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How to Use Donut's Google Calendar Integration for your Channel
How to Use Donut's Google Calendar Integration for your Channel

Donut's Google Calendar integration makes it easy for your team to schedule Donut meetings with one another.

Carrie Biggar avatar
Written by Carrie Biggar
Updated over a week ago

Donut's Google Calendar integration makes it quick and easy to schedule a meeting with your teammates. Once you've linked your Google Calendar, Donut will automatically display available meeting times whenever you're part of a Donut intro.ย 

You'll be able to browse and book a time to meet with your teammates, and create a Google Calendar invite directly from Slack.

Turning on Google Calendar for your Intro Channel

First, you'll need to toggle on the Google Calendar integration under the "Scheduling & Meeting" tab settings for your Intro channel at

  1. Log in at with your Slack credentials

  2. Click the settings gear icon for your Intro channel

  3. Click "Scheduling & Meeting" tab at the top

  4. Scroll down to Google Calendar and toggle the feature on

Once you've done this, users can then link their calendars individually. You can read more about linking individual calendars here.

Zoom or Google Hangouts Conferencing

If you don't have Zoom integration enabled, when calendar invites are created using Donut's Google Calendar integration, the default conferencing link will be a Google Hangouts link.

Changing the Default Meeting Length for Your Channel

Want your teammates to have a quick 15-minute chat over coffee? Or need a 90-minute brainstorm session? Channel admins can customize the length of calendar meetings from the dashboard.

  1. Click the channel you wish to edit in the dashboard

  2. Navigate to the "Scheduling & Meeting" tab at the top

  3. Scroll down below the toggle for Google Calendar and look for the drop-down that says "Default calendar meeting duration"

  4. Select the default time you'd like to use and save when finished!

If you've set up the Google Calendar integration in the dashboard, but now want to know more about how you and your teammates can link your calendars, click here.

If you'd like to use our Outlook Calendar integration click here.

Have questions or feedback? Just click the purple intercom button in the bottom right of your screen to open up a chat with our support team!

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