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How to sync Google Calendars without any manual step
- Eraldo Forgoli
Imagine this: you’re a freelancer working with multiple clients, each of which requires you to use your own Google account which comes with its own calendar. You get invited to a bunch of meetings and before you know it, you have a meeting conflict. How did this happen?
When your team members plan meetings using the “find a time” feature on Google Calendar, they can only see meetings in your primary Google Calendar. They might think you’re free when in reality you have a meeting on another calendar.
The first thought that comes to your mind is: How can I sync my calendars? It should be easy, right?
Most of the articles regarding syncing two Google Calendars, recommend sharing Calendar A and importing in into Calendar B, which is a 13 steps process, just for syncing Calendar A to Calendar B.
This is the process of syncing Calendar A to Calendar B:
Now, if you want to sync Calendar B to calendar A, you'll have to follow the same process again.
Imagine having to sync 3 Calendars... you get the idea.
If you still want to sync your Google Calendars this way, there are a couple of more problems:
If your team uses “Find a Time” feature of Google Calendar to schedule meetings, they won’t be able to see events outside of your Primary calendar. This often leads to meeting conflicts across calendars.
Google provides very little control over the privacy of imported calendars. Workspace administrators may be able to see events and details for those events from imported calendars. This is a deal-breaker for a lot of people.
OneCal. It takes less than 1 minute to synchronize as many Google Calendars as you like, configure the way the events are cloned, and adjusting your privacy, and much more.
The demo below shows how you can synchronize multiple Google Calendars, in less than one minute, using OneCal.
The steps are:
1. Connect your calendars
2. Choose which calendars to sync
Select which calendars you want to keep in sync. We support one-way and two-way syncs between multiple calendars.
3. Configure how events are copied
We want you to have control over which events and information we sync over so we offer a wide variety of settings for you to configure.
4. You are done!
Events from your source calendar will appear in your selected target calendar(s) and OneCal will automatically keep them up to date.
📆 Now check your Calendars!
The events of the Work Calendar show as Busy and colored Grape on your Personal Calendar:
The events of the Personal Calendar show as Busy and colored Grape on your Work Calendar:
Using OneCal you keep your availability in sync, save time, and keep your personal life private.