A very common customer service request we get is from people asking how to sync Google Calendar with Outlook 2007. Many people are still using Outlook 2007 because it is the last version of Microsoft Office that used the famous ribbon-less interface.
We have good news – CompanionLink for Google is a $14.95 tool that allows people to sync Google Calendar with Outlook 2007. CompanionLink also has a feature to sync Google Contacts with Outlook 2007 that is built right into the product.
Google used to offer a tool to sync Google Calendar with Outlook 2007. The tool was called Google Calendar Sync. Google stopped distributing that tool on December 14, 2012.
Here’s the workaround to sync Google Calendar with Outlook 2007.
- Download and install CompanionLink for Google to your PC.
- During configuration, select “No device – sync with Google” from the list of device types.
- Select Outlook as your database. By default, contacts, calendar and tasks will synchronize between Google and Outlook 2007. If you want to change this, you can do so in the Advanced Settings area.
- Click the Sync button.
CompanionLink for Google can also be set to automatically synchronize Google Calendar with Outlook 2007. Go to Advanced Settings > Sync Timer. You can select how often you wish to sync Google Calendar with Outlook 2007.