In this video, Jess Stratton shows how to open up another Google user's calendar as an overlay and change basic options, such as color.
- [Instructor] You can easily add…another Google user's calendar over yours…by adding it to the other calendars area…on the left-hand side.…Click inside add a friend's calendar.…You can start typing their name…or their Google account email address.…Once I hit enter, it's going to determine…if I have access to their calendar or not.…That is, if they've gone in and given me permission.…In this case, Leslie has not.…I could add a message to request access if I want…and then click request access.…
After that, it's up to them to determine…how long it's going to take…whether or not they're going to give you permission.…In this case, I'll click cancel…and we'll type in somebody else…that I know has given me permission to view their calendar.…I'll select their name…and instantly it shows up on my calendar.…It's visible down here in other calendars…and I can see the events next to mine as overlays in red.…
A nice thing about overlaid calendars…is if I change to the day view…on the top right-hand side of the screen,…I can see each calendar next to each other in the view.…
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- Navigating Google Calendar
- Creating events, including all-day and repeating events
- Inviting guests
- Adding rooms and resources
- Responding to invitations
- Creating secondary calendars
- Sharing calendars
- Searching for events
- Working with the Google Calendar mobile app