Setting Up an Outlook Sync with Google Calendar with Reminder Alerts
To setup Google Talk Labs Edition to allow reminder alerts, you will need to first confirm that your sync relationship between Google Calendar and Outlook is working and set up correctly.
(If you don’t already have Google Calendar Sync installed, you can download this from www.google.com/support/calendar.)
To proceed, download Google Talk Labs Edition from www.google.com/talk. Download and installation should be pretty quick, leaving you ready and set to make the most of this cool enhancement in a matter of minutes.
Once installed, go to your system tray on the Windows taskbar (the area around the clock) and right-click the Google Talk Labs Edition icon (a small speech bubble) and select Launch Google Calendar. This will then open the calendar view in a new tab of your preferred browser.
You need only follow a few easy steps to setup an Outlook sync with Google Calendar with reminder alerts.
First of all, setup a new event on Outlook. Give it a name, data and time and setup the reminder options. The Google Calendar Sync tool with synchronize this with your Google Calendar in a matter of minutes.
(You can also setup reminders in Google Calendar - select a slot on your calendar where you would like to add an event. Once done, give this a name and click on edit event details. From here, you can set the exact time as well as reminder options – don’t forget to click on Save.
With the Google Talk Labs Edition running, you will now receive reminder alerts as specified in Google Calendar, previously synced with Outlook!