28 votes
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How to set default notification settings in Google Calendar?

For "Classic Calendar": Go to Settings. Click Calendars (tab). Click Edit notifications (link). Change or remove the default notification setting in Event Notifications and All Day Event ...
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How to see your Google reminders on Google Calendar desktop?

UPDATE 2019/04/11 My old accounts doesn't show anymore the switch to Remainders option but accounts created this year, consumer and G Suite accounts show both, Reminders and Task Calendars. I didn't ...
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Does a Google Calendar Reminder that's marked as all day give out notification?

This is the expected behavior per the Google Help Article "Create & change reminders in Google Calendar" which states the following: You'll only get notifications for reminders that are scheduled ...
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How do I get Google Tasks back on Google Calendar after “reminders” has replaced it?

Click on the drop down arrow next to Reminders in your calendar list. There should be an option to switch back to Google Tasks.
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How to set default notification settings in Google Calendar?

The accepted answer might still work (for me it didn't, for others it did), Google may have changed the settings menu since then. An alternative route in case the above doesn't work is the following: ...
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Restore reminders in Google Calendars

On the Google Calendar website, on the left side, click the drop down arrow next to Google Tasks. There should be an option to switch to reminders.
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How to set default notification settings in Google Calendar?

Updated answer Feb 2021. (for Google calendar on a desktop computer or laptop) Go "My calendars" in the left panel Hover over the calendar you want to update and click the three dots Click &...
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Merge Google Reminders Calendar with Primary Calendar

This may not be possible, because the "Reminders" feature in Google Calendar isn't actually a calendar (even though it appears in the calendar list). It belongs to its own separate "Reminders" part of ...
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Gmail Calendar - Popup Notifications not working

All of these options are definitely worth trying. What worked for me is to actually just have Google Calendars open in a tab. Having it open while on mail.google.com is not enough.
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Birthday notifications on Google Calendar

The Birthdays calendar is a special calendar. As you saw it doesn't include the several setting options like notifications. If you want to get a Birthday notification, then copy the event to one of ...
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3 votes

Gmail Calendar - Popup Notifications not working

I think there is some issue with your browser's setting. From Calendar Help: Didn’t get a notification First, make sure notifications are turned on for your calendar using the steps Turn ...
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How to mark Google Calendar reminder as done with a prior date?

Create Tasks instead of Reminders because Tasks CAN be backdated Note to potential users: (As the OP found out and mentions in his comment). "I started using Tasks on the desktop web app and ...
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Cannot block Google Calendar popups

Okay, I found a workaround. It is not perfect, but unless someone has a better way, it might be helpful for others. In Google Calendar settings you can choose to be reminded with browser ...
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Export Google Reminders

For Inbox Reminders, I found a way to at least export their urls to a readable plain text list, using the javascript console. I've used the snippet below: Array.prototype.slice.call(document....
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If I need to pick up my kids, then add a reminder

I think IFTTT can do what you're looking for. You'll need 2 Applets and a Gmail account which will serve as your "filter" to only create the "pick up" event when it has a kid's ...
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Transfer Google Tasks to Google Reminders

At this time the Google Apps (Calendar, Gmail, Keep, Now ) don't have either a user interfaces' command or API's class for the new reminders to convert a Google task to a Google reminder. An ...
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Google Keep backed with Google Calendar

The latest version of Google Calendar Android app shows all your reminders from Google Now and Keep as well. (Google Support) For your second question, you could create a checklist/tasklist on Keep ...
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Show all reminders in Google Calendar, without grouping

Unfortunately no. You have to set times instead of "all day" to see the individual reminders.
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How to see your Google reminders on Google Calendar desktop?

Reminders show up as a calendar, so it must be checked to see them. Now when clicking create event the option comes up to choose event or reminder. I hope that helps this worked as of 10/9/2020.
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Gmail Calendar - Popup Notifications not working

You need to be sure Focus Assist is set to OFF in Windows 10, else your Desktop Notifications wont pop up on the screen and you can only be able to see them in the Action Center. Go to the bottom ...
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Monthly repeating event for Monday before last Friday of a month in Google Calendar

RRULE:FREQ=MONTHLY;BYDAY=MO;BYMONTHDAY=-5,-6,-7,-8,-9,-10,-11 this should work
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What will happen with reminders after Google Inbox dies?

There's a "tasks" feature in Gmail, in my case on the right side of the page in a vertical bar. If you open it up and click the three-dot menu to the right of "add task", you're presented with the ...
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Google calendar missing events (desktop)

Nowadays it's very easy to have multiple accounts in a smart-phone and in desktop web app and it's common that people gets confused. Besides the different types of calendar elements (event, reminder, ...
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1 vote

Gmail Calendar - Popup Notifications not working

Somehow I had calendar.google.com blocked in Edge. Check here if you are using edge:
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Creating Google calendar reminder every month on the 15 but not at Saturdays or Fridays

AFAIK this is not possible in Google Calendar. A possible workaround might be to create the reminder for the 14th, which would catch all Friday-situations (if I understand correctly, you would want ...
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How to save Google Inbox Reminders?

Based on Inbox to Gmail transition guide, Reminders can be accessed and set via other Google apps (mostly by Google Calendar) so you shouldn't lose any of your Reminders after Inbox gets discontinued. ...
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In Google Calendar with the new design, how to set default event reminder time

It appears to be a per calendar setting now. Click the action menu (three vertical dots) next to your calendar name in the left side bar OR go to Settings then click the calendar you want to change ...
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How to see your Google reminders on Google Calendar desktop?

As shown above, Chrome can show the reminders. Apparently though, you can either show Tasks or Reminders...but not both.
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Customizing notifications on Google Calendar

Right now, there is no way to natively customize the notification in calendar without using Apps Script. Sending the Daily Agenda might be the closest to what you want. In the calendar with the ...
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