Google Calendar Add-On Follow

Overview

With the Zoom for Google Calendar add-on, you can seamlessly schedule, join, and manage meetings right from Google Calendar.

After installing the add-on, you can use it on Google Calendar desktop or on the mobile app (Android or iOS).

This article covers:

Installing for All Users (G Suite Admin)

  1. Log in to your G Suite account as an admin.
  2. Navigate to the G Suite Marketplace and search for Zoom.
  3. Click on the Zoom for Google Calendar add-on.
  4. Click Install then Continue.
  5. Review the terms of service, specify if you want to make the app available to your whole domain or to a specific team or department, check the agreement box, and click Accept.
  6. Go to https://admin.google.com

Whitelisting the Zoom Add-on

If your organization only allows users to install whitelisted add-ons, the Zoom Calendar add-on will need to be added to the whitelist.

  1. Go to https://admin.google.com
  2. If prompted, sign in with your Gsuite admin credentials. 
  3. Click on Marketplace settings.
  4. Click on Manage access to apps.
  5. Click Manage whitelist.
  6. Select Zoom for Google Calendar.
  7. Click Whitelist.
  8. Click Confirm.

Installing for Your Own Use

If you have a personal Google account, you can still install the add-on for your own use.After installing the add-on, you can use it on Google Calendar desktop or on the mobile app (Android or iOS).

  1. Log in to your Google account, navigate to the G Suite Marketplace, and search for Zoom.
  2. Click on the Zoom for Google Calendar add-on.
  3. Click Install then Continue.
  4. Review the terms of service and click Accept.

Web

Logging in to Zoom

  1. Open Google Calendar and click the Create event icon in the bottom-right corner.
  2. In the Add conferencing dropdown menu, select Zoom Meeting.
  3. Click LOG IN and follow the prompts to authorize access to your Zoom account.

Scheduling a Meeting

Note: If you are rescheduling a Zoom meeting from Google Calendar, edit the calendar entry and change the meeting date/time. Do not drag and drop the calendar event or copy the meeting details to a different calendar entry.

Tip: If you want to schedule a meeting and automatically populate meeting details from an email thread, use the Zoom for Gmail add-on.

  1. Open Google Calendar and click on a time slot for you meeting.
  2. Click More Options.
  3. Enter your meeting details like the title, location, and guest list.
  4. In the Add conferencing dropdown menu, select Zoom Meeting.

    Google Calendar will display the join options for the Zoom meeting.
  5. Click Save.

Viewing and Joining a Meeting

  1. Open Google Calendar and click on a Zoom meeting you've scheduled.
  2. Hover over a join option and click the icon copy it to your clipboard, or click Join Zoom Meeting to open Zoom and join the meeting.

    Learn more about joining a meeting.

Viewing Meeting Settings

  1. Open Google Calendar and click the gear icon at the top, then click Settings.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the page.
  3. Beside Zoom, click Settings.
  4. Click Settings to view your meeting settings in the Zoom web portal. Learn more about meeting settings >

iOS and Android

Logging in to Zoom

Before using the add-on, you have to log in to your Zoom account through the add-on.

  1. Open Google Calendar, tap the plus icon then Event.
  2. Tap Add conferencing and select Zoom Meeting.
  3. Tap LOG IN. You'll be redirected to zoom.us to log in to your account.

Scheduling a Meeting

Tip: If you want to schedule a meeting and automatically populate meeting details from an email thread, use the Zoom for Gmail add-on.

  1. Open Google Calendar, tap the plus icon then Event.
  2. Enter your meeting details like the title, location, and guest list.
  3. Tap Add conferencing and select Zoom Meeting.

    Google Calendar will add a Zoom Meeting to your meeting details.
  4. Tap Save.

Viewing and Joining a Meeting

  1. Open Google Calendar, tap on a Zoom meeting you've scheduled, then tap Zoom Meeting. Google Calendar will display the join options.
  2. Tap and hold a join option to copy it to your clipboard, or tap the zoom.us link to open a browser and join the meeting.
    Your browser will automatically open the Zoom app if it's installed on your device.
    Learn more about joining a meeting.
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