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Students – How to Import your Google Calendar into your New Account

Import from Takeout

  1. Open your exported Takeout file, and extract the “Calendar” folder (you can do this by accessing the Zip file, and then dragging the “Calendar” folder to your desktop).
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  3. Log into your new (@saintpeters.edu) account, and access Google Calendar.
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  5. Click the arrow to the right of “My Calendars” and click “Settings”
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  7. Click “Import Calendar” (NOTE: When importing, you must choose an existing calendar to import the data to.)
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  9. Click “Choose File” and select the Calendar file within the Calendar Folder that you just exported – it should be in .ics format.
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  11. Select the calendar you would like to import this to and click “Import”.
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  13. You’ll get a confirmation that it has been processed successfully:
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NOTES ON GOOGLE CALENDAR:
Please note:

    Exporting and Importing will only bring over Events from your previous calendar – you will need to re-apply any settings, such as color coding and sharing of events to your imported calendar.