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You Can Now Add Events to Google Calendar with a ‘.new’ Shortcut

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Google has just introduced a ‘.new’ shortcut for creating Calendar events, that lets you create events by simply typing ‘cal.new’ or ‘meeting.new’ on your browser’s address bar. The feature even lets you create events for multiple Google Calendar accounts (via Engadget).

Typing the ‘.new’ shortcut opens up the full event edit page, accessing which otherwise requires you to first tap the “Create” button and then “More Options.” Once the edit page opens, you can then add a title for your event, as well as its location, duration, notes and other details. You can also set notifications for the event from this page.



To add events to multiple accounts using the ‘.new’ shortcut, here’s what you need to do.

“If you have to add events to more than one account, you can easily do so without having to switch profiles first. Just type “cal.new” or “meeting.new” and add a number at the end. Typing in “cal.new/1/,” for instance, will let you create an event for the first account you’re logged into, while “cal.new/2/” will save the event in your second account, and so on.”

You can learn more about Google Calendar at this link.

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