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Google Calendar SMS Integrations

This article will show you all the ways you can integrate SMS software with Google Calendar. Automate tasks and accomplish more desired outcomes.

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Google Calendar SMS Integrations 101

To create an integration between Google Calendar and SMS software you need to understand the workflow that automates tasks: Triggers and Actions.

*When this happens...

Triggers

Triggers are the things that happen on Google Calendar or on your SMS software. They are the first step in automating a task. Triggers are the “if” statement.

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Actions

Actions are what happens after a trigger on Google Calendar or your SMS Software. Actions are the “then” statement of your automation.

Popular Google Calendar + SMS Software Integrations

  • When a new Google Calendar event is created with a phone number in the description, send them an SMS reminder at a time and date before the Google Calendar event starts.
  • When a new event is created in Google Calendar, send a confirmation SMS to the organizer and participants.
  • When there are Google Calendar events, schedule a daily event summary so meetings/events are not forgotten.
  • When someone is added to a contact list in your SMS software, send them an SMS invite to a Google Calendar Event.
  • When a birthday Google Calendar event happens, send a personalized birthday SMS to the individual(s).

Everything You Can Do with a Google Calendar SMS Integration

This is everything we know is possible when it comes to automating sending text messages with Google Calendar and other integrations that enhance the experience of working with Google Calendar.

When Google Calendar is the Trigger:

When this happens in Google Calendar Do this with SMS software...
New Google Calendar Event is CreatedSend a Reminder Before the Event Starts
New Google Calendar Event is CreatedSend a Confirmation Message to Event Organizer and participants
When a Google Calendar Event EndsSend SMS Follow-Up Messages or Feedback Requests to Event Attendees

When SMS software like TextSpot is the Trigger:

When this happens in your SMS software... Do this in Google Calendar
Link Click in Text MessageCreate New Google Calendar Event
Keyword is Sent to SMS SoftwareEdit Google Calendar Event: Attendees, Date, Time, Location
When an SMS Confirmation is ReceivedEdit Google Calendar Event Attendees
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