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Syncing Overview

CalendarBridge syncs events (and updates to those events) from one calendar to another calendar in real-time according to a user-defined set of rules, which we call a “sync connection.”
Dashboard card showing an example sync connection
Sync connection from Calendar on john@alpha.com to Calendar on john@beta.com
Each sync connection is “always on,” — it listens for activity on the source calendar and syncs any updates within minutes. CalendarBridge does not impose any limits on how many events can be synced over a sync connection. Each sync connection is a one-way connection between a source calendar and a destination calendar. When an event is created, edited, or canceled on the source calendar, CalendarBridge creates, edits, or cancels a corresponding event copy on the destination calendar. (Edits to event copies on the destination calendar are not synced back to the source calendar — this is to ensure your original events are never corrupted in any way). Each sync connection has a number of user-controlled settings that dictate which information is synced from the source calendar to the destination calendar. A sync connection can sync no information about the event (in which case the event copy will simply be an event titled “busy” or “free”), or can sync one or more of subject, description, location, web conference information, and attendees. Each sync connection has user-controlled settings to dictate the color and subject of event copies, to help the user distinguish their native events from event copies created by CalendarBridge.

Highlights of CalendarBridge syncing

  • Syncing is real-time — changes on the source calendar are reflected on the destination calendar typically within 2 minutes.
  • Admins can control which information syncs from one calendar to another.
  • Users can control how synced events appear on the destination calendar.

How to get started?

If syncing is what your group/organization needs, the first step is to determine whether you want user licenses or sync licenses. Read Group Account License Types to help you decide.