google Calendar?

I've seen some instructions on how to do it for 2007 but none yet that work for 2003.
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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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Have you seen Google Calendar ICS subscriptions functioning as advertised? Refresh is slow

I've found that when subscribing my Google Calendar to an ICS feed, it takes hours, in some cases over 12 hours, for the updates to appear in Google Calendar. They advertise that it self-refreshes ...
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Is there a good tutorial on Google calendar? [closed]

Is there a good tutorial overview on how to use Google calendar effectively? I am most interested in using it to coordinate multiple calendars for family and work group members, as well as syncing ...
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Is it possible to link to specific date on a public Google Calendar?

I help run a small single day BarCamp-style unconference event, and we publish our session schedule (as it evolves) on a public Google Calendar. We would like to create a short link (eg. http://cal....
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Google Apps Account vs Google Account

Might be a strange question but... I run a google apps account for my own domain for myself and family members for email, calendar and contacts. Email name@domain.com I have found that when it comes ...
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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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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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Google error 500 caldav

iCal, today, is getting a rather alarming error from Google: The server responded with “HTTP/1.1 500 Server error code: e00824d7” to operation CalDAVWriteEntityQueueableOperation. What could ...
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Integrated Gmail redirection to google calendar

When I log into google from google.com, then open gmail, Integrated Gmail 2.5.5 causes the browser to redirect to google calendar. When I log into google calendar first, then go to gmail, the same ...
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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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Google Calendar gadget 401 error

I'm using the Google Calendar gadget (from Labs). However, when I try to load up my calendar, nothing appears. Using Firebug, I've noticed that I'm getting 401 Token expired when trying to access it....
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Sync Google Apps Calendar to my iPhone

I have a Google Apps account through work. I've noticed that when I add a calendar event there is a significant lag time between when I add the event and when it appears on my iPhone. Additionally, ...
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How to change color of event in Google calendar?

Is there a way to change the color of display of an event in Google Calendar like MS Outlook allow you to do with it's category ?
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Accessing a password-protected iCalendar feed from Google Calendar

I want Google Calendar to show the events from a remote ics feed protected by HTTP Basic Authentication. The URL is like: http://user:password@host/path/eventList?site=calsite&format=calendar ...
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Remove past events from Google Calendar

I sync my Google calendar with Outlook. I have recurring daily entires in my Outlook calendar which I would like to remove from Google calendar (and Outlook if necessary) when they are in the past. ...
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Google Calendar “widget” within Gmail

I'm looking for something within Gmail that is similar to that within Yahoo mail. At the bottom of your mail screen, is your upcoming calendar events. I know about the Calendar widget, but it doesn'...
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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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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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Display Events in JCal Pro Calendar on Google Calendar

I have a Joomla! website, that uses JCal Pro to display the calendar. Now, in my Google calendar, I want to import the JCal calendar into it. In other words, I want to display the contents of JCal ...
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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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Creating Google Calendar event from received Gmail message

Is it possible to create a calendar appointment from an email message? I'm sure in the past it would give you a link in the right column if it detected a date in the message, but this no longer seems ...
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Can I have more than 5 notifications of an event in Google Calendar?

Is there a way to add more than 5 notifications to an event in Google Calendar? There are some events that I like to have multiple reminders in the days preceding it as well as a bunch more the day of ...
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How to sync Google Calendar with Apple Desktop Calendar?

Is there a way to sync my Google Calendar with my Apple Calendar (on my Mac desktop and iPod touch)?
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How can I have read access to my Google Calendar tasks in a desktop application?

Why don't I have access to my Google Calendar tasks using either Lighting for Thunderbird or Evolution? I can sync calendars without any problems, but I do not even have read access to tasks...
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How do I purge appointments in Google Calendar?

Is there a way to purge multiple Google Calendar entries at a time? For example, is there a way to clear a day, week, or month at a time?
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How to allow Google Calendar users to subscribe to my website's calendar (event data) and have GCal show updates automatically

I have a website that stores and displays data about events. I'd like to make that data available to Google Calendar users and allow them to subscribe to my site's event data. The event data can and ...
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Is there a way to make Google Calendar behave more like 30boxes.com?

On 30boxes.com they show 4 weeks at a time (possibly spanning two months) and as you navigate the view shifts by one week at a time. Is there a way to make Gmail show 4 weeks at a time and still ...
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Can I see the description of a Google Calendar event without opening the event details?

When I click an event it shows me the title and times and attendees, but it does not show the event description. Is there a way to see that description without opening the event details?