How to activate G Suite (Google Apps) for Calendar

Google Calendar service allows you to create, store and share online calendars for better collaboration with your team. You are free to choose, whom to share your calendar with: those can be available for any user out there; can be shared with the help of URL invites only or with your own list of trusted viewers (both from your Business team and outside).

NOTE: Before proceeding with DNS configuration, make sure that your domain has passed ownership validation.

In order to set up Calendars, follow the steps below:

1. Log into your cPanel account > Exclusive for Namecheap Customers section > Google Apps menu:

2. After that, select the Configure Google Apps for Calendar option:

3. Then select the required domain name or subdomain from the drop-down menu and click the Configure button to finish the setup process:

4. Now you can log into Google Docs following the link.

5. You can also customize the login URL to Google Calendars from your Google Admin console:

6. Click on Google Apps to see the full list of apps:

7. Move to the Calendar menu then:

8. Once there, navigate to the General Settings section:

9. Hit Change URL then:

10. Switch to the custom option, specify the desired subdomain and hit Save to confirm the change:

11. Note, that Google Apps menu in cPanel configures DNS records for calendar subdomain only.

If you wish to use another subdomain for Calendar access, make sure that you create the corresponding subdomain in Zone Editor menu in cPanel and add a CNAME record with the following value –

That's it!

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