Questions tagged [google-calendar]

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Why is Google not letting me make the choice of what version of Google Calendar I want? [closed]

Why is Google calendar making it impossible to revert back to the legacy view? Why do they feel it's necessary to take away my choice and make the choice for me?
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Color text for meetings in new Google Calendar

Used to be that in the Month view of ("classic"?) Google Calendar an appointment's text would show up in (a shade of) the calendar's color. After the update to the new Google Calendar, from which you ...
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Received notification for hidden shared Google calendar?

I have two Google accounts, a personal account and a work account. I shared the work calendar with my personal account, but the details are hidden (there's no way to make it not hidden). At home, I ...
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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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Google Calendar Share single event as ics?

How can I share a single event with other users having plenty of other Systems eg. Apple, Outlook etc. I do not have their email address and want to send something around. Like ics or a link?
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Google calendar: last Saturday in February, each year?

In Google Calendar, I can see how to set up an event for the last Saturday in the month, and I can see how to set an event annually for a specific date (say, February 23rd), but what I'd like to do is ...
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Set a seasonal weekly event on Google Calendar?

How can I set a seasonal weekly event on Google Calendar? I want an event every Wednesday at 11 am but excluding the summer (excluding May to August). EDIT: I have many of these events.
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Add certain events from one Google Calendar to another

I as well as multiple other staff in my company have regular meetings. Is it possible to make a Google Calendar which gets automatically populated when one of us schedule a meeting for a particular ...
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Birthday notifications on Google Calendar

How can I setup notifications for Birthdays on google calendar? Apparently, I can't.
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Multiple default Popup notification for ALL events?

I'd like to be notified by a popup whenever an event is listed in my calendar. I can see that Google Calendar has an option to email or SMS me under "Event notifications", but I don't always see my ...
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Change calendar first day to specific day of week

My work week starts on Tuesday and I wanted to make google calendar meet my work rythm. Do you know how to change calendar first day to specific day of week ?
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Changing calendar's color in Google Calendar

I would like to create and manage all my calendars' settings on the Settings page on the left side by the following URL: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/r/settings However I could not find the ...
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How do I notify a Slack group about a Google Calendar event the day before it happens?

I want to send a notify to a Slack group for events a day before. There is a IFTTT recipe for Google calendar to Slack, but this recipe notifies maximum 45 minutes before the event. https://ifttt....
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In Google Calendar with the new design, how to set default event reminder time

By default, I am now getting calendar event notifications from newly created events 10 minutes before the start time. I'd like to change this to be 5 minutes before the start time by default because ...
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How to set default notification settings in Google Calendar?

Is it possible to set up the default notification settings for newly created events in Google Calendar, e.g. instead of: I would like to see something like:
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How do I get Google Calendar's Day View back to a single wide column format?

Google Calendar was recently redesigned, and some of the changes reduced functionality & usability. For example, I have subscribed to several other calendars so that their events appear on my ...
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Sharing a certain time period of Google Calendar with someone

I'm going on a business trip and my calendar is changing all the time. I want to share that week of the business trip with a friend so he knows when I will be free for coffee. Now I don't want to ...
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Importing "Reminders" to Google Calendar using CSV file

Google has added reminders in place of tasks on the calendar - very nice as they carry forward to the next day if not completed. I'd like to use these more as I have workflows that follow dates before ...
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Is there a way to get Google Calendar to hide duplicate events?

I subscribe to the calendars of my team members, but if I invite all of them to a meeting, my calendar fills up with entries for each of them.
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How to restrict modification to event creator only?

I am trying to setup a shared Google Calendar where users can add and modify events they created but they cannot modify a different user's event. I know that the calendar app can allow one to modify ...
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To share current Google Calendar to another Gmail account?

I know how you can export your calendar but I do not know how you can synchronise your Google Calendar to another of your Gmail accounts.
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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 do I revert to classic Google Calendar? [duplicate]

November, 2017: Google Calendar offered me a new look. I tried it and would like to revert to the previous version. I checked the help pages and read that I should click on the little gear icon and ...
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How do I add a calendar by URL, to a shared Google calendar

I have a URL to a calendar, which updates daily. Let's call it: https://example.com/calendar.ics?token=ABCDEFG I want to share this calendar with everyone in my organisation. However, if possible I'...
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How can I rename a Google Calendar event without opening an edit window?

It was previously possible without leaving the main view - by clicking the event and editing the title in place. With the new Material design I can't seem to do the same. I can only click the pencil ...
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How to see your Google reminders on Google Calendar desktop?

I'm able to set reminders on my Android Google Calendar and Inbox app, but how do I see these on the desktop Google Calendar website? I can't seem to find it anywhere.
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How to deal with three different time zones: in Sheets, Google Apps Script and Calendar?

I want to get time with titles from cells (without time zones) and create events in a calendar. Title/Subject Start Times End Times Board meeting 10/22/2017 13:00:00 10/22/2017 14:00:00 Team ...
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Why can't I invite people that use Google Calendar to an event created in iCloud calendar?

