How to Sync Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar

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For many people, every day begins and ends with a glance at their Google calendar. However, if you use both Google and Outlook calendars at the same time, you can get confused and increase your chances of doing something wrong at some point.

The solution may be obvious: synchronization of your Google and Outlook accounts. If you want to know how to do it and do it right, keep reading. This article will cover the Google/Outlook calendar synchronization process on various devices and tell you how to do it successfully.



How to Sync Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar

Synchronizing the two calendars does not require any additional plugins or extensions as both platforms use the same format. When connecting Outlook to Google, you need to get a link from Outlook first.

Here's how to get the link from Outlook:

  1. Open your Office 365 account.
  2. Go to Outlook and click on Parameters et Show all Outlook settings.
  3. Click on Calendar et Shared calendars.
  4. In the Publish schedule section, you can get the link you need.
  5. Select Calendar et Can see all details, then click Publish.
  6. Copy the ICS link to use later in Google.

Once you've acquired your Outlook calendar link, it's time to open Google Calendar and finish syncing. Here's how:

  1. Open Google Calendar and tap Other calendars + at the bottom of the page.
  2. Now click on From URL.
  3. Paste the saved link and press Add calendar.
  4. Among the other calendars, you will see a new calendar that you can select.
  5. When you see the new calendar on the list, it means the synchronization process is complete.

You can save the calendar, change its colors or even rename it. If you ever decide to disconnect the two calendars, you can do so by simply hovering over the name of the calendar and clicking on the X icon.



How to Sync Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar on iPhone and iPad

If you use your calendar primarily on your iPhone, there are several options to consider if you plan to sync the two calendars. One option would be to create multiple accounts for emails, but that won't solve the problem overall.

The best solution is to add both calendars to your iPhone or iPad Calendar app. There, you will be able to see all your meetings in a clear and organized way without synchronizing Google and Outlook accounts. Moreover, the process is simple and will not take you much time. Here's how:

  1. Open Parameters.
  2. Press Calendar.
  3. Press Open account.
  4. Add your Google and Outlook accounts.
  5. Turn green to sync all calendars.

Once the process is complete, all the data will automatically appear on your calendar app and you will no longer experience issues such as double booking or overlapping meetings.

How to Sync Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar on Android

If you want to use multiple calendars on your Android phone or tablet, one of the best solutions is to install the free Microsoft Outlook app. Once you have it on your phone, you can choose to connect it to Google Calendar to have all your schedules in one place.

Here's how to install Microsoft Outlook on your Android phone:

  1. Open the Google Play Store.
  2. Find Microsoft Outlook and press Installer.
  3. When the process is complete, press Open and log into your account.
  4. In the pop-up window, link your account with other Google accounts.

How to Sync Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar on Mac

Sometimes it's easier to update two calendars on the same platform than to sync them. If you prefer to use Google Calendar through Outlook, there is a way to do so. The first step is to install the Outlook app on your Mac and then connect it to the Google account you are using. Here's how the process works:



  1. Open Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Click on PROSPECTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS et Preferences.
  3. Select Accounts and click on the + located in the lower left corner.
  4. Press New account and sign in to your Google account with your credentials.
  5. Click on Continue.
  6. Decide which Google account you want to sync and tap on it.
  7. When asked to allow Microsoft Apps to access your calendar, click Allow.
  8. In the pop-up window, click Open a Microsoft account and press Completed.
  9. Click the calendar icon to see all your Google Calendar events in Outlook.

How to Sync Outlook Calendar with Gmail

Although Gmail doesn't have an official desktop app, it still works well with Microsoft Outlook, giving users the best of both worlds. Here is what you need to do to sync Outlook calendar with Gmail:

  1. Open your Gmail account.
  2. Tap the gear icon and open Parameters.
  3. Press the Transfer POP/IMAP and make sure it is verified.
  4. Click on Save changes.

Now it's time to connect the two accounts:


  1. Open your Outlook account.
  2. Press deposit et Add an account.
  3. Enter your Gmail address and select Advanced options.
  4. To choose Allow me to configure my account manually.
  5. Click on Connect.
  6. Add entry information for IMAP account settings.
  7. Enter your password and press Connect.
  8. When the account setup is complete, click Okay.

How to Sync Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar on Chromebook

When it comes to Chromebook, syncing Outlook and Google Calendar isn't a particularly straightforward process. Here's how to connect your Outlook calendar to Google's calendar:


  1. Open your Google calendar.
  2. Click the gear icon and press Parameters.
  3. Press Export and import and choose Export to download the .ics files.
  4. Open Microsoft Outlook and press deposit.
  5. In the left sidebar you will see Open and export.
  6. Click on Import / Export.
  7. When you see the pop-up window, you can download your .ics drop off.
  8. Find the file and press Open.
  9. Click on Import, and all your Google Items will show up in the Outlook calendar.
  10. You can now name the calendar or create a new one.

How to Sync Outlook Calendar with Google Calendar on Windows 10

If you're using Windows 10 on your computer and want to connect your Outlook calendar to Google's calendar, here's what you need to do:

  1. Open your Google calendar.
  2. Click the gear icon and press Parameters.
  3. Press Import / Export and choose Export to download the .ics files.
  4. Open Microsoft Outlook and press deposit.
  5. In the left sidebar you will see Open and export.
  6. Click on Import / Export.
  7. When you see the pop-up window, you can upload your .ics drop off.
  8. Find the file and press Open.
  9. Click on Import and all your Google items will appear in the Outlook calendar.
  10. You can now name the calendar or create a new one.

How to Import Outlook Calendar to Google

If you use Google Calendar more often than Outlook, it would be useful to synchronize all your calendars with Google. Here we will explain how to do it:

  1. Open your Office 365 account.
  2. Go to Outlook and click on Parameters et Show all Outlook settings.
  3. Click on Calendar and Shared calendars.
  4. In the Publish schedule section, you can get the link you need.
  5. Select CalendarThen Can see all details then click Publish.
  6. Copy the ICS link for later use in Google.

Once you have acquired your Outlook calendar link, now is the time to open Google Calendar and complete the synchronization. Here's how:

  1. Open Google Calendar and tap Other calendars + at the bottom of the page.
  2. Then click From URL.
  3. Paste the saved link and press Add calendar.
  4. Among the other calendars, you will see a new calendar that you can select.

Later, you can save the calendar, change its colors and rename it. If you ever decide to disconnect the two calendars, you can do so by simply hovering over the calendar name and clicking the “X” icon.

How to Import Google Calendar to Outlook

Sometimes users find it easier to use Google Calendar directly through Outlook. However, this requires a long synchronization process between the two accounts. The first thing to do is to prepare your Google calendar for the merger:

  1. Open Google Calendar.
  2. Hover over the calendar you want to share and click the three-dot icon.
  3. Click on Settings and sharing and scroll until you find the Integrate the calendar option.
  4. When you find the Secret address in iCal format, copy it.

Now it's time to transfer the data to Outlook, and here's how to do it:

  1. Open Outlook.com and open Outlook Calendar.
  2. Select Add Calendar > From Internet.
  3. Paste the address you copied and press Okay.

This way, you will be able to access all your Google Calendar meetings on Outlook and have everything in one place.

All your schedules in one place

With a calendar that integrates all your meetings and calls, you can be better organized and avoid potential double bookings. And since many people have multiple accounts, we've also shown you how to connect them all, whether you're using them on the phone or on the computer.

Now that you know more about connecting your Outlook and Google Calendar, you can successfully manage your work and personal projects. Plus, you'll learn how to do it on your phone as well as on the computer. If you have a different solution for syncing the two platforms, tell us more about it in the comments section below.

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