Import From Google Calendar Into Outlook

Transfer your calendar events easily

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View your Google Calendar alongside your Outlook calendar by subscribing to your own Google Calendar in Outlook. Or, import events from Google Calendar into Outlook, but the two calendars will not sync following updates.

Instructions in this article apply to Outlook 2019, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, and Outlook for Office 365.

Subscribe to Your Google Calendar

Setting up an iCal subscription ensures that the copy of your Google Calendar in Outlook is current.

  1. Log in to your Google Calendar.

  2. In the left pane, select My Calendars to expand the list.

    Screenshot of Google Calendar settings
  3. Point to the calendar you want to add to Outlook, select the three dots that appear to the right of the calendar name, then choose Settings and sharing.

    Screenshot of Google Calendar settings
  4. In the Integrate Calendar section, right-click the URL under Public URL to this calendar and select Copy

    Screenshot of Calendar settings
  5. Open Outlook, go to the File tab, and select Info.

    The File tab in Outlook.
  6. Select Account Settings > Account Settings.

    Screenshot of Account Settings
  7. In the Account Settings dialog box, select the Internet Calendars tab.

    Viewing the internet calendars tab in Outlook.
  8. Select New.

    Screenshot of Internet Calendars tab
  9. Press Ctrl+V to paste the address you copied from your Google Calendar account, then select Add.

    Pasting in link from Google into Outlook.
  10. In the Subscription Options dialog box, enter the name of the calendar in the Folder Name text box, then select OK.

    Entering in subscription options in Outlook.
  11. In the Account Settings dialog box, select Close.

Import Events From Google Calendar Into Outlook

If you want events currently listed in your Google Calendar account without updates, import it into Outlook.

  1. Log into your Google Calendar account.

  2. Select the Settings icon and choose Settings.

    Screenshot of Settings in Google Calendar
  3. In the left pane, select Import & Export.

    Screenshot of Import & Export
  4. Select Export and choose the Export button. A ZIP file downloads to your computer.

    Selecting export in Google calendar.
  5. Open Windows File Explorer, highlight the downloaded file, then select Extract All.

    Extracting the exported Google calendar.
  6. Open Outlook and go to the File tab.

  7. Select Open & Export > Import/Export to start the Import and Export Wizard.

    Screenshot of Import/Export
  8. Select Import an iCalendar (.ics) or vCalendar file, then choose Next.

    Screenshot of Import and Export Wizard
  9. Browse to the folder where you stored the extracted file, select the file that ends with gmail.com, then choose OK.

    Browsing for exported calendar file.
  10. Select Import.

    Confirmation of calendar import from Google.
  11. Your Google Calendar events appear in Outlook.