Calendar Connection Enhancement

Calendar Connection Enhancement

Hello everyone,

 

Greetings from the Bookings team.

 

We're here to announce an important Calendar enhancement that will roll out soon. Let's take a look at what's being changed.

 

Improved and more straightforward UI 

The Calendars UI is undergoing a complete revamp. While you currently have to add calendars under Integration and manage them under My Profiles > Manage Calendar, you will soon be able to find all calendar settings under Integration > Calendars. The following image shows the new UI.


 

Staff manage their own calendars 

With the forthcoming update, admins do not need to add or manage staff calendars. Staff will have a Calendar Connections section on the menu bar, through which they can add and manage their own calendars. However, admins can still view staff calendars under the Staff menu option.

 

Note that a staff member can add Zoho CRM Calendar only if:

  1. The admin has integrated Zoho CRM Calendar, and

  2. The staff member has been added to the Zoho CRM org.

 


 

No more duplicate invitations 

We've modified the invitation option so appointments can only be added to one calendar. This way, multiple invitations aren't sent to the customer. Note that this change is for new customers. Existing customers will continue to use their configured calendars as before; however, maintaining a single calendar for appointments is recommended.

 


 

Notifications for sync breaks 

A calendar sync could be affected due to many reasons, such as calendar deletion, password change, or permission revocation. If this happens, you will receive immediate notifications so you can re-sync as necessary. The Bookings system will send you three types of notifications:

  1. An in-product notification

  2. An email notification with step by step instructions

  3. Visual cues that help you track sync failure, as shown in the picture below (Integration > Calendars > Zoho Calendar)


This update ensures any sync breaks are addressed quickly.

 

Zoho Calendar instant sync 

Appointments will instantly sync with Zoho Calendar after this update.

  Note: This enhancement will be rolled out phase by phase over the next week for all the customers.

 

For more info, please refer to this help article. Hope you find this update helpful!

 

Thanks,

The Zoho Bookings Team


    Zoho Developer Community






                              Zoho Desk Resources

                              • Desk Community Learning Series


                              • Digest


                              • Functions


                              • Meetups


                              • Kbase


                              • Resources


                              • Glossary


                              • Desk Marketplace


                              • MVP Corner


                              • Word of the Day



                                  Zoho Marketing Automation
                                          • Sticky Posts

                                          • Announcing: custom color palette + free workshop

                                            Hello everyone, We're excited to share new feature in Zoho Bookings—a color palette within booking page themes. You'll find this option under Manage Bookings > Workspaces > Booking Page Themes. You can customize the color of every element in your booking page and even alter the transparency of your background image. Please note that this is a paid feature included in the Basic and Premium plans. At the moment, it's available only under the Modern Web theme. This means you can create billions (7,
                                          • Complete walk-through of Zoho Bookings (video)

                                            Save time for both you and your customers. Use Zoho Bookings, the appointment scheduling app from Zoho, to free yourself from email and paper-based scheduling. Zoho Bookings can give you a common calendar by syncing multiple calendars, including yours and your staff's. Your customers can book a time convenient for them, and pay for services, through your website or the customizable webpage features available in Zoho Bookings. They'll also get emails reminding them about their appointments and any
                                          • New Features: Service Availability and staff booking page themes!

                                            Dear All,  Want a dedicated schedule for your one-on-one services? How would it feel to have one-on-one services open for consultations only during certain times? You need a superpower to make that happen and we give it to you - Service Availability is
                                          • Zoho Bookings has a new pricing - Pay per user

                                            Dear customers, Businesses around the world use Zoho Bookings. Customers have booked 1.5 million appointments and over 200K online meetings using Bookings. We are only set to cross more milestones, thanks to your support. We are excited to introduce to
                                          • Zoho Bookings outage on 30th June in the US data center

                                            Dear customers, While we profusely thank you for your patience when we were busy identifying the issue that caused the outage in our US data center, we sincerely apologize for the trouble it has caused you. It was unfortunate but the events that triggered


                                          Manage your brands on social media



                                                Zoho TeamInbox Resources

                                                  Zoho DataPrep Resources



                                                    Zoho CRM Plus Resources

                                                      Zoho Books Resources


                                                        Zoho Subscriptions Resources

                                                          Zoho Projects Resources


                                                            Zoho Sprints Resources


                                                              Qntrl Resources


                                                                Zoho Creator Resources


                                                                  Zoho WorkDrive Resources



                                                                    Zoho Campaigns Resources

                                                                      Zoho CRM Resources

                                                                      • CRM Community Learning Series

                                                                        CRM Community Learning Series


                                                                      • Tips

                                                                        Tips

                                                                      • Functions

                                                                        Functions

                                                                      • Meetups

                                                                        Meetups

                                                                      • Kbase

                                                                        Kbase

                                                                      • Resources

                                                                        Resources

                                                                      • Digest

                                                                        Digest

                                                                      • CRM Marketplace

                                                                        CRM Marketplace

                                                                      • MVP Corner

                                                                        MVP Corner

                                                                      





                                                                      




                                                                          Design. Discuss. Deliver.

                                                                          Create visually engaging stories with Zoho Show.

                                                                          Get Started Now