How To Use Google Calendar In Slack

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Slack is a valuable tool used by numerous businesses to optimize their workflow. A notable feature of this tool is its ability to connect with other tools, such as Google Calendar, allowing users to conveniently manage their calendars without leaving Slack. In this blog post, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to integrate Google Calendar with Slack.

Step 1: Install the Google Calendar app for Slack

The first thing you need to do is install the Google Calendar app for Slack. Access the Slack App Directory, search for ‘Google Calendar’, and then choose ‘Install’.

Step 2: Link your Google account

After installing the app, you need to link it with your Google account. Click on the ‘Link Google Account’ button and follow the prompts to authorise the connection.

Step 3: Configure your settings

Once your Google account is linked, you can configure your settings according to your preferences. You can choose which calendars to sync, set reminders for upcoming events, and more.

For instance, to turn on event reminders, use the following command:

    /gcal remind [time]

Replace [time] with when you want to receive reminders, e.g., 10 minutes, 1 hour, etc.

Step 4: Share your calendar events

You can share your calendar events with Slack channels or individuals. To share an event, use the following command:

    /gcal share [event details]

Replace [event details] with the information about your event.


Integrating Google Calendar with Slack can greatly increase your productivity by allowing you to manage your calendar events without leaving your Slack workspace. Whether you need reminders for upcoming meetings or want to share events with your team, the Google Calendar app for Slack has got you covered. So why wait? Install the Google Calendar app for Slack today and take your productivity to the next level!