google calendar windows 10

Having access to Google calendar straight from your Windows 10 PC is one of the handy ways of keeping track of important events. In this tutorial, I will show you how to set up Google Calendar app on Windows 10.

1) Add Google Calendar on Windows 10 Calendar Application

To add your Google calendar app on Windows 10, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Head out to the search and type ‘Calendar’. On the pull-up menu, click on the calendar application as shown

calendar-App

Step 2: When the calendar app is launched, click on the  ‘Add account’ option

setup Google Calendar on Window 10

Step 3: Next,  click on the  ‘Google’ option as shown

setup Google Calendar on Window 10

Step 4:  Next, you will be prompted to sign in using your  email ID and password, after which your Google Calendar will be synced to your Windows Calendar App

Google Calendar on Windows 10

And there you go!

2) Add Google Calendar shortcut to Windows Desktop

To make your life much easier, you can simply add a shortcut to your Calendar’s application using 5 simple steps:

Step 1: Open a new tab and click on the ‘Google Apps’ icon represented by a set of small squares on the top-right corner

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Next click on the calendar app shown below to Open Google calendar.

Open-Calendar

Step 3: Click on the 3 dots at the top right corner and click on ‘More tools‘ then click on ‘Create shortcut

Google Calendar on Windows 10

Step 4:  Specify the shortcut name and click on the ‘Create’ button

wanna create a shortcut

This creates a Calendar App shortcut on the Desktop. Next time you want to open the calendar app, simply launch it by double-clicking on the Calendar shortcut icon.

Google Calendar on Windows 10

3) Add Google Calendar to Microsoft Outlook

You can also seamlessly integrate your Google Calendar with Microsoft Outlook. This sync Outlook with all the changes from your Calendar app. To achieve this, follow the simple steps below.

Step 1: Open your ‘Calendar‘ application. Navigate to your calendar name and click on the 3 dots as shown.

click-on-one-of-the-calendars

Step 2:  Next, click on ‘Settings and Sharing

calendar-Settings-and-Sharing

Step 3:  Under the ‘Integrate Calendar’ section, scroll and locate ‘secret address in ical format‘. Next Copy the address.

secret-address-ICAL

Step 4: Head out to Microsoft Outlook and click on File > Account Settings

Google Calendar on Windows 10

Step 5:  On the ‘Account Settings‘ window, click on the ‘Internet Calendars‘ tab and then click on the  ‘New‘ tab as shown.

Google Calendar on Windows 10

Step 6: Now paste the secret ICAL address that you copied earlier on in Step 3.

Paste-ICAL

Step 7:  On the next window, ‘Subscription Options’  fill out the Folder name,  and ‘Description’ text fields and check the ‘Attachments‘ checkbox. Finally, click OK.

subscription-options

Step 8: Now head back to the home section and click on the Calendar App icon as shown

click-on-Calendar-icon

On the Calendar’s page, be sure to find your calendar’s name on the bottom left section

calendar-name

Finally, your Google calendar will be displayed and Outlook will continue to download and sync any updates made on Google Calendar.

Google Calendar on Windows 10

We have come to the end of this guide and hope that it has provided insights on how you can integrate your Google Calendar with Windows 10. Feel free to get back to us with any feedback. Thanks.