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How to export your Google Calendar in 2 different ways, and download it on your computer

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  • You can export your Google Calendar to download it on your computer in two different ways. 
  • Here’s how to export all of your Google Calendars at once, or just a single calendar.
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If you live in your Google Calendar, but want a more tactile or offline-friendly way to access it, exporting it can be a good option. 

There are slight differences in the process, however, depending on whether you want to export all of your calendars at once, or just a single calendar. Here’s how to use either method:

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How to export all of your Google Calendars at once

Before you get started, be aware that you can’t export your calendar via the Google Calendar app, so you will have to use the desktop version on your Chromebook, PC, or Mac computer. 

1. Go to calendar.google.com.

2. Click the gear icon, located toward the top-right side of the calendar, and select “Settings.”

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3. Click “Import & export” in the left sidebar.

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4. Select “Export” under the export section.

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Your calendars will then download into a ZIP drive which you can open on your computer.

How to export a single Google Calendar

1. Go to calendar.google.com.

2. Locate the desired calendar from the left sidebar.

3. Click the three dots located next to the desired calendar, and select “Settings and sharing.”

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4. Click “Export calendar.”

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The events for that calendar will then download onto an ICS file on your computer.

 

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