If you live your life in both Android and iOS, you’ll have an easier time if you use Google services. Almost all of Google’s apps are present on iOS, but the same isn’t true if you want to use Apple’s services on Android. Case in point: There’s not a great way to sync your iCloud calendar to Android, but there’s an easy way to at least see your calendar.

If you’re still going to have one iOS device, one thing you can do is share your iCloud to Google Calendar. You won’t have complete control over each event, but it’ll give you the basics like the event title, time, and description.

The thing is, this can’t be done directly from Android. In order to have your iCloud calendar show up on Android, you’ll need to link it to Google Calendar on the web. Here’s how to do that.

Head to the iCloud webpage and sign in with your Apple ID. On the main page, select the “Calendar” option.

Click the Share icon next to the calendar you want to view from Google Calendar. In the pop-up window, select the “Public Calendar” check box and then click the “Copy Link” option beneath the URL.

Note: Anyone with the URL of your iCloud calendar—displayed on this page—will be able to see its contents.

Now, open Google Calendar. Click the plus sign on the left side and then click the “From URL” option.

Paste in the calendar URL from iCloud and then click the “Add Calendar” link.

You’ll now get a read-only version of your iCloud Calendar in your Google Calendar feed. This means you can see your events, but you won’t be able to make any changes without using an Apple device or iCloud.com.

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