Welcome to the ultimate guide to Google Calendar!
Learning how to use Google Calendar and set it up to fit your exact needs has never been simpler.
Google Calendar makes time management, productivity tracking and event scheduling easy. It allows you to be able to stay on top of your daily tasks and events without thinking twice.
This beginner-friendly training contains all you need to know about Google Calendar’s features and settings – it covers every single option.
We cover everything you need to know, from creating and sharing calendars to inviting people to a meeting, managing events, settings, and more.
This training only features Google Calendar’s desktop version in a browser for now. We plan to create tutorials for the mobile Google Calendar app for Android and iOS in the future.
You’ll start the training with the absolute basics of Google Calendar – namely, learning the difference between your primary and secondary calendars.
Then we’ll show you how to create calendars, add other people’s calendars, share calendars, show, hide, delete them, etc.
Next, you need to know how to handle your incoming event invitations. We will also teach you to manage the events on your calendars, create appointment slots, reminders, and more.
You’ll get to know Google Calendar’s web user interface and what you can do to personalize it and increase your productivity.
Finally, we will walk you through configuring every single Google Calendar setting, starting with the general settings and then moving to calendar-specific settings.
Maybe you are wondering if this training is right for you or if it’s worth doing. You absolutely should do it if:
For you to do this training, you should:
We help you do things step-by-step with images accompanying the instructions for each action you need to take. Say hi to easy-to-follow directions that you can follow at your own pace! You couldn’t get lost if you wanted to, even if you aren’t tech-savvy.
The training is flexible, and there is no fixed way to do it. It is up to you to use it as you see fit.
We divided the Google Calendar training into different sections. Each section covers specific related topics.
Let’s describe each section quickly to get an idea of what you can expect to find in this training.
Interface Customization features settings and options related to the Google Calendar web user interface.
You will see how to switch between a daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly Google Calendar view, change a calendar's color, manage the density of interface elements on your screen, and more.
The General Settings feature a list of settings that apply to all your calendars unless overridden by a calendar-specific setting.
You will see how to configure time zone settings, toggle the world clock on or off, open Google Calendar offline, choose what to display, add your working hours and location, enable and use keyboard shortcuts, and more.
Calendar-Specific Settings are settings that apply only to a specific calendar you select.
These include configuring Google Calendar notifications, access permissions, event invitation settings, sync Google Calendar with third-party software or embed a calendar to a site, and more.
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