At times, you might need to organize your Trello cards by the due date or creation dates. If you use Google Calendar for every other purpose, you can connect Trello to Google Calendar for this as well. It is possible to connect and synchronize Trello and Google Calendar using Trello Power-Ups, IFTTT, and Zapier.
How to connect and sync Trello to Google Calendar using Power-Ups
To connect Trello to Google Calendar using Power-Ups, follow these steps:
- Open Trello and click on the Power-Ups button.
- Click the Add Power-Ups option.
- Search for calendar and find Calendar Power-Up.
- Click the Add button.
- Go to the Enabled tab.
- Click the Settings button and select Edit Power-Up settings.
- Copy iCalendar Feed URL.
- Open Google Calendar and click the plus icon.
- Select From URL option and paste the URL.
- Click the Add calendar button.
To learn more about these steps, continue reading.
First, you need to open Trello, select a board and click the Power-Ups button visible in the top menu bar. Then, click the Add Power-Ups button to install a new Power-Up. Here you can find a search box that you need to use to find the Calendar Power-Up.
Once you find it, click the Add button to install the Power-Up.
Then, switch to the Enabled tab, click the Settings button and select the Edit Power-Up option. Here you can find a URL that you need to copy to your clipboard.
Then, open Google Calendar and sign in to your Google account. Head to the Other calendars section and click the plus icon. After that, select the From URL option.
Next, paste the copied URL that you got on the Trello website and click the Add calendar button.
Once done, you can go back to the home screen to find the calendar with all the important dates.
The best thing is that this calendar gets updated automatically as you add a new task on Trello. In case you do not want to allow Google Calendar to fetch cards from Trello anymore, you can disable the synchronization. For that, open the Power-Ups menu and go to the Enabled tab. Then, click the Settings button and select the Disable option. However, if you want to use it again, you need to install the Calendar Power-Up again by following the same guidelines mentioned above.
How to connect Trello to Google Calendar using IFTTT
To connect Trello to Google Calendar using IFTTT, follow these steps:
- Open IFTTT website and click the Create button.
- Click the Add button and choose Trello.
- Select a trigger.
- Click the Connect button to connect Trello.
- Select board from Which board menu.
- Click the Add button and select Google Calendar.
- Connect Google Calendar account.
- Choose an action.
- Customize the action and click the Create action button.
- Start the applet.
To know more about the guide in detail, read on.
To get started, open the IFTTT website, log in to your account and click the Create button visible in the top-right corner. Then, click the Add button and choose Trello from the list.
After that, select a trigger as per your requirements.
Next, click the Connect button and authorize IFTTT to access Trello boards, tasks, etc.
Then, expand the Which board menu and select a board that you want to use for this purpose.
Following that, click the Add button, select Google Calendar from the list, and log in to your Google Calendar account. Then, choose an action that you want to perform. In this case, you can create either a quick task or a detailed task.
Once you select the action, you can customize it as per your requirements, choose the calendar you want to use, etc. Finally, click the Create action button.
As soon as you are done with the action, you can start the applet. If you do not want to use the applet anymore or stop the synchronization, you can disable it or delete the applet from your account.
How to connect Trello to Google Calendar using Zapier
To connect Trello to Google Calendar using Zapier, follow these steps:
- Open Zapier website and click the Create Zap button.
- Select Trello in the Connect this app menu.
- Select Google Calendar in the with this one menu.
- Choose a trigger from the When this happens menu.
- Choose an action from the then do this menu.
- Click the Try it button.
- Click the Sign in to Trello button.
- Select the Trello account and click on Continue.
- Select the board and click on Continue.
- Click on Test triggerbutton to test the trigger.
- Click on Continueand customize the action.
- Click the Continue button to finish.
- Click on Test & Continue to test the Zap.
- Click the Turn on Zap button.
Let’s delve into these steps in detail.
First, you need to open the Zapier website, log into your account, and click the Create Zap button. Then, select Trello in the Connect this app menu, and select Google Calendar in the with this one menu.
Next, you need to select a trigger and an action. For that, expand the When this happens menu and choose a trigger, and expand the then do this menu to select an action.
Following that, click on the Try it button.
Next, you need to sign in to the Trello account and authorize Zapier to access your Trello account. For that, click on the Sign in to Trello button and enter the account details.
Select the Trello account and click on the Continue button. Then, select a board and again click the Continue button.
Click on the Test trigger button to test the trigger you selected. However, this step is not mandatory, and you can skip the test if you like.
Once you do that, click the Continue button and customize the action as per your requirements. In the meantime, you need to sign to your Google account and choose the calendar, customize the event, etc.
Next, click the Test & Continue button to test the Zap.
However, if you do not have any due dates, you will end up getting some errors. In that case, you can skip the test and click the Turn on Zap button.
That way, Zapier will try to find any due date in the future and add that to your Google Calendar automatically. In case you do not want to continue with the synchronization, you can disable it anytime. For that, you need to deactivate the Zap or delete it from your Zapier account.
How do I connect Trello to Google Calendar?
There are three ways to connect Trello to Google Calendar: Power-Ups, IFTTT, and Zapier. If you do not want to authorize third-party apps to access your Trello boards, cards, etc., you can use the Power-Ups method. It is the in-built option that Trello offers to all users. However, if you want more flexibility, conditioning synchronization, filters, etc., you must opt for IFTTT or Zapier.
Does Trello work with Google?
Yes, Trello works with Google apps, such as Google Calendar. You can easily connect Google Calendar and Trello to synchronize tasks, cards, due dates, etc., as per your requirements. Whether you want one or multiple calendars, you can create that with the help of the aforementioned guides.
That’s all! Hope these guides helped you.