Schedule from Google Calendar

Send Lifesize meeting invitations directly from Google Calendar. The Google Chrome extension from Lifesize is required. Download and install the Google Chrome extension for Lifesize from the Chrome Web Store.

From the Google toolbar:

  1. Click buddy word on the Google toolbar and select Schedule Google Calendar. Log in to your Google account. If this is your first time using the Lifesize extension, follow the prompts to allow Lifesize Scheduler for Google Calendar to access your Google account. The Google Calendar launches and creates an event for the current date/time with your default Lifesize meeting details included. 
  2. You can edit the event information by clicking the pencil icon. Use the drop-down menu to select a dialing option: Call me directly,  One-time meeting, or change the Lifesize meeting room, room system, or user. The calling details update to match your selection. 
  3. Click Add guests to add participants to the meeting. 
  4. Click Save.

From the Google Calendar:

  1. Open the Google Calendar and select a date and time. When the Event Details page opens, click Add Lifesize Meeting to add Lifesize meeting details.
  2. Use the drop-down menu to select a dialing option: Call me directly,  One-time meeting, or change the Lifesize meeting room, room system, or user. The calling details update to match your selection. 
  3. Click Add guests to add participants to the meeting.
  4. Click Save.

Extension settings

  1. Click buddy word on the Google toolbar and select Extension Settings.
  2. Select a default dialing option: You can choose to have them call you directly, call any of your Lifesize meeting rooms, or call a room system directly.
  3. Optional: Add customized text to your email invitation by entering your text in the Customize Email Invitation field. You can edit this text when you create your meetings.
  4. Click Save.