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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Restore reminders in Google Calendars

I accidentally switched back to Google Tasks in Google Calendar. I still have my reminders, I can see them on Android, but the reminder calendar is gone from the web app, and I can't see my reminders ...
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How do I get Google Tasks back on Google Calendar after “reminders” has replaced it?

Google offered me the possibility to to used Google reminders in my calendar, if I wanted. I said, ok, let's try it. Now Google Calendar has gone and there seems to be no way to get it back: How do ...
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Can't see “Tasks” in list of calendars

When I look to 'My Calendars' on the left side, while I see other calendars but not the "Task" calendar. I went into settings and there is no "task" calendar to select. I am obviously missing ...
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How to add an address I found in Google Maps into Google Calendar?

Is there a way in desktop browsers to import an address I found in Google Maps into Google Calendar?
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Why does my Google Calendar event, with “no end date” suddenly end?

I created a recurring event on my Google Calendar for "Work" from 8 am to 5 pm, that repeats every weekday, when I started my current job back in 2013. Today, I was making plans to take a day off, and ...
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Is it possible to merge multiple `iCal` calendars that are imported via URL together to one calender in Google Calendar?

Meetup.com provides iCal calendar for individual meetups. It doesn't provide a shared iCal calendar that contains all meetup events but only a shared meetup list for the meetups where one clicked I ...
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Check people's attendance of shared calendar events

In a small non-profit group (about 20 people), I have recently become responsible for the calendar, events and communications management, so I am taking a look at their gmail account and looking for ...
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Delete events from Google Calendar with a specific word in the title

I'm trying to delete specific events on my Google calendar, I've found this script that delete events with a specific title: function delete_events() { //take care: Date function starts at 0 for ...
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Make pre-existing strings of single events repeating in Google Calendar

I imported a calendar from an external site onto Google Calendar for a church website. I need to string together separate events into one repeating event so that they can be edited en masse. For an ...
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Auto add invitations to shared Google calendar

In Google Apps, when an invitation comes through to a user's email, it adds to the user's default calendar automatically. Is it possible to have this go to a calendar other than the user's default ...
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Can I change video chat provider for Google Calendar?

As a user of Google Calendar, and having a company based on Google calendars, I would like to be able to change video providers for the default generated video link. Curent Provider: Google Hangouts ...
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Set up 2 factor authentication for Gmail but NOT Google Calendar?

I'm using YouCanBook.me and enabling 2FA seems to have broken it. Is there a way to set up 2 factor authentication for Gmail but not for my Google Calendar?
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Allow view access to a Google Calendar only from certain point in time

I'd like to share my Google Calendar with a colleague, giving him access to view/read all event details which aren't set to Private. Can I specify that he only be allowed to view events starting 01-...
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iCalendar RRULE Recurring Events Custom Repeat

I am trying to create 2 events that have custom repeats but I can't quite figure out the coding. I need an event that happens every 30 days but if the 30th day is a weekend I'd like it to move to ...
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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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How to allow anyone to book a meeting in my Google Calendar

In an emailing campaign, I want to provide a link to my personal calendar. People having this link could: see my availabilities not see the details of my calendar events and the main goal → book a ...
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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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Print Google Calendar showing time blocks but not names of events

Let's say I want to print a week from Google Calendar and show to someone else for scheduling purposes but don't want to show the names of the events. Is there an easier way than cutting and pasting ...
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Adding a recurring event in Google Calendar doesn't save the entire series

I've created and published a recurring event in Google Calendar. However, if someone adds the event, they get only the upcoming event, not the entire recurring series. Is there a way I can make ...
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Track new events someone else created in a shared Google calendar via email or notification

I use several shared calendars as part of my business. Often with several people editing and adding events to the calendar, sometimes weeks or months in the future, it's difficult to know and keep ...
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Move all future appointments in Google Calendar

I have an appointment repeating every 4 days. After a certain period, I want to move all future appointment of that event one day. How can I do this? Let me provide an example to be more clear. 1. ...
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Mapping Google Calendar events

I would like to display a Google Map with all of my calendar events such that the user can see points on the map relating to the locations of different events. When they click on the point it should ...
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Google Calendar: Recurring Event Every X WEEKdays?

I need to create a Google Calendar event that repeats every 3 days, but NOT counting weekends. For example: Mon, Thu, Tue, Fri, Wed, Mon, Thu, etc. I know how to do a "repeat every X days" but it ...
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Synching Facebook group events -> Google Calendar -> public RSS or similar

We have a Facebook group where various people create events. To make them more widely visible (not everyone has a Facebook login), we share them (read-only) via Wallflux to a Google calendar too. This ...
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Use custom domain with Google Calendar

I have a Google account which I currently use to handle my emails and calendar. Regarding emails, I want to switch to my own domain, but continue using Google Inbox/Gmail. This works perfectly fine ...
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How to automatically add description to Google Calendar event?

