6 Easy Ways to Customize Your Google Calendar

Are you still using a paper calendar to keep track of your appointments, obligations, events, etc.? Have you thought about using a calendar app but aren’t sure how to get started? Google Calendar is a simple app that has many feature options available.

“The Google Calendar app helps you spend less time managing your schedule and more time enjoying it.” Below are some features you can use to customize your calendar to make it work for you.

📅Color Coding

Google gives you several color options when creating an event. If you consistently follow a color-coding system when adding to your schedule, you will be able to tell at a quick glance what type of an event it is. For example, you can color-code medical appointments, activities for your kids, personal time, or business engagements.

📅Click & Drag Events to Change

If an event on your calendar gets changed to another day or time, all you need to do is click on the event and drag it to the new spot.

📅Add Details, Notes, or Attachments

Add specific details regarding an event. This can be helpful if you need to add a specific address or make a note regarding the event. You can even add Attachments.

📅Calendar View

Google gives you several options on how you view your calendar. You can view it by the week, month, day, or a few other options.

📅Repeat Event Option

When creating an event, you have the option to make it a repeating event. You can choose from several options, such as weekly, monthly, annually, and even customizing the Repeat. This can be extremely useful for any event that takes place consistently.

📅Enable Reminders

When creating an event, set up a reminder. You can customize a reminder for minutes, hours, days, or weeks before an event.

If you are interested in learning more or getting help to effectively set up your Google Calendar, Contact Schwab Virtual Assistant Services for a free 30-minute consultation.

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