Import From Google Calendar Into Outlook

Transfer Your Calendar Events Easily

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You can view your Google Calendar alongside your Outlook calendar by subscribing to your own Google Calendar in Outlook. Alternatively, you can import events from Google Calendar into Outlook, but the two calendars will not sync following updates.

These instructions 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. Select My Calendars in the left pane.

  3. Point to the calendar you want to add to outlook. Select the three dots that appear to the right of the calendar name and then choose Settings.

    Screenshot of Google Calendar settings
  4. Right-click the URL in the Integrate Calendar section and select Copy

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

  6. Select Account Settings > Account Settings.

    Screenshot of Account Settings
  7. Select the Internet Calendars tab.

  8. Select New.

    Screenshot of Internet Calendars tab
  9. Press Ctrl-V to paste the address you copied from your Google Calendar account.

  10. Type the name of the calendar in the Folder Name box and click OK.

Import Events From Google Calendar Into Outlook

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

  1. Log into your Google Calendar account.

  2. Select the Settings icon in the upper-right corner and select Settings.

    Screenshot of Settings in Google Calendar
  3. Select Import & Export in the left pane.

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

  5. Go to the download and select Extract All.

  6. Start Outlook and select the File tab.

  7. Select Open & Export > Import/Export. The Import and Export Wizard will open.

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

    Screenshot of Import and Export Wizard
  9. Browse to where you stored the extracted file. Select the one that ends with gmail.com and choose OK.

  10. Select Import. Your Google Calendar events will appear in Outlook.