Calendars – Sharing a Google Calendar

Follow these steps for sharing a Google Calendar with us.

Sharing a Google Calendar is the first step to using your calendar to send appointment reminders.  Its easy and should only take a few minutes. *Please note – Google updated their interface in early 2018 and the calendar sharing is now available under “Settings and Sharing” which you can get to by clicking the 3 dots next to your calendar. 

You can click below to watch a quick tutorial on the subject:

In Order for us to connect to your Google calendar you must share it with us and provide the Calendar ID. Follow the steps below to share your calendar with us.

  • 1. Log into your Google account and go to the Calendars page.
  • 2. Open up the list on the left side of the page for “My Calendars”

  • 3. Click on the drop down list for the calendar that you want to share with us and then Click on “Share this Calendar”

  • 4. In the “Person” field enter “arcalendarshare@gmail.com” and select “See all event details”. Then click “add Person”. Save your changes.

To get the Calendar ID for a Google Calendar:

  • 1. Log into your Google account and go to the Calendars page.
  • 2. Open up the list on the left side of the page for “My Calendars”

Google My Calendars

  • 3. Click on the drop down list for the calendar that you want to share with us and then Click on “Calendar Settings” *UPDATE – Now “Settings and Sharing”

Google Calendar Settings

  • 4. You will see a section that says “Calendar Address”. The calendar ID is circled below. In this example the calendar ID is 6jpua1lrjs505qkglgif2rv250@group.calendar.google.com. This is what you need to copy into the Calendar ID field. Sometimes this is a long series of letters and numbers and other times, it just may be an email address.

Google Calendar ID

  • 5. Make sure you copy the entire ID but not the words “Calendar ID” and also none of the brackets.

Now that your Google Calendar is synced up, we can pick up your appointments and send out the appropriate appointment reminders.

Don’t get frustrated! If you need help sharing a google calendar we will be glad to help.  Just contact us!

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