It seems to end up in their iCloud calendar instead of their Google Calendar. I use Google Calendar and have had some problems receiving invitations from people using iCloud calendar (I have an ...
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Is there a way to synchronise 'attending' Facebook events with Google Calendar?

There is a way to sync all Facebook events with Google Calendar: Synchronising Facebook events with Google Calendar but I couldn't find a way to sync only attending events. Is there a way to do so?
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Send Gmail calendar invite from alternate email

I've seen a lot of questions around this topic but most of them are about receiving invitations to your alternate email. I'm specifically looking for a way to send a calendar invite from my work ...
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How can I respond to Google Calendar invitations from my alternate email?

I have two separate mailboxes setup with Gmail: 'emailA@gmail.com' which is available publicly, and emailB@gmail.com which I keep private. Any email invitations sent to emailA@gmail.com are auto-...
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Can a Google Apps Script get events from a .ics file

I know how to add external calendars (in .ics format) to Google Calendar manually. Is there any way to do it from within a Google Apps Script? That is, is there a command that imports from a provided ....
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Is it possible to set a default alert for new events in Google Calendar?

Is it possible to set a default alert for new events in Google Calendar? For example, every new event I put in Google Calendar I always set alerts as follows: 15 mins 45 mins 2 hours 1 day At ...
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How to automatically forward events from one Google Calendar to another

I run a seminar series at work. Due to institutional inertia, people find out about these seminars using three separate Google Calendars and are unwilling to either all settle on one or to subscribe ...
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Google Calendar link is not working after Publish Event?

I want to create something like this Add to Calendar: Google Calendar™ To achieve the results have created a Google Calendar event invitation, please see the screenshot below. Screenshot 1 After ...
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How do I delete multiple recurring events from Google Calendar?

To delete multiple events, I used the script in this answer - How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar? var fromDate = new Date(2013,0,1,0,0,0)...
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Propagate change on recurring event of Google Calendar

I changed a recurring event once and when I was prompted if I wanted to propagate the changes I said no. Some other day, I changed another instance of this same recurring event, but now I need to ...
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No "Going?" response options visible in Google Calendar event invitations

I created a Google calendar, added some events to it, and then invited a group of people --- some with GMail addresses, most with other accounts --- to attend via the "Guests" option for that event. ...
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Extract Google Calendar data to Google Sheets

I'd like to extract events from Google Calendar for a dynamic range: from (today) to (today+28), giving me a 29 day range of data. How can I specify that using Google Apps Script?
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How do I use bold and underline when entering events on Google Calendar

Can I bold and underline events entered in my Google calendar? The bar above would be nice.
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Is there a way to set a daily reminder without it cluttering up my Calendar?

In Google Calendar is there a way to set a daily reminder without it cluttering up my Calendar? e.g. Say I need to take my vitamin pills every morning at 7 am (just a hypothetical example I made up). ...
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How can I view or add reminders on the web version of Google Calendar?

I often set reminders in Google Calendar on the Android version, but when I check my Calendar on the web, those reminders are nowhere to be found. Even though this article states it should have been ...
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Search for invitations where I have not responded

Is there any way in Gmail to search for invitations (calendar invites) I have received where I have not responded / RSVP'd?
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Merge Google Reminders Calendar with Primary Calendar

On the Google Calendar, I went ahead and switched from Tasks to Reminders. Perfect, I now see a new calendar called "Reminders" that shows them all. However, I have a Todoist integration that syncs ...
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How to group several Google Calendars into one calendar without creating a new user account?

I want to display a few of the important calendars on a T.V. screen on permanent display. Certain meetings and holidays, and people's scheduled vacations, for example: It seems that one option is to ...
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How do I manually add an email source to a Google Calendar event?

It's possible to create a Google Calendar event by clicking a date or time in a Gmail message. The newly created event will then have a link back to the original email. Is it possible to add an email ...
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How do I invite others to my Google Calendar event using Quick Add?

I want to be able to schedule a meeting with someone else at my company in as few steps as possible. It looks like the Quick Add feature used to auto-invite email addresses that you included in the ...
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How can I create events with recurrence programatically in either Google Calendar or Outlook using either Zapier or MS Flow?

I have a number of google calendars that I use to organize tasks and events, and one google calendar that I use for publicity (so others can know what I am doing, if I want them to). I found a simple ...
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What does the "Show Me As" option in a Google Calendar event actually do?

I want to verify whether my assumptions about Google Calendar's "show me as" option are correct (they seem to be correct from experimentation, but maybe I'm misunderstanding something conceptually). I'...
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How to synchronize two calendars from two different Google Apps accounts?

I have two companies(A, B) , I use Google Apps for both. Company A and Company B uses same conference rooms for meetings. If company A books a conference room in its google app calendar, Company B ...

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