Integrate Gmail with Thunderbird

While upgrading my thunderbird e-mail device this night I got here throughout an ideal addon to permit me to combine my Thumderbird with my Gmail calendar that I believed I’d percentage.

Firstly, I like thunderbird and however probably the most primary options I used to be lacking was once linking it as much as a calendar. Having been the usage of Outlook for the previous few years I turned into spoilt with an Exchange e-mail account and was once searching for tactics to make my time table extra streamline.

Firstly, it is important to do 3 issues and I’m assuming you have already got a Gmail account up and working:

1) Install or improve to Thunderbirds newest model (hyperlinks on the backside)

2) Download the Lightening calendar addon

3) Download the Provider for Google Calendar addon

Step One

Open up thunderbird and cross to Tools – Addons – Install when triggered navigate to the lightening after which the Google information (finishing within the xpi extension). Restart Thunderbird.

Step Two

Go in your Gmail account, check in and click on at the calendar possibility. Click at the calendar settings and cross to the very backside of the choices and click on at the XML hyperlink. Now replica and previous the hyperlink you might be proven.

Step Three

Go again to Thunderbird and cross to File – New – Calendar and choose ‘On the community’.

Select Google Calendar and paste within the hyperlink from ahead of.

Give the calendar a reputation and hit subsequent.

Enter your username and password (tick the have in mind solution to save including it in every time) and there you cross, your Gmail calendar is now up and working with Thunderbird, as simple as that!

Links

Mozilla Thunderbird

Lightening Addon

Google Cal. provider addon

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