Questions tagged [google-calendar]

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Can you convert a Google Calendar Event into a Reminder?

When creating an Event, you can select making a Reminder or Task instead. (These options are only available when you have the respective calendars [✔] enabled to display, under My calendars. In this ...
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How do I change the calendar of an existing Google Calendar event?

I'm seemingly able to change the calendar for an existing Google Calendar for an event that I have created; and no way to do it on any client for events to which I have been invited. Moreover when I ...
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Fix my script? How can I automatically create events in google calendar using dates from google sheets?

I read that it is possible to link a google sheet to google calendar, so dates can be used to create events in the calendar. I used script I found around about, but absolutely nothing happens. Can ...
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Double clicking on an ics file to add to my google calendar? [duplicate]

It's been a decade since this question has been posed here and the answers there have been outdated for nearly that long. There is absolutely no reason why it should be difficult to configure double ...
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Reminder lasts longer than I set it to

So, basically, what happens: I set a reminder to a certain date, let's say I set a reminder called "Great Aunt's Birthday" to "Jan 13, 2020", set it to be repeated "Annually on January 13" "All day" ...
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Can I mark anotther guest as not attending in my google calendar event?

I've set up a google calendar event with a large number of guests - those who can attend generally just accept the invite, but those who send their apologies tend to ignore the invite and reply to the ...
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Google Calendar weekly recurring event, except last week of month?

I'd like to set up an event for every Monday, except the last week of each month
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How can I change the visibility of several events at once in Google Calendar?

How can I change the visibility of several events at once in Google Calendar?
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Subscribing to Exchange calendar in GSuite Calendar

I've got two calendars that I'm trying to synchronize: Google Calendar on GSuite (main) and Exchange-based with access through EWS (secondary). To make it a bit easier I only need one-way ...
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Gmail Calendar event integration into Gmail

I know the way to sent email event remainder with Google calendar. I also know it is possible to publish the link to event with a link, but I want to create a calendar email invite that shows in my ...
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How to change the default Google account for Google webpages on Chrome?

So I have a Google account signed into Chrome through which I keep bookmarks, etc. However, I use a different (work) account for most of my calendar needs. How can I make it so that when I go to ...
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Google Calendar: Invited to recurring event, how to mark as free?

If I'm invited to an recurring event on Google Calendar, how can I mark myself as "free" for the whole series and not only for individual events? If I click on one event in the series and edit my ...
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How to view multiple accounts on Google Calendar Simultaneously?

In the Google Calendar Android app you can have multiple accounts logged in & it shows the events of all accounts together. How do I do this on desktop? Note: Sharing calendars is not an ...
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Copy or Export Shared Google Calendar

I would like to copy or export a shared Google calendar that is listed under "Other Calendars." I have found instructions on how to do this using the Public Address in iCal format. However, for the ...
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Integrating Office 365 Calendar with Google Calendar

I am trying to integrate a offiche-365 calendar to google-calendar. The purpose is to use the ical from the google calendar in a 3rd party app where I can only read Google Calendars. However, ...
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Generate Daily Agenda for Multiple Calendars?

I know how to generate a Daily Agenda for a single calendar; however, I'd like to receive a Daily Agenda for multiple calendars. Is that possible in the native web application? Is it possible using an ...
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How to mark Google Calendar reminder as done with a prior date?

I use recurring Google Calendar reminders to remind me of things I need to do each month, like replace my contact lenses with a fresh pair. I like that once marked done they stay in my calendar so I ...
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Why do birthdays show up in my calendar?

Where can I modify if/how birthdays show up on my Google Calendar desktop version? I can't find any setting for that. Below an example of such a birthday event that I haven't created myself. I don't ...
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Google Calendar: How to add a school timetable (accounting for the lack of lessons between term dates)?

I'm trying to add my school timetable to google calendar but the weekly repeating options don't account for there being no lessons in between terms. I also haven't found a way to delete multiple ...
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How to import an iCalendar event with diferent time zones

On Google Calendar I'm able to manually create an event that starts and ends in different time zones: I would like to recreate entries like this using the import feature in Google Calendar ((gear) &...
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How can I export a single event as an ICS file from Google Calender?

How can I export a single event as an ICS file from Google Calendar?
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Google Calendar - prevent cancelled events from disappearing

I receive a lot of calendar invitations to my GMail account, where I can accept them and with a few manual steps add them to my calendar. However, if the sender later on cancels the event it ...
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Google Calendar does not sync the remote calendar added via webcal:// url (anymore)

On my website I offer a Google Subscription Link like https://www.google.com/calendar/render?cid=<target> so my guests can import my Events in their Google Calendar. The target is a webcal-Link ...
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Disable time change in Google calendar

I live a few miles from the border of a time zone change and so I live in one time zone and do everything else in another. I translate the time difference in my head and have been doing this for ...
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Is there a way to auto-populate anniversaries from Google Contacts to Google Calendar?

There are lots of questions out there asking how to add birthdays and anniversaries to Google Calendar. I know how to auto-populate birthdays from Google Contacts to Google Calendar. And I know how to ...
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How to avoid invitations from my own calendars in Google Calendar?

