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Calendar Tips

Below you will find the latest hints and tips for Google Calendar. Our tips are carefully categorised so whether you are a beginner, advanced user or an administrator you will find something of interest. Use the Filters to find what you are looking for or scroll down to browse through all our tips. If you have a tip you’d like to share, use our Suggest a Tip form.

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Merge Events in Google Calendar


This extension declutters your Calendar by merging multiple instances of an event which is shown in more than one calendar.
By: Kate | Posted On: August 11th, 2016 |

Keep up with the Euro 2016 Fixtures


Keep up with the Euro 2016 by adding the fixtures to your Google Calendar by following the steps below.
By: Kate | Posted On: June 10th, 2016 |

Find a time in Google Calendar


Use the advanced features in Google Calendar to schedule group meetings
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By: Kate | Posted On: May 16th, 2016 |

Restore deleted events in Google Calendar


Restore both individual and recurring events after you have deleted them using the Bin/Trash folder
By: Kate | Posted On: November 25th, 2015 |

View available meeting times with Google Calendar

Whether you’re organising a meeting for staff or customers, you can arrange a time suitable for all.
By: Kate | Posted On: October 5th, 2015 |

Add the week number to your Google Calendar


Here’s a simple tip to add the week number in your Google Calendar via the “Interesting Calendars” selection.
By: Kate | Posted On: June 4th, 2015 |

Easily check Google Calendar and add new events


Easily check upcoming events without leaving your page, using Google Calendar (by Google)
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By: Kate | Posted On: March 27th, 2015 |

Add a Sports Team to Your Calendar


You can easily add a sports team or other calendars to your Google Calendar from the set of Interesting Calendars maintained by Google.
By: Kate | Posted On: February 19th, 2015 |

Recommended Calendar labs

The Google Calendar labs we can't live without
By: Mark | Posted On: July 8th, 2014 | 1 Comment

Hide personal events with ‘Private’


Set weekend and out of hours events/reminders like 'kids swimming' to 'private', as your colleagues don't need to see them.
By: Mark | Posted On: July 8th, 2014 | 4 Comments

Hide Weekends


If you don't need to see weekends in your calendar, you can switch them off in Settings
By: Mark | Posted On: July 8th, 2014 | 2 Comments

Share your personal calendar with your business account


If you have a personal GMail account share it with your business account, or create a new Personal calendar if you don't
By: Mark | Posted On: July 8th, 2014 | 3 Comments

Keep up with the World Cup using Google Apps

The FIFA World Cup kicked off in Brazil on 12th July. Keep up with all the news and action using your Google Apps Calendar and new Google Now Cards.
By: Mark | Posted On: June 10th, 2014 |

Designate specific appointment slots

Here's a power-tip for busy bosses and in demand staff. With appointment slots you can designate specific days and times where your colleagues can book appointments and meetings.
By: Mark | Posted On: February 19th, 2014 |

Add Events to Google Calendar via SMS

Google Calendar provides a seamless way to keep up to date with your meetings and events on any device, but what if you are offline?
By: Mark | Posted On: June 22nd, 2013 | 4 Comments

Sync shared Google Calendars to your iOS device

Use a CalDAV account to sync all your Google Apps shared calendars on your iPhone or iPad.
By: Mark | Posted On: March 7th, 2013 | 5 Comments

Create a shared Google calendar for your organisation

Here's a quick tip to set up a Google calendar and share it across your organisation or with a group of colleagues.
By: Mark | Posted On: February 14th, 2013 |

Open a Google Calendar in a separate tab

Need to see just one Google Calendar? Use this tip and Google Apps script.
By: Mark | Posted On: January 21st, 2013 | 1 Comment

Your daily agenda emailed to you

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Your very own cloud PA will email you a schedule of your meetings and tasks for the day.
By: Mark | Posted On: August 15th, 2012 | 1 Comment

Use Quick Add to speed up Google Calendar entries

The Quick Add feature in Calendar can convert what you write into an event; with subject, date, time and even guests.
By: Mark | Posted On: July 16th, 2012 | 3 Comments

Use an email group to add meeting attendees in Google Calendar

When setting up a new event or meeting, use an email group address to quickly invite all members of a group.
By: Mark | Posted On: July 11th, 2012 |

Print your Google Calendar view, or save it as a PDF

You can print out your daily agenda, weekly schedule or a date range, showing the events from your calendar and any shared with you - or you can save the view as a PDF.
By: Mark | Posted On: March 13th, 2012 | 19 Comments
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