How to Synchronize Outlook with Google Calendar

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With more than half of my events stored on Google Calendar, my meeting dates and related emails come through Outlook. Even though I was used to it, my work routine became much more efficient when I learned how to combine the best of both worlds. Today I will teach you, how to sync your Google Calendar with Outlook with a few easy steps so that you too get to experience a more optimized workflow!

Most of the users prefer to employ Google Calendar but some people like to have their email, contacts, and calendar in MS Outlook. Google supports automatic syncing with Outlook if you are a user Google Apps user. It is really easy to sync your Outlook with your Google Calendar manually. If you are ready, let us dive in to learn how to synchronize Outlook with Google Calendar!

Steps to Synchronize Outlook with Google Calendar

1. Open Google Calendar and Outlook.

2. In the Google Calendar page, on the left sidebar, you will get a “My calendars” header with a list of all your calendars given below. Find one which you wish to sync to Outlook and click on the three dots located beside the calendar name to access options.


3. Next, scroll down to the “Integrate calendar” section and copy the secret address in iCal format.


4. Now go to the Outlook home screen and double-click on the calendar icon located at the bottom left part of your screen


5. In the Home bar on the top, click on the Open Calendar button, and select "From Internet...".


6. After that, there a pop-up window will open with a blank text box, paste your secret iCal address in the text box and click on OK.


7. Wait for the Google Calendar to open in a side-by-side view with Outlook: Even it will be added to your navigation pane under “Other Calendars”. You can view all of your events and reminders in Outlook but remember that any alterations you make to the Google Calendar will not be saved in Outlook. You need to go with another manual operation to transfer those changes.

To Conclude

I truly hope that this article was able to help you sync your Google calendar with Outlook. In the rare case where things do go wrong, there are chances of your Outlook PST file getting corrupted. In such cases, use the Remo Repair Outlook PST tool to easily repair Microsoft Outlook PST files and extract all its attributes like calendar, emails, contacts, etc. securely.

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Tony Landry

Tony Landry is a Web Content Editor at Remo Software. He loves to write, edit, and manage content for users trying to troubleshoot and fix problems on Windows, Outlook, storage drives, and Cloud storage networks. With an aptitude that transcends writing, Tony is recognized as a Microsoft Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint expert. His comprehensive solutions stem from an in-depth understanding of these tools, enhancing his standing as a trusted problem-solving resource.

He has published more than 200 articles on the Remo Software blog. He actively engages in research and problem-solving techniques to consistently generate great web content. Fixing various hardware problems on computer and storage devices along with a great knack for fixing Outlook errors, Tony is also the fun-time IT guy for all his work friends. Tony Landry’s work has been published in windowstechit, onlinegeeks, journeybytes and onlinecomputertips.

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