Get started with Calendar

What can you do with Calendar?

Switching from a different calendar program?

See Switching to Google Calendar from Microsoft® Outlook® or Switching to Calendar from IBM® Notes® instead.

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Calendar overviewWith Google Calendar, you can quickly schedule meetings and events and get reminders about upcoming activities, so you always know what’s next. Calendar is designed for teams, so it’s easy to share your schedule with others and create multiple calendars that you and your team can use together.

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Table of contents

Section 1: Schedule events

1.1 Create an event
1.2 Add guests
1.3 Add rooms, location, or conferencing
1.4 Add an event description and attachments
1.5 Choose an event color, calendar, and default visibility
1.6 Set up notifications
1.7 Save events

Section 2: Respond to and manage events

2.1 Reply to an invitation
2.2 Update an existing event
2.3 Check guest attendance
2.4 Delete an event
2.5 Restore a deleted event

Section 3: Create reminders in Calendar

3.1 View reminders
3.2 Create a personal reminder
3.3 Change a personal reminder
3.4 Complete or remove a personal reminder

Section 4: Share and view calendars

4.1 Share your calendar
4.2 View other people's calendars
4.3 Create a shared calendar
4.4 Import and export events and calendars
4.5 Delete a calendar
4.6 Add out-of-office dates to your calendar

Section 5: Customize your calendar

5.1 Manage event notifications
5.2 Choose your calendar view
5.3 Change your calendar's look

Section 6: Access your notes, and tasks

6.1 Open notes in Google Keep
6.2 Open your to-do lists in Google Tasks
6.3 Get add-ons

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