How to Export Outlook Calendar to Google Calendar – Free Ways
Summary: In this blog, you will understand how you can export Outlook calendar to Google calendar in few easy steps. Make sure to read the entire write-up to learn all the methods that you can use to perform the migration. Let’s jump right into it.
In this digital arena, no one is satisfied using one application to maintain its daily workflow. Moreover, people always look for a new application in order to have a better work environment. Likewise, people who are using Outlook calendar for managing its appointment and meeting, presently, either want to switch or import Outlook calendar to Gmail. Hence, they can also use appointments, meetings of Outlook along with Google Calendar app while working on it.
Hither, The motive of this article is to provide free ways on how to export Outlook 2016 /2013 / 2010 Calendar to Google Calendar without any difficulty.
Note: If you are looking to move emails then you can check out the guide to Import Outlook Emails to Gmail.
Techniques to Export Outlook Calendar to Google Calendar
Here, we have 2 methods:
- Moving to a free Gmail account
- Moving to business Gmail account (i.e., Workspace)
I. Move Outlook Calendar to Gmail Account
So, the very first workaround is to download a copy of Calendar in iCalendar format from Outlook Application. Because this file format is supported by Google Calendar application so, user can easily import the converted file to desired Gmail Calendar. To clarify, read further and know more about the procedure .
Step 1: Initially, login to your Outlook account, here we are using Microsoft Outlook 2013 / 2016 program. After this, you need to open the calendar that you want to export. Then, click on File and go to the Save Calendar option.
Step 2: Now, you can save the file with a customized name at desired path, on the local system. After that, a window will appear where, you can preview the content of Calendar. Once you are satisfied with the report, click on OK >> Save and move forward with the process to import Outlook calendar to Google calendar.
Step 3: Subsequently, to open Google Calendar app, you need to login via. Browser.
Step 4: Once, the Google Mail gets opened, go to the top-right corner of screen. Then after, click on the solid Menu button and choose Calendar program as shown in the screenshot.
Step 5:Then, in Calendar tab, select Settings option using Gear icon.
Here, to import items from Outlook Calendar, you need to select Import & export option.
Step 6: Next, in Import window, click on Select file from your computer option and choose the Calendar file that was exported from Outlook application.
In conclusion, that’s all about how to export Outlook calendar to Google calendar using a manual workaround. Though, it is a hassle-free way to export Outlook meetings, appointments in Google Calendar. Still, there are various situations where the user needs to transfer appointment meeting entries from Outlook calendar to Gmail account. Like the need to move data to multiple Gmail accounts of a domain (Google Workspace). In such situations, you need to refer to the following approach.
Also Read: If you want to Export Office 365 Calendar to Google Calendar, here is a quick guide for it.
Import Outlook Calendar to Google Calendar [Google Workspace]
Sometimes, user do not have Outlook installation in the system, but Outlook Data file i.e., PST. Typically, this .pst file comprises emails, contacts, calendar and other items also. So, you can extract the calendar files from the Outlook supported file and import them in desired Google Calendar. For this, you need to use Outlook to Gmail Migration Software. Above all, this is a trustworthy solution to migrate Outlook calendar entries even without using MS Outlook application.
Moreover, the free version of this software is also available that can import data to 2 accounts without any issues. For more, you will need the corresponding license.
Step-by-Step Guide to Export Outlook Calendar to Google Calendar
1: Download the software and launch it on your desktop.
2: Next, you have to add Source as Outlook and Destination as G Suite.
3: Select Calendar from the Workload selection.
4: Create folders in the root directory like “C:/PST Files/user1@domainName.com/(put all PST files of user1)” and select “C:/PST Files” as the path.
5: Complete the pre-requisites and add information as required.
6: Fetch users to automatically fetch the account name as per the folders.
7: At last, click on Start Migration button to start the Calendar.
Visit the software page for a complete guide.
This software allows the users to apply filters provided for selective migration. The Category Filter is to choose the items that you want to migrate the data from. With the help of Date-Filter, you can easily choose a time period to export the data from by setting From and To dates in the respective fields.
Also, there is an option Stop and Start the migration process if needed by the user.
If you receive some data that you want to migrate, there is an option to do so which is the Delta Migration option. Using this feature, you can migrate the data which you have received newly after or during the transfer process.
In this write-up, we have explained a free method on how to export Outlook calendar to Google Calendar Via. Outlook interface. Although, if you only have a .pst file, then the tool which we have explained in the above section, is best to migrate the calendar appointments and meetings. So, after reading this article, the user gets to know about the best two workarounds for migrating calendar of Outlook. So, choose wisely!!