How to Add an Out of Office Event in Google Calendar

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Calendar users

What are Out of office events in Google Calendar

  • An Out of office event lets people know you are away from the office and automatically declines new and existing meetings in the specified time range.

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In Google Calendar at https://calendar.google.com, click a time slot on the calendar to start adding a new event. 

Then on top, under the event title, select Out of office. Configure the options and click Save.

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Others who can see your calendar will know that you are away, and meeting invitations will be declined.

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