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Get events from Google Calendar onto your digital screens.
Please note, if you're using the older version of ScreenCloud (signage.screencloud.com) you can download the alternative Calendar for Google app guide here.
The ScreenCloud Calendar for Google app makes it easy to share events logged to your Google calendar on your digital signage screens. Share any calendar connected to your Google account, choose your selected view, and allow the screen to populate with new events as you add them. The app makes it easy to showcase the events occurring in your store, office, team or business.
With the ScreenCloud Calendar for Google app you can:
Here’s how it works:
1.1. Simply log into your ScreenCloud account and head over to our App Store using the left-hand menu.
1.2. Type calendar into the search box to find the Calendar for Google app. Click Install App to create a new instance.
2.1. On the next page, you’ll see a settings panel. Select Login and choose the Google account you wish to share a calendar from. Then select Allow to give ScreenCloud permission to pull through your calendar. Once you’ve logged in, you’ll see a list of the calendars associated with that Google account. Choose the calendars you want to display and click OK. You’ll see a green checkmark in the login button after you’ve completed this process successfully.
2.2. Here are the other settings you can choose to customize your display.
Once you’re happy with your settings and your Google account has been linked, click Preview to check that you’re happy with how the events are shown. Then hit Save to create a new instance of the Calendar for Google app.
Time to add your brand new Calendar for Google app instance to one of your Channels! Check out the simple tutorial below.
To create a custom theme for your Calendar for Google app, navigate to your Account Settings. Once created, themes can be added at a Channel-level. Find out more on how to create custom themes with ScreenCloud here.
How often does the Calendar for Google app update?
The app updates every 10 minutes. This means that once you’ve added or edited an event, it can take 10 minutes for the screen to update and show the latest information.
How long will the Calendar for Google app show for?
The app will show for the time you’ve set in its duration within a Channel. You can edit this by going to Channels and clicking on the time duration shown next to the Calendar for Google app instance.
For further questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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