Once you've mastered the basics of Calendar, check out these tips and tricks to keep you organized and more efficient.
Not sure if your colleagues are busy? Add their calendar to your Calendars list and their schedule is always one click away. To add a calendar, enter your colleague's email address in the 'Add a friend's calendar' box (it's in the 'Other Calendars' section on the left) and their calendar will automatically appear in your list.
When you click Check guest and resource availability from the event details page, you can:
Keep track of team events or project deadlines in one place. Creating a separate calendar reduces the clutter in your main calendar, helps you juggle multiple aspects of your job, and allows others to share the organizing duties.
To create a new calendar:
If you often collaborate with people in another time zone, spare yourself the headache of calculating the time difference by adding another time zone to your main calendar grid.
To enable this feature, click Settings and select Show an additional time zone.
You can create a custom view to control exactly how much of your calendar you want to see at once.
Just click Settings and select your custom view time interval, and set your defailt view to Custom view.
Note: This feature is only available on certain domains. Contact your domain administrator if you don't see the Tasks link and you'd like to use this feature.
Create to-do lists and stay on track by using Tasks in Calendar. To get started, click Tasks on the left size of your calendar.
Your task list appears to the right of your calendar grid. Add items by clicking the + icon on the bottom of the gadget. You can also create a new task by pressing Enter.
A few things to keep in mind: