Update your Slack status when Google Calendar events begin

If it's not on Slack, did it really even happen? Use this automation to communicate your status with your team. After you set it up, whenever an event starts in Google Calendar, Zapier will update your status in Slack. That way, your team will know you're AFK with no extra effort on your part.

How this Google Calendar-Slack integration works

  1. A Google Calendar event starts
  2. Zapier updates your status in Slack (ie "on a call")

Apps involved

  • Google Calendar
  • Slack
Update your Slack status when Google Calendar events begin
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Google Calendar lets you organize your schedule and share events with co-workers and friends. With Google's free online calendar, it's easy to keep track of your daily schedule.

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Slack is a platform for team communication: everything in one place, instantly searchable, available wherever you go. Offering instant messaging, document sharing and knowledge search for modern teams.

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