How to Add Your Primary Work Location and Working Hours in Google Calendar

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

You can specify your working hours and location. 

Why you should add your working hours and location to Google Calendar

  • When someone tries to add you to an event outside of your working hours, Google Calendar will notify them that you won’t be at work at the time they selected.
  • Specifying your work location makes it easier for others to know the best place to schedule an event with you.

What if I don’t see the option to add my working hours and location

  • Google Workspace admins can enable/disable the working hours setting as shown here.
  • They can also enable/disable the work location setting.

How to add your working hours and location to Google Calendar step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Add Your Primary Work Location And Working Hours In Google Calendar - Step 1

In Google Calendar at, click the gear icon in the top right and select Settings.

Step 2

How To Add Your Primary Work Location And Working Hours In Google Calendar - Step 2

On the left, under General, select Working hours & location.

Step 3

How To Add Your Primary Work Location And Working Hours In Google Calendar - Step 3

Check the boxes to enable working hours and working location.

On top, select your Location and Floor – these details are only available if your Google Workspace administrator has added them.

Click specific days to add them as workdays. Then update your working hours and select the building and floor.

To add the same schedule for the whole week, update the time on Monday, then on its right, click Copy time to all.

Any changes you make will auto-save.

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