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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: ...
derekantrican's user avatar
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 ...
Anson W Han's user avatar
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24 votes

Can I share an event as an ICS file?

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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19 votes

Can I share an event as an ICS file?

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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18 votes

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 ...
Saurabh Verma's user avatar
16 votes
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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 "...
ale's user avatar
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15 votes

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/...
Anson W Han's user avatar
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13 votes

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 ...
Dan Henderson's user avatar
13 votes
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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?

Both your calendars are distinct, even if your personal calendar is shared with your Google Apps account. Unfortunately, there is no native way to share a common busy/available status merged from 2 ...
arno's user avatar
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12 votes
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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 ...
Ping's user avatar
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12 votes

Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

All calendar invites have a file attached: filename:invite.ics
Kousha's user avatar
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12 votes

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 ...
empz's user avatar
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12 votes

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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Is there a way to get Google Calendar to hide duplicate events?

Unfortunately, Google never added this capability to it's "calendar" (classic version as of fall 2017); however, there is a Google Chrome plugin that partially accomplishes this. Event Merge for ...
Anson W Han's user avatar
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12 votes

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 ...
arieljannai's user avatar
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12 votes

How to limit visible hours in new Google Calendar

With the new (ca. 2017) Google Calendar, there is not a way to limit the number of visible hours. If that's a feature you think is missing, use the "feedback" tool to let them know. Otherwise, you'll ...
ale's user avatar
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12 votes

Can't change permissions for a Google Calendar that's under "My Calendars"

Okay, so I found how to do this. You need to need to login to your G Suite admin account. Navigate to Apps -> G Suite -> Calendar -> Sharing Settings -> change the "External sharing options for ...
Django_Tester's user avatar
11 votes
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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 ...
Fuhrmanator's user avatar
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11 votes
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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 ...
conceptdeluxe's user avatar
11 votes

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/...
kenorb's user avatar
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10 votes

How can I respond to Google Calendar invitations from my alternate email?

Google's instructions for this are inconsistent and split across a few different articles: Set up an alternate email, and allow responding to events from an alternate email, etc. I've adapted and ...
Stevoisiak's user avatar
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10 votes

How to switch default calendar in Google Calendars

Basically, export the data, clear the calendars, import the data and rename the calendars to match the content. Export from your default calendar (Calendar A) Export from the calendar you want to ...
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10 votes
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How can I copy all events from one calendar to another?

If the other calendar is shared with you and available in the "Other Calendars" section in Google Calendar, you can save the ICS version of the calendar and import that into your own. To do ...
Anson W Han's user avatar
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9 votes

How can I find out when I added an event to my Google Calendar?

Web version of the Calendar API is probably the easiest: Get the event ID for the calendar event Edit the event in Google Calendar Copy the last part of URL (after the last "/") from the ...
HyperActive's user avatar
8 votes

Can Google Calendar view six weeks, not starting at the beginning of a month?

All suggestions posted before 2018, including the Chrome extension "Unlimited weeks", no longer work since Google updated their calendar sometime around early 2018. So apparently there is no solution ...
panofish's user avatar
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7 votes

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 ...
Folk's user avatar
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7 votes

Google Contacts date format for birthdays, without the year, which date formats work?

I'm using the new(er) Google Contacts. This is what I found in my tests. (Note that I'm using U.S. locale dates, i.e., mm/dd. Your results will likely depend on how dates are formatted in your locale.)...
ale's user avatar
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How do I permanently delete a guest from a recurring Google Calendar event?

It looks like there's a bug that prevents you from removing a guest from a recurring event: https://support.google.com/calendar/thread/8260644 A way around this is to change the event to non-recurring,...
Ratler's user avatar
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7 votes

How can I respond to Google Calendar invitations from my alternate email?

In the new Google Calendar settings interface, the requisite "respond to forwarded events" setting described by Stevoisiak's answer is found under the General Notifications category of ...
Rahul Gupta-Iwasaki's user avatar
7 votes

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 use reclaim.ai for this - Works like a charm. It has a lot of other features, but the one you're looking for should be addressed by their free plan.
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