Is there a way to sync my iCalendar to my Google Calendar? I use the iCal application as my primary calendar resource, and I need to share that data via GoogleCalendar with my colleagues and I cannot figure out how to do this. I am able to get the data from my GoogleCalendar to show up on my iCal, but I cannot do the reverse (I want data created on the iCal to upload/sync directly to the GoogleCalendar).. I have OSX Lion and iCal 6.0


To do so just:

  1. On iCal go to Preferences / Accounts.
  2. In the panel on the left, click the + button to add an account.
  3. Fill in the information, being:

Account Type: Google. Although you can either use Automatic or CalDAV, and the System will detect the proper account type.

Email Address: The email which you are using to log into the Calendar. The @domain.com part should be written too.

Password: Well, the password for that account. If you are using 2-Step verification you must use an application-specific password.

Doing this, by default, will sync any calendars that appear in My Calendars on the web, as well as the Contact's birthdays and events.

Adding additional calendars, or removing any of them from syncing, you must go to the Account Sync Configuration Page, and select the calendars you'd like to be displayed. After doing so, refreshing iCal will display the new configuration.

  • I was able to do this alreadym but that is not my goal- completing this step does not make the content already on my iCal sync to my googlecalendar- that is my goal. Any ideas? – Taylor Dean Jan 15 '13 at 22:56
  • The "Contact's birthdays" is not shown in Google Calendar (neither in Account Sync Configuration Page). That is exactly the one I'm missing in google. Any idea how to solve? – Sibe Jan Apr 9 '14 at 7:05

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