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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

Ever since the recent Google Calendar changes, I've found this updated filter to work best. As a search: subject:("invitation" OR "accepted" OR "rejected" OR "...
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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

For those looking to filter all calendar proposals (no updates) from:(-me) {filename:vcs filename:ics} has:attachment
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How often does Google Calendar update its "Other Calendar" feeds?

For everyone that is on this thread or might see it in the future, I have made a Google Apps Script program to update the calendar as frequently as you like (up to every minute). It is available here: ...
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Sync Office 365 calendar to Google calendar

The solution is to log into Office 365 via https://portal.office.com, click on Calendar and then click on Calendar again under "My app settings". Go to publish calendar and publish the desired ...
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Merge duplicate events in shared Google calendars

Google Calendar does not provide a way to merge the same event that appears in multiple calendars, and Google has been oblivious to requests to do so dating as far back as 2009 - Sharing Calendars ...
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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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Is it possible to bookmark a Google calendar or inbox for a specific account?

This seems to be an undocumented feature, but you can use the authuser URL parameter. So, you can create bookmarks that will take you directly to the calendar for a specific account, like so: https:/...
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How can I find out when I added an event to my Google Calendar?

You can locate the date created and date modified for an event by examining the .ics file for the calendar with a text editor. Download the .ics file for your calendar from calendar.google.com > ...
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Google Calendar Share single event as ics?

There isn't a nice and direct way to do that. However, you could do the following: Create a new temporary calendar from the + sign in the calendars list. Go to your event and copy/duplicate it to ...
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Google Calendar Share single event as ics?

The easiest way to do this (without creating another calendar) is to create the event and then invite yourself. You'll receive an email from Google with the .ics file as an attachment.
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How often does Google Calendar update its "Other Calendar" feeds?

The official source is https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/37100?hl=en&ref_topic=1672445#add_via_link (in the "Add using a link" section). It might take up to 12 hours for changes to ...
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How to search reminders added to Google Calendar?

This would seem to be an oversight on Google's part. Reminders don't appear to be searchable. When you use the advanced search options, you can limit your search to a particular calendar (including "...
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New Google Calendar (2017) Quick Add

Quick Add isn't available for/built into the new Calendar, but does work with a Chrome extension called Google Calendar (https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-calendar-by-google/...
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How to easily add flight itinerary to Google Calendar from flight confirmation email in Gmail?

To add any email event to your Google Calendar... Web mail version: Open the web version email, Click on the "More" icon (3 vertical dots to the right of the "Labels" icon) in the Top toolbar menu, ...
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How to easily add flight itinerary to Google Calendar from flight confirmation email in Gmail?

Send an email with subject line "Flight Itinerary" to yourself and copy-paste the contents of Itinerary PDF into the email as a plain text. Google will automatically parse this new email and add the ...
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Schedule an event for last Sunday (or another day of week) of each month

In the main Google Calendar view, click 'Create' Click the text box representing the start date (The datepicker pops up) Choose a month that has 5 Sundays (For example, August 2015) Pick the 5th ...
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How often does Google Calendar update its "Other Calendar" feeds?

I have noticed it may now take several days before changes are reflected. It looks like Google upped the time on their Calendar Help page from "every few hours" to "up to 8 hours" and now to "up to 12 ...
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How to make a task repeat on the last day of each month in Google Calendar?

You can do this with the OS X Calendar app. First, sync your Google Calendar with OS X Calendar. Then create an event series that occurs on the last day of every month and wait for it to sync to ...
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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

Perhaps the simplest way is Has the words: "google.com/calendar"
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Sync Office 365 calendar to Google calendar

The best option I've found is to use Microsoft Flow with the Copy new events in Office 365 to Google Calendar and send a notification template. Events doesn't show up immediately, but it takes ...
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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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Change back to Google classic calendar

UPDATE: It's not possible. The support page (also mentioned in my original answer) was updated, the option to go back to classic is no longer written there, so it's not an option. (Thanks for the ...
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Invitations to different Google Calendars within one account

It is possible (even if the solution isn't nice). If the person knows the ID of your other calendar (which is a valid email address), he can send the invitation to the email address. The ID can be ...
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Google calendar event in UTC time zone?

Ghana (Accra) is GMT+0 all year round, so I use it to schedule events like teleconferences with participants on multiple continents.
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Why does my Google Calendar event, with "no end date" suddenly end?

Currently, Google Calendar limits recurring events to have a maximum of 730 occurrences in the series[1]. Unfortunately, they don't do a very good job of communicating this limitation in the UI. There ...
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Google Calendar link is not working after Publish Event?

I found the soloution: The calendar that contains the event needs to be published. As I did not want to make my calendar public I just created a new one. UPDATE: As the Google Calendar interface ...
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New Google Calendar (2017) Quick Add

The workaround is to type the event in Google search, e.g. "add to calendar some description tomorrow at 1PM" then click on Create event. Source: https://productforums.google.com/d/msg/calendar/...
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How can I mark myself as attending my own Google Calendar event?

It turns out that the "Yes / No / Maybe" options are not initially shown for an event until you add a guest other than yourself. If you just add yourself as a guest, nothing happens. When you add ...
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Add .ics attachments in Inbox by Gmail to Google Calendar

According to this thread on Google Forums, this is a known limitation and they have it on the slate for future implementation. I expect that the more people tell Google they want this, the more likely ...
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Associate two email addresses (for invitations) with the same Google Calendar?

The instructions at http://www.tekgrl.com/accepting-google-calendar-invites-to-a-non-gmail-account/ worked for me, taking into the account the comments at the end. Here's a summary: Google has ...
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