LifeWork Calendar creates copies of personal events on your work calendar and keeps them up-to-date automatically. With LifeWork, you don't need to ever manually add personal events to your work calendar. You can also manage all of your events, including those from your personal calendar, from your work calendar without having to make changes to your Google Calendar settings.
Here's a quick overview.
Requirements for using LifeWork Calendar
Currently, LifeWork Calendar is only available for people who use Google Calendar for both their work and personal calendars. To use LifeWork Calendar, you must have two separate accounts that are connected to Google Calendar.
In the future, we'll add support for other calendar services. We'd love to hear from you if you have feedback on which one(s) you'd like to see support for first.
Setting up LifeWork Calendar
When you sign in with your work email account, you'll be prompted to answer four quick questions in order to properly configure LifeWork Calendar.
Once you've completed those questions, you'll be asked to connect your work and personal calendars to start blocking out time on your work calendar for personal events.
Connect your calendars and it's done! You can send a test event after you've finished onboarding to test out LifeWork and see what it looks like on your calendars.
How it works
LifeWork Calendar creates copies of your personal events, keeps them up-to-date with changes, and makes it easy to manage all your calendar events from your work calendar directly. Here are some quick tips:
When an event is created on your personal calendar, you'll see a time block for the same time period appear on your work calendar. This time block is visible to others, preventing others from booking over your personal events.
If the personal event is canceled or rescheduled, the time block on your work
calendar will be automatically updated.
In addition to this time block, LifeWork automatically shares your personal calendar with your work calendar so that you can see the full personal event details and manage the event directly from your work calendar. This is not a duplicate event.
It's entirely normal and expected to see two events on your work calendar for a personal event -- the block, which others can see, and the personal event that only you can see. It will look something like this:
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