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Google Calendar Sync for Mac

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This tutorial demonstrates how to sync your Google Calendar with your Apple computer. If you want a desktop way to access your calendars offline, or you just prefer the desktop interface, take a look at this quick video.

Gmail and Google Apps users can easily sync their Google Calendars with their Mac by following these simple steps. It’s important to keep in mind that any calendar found in the My Calendars section of Google Calendars will sync with your Mac, along with your Contact’s Birthdays and Events.

  1. Open the Apple iCal application
  2. In the toolbar, click Calendar, then Preferences
  3. Next, click the Accounts tab
  4. In the accounts section on the left, click the + button to add an account
  5. Enter the following information:

Account Type: Google
Email Address: Enter your Gmail or Google Apps email address ( or
Password: Enter the password for the email address you listed above

Click here to watch this video on YouTube.

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