Chapter 11. Setting Up Google Calendar

Calendars aren’t nearly as complicated as email programs—thank goodness!—so it’s no surprise that the settings for Google Calendar aren’t nearly as complex as those for Gmail. Still, you should know about a few tricky things, and we’ll cover those in this chapter, while leaving out the obvious stuff.

By the time we’re done, your Google Calendar will be set up, and you’ll be ready to start creating and sharing events and appointments. Organization, here you come!


The Settings page at Google Calendar contains more than 13 sections. They’re all useful in one way or another, but I’m going to skip most of them in favor of the essentials.

Your Current Time Zone

Be sure to set your ...

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