Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar

Many people have it a Google Account, and it brings you many features like mail, a calendar, access to the Android store and so much more. If you have an Android phone and you use the calendar of your phone then there is big chance you have your appointments, birthdays and so on stored in your Google Account. In this Windows 10 Basics guide we will show you how to Set Up GMail in Calendar.

If you have used Calendar before then skip “1. Using Calendar for this first time” and read “2. Setting up Calendar with Gmail”.

1. Using Calendar for this first time

1. Open the Calendar ap. You can do this by typing Calendar in the cortana search bar and hitting enter or by opening start and then click or tap the Calendar App.

2. You will see a welcome screen and if you’re using a Microsoft account, then this will already have been added.

3. Click or Tap on Add an Account

 

Windows 10 Calendar: Add an Account Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10 Calendar: Add an Account

 

4. Then choose for an Google Account

Windows 10 Calendar: Google Account Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10 Calendar: Google Account

5. Sign-in with your Google Account Credentials

 

Windows 10 Calendar: Google Account Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10 Calendar: Google Account

 

6. Check the permissions, then swipe or scroll down and click or tap on Accept. 

 

Windows 10 Calendar: Accept Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10 Calendar: Accept

7. Your account has been been added. Make a decision if you want to save the account info to your Microsoft account, after that the calendar will automatically start with your Google account added.

 

2. Setting up Calendar with your Google Account

If you already used the Calendar app before then you should follow these steps.

1. Begin by clicking on the cogwheel in the corner of the calendar app.

2. Settings should now appear. Then click on Accounts.

Windows 10: Add a Calendar Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10: Add a Calendar

 

3. Then click on Add Account

Windows 10: Add a Calendar Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10: Add a Calendar

4. Then choose for an Google Account

Windows 10 Calendar: Google Account Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10 Calendar: Google Account

5. Sign-in with your Google Account Credentials

Windows 10 Calendar: Google Account Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10 Calendar: Google Account

6. Check the permissions, then swipe or scroll down and click or tap on Accept. 

Windows 10 Calendar: Accept Windows 10 Basics: Setting Up GMail in Calendar Calendar

Windows 10 Calendar: Accept

7. Your account has been been added. Make a decision if you want to save the account info to your Microsoft account, after that the calendar will automatically start with your Google account added.

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Yuri Pustjens
Yuri Pustjens
2014, 2015 & 2016 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.

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