How to Sync Gmail Calendar with Outlook

Syncing means having the same data in the alternate destination. This might be in a single place or multiple places. Similar is the case to Sync Gmail calendar with your Outlook account.

Here in this tutorial, we see the best way How to sync Gmail Calendar with Outlook account.

How to Sync Gmail Calendar with Outlook

Outlook is considered as the professional email services. If you are a regular user of Gmail, but need to switch to Outlook, then you might face different problems.

As the Interface is different from both. Not going much deeper to let us quickly solve this problem.

How to Sync Gmail Calendar with Outlook

  • Go to your Gmail account and sign in with login credentials.
  • Tap on Google app icon on the top-right of your screen and choose Calendar from the app list.
google calendar
  • You Gmail Calendar page displays on your screen. On the left pane, select the calendar you wish to sync to your Outlook account. On the same page tap on Settings (gear icon) and tap on Settings.
google calendar settings
  • On the left side option, tap on Import & export option.
import export gmail calendar
  • Now on the Export option, click on Export to download all your selected calendar.
  • Check your download, the new file saved as .ical.zip format.
gmail calendar download

As your Google Calendar is successfully downloaded on your computer, now you have to transfer it to your Outlook account. Let us quickly check how this works?

Before following the steps below. Please note that there are two different ways for both Outlook App and Outlook Web-based service.

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Import Calendar on Outlook App

  • Sign in to your Outlook account (Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2016).
  • Navigate to File > Open & Export > Import/Export.
  • The Import and Export Wizard appears, look for Import an iCalendar (.ics) or vCalendar file. Select this option and click on Next button.
outlook import wizard
  • Browse the location from where you wish to import (check the location where you have exported from Gmail account) enter a Gmail associated address and click OK.
gmail to outlook
  • On the next step choose the Import option.
outlook import

With these steps, your Gmail Calendar Successfully appears on your Outlook account. Now let us check the Web-based service.

Import Calendar on Outlook Web

Don’t be confused, web base simply means if you have opened your Outlook account on the browser. Follow some simple steps.

Again on your Web, there might be two version, check your mailbox how it looks (from below screenshot).

outlook mailbox

Both left and right side in above screenshot has the same steps.

  • Sign in to your Outlook account.
  • On the Application icon, tap on Calendar.
outlook calendar
  • Tap on Add Calendar on displayed in the toolbar. Drop down list appears, select From file.
add calendar outlook

NOTE: If you are unable to locate this option, then try to turn off Beta version.

  • Select From file> Browse and choose the location where you have your calendar on your computer.
outlook calendar browse
  • Under the option of Calendar, tap on the drop-down arrow and select Calendar from the list. After this tap on Save button.

You are done. Check your Outlook Calendar with all new imported dates.

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