Questions tagged [google-calendar]

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Sync Google calendar to Office 365 calendar

Does anyone know of a way to synch Google calendar items with Outlook 365? I'm trying to do the opposite of the below Question/Solution: Sync Office 365 calendar to Google calendar
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Multiple Google Calendar alerts from my personal email?

I have been receiving multiple emails for google calendar events sent to my gmail. This is not the same as the normal google calendar alerts. The normal alerts look like this: The new ones look like ...
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Default to 'More Options' in Google Calendar

In Google Calendar, when creating an event, I always utilize the options under 'More Options' (creating an all day event, modifying notifications, etc). I know it's only an extra click away, but with ...
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No option to reply to calendar invitation

I received a google calendar invite but there was no option to reply "yes, no, maybe"
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How can I change the name that shows up on Google Calendar Invites?

When I send a calendar invite, my name shows up as "david". I'd like to change to my proper name. I haven't found a way to change it. I obviously want to change it for all the invites I send. Any ...
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Why are the forward/back keyboard shortcuts in Google Calendar reversed?

I recently started using Google Calendar a lot more, and one of the first things I did was look for keyboard shortcuts to speed up my planning. I found this: I'm wondering whether there's some ...
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Cannot print Google Calendar on my PC

I cannot print Google Calendar from my PC. The old version had a button "More", now I do not have it, and there is no option in Settings to change it back to classic, nor option to save as .pdf. What ...
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Mark A Guest as organizer in Google calendar event

When I create an event in google calendar, It makes me organizer of that event. but some times its not the case that i am actually organizing it. So I was trying to make a guest as organizer but ...
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How do I get the @google.com id of a Google Calendar event?

If you follow the tutorial Quickstart: Managing Responses for Google Forms, you'll notice that it references calendar events using an event id (event.getId()). This an email address of the form ...
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Export / sync shared ’Public’ Facebook events from our Facebook Page with external calendar

We set up a Google calendar for our community years ago and it has proved to be a useful resource for many, especially those who do not use Facebook for whatever reason. However over the past few ...
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Add event at Google Calendar to someone unknown calendar

I have event at my Google Calendar, it is new year eve event. I want to share my event to my co-worker so my co-worker can click that link and automatically add event to their calendar. However, I don'...
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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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Change my name in the list of guests for a specific event in Google Calendar

How could I change my name in the list of guests for a specific event in Google Calendar? For example, right now I participate in an event where everyone is marked by name and surname and I am marked ...
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Can I add an event to Google Calendar from Google Search?

If I need to set a reminder, I can just google "Remind me to get laundry in 1 hour" and it will prompt me with the option to add it to my Google Calendar: Is there a similar trick for adding an event ...
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Is it possible to see Outlook from Office 365 in my Google Calendar?

I use Google Calendar as my main calendar but I'm now working at a company that uses the Microsoft Office 365 suit of apps. I like seeing all my calendars into one place so I can see whether I'm busy ...
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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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add Google Calendar notifications for entire subscribed calendar

Google Calendar lets you add public calendars to your Google Calendar. For example, I have subscribed to the calendar for an NFL football team I am interested in, so now all of their games show up in ...
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Inserting a "tel:" hyperlink in Google Calendar description

This question is an extension of this existing question. I'm able to add any website link as a hyperlink in Google Calendar, but when I try to add a hyperlink that's not a website link, it doesn't ...
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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 do I sync two Google Calendar accounts?

I'm using Google Calendar extensively for personal needs. I share my availability publicly so other people could schedule events with me. Now I have work email under G Suite. As far as I know G Suite ...
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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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How to fit 15 minutes onto Google Calendar in single lines

I divide my time up to 15 minute intervals. But Google Calendar seems to want to treat all of my reminders as needing 30 minutes to display, even if they are spaced 15 minutes apart, resulting in half ...
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How can I change task color in Google Calendar?

I have google calendar with google tasks enabled. I want to change color of some tasks. For example most important tasks will have red color and all others tasks will have blue color. So how can ...
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I keep on getting strange notifications on my phone from my Gmail account (Calendar). Is it a virus?

This is the second time I get this strange notification on my phone. In the notification panel I see a "calendar event notification" (from google) with a strange title, something...hot... Example "...
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Google Calendars - Embedding into webpage loses one of the shared calendars

Background So I have 3 google accounts: Account A Account B Account C I want to share Account A and Account B's calendars on Account C. I have initiated the sharing of calendars so that it appears ...
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How to remove my Birthday from my calendar

How do I remove my birthday from my Google calendar?
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How can I copy all events from one calendar to another?

