Calendly's Chrome extension makes impromptu scheduling fit seamlessly into your standard workflow. From your browser's toolbar, you can access your scheduling links or create an invitation with customized time slots for your invitee to choose from.
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Install the extension
Install the extension from the Chrome web store, or by visiting your integrations page and choosing the Calendly for Chrome option. Once installed, you'll be able to open the extension on any webpage by clicking the Calendly icon in your browser's toolbar. It will also appear when you're drafting a message within Gmail.
Using the extension
When you’re ready to share a link, expand the extension sidebar to show a complete list of your event types. Copy the URL for your personal or event specific scheduling page by clicking the corresponding hyperlink icon.
To increase the privacy of your scheduling page, take advantage of single-use links. Hover over an event type to reveal the option to copy a URL that can only be booked once. The event type link will never be exposed, preventing your invitee from scheduling any unexpected meetings. If an event is not booked within 90 days, the single-use link will expire.
For quicker access to your most frequently used event types, click the corresponding star icon. Once selected, that event will appear under the Starred tab for easier sharing. Hovering over an event type's details will also reveal the option to add an internal note. These will never be visible to invitees, and can only be seen by you or your team.
Generate a unique event invitation on-the-fly that isn’t limited by your event types’ settings. Adhoc meetings provide ample scheduling flexibility without having to leave your current webpage.
Open the Calendly for Chrome extension and select New Adhoc Meeting. Specify the duration and location of the event, then choose the times you would like to offer. Add time slots that overlap with calendar events scheduled outside of Calendly, allowing you to decide the priority of this meeting. You can even show weekends to offer more options for your invitees.
Create a link to send invitees, or click Finish and Share to copy the invite to your clipboard and add it to an email on any platform that supports HTML. An adhoc event can only be booked once, and the invitation will expire after the invitee schedules.
Manage pending adhoc invitations
Manage your pending adhoc invitations within the extension sidebar. Access this page at any time from the drop-down menu next to your icon. View the invitations you have sent, or cancel them before your invitee has booked.