Backup and Restore Google Calendar

Safeguard your Google Calendar is easy, but unfortunately the food is not so easy. The main problem is that Google Calendar refuses to import events that have been deleted. You will get the message "Unable to import events: Some of the events in this file were not imported because had imported into Google Calendar before other events in this file have been imported ..".

How to backup Google Calendar

    Log in to your Google Calendar
    Under My Calendars, click Settings
    Click Export Calendars
    Save the file in a safe place where you normally store your computer backups

Restoring your Google Calendar

Unzip the backup file

First, we must note that this trick, it is necessary for a complete restoration or partial restoration.

Google Calendar is useful when you save your schedule. If you try, you will get the following error:

"Processed zero events ... Unable to process your iCal / CSV file .."

So instead of going to a zip file and find xxx.ics file Extract the file to your file system. The xxx.ics file can be imported into Google Calendar.

Restore from a total loss of calendar data

If you have suffered a total loss of calendar data, your best option is to create a new calendar and use it in the future. This will allow you to import all your calendar data from your backup file.

    Under My Calendars, click Settings.
    Click Create a new calendar.
    Name and click Create calendar. Click Settings.
    Click Import calendar.
    Access your.ics file. Important! Make sure you select your.ics file - not the.zip file.
    Choose your new calendar and click Import. Your backup file is imported.
    Click Close.

Restore from a partial loss of calendar data

If you lose parts of your data, you can restore your data to a new calendar, and then selectively copy go to your primary calendar. The entries in your primary calendar will be a different color and your new calendar so if only one entry in the new color, it has been removed from your primary calendar.

    To restore an appointment, click the appointment.
    Then click More
    Choose actions and Copy to primarycalendar@gmail.com
    Click Save and your appointment is restored.
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