Enable the Calendar API

  1. Go to https://console.developers.google.com and log in with your super admin credentials.
  2. From the APIs & Services dashboard, click + Enable APIs and Services
    Google API dashboard
  1. Search for ‘calendar’ and select Google Calendar API.
  2. Click Enable.

Add credentials for the API

Now create credentials so Condeco Screens can access this API.

  1. Click the Navigation menu (top left) and select IAM & Admin then Service accounts.
  1. Click + Create Service Account
    Google API Service accounts
  1. Enter a Service account name, for example, ‘condeco-connect’ and click Create.
  2. In the Role drop-down menu, select Resource Manager > Organization Administrator and click Continue.
    Google API Role drop-down
  1. Click Done and the Service accounts table will display.
  2. Click Actions on your Service account and select Create key.
  1. Select key type JSON then click Create.
    Google API Create key

Your Service account has now been created and its associated JSON key has been saved to your local computer. You need the JSON key when you create a Calendar Service in Condeco Screens.

Make a note of the Unique ID

The Unique ID will be used when managing the API client access in the next step so make a note of it. You will find it on the Service account details page.

Set the G Suite API permissions

First, you need to enable the calendar.

  1. Go to https://console.developers.google.com and log in with your super admin credentials.
  2. From the APIs & Services dashboard, scroll to the bottom and click Google Calendar API to open.
  3. Ensure the Activation Status is Enabled.

Now you need to manage the API client access.

  1. Go to https://admin.google.com/ and log in with your super admin credentials.
  2. Click Security.
  3. Scroll to the bottom and click API controls.
  4. Scroll to the bottom and click MANAGE DOMAIN-WIDE DELEGATION.
  5. Click Add new and the Add a new client ID window will display.
  1. In the Client ID field, enter the Unique ID copied from the Service Account earlier.
  2. Enter the following in OAuth scopes (comma-delimited):
https://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar,https://www.googleapis.com/auth/calendar.readonly
  1. Click Authorize.

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