Thursday, September 4, 2014

How to Enable Text Notifications for Your Google Calendar Events

Google Calendar is a fantastic tool for organizing your schedule and distributing event information to students, parents, and colleagues. Text message alerts is one of the features of Google Calendar that can help you keep track of appointments throughout the school year.

You can set-up text message alerts for multiple Google Calendars and multiple Google Accounts. For example, I can create alerts for the Google Calendars connected to my Gmail address and alerts for the calendars connected to my account.  Follow the screenshots below to learn how to set-up text notifications for your Google Calendars. (Click the images to view them in full size).

Step 1: Sign into your Google Calendar.

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I will be covering topics like this one and many others in my new class Getting Ready for GAFE starting in October. Graduate credit is now available for this class!