There is an additional way to create a calendar event in Google Calendar without going to the calendar app in a browser. You can create events and appointments right from the search bar, and address bar if Google is your default search engine. In this video, Jess Stratton demonstrates how to add an event through the browser address bar.
- [Voiceover] One of my favorite Google Calendar tips…is that you don't actually have to be in Google Calendar…in your browser to create an event.…You can create a calendar event right…from the Google search bar.…Let's do this right now.…I'm going to type an event…just as if I was writing a sentence in a document.…Now that I have the type of appointment I want to do,…I can tell Google when that appointment's going to be.…In fact, I can even use simple phrases,…such as, next Wednesday.…
And then, I can tell it the time.…From here, I'll hit the Enter key on my keyboard…and the first result that comes up in a box…is the ability for me to create an event.…Here's the date, which is, in fact, next Wednesday.…Here's the time and here's the subject.…This is exactly how I want it,…so I'll click Create event.…It's added to my calendar…and if I needed to, I could go right to the event…by clicking Edit event.…Let's double check and make sure it's on our calendar.…
I'll go back to Google Calendar,…and choose the 15th in the date picker.…
- List your options for creating an event with the Google search bar.
- Explain how to create a multiday event.
- Recall how to identify what calendar an event belongs to after you change the event’s color.
- Recognize which default view gives you a flat view of all events when customizing a specific calendar to place it on a webpage.
- Recall whether the year is available by default.