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How to use Doodle, collaborative calendar to schedule meetings | Productivity

Doodle is a website created with the exclusive function of creating online polls and calendars to share with friends. With customization options, the tool can also be integrated with e-mail to inform each new response to the events created. Without the need to create a user account, Doodle has visual resources to choose dates and times, in addition to sending invitations and poll results.

The tool is available on iPhone (iOS) phones or with the Android system, in addition to the web version, on the desktop. Thus, the application also stands out for its mobility, as it allows remote use. Check out this tutorial on how to create collaborative online calendars and better schedule your meetings.

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How to use Doodle, collaborative calendar to schedule meetings Photo: Divulgao / Doodle

How to use Doodle, collaborative calendar to schedule meetings Photo: Divulgao / Doodle

Step 1. On the Doodle home page, there are options to create a user account or log in. However, surveys do not require registration on the platform. Click Create Doodle poll or Create a Doodle to make the calendar collaborative;

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Click on the highlighted options to create the poll about the event in Doodle Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Click on the highlighted options to create the poll about the event in Doodle Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 2. Next, write the title of the survey, the address of the place where the meeting will be and the description. After completing this information, press the Continue button to proceed with creating the poll;

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Complete the event description box on Doodle and press Continue Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Complete the event description box on Doodle and press Continue Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 3. In the second phase, choose the days of the calendar and determine the times for the meeting. Each chosen day and period will be displayed as a poll option. At the end, click on Settings;

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Choose the days and times that will be displayed in the Doodle poll Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Choose the days and times that will be displayed in the Doodle poll Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 4. In Survey Setup you can limit or increase the participation of contacts who will be invited to vote on the collaborative calendar. Choose which functions you want to activate and click Continue to return to creating the poll;

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Customize participation options in Doodle Poll Settings Photo: Reproduction / Daniel Ribeiro

Customize participation options in Doodle Poll Settings Photo: Reproduction / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 5. Once the day and calendar options are chosen, select Continue to proceed to the last stage of creating the collaborative Doodle calendar;

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After setting and choosing days and times in Doodle's collaborative canlendary, click Continue Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

After setting and choosing days and times in Doodle's collaborative canlendary, click Continue Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 6. Write your participant name, to be displayed in the poll, and enter the email to be informed about news in the participation of contacts and send the results;

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Enter your name and email to complete the creation of the poll on Doodle Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Enter your name and email to complete the creation of the poll on Doodle Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 7. Once the event is created, the platform offers two options for inviting participants: via the poll link or via email. Define an option to publicize the collaborative agenda;

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Copy the Doodle link or send contact invitations directly by email Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Copy the Doodle link or send contact invitations directly by email Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 8. Then, select your day and time options in the poll created and click on Send so that the choices are saved, computed on the platform and displayed to the participants;

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Choose your options in the poll created by Doodle and click Send Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Choose your options in the poll created by Doodle and click Send Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 9. When all contacts have already chosen the most convenient day and time options, press the Choose final option command to mark the most voted alternative and close the poll;

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When everyone has already voted for Doodle, click on Choose final option to complete the poll Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

When everyone has already voted for Doodle, click on Choose final option to complete the poll Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 10. The Doodle will display the choices of each participant, with the most voted highlight, to complete the event schedule. Press Done to close the poll interactions and send the results;

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With the highlight of the most voted option in Doodle, click Done to complete it Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

With the highlight of the most voted option in Doodle, click Done to complete it Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Step 11. Choose to send the conclusion of the event via a link from the platform itself or by email and, if you wish, write a personalized message in this option. Click Send to e-mail the response to the participants with the e-mail address.

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Inform participants about the result via the Doodle link or directly by email Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Inform participants about the result via the Doodle link or directly by email Photo: Reproduo / Daniel Ribeiro

Ready. Use the hint and create collaborative calendars with Doodle for your next meetings with your friends.

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