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Google Calendar (online calendar)

Google Calendar - http://calendar.google.com

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Description

Google Calendar is a time-management and scheduling calendar service. It allows you to create and edit events.

Features include:

  • Creating and editing events
  • Having set starting and ending times
  • Creating all day events
  • Create recurring events with optional parameters for frequency
  • Add color to an event
  • Set notifications with options such as email, pop-ups and/or mobile push notifications
  • View events in different formats, including day, week, month, or agenda
  • Invite other people to events
  • Mark events private
  • Create secondary calendars
  • Share your calendars with others

Demonstrations

Creating an event in Google Calendar
How to setup Google Calendar delegation

How to access Google Calendar

There are several ways to access to Google Calendar

  1. From your Gmail browser tab, click on the application_launcher.png Application Launcher found at the top right corner of the page and find the Screen_Shot_2017-02-15_at_11.42.34_AM.png Google Calendar application icon.
  2. Or from your browser navigate to: https://calendar.google.com/

Learn More about Google Calendar

Google Calendar use cases

  • Plan your day.
  • Spend less time planning and more time doing with shareable calendars that integrate seamlessly with Gmail, Drive, Contacts, Sites and Hangouts so you always know what's next.
  • Schedule events quickly by checking coworkers’ availability or layering their calendars in a single view. You can share calendars so people see full event details or just if you are free.
  • View and edit your schedule from your phone or tablet. Use our optimized mobile apps or sync with your phone’s built-in calendar.

Service Notes

  • Every person who has and apu.edu account has access to Google Calendar and can be added to an event.
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