Google Calendar events to the screens

Google Calendar is a tool for sharing calendar events on your digital displays.

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Google Calendar event information on your digital signage screens. The App displays your events for the next 7 days in a visual and easy to understand way. Any updates to the calendar will follow on the displays. The Valotalive App for Google Calendar is secure and easy to activate, just authenticate with your Google credentials and you are good to go.


Google Calendar App - Activate and use

Easiest way for activating a content App is from Valotalive Dashboard. Just click the icon of the content you wish to activate and proceed. More detailed info of the first steps can be found here:

The App is activated and authorized using OAuth2 Authorization. This allows the Valotalive Google Calendar App to get access to the calendar details. Detailed information is fetched from the specific calendar you choose to visualize.

Settings on the Apps' Configuration tab

  1. Authorize using OAuth2 Authorization

    This authorization gives Valotalive the permission to view and read Calendars that have been linked to this Google Events Timeline application.

  2. Google Calendars - Select the calendars you want to use by clicking the empty space

    You can follow up to 24 different calendars.

  3. Color theme for Events - Choose the option for the event colors. Apply from Google Calendar or set with the Valotalive theme you have selected.


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  4. Show only start date from multi-day tasks (Yes/No)

  5. Show task times (Yes/No)

Complete the work by adding the app to a flow or directly to a display.

Pro tip!

You can link MS Office Calendar with Google calendar by simply sharing that calendar with a regular Google account. There are good articles in the internet that show you how this is done. Please contact Valotalive Support for further information.

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