Eastern Michigan University

Importing an EagleMail Calendar into Google Calendar

Using the calendar.ics file generated during the export process, you can add your EagleMail calendar appointments, meetings and events to your Google calendar. 

Note: If you haven't yet exported your calendar data from EagleMail, you can do so using the Zimbra Data Export Tools.

Follow these directions to import your Zimbra calendar into your Google Calendar:

  1. From your browser, access the EMU Google Apps for Education login page at http://google.emich.edu.

  2. Type in your NetID username (formerly My.Emich username) and Password.

  3. Click the Login Button
    Google Login

  4. Once you are logged in to Google, click the Google App Launcher link which is located at the top of the page, and to the right of your name.
    App Launcher Link
  5. The Google App Launcher is displayed. Click the Calendar link to open your calendar.
    App Launch - Calendar
  6. The Google Calendar page is displayed. Click the Other calendars drop-down arrow and select Import Calendar from the list.
    Note: If this is the first time you are accessing Google Calendar, you may be prompted to set up your default language, time zone, and reminders.

    Calendar Import Link
  7. The Import calendar window is displayed. Click the Choose File button.
    Choose Calendar File
  8. The Open window is displayed. Locate and select the calendar.ics file that was saved in your Downloads folder during the calendar export process.
    Note: The calendar.ics file will be saved in your Downloads folder unless you have changed the browser setting and designated another location. 
  9. Click the Open button.
    Select Calendar File
  10. The Import Calendar window is displayed. Verify the selected file name is displayed in the File Name field.
  11. Click the Import button.
    Calendar File Selected
  12. An Import Calendar message is displayed.
    Note: The import process could take an extended period of time depending on the size of the file being imported.
    Confirmation message
    Note: Repeat these steps to import any other calendars desired.