Normally if you want to copy all Google Calendar events from one calendar to another, you'd export from one and import into the other. However, if the calendar isn't your own, the export feature isn't ...
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Sync Google Spreadsheet to Google Calendar (remove any duplicates)

I'm trying to sync my Google sheet to my Google Calendar. However, I keep running into errors. I've tried a myriad of scripts, but none seem to work. I got one to work, but every time I ran the script,...
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How can I display the events from two Google Calendars in a single iframe?

I have two Google Calendars on the same account. I've already set them to public and retrieved their embed codes from the "Integrate calendar" section. I want to display the events from these two ...
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Can't change permissions for a Google Calendar that's under "My Calendars"

We have a G suite account where all users add to and edit one calendar. When we got a new employee, as a Super Admin, I was unable to add them to the calendar nor edit the permissions. I went on a ...
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Is there a way to hide the Google Calendar sidebar / navigation pane?

Preferably I want to be able to toggle the sidebar on and off. I tried several user scripts on Chrome but they didn't seem to work.
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How can I get a Confluence calendar's events to show up in Google Calendar?

I followed these instructions in Confluence and got a calendar url of https://confluence.[enterprise domain redacted]/rest/calendar-services/1.0/calendar/export/subcalendar/[calendar ID redacted].ics?...
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Why do Google events that I create on repeat include a date that I never selected?

I created an all-day event to help me remember my husband's shift schedule. Every other Monday and Tuesday, he works. After creating an event, I go into Custom Recurrence and specifically selected [...
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Choosing the folder for documents uploaded through Google Calendar?

If I upload an image to Google calendar event it appears in the root of my Gdrive. Is there any way I can specify the folder for calendar uploads? I found this topic on Google forum with no answer ...
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How to see the previous date/time for a Google Calendar event that was moved?

Suppose someone invited me to an event using Google Calendars. Some time later, they moved the event, and I accepted the move. Now, I want to see what the previous date and time of the event was, ...
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Cancel .ics import in Google Calendar

I have imported a .ics in my Google Calendar a few days ago. Is it possible to cancel/undo the import now?
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How to add event to Google Calendar (2018 design) from Chrome omnibar?

In the old design of Google Calendar it used to be possible to add a new event directly from Chrome's omnibar using the following URL: http://www.google.com/calendar/event?ctext=+%s+&action=...
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How to get a link to add a Google Calendar?

I'm aware of the following methods of adding a Google Calendar: Show embedded calendar, hit the +Google Calendar button: Go to Calendar Settings. Copy the "Public URL to this calendar" such as https:...
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How can I make a personal Google calendar show times as busy when coworkers of mine schedule appointments with our Google Apps at work?

I have a personal Google calendar, associated with my own personal Google account, and a work Google calendar, as part of my office's Google Apps setup. Whenever co-workers of mine try to schedule ...
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Salary Pay Date - Recurring Event

I am trying to use iCal format to create a single recurring Calendar event for my salary pay dates. We are paid on the Weekday that is or precedes the 15th and, the Weekday that is or precedes last ...
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Google Calendar "reminders" and Google Keep "reminders"

I had the impression that when you create a Calendar reminder, it automatically creates a Google Keep reminder too. This is not the case it seems, after trying it. However, when I create a reminder ...
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How to add a flight booked by someone else to Google calendar that includes tracking?

I'd like to keep track of the flights some friends and family are making. When I book for myself, the flight gets added to Calendar, from the booking confirmation in my mail. It is also tracked. If ...
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Why does my google calendar look ok on my computer but all the details change to code on my iphone?

I create events on my laptop but when I view them on iPhone all the text in the description section turns to code. I have figured out to not cut and paste, but even if I type in the details it changes ...
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Can I import a calendar and have that count toward my free / busy

In Google Calendar you can import other calendars into your display. For example, I imported my personal calendar into my work calendar. However, items from imported calendars are not taken into ...
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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 to switch default calendar in Google Calendars

I understand from other questions that the first Calendar listed is your default calendar. I have 8 calendars (not all visible). I want Calendar in the fourth position to become my Default, but I don'...
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How to limit visible hours in new Google Calendar

Until Google forced the new calendar on users, I was able to hide selected morning/night hours using a Labs feature. Is there any way to do the same in the new version, either through the calendar ...
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Google Calendar: way to make a group of "other calendars"

I use Google Calendar for work, and I often need to check certain groups of people's calendars for availability when scheduling things. Is there a way to group a few individuals' calendars into a ...
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Add a "display this only" parameter in Google Calendar URL

When sharing a Google calendar agenda like https://calendar.google.com/calendar/r?cid=some_email, is there also a way to set a parameter so only the agenda passed in parameter is displayed ? [edit] ...
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In Google Calendar, is it possible to edit the title of an event without having to go to the event's page?

Before the refresh, one could click on an event in the calendar view and it would show a popup where the event title was editable. In the redesign, the event popup does not allow the editing of the ...

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