How to use Dropbox Paper with your calendar

Updated Nov 14, 2023
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When you connect a calendar to Dropbox Paper, you can link Paper docs to your calendar events and create meeting notes straight from Paper.

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How to connect a calendar to a Paper doc

To connect a Paper doc to a Google or Outlook calendar:

  1. Create a Paper doc and title it.
  2. Hover over the title and click + Link a calendar event.
  3. Click Connect Google or Connect Office 365.
  4. Follow the prompts to sign in to your Google or Office 365 account.

What information is shared between Dropbox and my calendar when I connect them?

Integrating with your calendar gives Dropbox access to your email address, basic profile information, and contacts.

How to disconnect a calendar

  1. Log in to
  2. Click your avatar or initials.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Connected apps.
  5. Next to your calendar app, click Disconnect.

How to link a calendar event

Having a meeting about a project? You can link your project Paper doc directly to the meeting event. To do so:

  1. Open the doc you want to link.
  2. Hover above the doc title and click +Link calendar event.
  3. Select the event you want to link this doc to.

You can link several docs to an event, and several events to a doc. 

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Note: Linking a Paper doc to a calendar event doesn’t automatically share that doc with people attending the event. Learn how to share a Paper doc.

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