I have added a separate calendar (not separate account) in Google Calendar to manage children's events. Now, when I create an event there, sometimes (didn't completely determine the conditions) I ...
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How to hide placeholder events for invitations not replied to on a google calendar I'm subscribed to

I'm subscribed to my wife's google calendar. She got some spam calendar invitations, and she reported them as spam, however, the invitations are still showing up for me as placeholder events on her ...
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Google Calendar: Remove yourself from an event you were invited to

I've been invited to a calendar event and accepted it. The event is set to repeat indefinitely. I want to end my invitation after a certain set date. If I change the end date from the event settings,...
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Syncing Google Sheets to Google Calendar

Automatically add a schedule from Google Sheets into Calendar I followed the instructions in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOggwSls7xQ and it works fine. However, the one thing that ...
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How do I set a recurring event that takes place on the 15th each month but is NOT a weekend?

I'm trying to enter in a reminder for payday. I'm paid on the 15th of each month. However, if the 15th falls on a Saturday or Sunday, I'm paid on Friday. I have no problem entering a recurring ...
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Gmail Calendar - Popup Notifications not working

I'm getting email notifications, but no pop-ups on Windows-10 desktop (in Chrome), and nothing on my Android smart phone. I'm afraid to missing meetings now after relying on this feature. My ...
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Creating a Google calendar event on specific days using IFTTT

I'm using IFTTT to manage my smart home. When the sun sets (Weather Underground) then a Google calendar event is created. I need that the event will be created only on the upcoming Friday. Is there a ...
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Strange Event in Google calendar

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Google calendar: events disappeared after I edited the calendar

I want to edit my working hours on Google calendar. After I finished editing, everything got updated. Then I wanted to remove Saturdays, I was asked if I want to remove this event or all future ...
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Scroll google calendar month view one week at a time, to span 2 months partially - "vertical scrolling"?

Since years, I'm annoyed when trying to scroll in month view. It always jumps to the beginning of the next month. This feels really bad and sometimes makes it hard to visualize and understand how ...
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How can I add details to goals in Google Calendar?

I have been using goals in Google Calendar for quite sometime now. They are very handy and easy to use. Just create a goal you want to accomplish, set preferred time and frequency and you are all set. ...
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How do I make events from an external calendar show on my main calendar?

Update, Jan 2020: This is now the default behaviour again on my personal and G Suite accounts. I couldn't find any mention of it on the G Suite updates blog. 🤷 At least it's working how I want it! I'...
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Updating Multiple Google Calendars With New Schedule

Currently I have 3 Google calendars that I use to keep track of things. I would like to share the information in all three with someone so that they can see my availability (and keep track of that ...
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How to auto-accept Calendar invites from gmail on a Separate Calendar

In the google Calendar, I have a separate calendar where I put my travels and which I'm sharing. Now every time I buy a ticket, the reservation system sends me a confirmation as well as invitation to ...
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Cannot add Calendar Resource to My Calendars

I have a G Suite Meeting Room and I want to manage its calendar. I'm following the instructions on this page to add a Calendar Resource to "My Calendars", however the section My Calendars (capital C) ...
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Why do calendar events created in a shared calendar have an incorrect start / end date for creator?

The setup: Account A has a calendar (Cal) shared to everyone on the domain with full rights of "Make Changed and Manage Sharing" Account B creates an event (Event) on Cal, Event is an all-day event. ...
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Can I sync events on Google Calendar one way?

I have two calendars, work and personal. I want things that I add to my work calendar to show up on my personal calendar as well - e.g. if I have an important meeting or work event it's relevant to ...
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Spark Mail by Readle not adding accepted calendar invites to my calendar

Anytime I get a calendar invite in spark mail when I accept it will not add it to my Google calendar. It even sends an RSVP to the person that sent me the invite but it won't add it to my calendar. ...
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How To Suggest Google A New Design

I was just wondering, if and how it is possible to suggest a new design to Google? Because it just happened that I thought, this would be a more pleasant design of the current Google Calendar and ...
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Schedule a reminder for Memorial Day every year

Memorial Day in the United States falls on the last Monday of May. I figured I could just set a reminder for the last day of May every 12 months, but it doesn't offer "last Monday of May" unless May ...
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Creating Google calendar reminder every month on the 15 but not at Saturdays or Fridays

I would like to create a reminder on Google Calendar every month on the 15th, but if the 15th in that month is a Friday/Saturday, I want it automatically to set it to the closest Sunday/Thursday. Is ...
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Google calendar event notifications

when I load an event with a customised event notification pattern it does not appear on the guest calendar (it reverts to their default setting). How do I ensure the guest receives the same event ...
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How can I prevent the Meetup.com e-mails from cluttering my Google Calendar?

How can I prevent the Meetup.com e-mails from cluttering my Google Calendar? It has to be, because of the confirmation e-mail that Meetup.com sends and Google Calendar automatically adds them to my ...
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Clear recurring events from calendar during vacation?

I have lots of recurring events on my calendar. I want to clear my calendar during my vacation. My solution so far has been: select the first instance of recurring event "A" after the vacation starts;...
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Change e-mail used to send Google Calendar invites

I have two emails a@gmail.com and b@work.com linked to Gmail from which I can send emails. Now in Google calendar I can send calendar invites to emails, which are sent by a@gmail.com (It says a@gmail....

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