How to Add Google Calendar to Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar?

Paper pocket calendars are a thing of the past. Most modern calendars are on our smartphones. And calendar apps like Google Calendar offer many handy features like daily, weekly, and monthly overviews, reminders, and cloud storage. Google Calendar is Google’s free calendar app with Google Workspace and Gmail. It automatically syncs with all your other Google tools and integrates with other platforms, such as your project management software. You can use it from your web browser or the Google Calendar mobile app.

Adding events and appointments to your Google Calendar won’t do you much good if you forget about them when the time comes. That’s why Google Calendar can send push notifications or text messages to remind you of upcoming and upcoming appointments. You can also notify when an appointment will cancel, or the details will change. This risewindows article will show you how to add Google calendar to Windows 11/10 Taskbar.

You can use these three popular web browsers: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Mozilla Firefox, to add Google Calendar to Windows 11/10 Taskbar; we will show the complete steps to add Google Calendar to Taskbar using these browsers.

How to Add Google Calendar to Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar using Google Chrome?

To include Google Calendar to Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar through the Google Chrome browser, use these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Google Chrome.

Step 2. Now, browse the Google Calendar website.

Step 3. Then, sign in to Google Calendar using your Google account.

Step 4. After that, click on the three vertical dots on the top right side and select More tools > Create shortcut.

Step 5. After that, a “Create shortcut” popup will appear on the screen. Name your Google Calendar shortcut and check the checkbox . Open as window. Then, click the Create button.

Quick Note: If you do not select the option “Open as window” while creating the shortcut, Google Calendar will open in your Chrome browser each time you click the desktop shortcut. Selecting this checkbox will make Google Calendar open in a separate window.

Step 6. Next, go to your desktop and right-click on the Google Calendar shortcut that you have created. Select Show more options > Pin to taskbar (in Windows 11) or Pin to taskbar (in Windows 10).

After completing the above steps, Google Calendar will add to your Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar.

Suppose your preferred browser is other than Google Chrome, and wants to open Google Calendar in another web browser like Edge or Firefox. In that case, you need to add Google Calendar to the Taskbar using that web browser.

How to Add Google Calendar to Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar through Microsoft Edge?

If your favorite browse is Microsoft Edge and you want to open Google Calendar using this browser, perform these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Microsoft Edge.

Step 2. Now, browse the Google Calendar website.

Step 3. Then, sign in to Google Calendar using your Google account.

Step 4. After that, click on the three horizontal dots on the top right corner and choose More tools > Pin to taskbar.

After completing the above steps, Google Calendar will pin your Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar. The next time you click on its icon on the taskbar, Google Calendar will open in Microsoft Edge.

How to Pin Google Calendar to Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar using Mozilla Firefox?

To add Google Calendar to Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar through Mozilla Firefox, follow these steps:-

Step 1. First, open Mozilla Firefox.

Step 2. Now, browse the Google Calendar website.

Step 3. Then, sign in to Google Calendar using your Google account.

Step 4. After that, locate the firefox.exe file in File Explorer. On your PC, it will locate at “C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox” or “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox.” Then, copy the complete address of the executable file. On my PC, the absolute address of the firefox.exe file is “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.”

Step 5. Next, right-click on the free space on the desktop and select New > Shortcut.

Step 6. Now, in the “Create Shortcut” wizard, type the following in the location field:-

"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -url https://calendar.google.com/calendar/u/0/r

Quick Note: You need to replace “C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe” with the actual path you noted down in the above step.

Step 7. Then, click the Next button.

Step 8. After that, name the file and click the Finish button.

Step 9. Finally, go to your desktop and right-click on the shortcut that you have created. Select Show more options > Pin to taskbar (in Windows 11) or Pin to taskbar (in Windows 10).

After completing the above steps, Google Calendar will pin the Windows 11 or 10 Taskbar. Clicking on its icon will open Google Calendar.

That’s it for the article.

I hope this post will be helpful to you.

Good luck &b keep learning, guys.

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