How to Export Google Calendar to MS Excel

Unfortunately, Google Calendar does not offer any method of directly exporting a calendar to MS Excel in CSV format. But Excel can open the iCal file from Google calendar just as easily. To start with, you must let Google calendar export the calendar in ICS format.

Once the ICS file is available, you have three ways of exporting it to Excel.

3 ways to Export Google Calendar ICS File to MS Excel

  • Open ICS file in Excel
  • Use MS Outlook to export to CSV format
  • Use an online application to export to CSV format

Please note the CSV format does not support repeat events.

You will also lose information on reminders, event time-zone data, attachments, invitations and so on.

We will show you in simple, step-by-step instructions, three methods of exporting Google calendar to Excel.

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How to Remove Birthdays from Google Calendar

Cleaning up the clutter? If you have too many birthdays on your Google calendar, you might want to know how to remove them. 

If you have a birthday calendar in Google Calendar, it is possible to cut down on the clutter and remove birthdays.

2 Methods to remove birthdays from your Google Calendar:

  • Remove all birthday reminders
  • Remove an individual birthday

We will show you both ways, in simple, easy step-by-step instructions.

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How to Delete All Events in Google Calendar

If it is time for a refresh and to clear out the clutter, you may want to delete all events in your Google Calendar.

This is surprisingly easy to do, and we will explain how in simple, step-by-step instructions.

2 Methods to delete all events in Google Calendar

You can do this in two ways:

  • Use the Gear Icon
  • Use My Calendar

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How to Add Tasks to Google Calendar

It is quite easy to add tasks to your Google Calendar. They are very useful and can be changed to show that some tasks are more important than others.

You can also:

  • Edit your tasks
  • Mark tasks as starred (important)
  • Mark tasks as completed
  • Delete a task

We will show you how to work with tasks in easy, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Create an ICS File

ICS is a common file format, and to know what it actually is, read our article What is an ICS File and How to Open it?’

Many applications, mostly calendar apps, can create an ICS file. These include: 

  • IBM Notes
  • Windows Live Mail
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • VueMinder
  • Lightning Calendar
  • Yahoo! Calendar
  • Apple Calendar
  • Google Calendar

We will show you how to create an ICS file using two applications:

  • Google Calendar
  • Microsoft Outlook

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What Is an ICS File and How to Open It?

If you want to know what an ICS file is, it is an iCalendar document commonly used to diarize events. 

An ICS file is a plain text document that has event details in it. These details may include information like description, beginning and ending times, location, and so on. You can use the ICS format for sending requests for meetings to people. It is also a popular means of subscribing to birthday or holiday calendars.

Although ICS is the most popular calendar format, there are other types of ICS files as well. For instance, ICS files may also be IC Recorder Sound files that a Sony IC recorder has created.  ICS files can also be a 3D Drawing file created by the IronCAD software.

There are some other formats of ICS files that have nothing to do with calendars. These are formats belonging to the IEEE Computer Society, Image Capture Server, and Internet Connection Sharing. But, we will limit our discussion to the ICS file format for calendars only.

As ICS is a common format, many applications can open the files.

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How to Enable Dark Mode in Google Calendar

By default, Google Calendar does not have a built-in dark mode selector yet. But there is a work-around, especially for the Web version of the Google calendar. 

You can open the web version of Google calendar using a Web browser. You can install a dark mode extension in your browser. This allows opening the calendar in dark mode as well.

2 Popular Dark Mode Browser Extensions for Google calendar

  • Night Eye — A commercial product, offering a free trial for 3 months
  • Dark Reader — A free product.

We will show you how to install both these products. We offer simple, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Share a Google Calendar

If you want to share your Google calendar with other people, there are several ways. 

3 ways to share a Google Calendar

  • Share with specific people
  • Share with the public
  • Share with everyone in your organization.

We will show you all the sharing methods in simple, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Import ICS into Google Calendar

It is easy to import ICS files into your Google Calendar. These ICS files or iCalendar files are in a universal calendar file format. Many popular calendar applications use this format. This includes Thunderbird, Google Calendar, Apple Calendar, and Microsoft Outlook.

We will show you how to import these files in simple, step-by-step instructions.

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How to Propose a New Time for Google Calendar Event

We will show you how you can propose a new time for a Google calendar event. 

It may have happened that you received an invitation to an event scheduled with others. But you would like to propose a new date or time for the event. If the event is available on a Google Calendar, it is easy to suggest rescheduling.

We will use simple, step-by-step instructions to make the process an easy one.

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