Last week's update of Microsoft's Calendar, Mail and People apps on Windows 8 removed a synchronization feature that enabled users of the operating system to sync Calendar data with Google Calendar events. The change, inevitable as Google decided to disable Exchange ActiveSync support, came earlier than expected as Google extended the deadline to July 2013. What is clear though is that Windows 8 customers were in a predicament considering that they were no longer able to sync their events.
Microsoft published a support file yesterday that provides users who want to sync Google Calendar events with the Calendar app in Windows 8 with a way to do so. Let me show you what you need to do to sync the calendars again.
The workaround does not work particularly well though and I'd like to provide you with a working alternative that you may find more suitable.
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