How to create new events in Outlook Calendar from specific tasks in Google tasks is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Outlook Calendar, Google Tasks, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “create event” action in Outlook Calendar for each task added in Google Tasks using
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Create your playbook and set the Google Tasks trigger as "New task added"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and responds to your playbook.

To setup this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "New task added" under Google Tasks. Then, select the Task list. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new task added that contains the specific keyword in Google Tasks and initiate necessary actions.

If this is your first time using a Google Tasks integration in, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.


Add the "Create event" in Outlook Calendar automation

Integrate the Outlook Calendar automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt creation of a new event for each new task added in Google Tasks.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Create event" automation for Outlook Calendar and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Outlook Calendar account isn't already connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Outlook Calendar account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the creation of a new event for each new task created. Once turned on, it will respond whenever a new task is added to Google Tasks by creating a new event in Outlook Calendar without manual intervention.

To enable your playbook, click the toggle button located in the header. It is advisable to perform a test run of your playbook beforehand to ensure all steps work seamlessly together and reminders are being sent correctly.

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