Setup Lightning to work with Google Calendar

Quick installation guide to setup your Google Calendar in Thunderbird 31.2 with the Lightning Calendar Addon 3.3.1. You don’t even need to install the ‘Provider for Google Calendar’:

  1. Create a new calendar by right clicking on the calendar pane, then select ‘On the Network’
  2. Select ‘CalDav’ as you remote calendar format and put the following url as the location: and replace calId with your calendar id. You can find it in your calender settings after logon to It’s usually your email address.

Note: use /events and not /user in the url, otherwise it won’t work

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