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Synchronize Thunderbird Calendar With Google Calendar + FREE SMS Notification

Jul
21

It is good to have organizer but having several organizers might cause you headache if they are not sync each other. From now on, lets sync or Thunderbird calendar with your Google calendar.. plus.. you will get free SMS notification/reminder for each event (depends on your setting) you have in your calendar.

These are what you need:

  1. Mozilla Thunderbird
  2. Lightning add-on [32bit OS] [64bit OS]
  3. Provider for Google Calendar add-on [download the modified version that allows you to receive SMS notification/reminder HERE]

The howto is as below:

  1. Download and install Mozilla Thunderbird if you don’t have one
  2. Download Lightning add-on (in .xpi file), Open up Thunderbird: Tools > Add-ons > Install… > browse to you .xpi file
  3. Restart your Thunderbird
  4. Download Provider for Google Calendar add-on, Open up Thunderbird: Tools > Add-ons > Install… > browse to you .xpi file (in order to allow you to receive SMS notification/reminder, you need to use the modified version of Provider for Google Calendar)
  5. Restart your Thunderbird
  6. Go to Google Calendar and click on “Settings” on your top right conner
  7. Choose “Calendars” and click on your account name
  8. Right click and Copy Link Location on the XLM icon at the Private Address
  9. Now go to Mobile Setup (in Settings menu) and fill in your mobile details (FREE)
  10. Open up Thunderbird: File > New > Calendar > On the Network > Google Calendar > paste your copied link URL
  11. Now wallaaa!~ Your Thunderbird  and Google calendar is sync.. Plus.. For every (default setting) event you create from Thunderbird that sync to Google Calendar, you’ll be getting SMS notification/reminder for FREE

Gud luck and have fun đŸ˜‰

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