Questions tagged [google-calendar]

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Automatically add a Facebook page's events to Google Calendar

Is it possible to add a Facebook page's events to Google Calendar, automatically when the page creates events in the future? Facebook offers the "subscribed to this page's events" functionality but ...
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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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How can I associate a street address with a Google Apps Calendar conference room resource?

Google recommends naming calendar resources, like conference rooms, like this NYC-14-12-Boardroom-15-VC. This means that when a user creates a meeting that will take place in that conference room, the ...
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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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Automatically turn on Gmail Vacation Responder from gCal 'Out of Office' events

I see some good scripts on turning on responder for 'every Friday', etc., but with the new gCal feature of 'Out of Office' events, is there a way to turn on vacation responder any time there is ...
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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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How to fit 15 minutes onto Google Calendar in single lines

I divide my time up into 15 minute intervals. But Google Calendar seems to want to treat all my reminders as needing 30 minutes to display, even if they are spaced 15 minutes apart, resulting in half ...
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How do I permanently delete a guest from a recurring Google Calendar event?

How do I permanently delete a guest from a recurring Google Calendar event? The calendar does not ask if I want this to apply to only this event, or to future events as well like it does when ...
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Delete hundreds of Google Calendar events created by Zapier

I set up a "Zap" with Zapier that was supposed to create a Calendar event every time I created a new contact. I added "whenever a contact is updated" to the formula and linked it to my contacts and ...
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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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How to stop phantom notifications?

I've been rearranging the events on my Google Calendar a bit, and I've run into a bit of difficulty. Despite all of my notifications and reminders being turned off, I receive email notifications for ...
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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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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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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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How do I mark a full day as “out of office” in Google Calendars?

In Google Calendar, I see how to mark time as out of office, and how to create an all day event. But how do I mark a full day as out of office?
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Getting error when importing Facebook Upcoming events webcal to Google Calendar

I'm trying to import Facebook's upcoming events ics file into Google Calendar and getting the following error: Settings Error We could not parse the calendar at the url requested Importing to ...
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Automatically import ICS to Google Calendar in Chrome on Linux

This questions has been asked and answered before (e.g., on Ask Ubuntu) but this doesn't work anymore, at least for me. At some websites you can download ICS files for events. Is there a way in which ...
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Can Google Calendar load a custom Alternate Calendar?

In Google Calendar's settings, there's a drop-down labelled "Alternate calendar," with choices such as "Persian calendar" and "Hebrew calendar". Is there a way to create and use a custom Alternate ...
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Remove shared Google Calendar event without deleting from sharer

I share a Google Calendar with another person. Sometimes they enter an event that I'm not interested in. What can I do so that I don't see that event, but without deleting it so that the other person ...
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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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Just created new calendar - does not receive invites from Outlook

I created a new Google calendar today. I want to send it invites from my corporate email account via Outlook. However it does not seem to be receiving/displaying the invites I'm sending it from ...
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Resend particular reoccuring meetings to 1 guest

I scheduled a reoccurring meeting and want to resend just three of the occurrences to just one guest. Is there a way to do that?
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How to setup Shared Google Calendar Notifications upon Event Creation

I have a shared Google calendar that myself and one other person adds events to. Currently I use IFTTT to get an email each time an event is added. However this catches every event and does not say ...
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Shared calendars no longer show up in the sidebar

My shared calendars no longer show up in the sidebar on Google Calendar. All of them show up in the calendar itself and I cannot see anything but all the colors of the people who are sharing a ...
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Google Calendar (Apps) popping up 2 alerts for each event

For my event reminders, Google Calendar insists on giving me two dialog boxes. I can disable events reminders altogether, but really would like to have just the one. I am using Fluid 1.6.1 on OS X ...
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How do you add an event from invitations to your non-default calendar?

