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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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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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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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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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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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Google Calendar: How to quickly make several duplicates of an event?

In Google Calendar, what's the quickest way to make several duplicates of an event on different days if the events all have the same start and end times? (Assuming one doesn't want a recurring event, ...
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Automatically sync Meetup events with Google Calendar [duplicate]

Is there anyway to automatically have my Meetup event calendar sync up with Google Calendar, or even Outlook? Update I want to do this for all of my groups at once (not each individual group)
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How can I change my default/main calendar in Google Calendar?

Every time someone sends me an invitation it goes to my default (poorly-named) Google Calendar. I can't delete that calendar because it's my default. I can't make events go to my other calendars ...
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New Google Calendar (2017) Quick Add

In the old Google Calendar, I was able to create a new event by clicking on a day and typing both the description and time together in one field, like "Dr. Appointment 10am-11am", and it would parse ...
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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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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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How to show the week number on Google Calendar?

How can I show the week number on 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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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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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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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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How do I sync Google Calendar with my Outlook Calendar?

At work we use Outlook, but I want an easy way to sync it with my private Google Calendar. However, I tried looking at the Outlook (2010) settings and couldn't find how to make a link. So how do I ...
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Google Calendar doesn't show yearly event on 29.Feb. = bug?

A friend of mine has his birthday on the 29.Feb. and I've created a repeating event in Google Calendar for this. Google Calendar shows this event on leap years but not on non-leap years (like next ...
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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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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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Add .ics attachments in Inbox by Gmail to Google Calendar

I'm using Google Inbox with Google Apps for Work and unfortunately the .ics attachments sent by meetup.com are not added to my calender. But when I switch to Gmail then there is a button to add the ...
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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 can I find out when I added an event to my Google Calendar?

If I share a calendar with someone else and we end up with clashing events, how can I tell who "got there first"?
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Can Google Calendar view six weeks, not starting at the beginning of a month?

Google Calendar's month view can display up to six weeks, by clicking on the first week of the month (on the small calendar on the sidebar) and dragging the month downwards towards the last week of ...
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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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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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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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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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Why does a particular person not receive my Google Calendar event invitations?

When I send event invitations through Google Calendar, there is one person listed that does not receive the invitation. All others in the list receive it. He is on gMail too and has checked his spam ...
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Add an Event to Google Calender by Sending an Email

Is there any way to add an event to my Google Calendar by sending an email somewhere? To be clear, I want the event to be created by the simple act of sending the email, I do not want to have to ...
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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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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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How can share a private Google Calendar to anyone with the link?

Google Docs has three types of document sharing. Public to anyone with the link and viewable in search results; only viewable to those you invite to it; and the compromise: viewable only to anyone ...
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Google Calendar: How can I show or hide multiple calendars with one click?

I use Google Calendar at work and I have access to lots of my coworkers' calendars which makes the view pretty messy, so I mostly keep them hidden. Is there a way (maybe with some plugin or extension) ...
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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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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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Does Gmail, Google Docs & Google Calendar Offline work with Offline Storage in Firefox?

I currently use Google Gears with Gmail and Google Calendar to keep an offline copy of my mail and calendar. I use Firefox 3.6, but I'm looking at upgrading to Firefox 4. I read that HTML5 has ...
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How to delete all upcoming instances of a repeating event in Google Calendar?

I have a daily event in Google Calendar that repeats indefinitely. The event was created by someone else from their iCloud Calendar. I now want to delete all future instance of this event from my ...
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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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Automatically create an out-of-office reply based on calendar events in Google Apps

I would like to change the content of the out-of-office (Vacation responder) message in my Google Apps account based on events in my Google calendar. (I am the admin of the Google Apps domain) For ...
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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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Cannot share more than free/busy outside of organization

I am the organization admin for our Google Apps domain. I have the following pertinent settings configured: External Sharing options for primary calendars - Share all information, but outsiders ...
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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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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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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?
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How can I add birthdays with automatic age to Google Calendar?

Is there any way to add a birthday to my Google Calendar in such a way that the age is updated automatically? For instance, if I was born on May 2nd, 1980, then I'd like the entry for 2011 to say, "...
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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 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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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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Can Google Calendar connect to a CalDAV server?

I know events added in Google Calendar can be accessed in other applications (e.g. iCal) by connecting to Google's CalDAV server. But I have my own CalDAV server to which people add events with a ...