I want to add the time duration of events to the description so I will know how much time I spent on each event.
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Google Calendar change event time by typing in new time

When I create a new event in Google Calendar, it is very easy to type in the time when typing in the description. I can add a new event with a time in about 3-4 seconds, by typing something like "Meet ...
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As a Google Apps Admin, how do I remove an ex-employee from a calendar event?

We have several ex-employees who are still listed as attendees for meetings. Their google accounts have been deleted. We have a catch-all account that is getting their reminders for events. How do ...
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Google Calendar is sending me unwanted email

I deleted an event from my Google Calendar, and I received an email saying "An event has been moved to Trash." There is no unsubscribe link in the email. How do I turn these notifications off?
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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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How to insert an HTML table in Google Calendar's description

How can I insert a rich text table into a Google calendar event so that the invitees do not have to worry about tabs or fonts?
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Google Calendar not syncing calendars that have been added by URL with Windows 10 Calendar

I have several calendars that are externally managed, and I have imported them into my Google Calendar using the "Add by URL" option. I have signed into my Google account within the Windows 10 ...
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Change the color of multiple Google Calendar events

In Google Calendar, is it possible to change the color of multiple events at once? Preferably a solution that would work on Android.
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Only show important birthdays on Google Calendar

How can I manage the list people who show up on my calendar on their birthdays? I also want each birthday reminder to show the age the person is turning that day. Should I be using a different ...
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Set an alert / notification with “1 line” in Google Calendar

In Google Calendar you can set a time for an event with 1 line by doing the following (see also screenshot below): "dinner 1pm" this will set an event for called dinner at 1pm. What I'd also like to ...
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Using Anywhere on Earth time zone in Google Calendar

I'm taking classes online, and they allow us to submit our projects on a given date, up to midnight Anywhere on Earth. Turns out Anywhere on Earth is an actual time zone where Baker and Howland ...
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Google Slides not seeing meeting in calendar

Google Slides recently added the ability to present from an Android device to a Google Hangouts meeting. I have meetings scheduled in my primary Google Calendar. However, when I try to present to a ...
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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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Voice notes in Google Calendar?

I work in field service, so I have to "journal" my time. I would like to be able to record voice notes through out the day, and have them be transcribed to text, and archived by time and date. It ...
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Create event with unique recurring rule in Google Calendar

I need to create a recurring event in Google Calendar that happens on the first Friday after (but not including) the 15th of each month. I tried to use the "every third Friday" rule that is built in,...
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What is the Google Calendar syntax for making appointments?

When an appointment is made in Google calendar, you can use "17:00 Name" to set the appointment time to 17 o'clock. Now, is there other syntax that can be used? E.g. to set the location, repititions, ...
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Merging all trello boards calendars

Is there some possibility to merge all boards calendars from one account to Google Calendar? And not by adding them one by one (I want to use it on 100+ boards)...
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Can I use Google Calendar's website to edit an Exchange calendar?

I want to be able to edit an Exchange calendar with the Google Calendar website, but so far I have only been able to view the Exchange calendar (by going to "Other Calendars" in the Google Calendar ...
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How to set public Google Calendar embed URL to use client's local time zone?

I've embedded a public google calendar https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?mode=WEEK&src=alecjacobson%40gmail.com This shows the calendar using New York's timezone (my calendar's default), ...
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Google Calendar: Quick Add Format

I am writing a script to send an email to my Google account which will in turn trigger IFTTT and use Google Calendar's Quick Add function to add the body of the email to my calendar. I seem to be ...
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How do I get Google Calendar to use the correct e-mail addresses?

I have a recurring problem that when I add a list of people to a Google Calendar event, it invariably picks the wrong e-mail address for some of them. I then have to delete each of the incorrect ...
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Partial event syncing when importing calendar into Google Calendar

I'm trying to import my university's calendar into Google Calendar. However, both methods I use give me the same result. When I directly choose to save the ".ics" file to my desktop and then import ...
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How to easily add flight itinerary to Google Calendar from flight confirmation email in Gmail?

I got an email from my colleague about our business itinerary containing flight confirmation as a PDF attachment. Turns out Google can detect that it's a flight confirmation. When I search 'itinerary'...
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For google calendar, how to disable 00:00 to 8:00 from GUI?

For the google calendar website GUI, the default time is from 00:00 to 24:00. However, normally 00:00 to 8:00 is useless to both me and most people. It annoys me a lot by scrolling down each time to ...
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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 EST/...