I have 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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Disable Google Calendar notifications for a specific event (Slack and Android)

I'm surprised this is so difficult. The company I'm working at uses Google Calendar to schedule meetings. We were recently told to add recurring events to block off times when we're not available for ...
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Multiple Google Accounts - Adding Meet Up Events

I have three Google Accounts - my personal one and two I manage for two different clubs. Whenever I export a Meet Up event to my Google Account, the event always goes to the wrong Google Calendar. ...
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How to Create a Global Calendar in Google Apps

How can we make a calendar global in Google Apps? I want the calendar to appear in the "My Calendars" box when I type the name of the calendar. So far what I have done is to create the calendar and ...
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Create a new user with limited access to internal user calendars

We are using Google Apps with Gmail and Calendar. The default settings for calendar visibility is set to shared, all internal users can see each other. The task is to create a new user with limited ...
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Reverse availability in Google Calendar

By default, all times are assumed "available" in a Google calendar. Only once an event is inserted, the corresponding time slot is considered "busy". It is possible to define working hours, but this ...
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How to add UK Mothering Sunday and Father's Day to Google Calendar?

I use Google calendar and the "Holidays in the United Kingdom" calendar doesn't include Mother's Day (in the UK) and Father's Day as they are not actual holidays. Is it possible to add events for ...
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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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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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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. In ...
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Create Google Calendar event from Gmail and add attachment from Email

Gmail provides the menu entry to create a Google Calendar event from an email conversation. However, this does not automatically attach any attachments found in the email conversation to the calendar ...
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Google Calendar notifications during the event

How can I get a notification of non-all-day event during the event? Say I need to get to the bank for 5 mins anytime between 15:00 and 16:00 and I want to be notified at 15:00, 15:20 and 15:40. ...
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Summing up the amount of time spent on a given event title on Google Calendar

I use Google Calendar to track my time throughout the day. Is there any convenient way to summarize how much time I have spent in a given activity in a given period of time? (E.g. how time I spent on ...
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How to determine the owner of an embedded Google Calendar?

I would like to change ownership of a shared Google Calendar that is embedded on our website, however nobody knows who owns the Calendar. How can we determine the owner knowing just the HTML embed ...
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How to Customise Week Number for Google Calendar?

Google Calendar has a Week Number calendar that neatly adds the week numbers as little icons to my calendar. However, I want the numbers to start halfway through the year, not from January. Is it ...
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Trello: How can I create all day event?

I've enabled calendar feature in Trello, but for each card I have to define date and time. When I import this calendar to google calendar, then each event/card take 1 hour. Is there any way how to ...
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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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Adding events from YouTube to GoogleCalendar

I was trying to use the "Add to calendar" option from a YouTube event. In the options to add to a calendar, it is only showing my Birthday calendar. Other calendars are not displayed in the option. ...
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Advice on how to handle syncing multiple Trello boards' due dates with Android?

I really like the visual presentation/interface of Trello versus other ticket boards or project collaboration platforms that have been too large for my needs. I've been using it for about five months ...
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Save locations in Google Calendar for places you use frequently

In Google Calendar, is there a way to save locations for places you name in the where field? For example, if you make an entry in Google Calendar and put the location as "dentist office" could it ...
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Is there a way to reschedule a meeting that I didn't set in Google apps calendar?

When I get invited to a meeting, I want to be able to reschedule the meeting but the calendar tells me You are about to make changes that will only be reflected on calendar me@company.com From ...
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How to make many duplicates of an event in Google calendar which are easily modified by others

In a way similar to Google Calendar: How to quickly make several duplicates of an event?, I need to make many copies of events. However, it is important that they remain individual events (not part of ...
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What does setting a time zone on Google Calendar actually achieve?

I'm currently in GMT+1, and have just created a calendar with a GMT-5 time zone. If I add a new event to this calendar, it is created with my current GMT+1 time zone. To create an event at GMT-5, I ...
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Is there a way to notify subscribers of changes made to a shared Google calendar?

Is there a way to notify subscribers of a calendar when changes are made?
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How to prevent end-date shift when changing start-date in Google Calendar?

Any time I change the starting date of an event for example by extending it with an extra day (e.g. from 5th of July to 4th of July) the ending date gets shifted accordingly (e.g. 10th of July to 9th ...