In Settings, Google Calendar gives you a larger range of changes that you can make to fully customize the way calendar looks for you. Staff author Jess Stratton goes over the popular settings you can change, including creating a custom view, including weekends on a work calendar, and adding an additional time zone.
- [Voiceover] In the previous video,…I showed you how to change the view…using these buttons at the top of the screen.…We've gone over agenda view…and I showed you how to use the mini-calendar…on the left-hand side, to choose a range of dates…to view all at once.…There are some other ways you can…change the view of the calendar…and you get to those options in settings.…Click the gear icon on the top right-hand side of the screen…and choose settings.…I showed you how to add an additional time zone…in a previous video,…so let's scroll down a little bit more…and see some more changes that we can make…that affect the way you look at Google Calendar.…
You can change the date format.…You can also change the time format.…You can decide how long your default event duration is.…It defaults to 60 minutes, but you can change that.…You can also have something called Speedy Meetings.…This has your meetings end…a little bit early on your calendar.…You can also change the day that your week starts on.…This is going to affect the view…
- 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.