I would like to have access to my Google Calendar under Thunderbird, but I don't want Thunderbird to manage my mails from Google. So, I want only Calendar functionality, without the mail itself. Is that possible?

I have Thunderbird with Provider for Google Calendar installed, I wanted to add an account only for the calendar, but I am afraid that when I create the account for Gmail it will suck and catalogue my mails from Gmail, what I don't want.


Use lightning the calendar extension for thunderbird.

  1. Install lightning: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/calendar/lightning/download.html

  2. Enable google calendar with sunbird/lightning: http://support.google.com/calendar/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=99358#sunbird

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You can use thunderbird plugin "Zindus". I use it to sync my google calender with Thunderbird's Lightning calender and it has always worked flawlessly.

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  • Zindus is for contacts as far I can see, not the calendar... – Jakub M. Jan 23 '12 at 13:17
  • Try this one: "Provider for Google Calendar 0.9" extention. It'll work. – subeh.sharma Jan 23 '12 at 13:24

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