“Oh! I forgot yesterday was her birthday………….”; “Oh God!! Not again…………” – are these your reaction when you miss wishing your friend on her birthday? Does it usually happen with you? If yes, then you need not to worry for this again anymore. There is a superb way to get Facebook Birthday Reminder on or before their birthday though you did not visit your Facebook account for long time (Facebook is blocked? Learn how to open Facebook if it is blocked). You can export the Facebook birthdays to your calendar application like Apple iCal, Microsoft Outlook or Google Calendar. We are here to help you with the exporting of Facebook birthday to the Google Calendar, the most widely used calendar application in the web.
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Google calendar is a well-known and powerful web-based task management tool. It is featured with multiple calendar views, planning for important meetings, viewing schedules etc. That’s the reason it is very popular among the internet users.
On the other hand, Facebook is the mostly used social networking site. The statistics says that almost three fourth of the regular net users have their Facebook account. So why not we create a bridge between Facebook and Google clendar to make your social life more productive?
For this, you just need to follow few easy steps:
#1. First of all, sign into your Facebook account.
#2. Click the “Events” tab on the left hand side on the home page of your account, below the profile picture. It has the details of the upcoming events including birthdays.
#3. Now click the “Delta” sign beside the “Create new events” option and select “Birthdays” from the drop-down list.
#4. This will list-up all the upcoming birthday of your friends grouped by month.
#5. Again click the “Delta” sign and select the option “Export Birthdays”.
#6. As soon as you do that, a pop-up dialogue box will appear with the link at webcal which you’re to use in next steps. Simply, copy the link and press the “Close” button.
#7. Go to Google calendar account and sign in with your Gmail account credentials.
#8. On the left-hand, click the down-arrow at the right the “Other calendars” section which will drop a menu down containing the option “Add by URL”. Click on it.
#9. This will pop-up another box “Add by URL”. Paste the copied URL address and press “Add Calendar”.
And thus the birthdays get automatically imported and within seconds you will find an entry “Friends’ birthdays” appearing under the “Other calendars”.
#10. Click that entry to view the birthdays of your friend in the upcoming days.
You may add a reminder for yourself on your Friends birthday:
- Click on friend’s name in the Google Calendar and click the “More details” link from the pop-up window.
- Click “Add a reminder”.
- Set “Email or pop up”, select minutes, hours, days, or weeks. (It gives you the feature of selecting a preferred time for yourself to get the reminder).
Furthermore with this method, the calendar stays up to date automatically.
So, go ahead and try this on your Facebook account so that you never need to say the words “Sorry” or “Please forgive me” to your friends or relatives.