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Google Calendar Integration

Learn how to integrate Forecast with Google Calendar

Time to read: 5 minutes 

 

Main Takeaways:

  • Assigned work in Forecast will show up in your Google Calendar
  • The integration lets you import all of your assigned tasks from Forecast into your Google Calendar using the iCal format
  • Using the iCal format enables you to add your tasks to any calendar supporting this format
  • Tasks will show up as an all-day event at the top of your calendar
  • Finalising the integration will vary slightly depending on whether you choose classic or modern design of display in your Google Calendar

Setup

Step 1: Go to the integration page in your admin panel, or click here.
step up step 1

 

Step 2: Click Activate

activate

 

Step 3: Go to My Profile, or click here.

 

Step 4: Scroll to Calendar integration

step 4-2

 

Step 5: Copy your unique iCal link

forecast_calendar-url

 

Step 6: Move to Google Calendar

Modern design display

Step 1: Click the + button next to My calendars in Google Calendar, and select From URL

forecast_gcalendar
 

Step 2: Insert the iCal link from Forecast into URL of calendar

forecast_gcalendar-url

Your assigned tasks from Forecast should now show up in your Google Calendar.

Tip: You can enable/disable calendars from your view by clicking the calendar names in the sidebar.

 

Classic design display

Step 1: Click the button next to Other calendars in Google Calendar, and select Add by URL

GoogleCalendar_addbyurl

 

Step 2: Insert the iCal link from Forecast into URL

GoogleCalendar_calendar-url2

Your assigned tasks from Forecast should now show up in your Google Calendar.

Tip: You can enable/disable calendars from your view by clicking the calendar names in the sidebar.

 

See also Calendar Integration: Book meetings