How to Add Google Calendar to Taskbar in Windows 10 & 11

You can now easily pin Google Calendar to the Windows taskbar. Here are the steps to add Google Calendar to the taskbar in Windows 10 & 11.

Google Calendar is one of the most popular services and apps to manage and schedule your daily activities, events, meetings, and more. One of the best things about Google Calendar is that you create multiple calendars to separate your personal and work life. Most of all. Google Calendar has integrations with several third-party services and applications that enhance and extend its functionality.

All in all, Google Calendar is a helpful service that most of us use or should use to better manage and schedule events and activities.

If you use Google Calendar often, you can improve its usability by pinning it to the taskbar. Adding Google Calendar to the taskbar lets you launch it with just a single click. No need to launch the browser first or type the long URL.

Let this guide take you through the steps to add Google Calendar to the taskbar in Windows 11 and 10 operating systems.

The steps below work the same in Windows 10 and 11.

Table of contents:

Add Google Calendar to the taskbar using Chrome

If you are using Google Chrome, you can add Google Calendar to the taskbar of Windows 11 and 10 as an app. Here’s how to do it.

  1. Open the Chrome browser.
  2. Go to the https://calendar.google.com/ page.
  3. Log into the Google account.
  4. Click the “Menu” icon on the top-right corner.
  5. Choose the “More tools > Create shortcut” option.
  6. Press the “Create” button.
  7. Right-click on the desktop shortcut.
  8. Choose “Pin to taskbar.”
  9. With that, Google Calendar is added to the taskbar.

Steps with more details:

First, open the Google Chrome browser. You can click the Chrome icon on the taskbar or search for it in the Start menu.

Next, go to the Google Calendar web page. If prompted, log into your Google account.

Link: https://calendar.google.com/

Now, click the “Menu” icon (three vertical dots) on the top right corner and choose the “More tools > Create shortcut” option.

create website shortcut in chrome

Click the “Create” button to create a Google Calendar shortcut on the desktop. You can modify the name if you want.

click create

Go to the desktop. Right-click on the shortcut and choose the “Pin to Taskbar” option. Windows 11 users should select “Show more options > Pin to Taskbar.”

Google Calendar desktop shortcut
add Google Calendar to taskbar

Google Calendar is added to the taskbar in Windows 10 and 11. Click on the Google Calendar icon on the taskbar to launch the website/app.

Google Calendar added to taskbar using chrome

Use Edge to add Google Calendar to the taskbar

The Microsoft Edge browser makes it easy to pin Google Calendar to the taskbar. In fact, the Edge browser has a dedicated option to pin any website you want to the taskbar. Let me show you how to add Google Calendar to the taskbar using the Microsoft Edge browser.

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Go to the https://calendar.google.com/ page.
  3. Log into your Google account.
  4. Click the “Menu” icon.
  5. Select the “More tools > Pin to Taskbar.”
  6. With that, Google Calendar is added to the taskbar.

Steps with more details:

Launch the Microsoft Edge browser. You can click the taskbar icon or search for Edge in the Start menu. After opening it, go to the Google Calendar website. You can use the link below or search for it on Google/Bing.

Link: https://calendar.google.com/

Once you are on the website, you might be prompted to sign in. Log into your Google account if necessary. After logging in, click the “Menu” icon (three horizontal dots) on the top-right corner and select “More tools > Pin to Taskbar.”

click pin to taskbar in Edge

The Google Calendar is instantly added to the taskbar in Windows 10 and 11.

Google Calendar pinned to taskbar

You can click the Google Calendar icon on the taskbar to launch the website in Edge.

That is it. It is that simple to add Google Calendar to the taskbar in Windows 11 and 10.

I hope this simple and easy Windows how-to guide helped you.

If you are stuck or need some help, send an email, and I will try to help as much as possible.

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