Google Calendar Emails Finally Getting Welcome Overhaul

"More accessible and useful" Google Calendar emails are coming

The company's Google Calendar app is overhauling the messages it sends users to make sure that the key details are presented in what it says is a "more accessible and useful" way.

This means users should be able to spot items such as a change of time or location, and if new guests have been added, alongside existing details such as dial-in details and a Google Meet joining link alongside a seemingly new 

To remove any possible confusio n, users will still see the old and updated information when receiving an email notifying of any changes or modifications to an event.

The company says(opens in new tab) the updates will also improve the interoperability of Google Workspace with other email providers like Microsoft Outlook, so users across providers and devices can experience a helpful and easy-to-use interface.

The update is rolling out now, and won't require any special tweaks or admin changes. End users should start seeing the new look immediately,

The news is the latest in several recent Google Calendar updates as the company looks to make sure its calendar app is helpful for workers embracing hybrid working following the easing of the pandemic.

Recently, Google Calendar was also upgraded to show a range of status options in Google Chat, giving you extra information on what you or your co-workers are up to.