Initial Setup

To start using the app, go to or click on the “Get Started” button on the website.

Get Started button on the GroupCal website

When you open the app for the first time, you’ll go through an onboarding flow::

  1. Enter your phone number screen
    GroupCal uses your phone number for authentication. Enter your phone number with your country code, anc click on the ‘Send SMS with Code’ button.
    GroupCal onboarding - enter your phone number
  2. Verify your phone number:
    The app will display a dialog box to verify that you entered your phone number correctly.
    GroupCal onboarding verify phone number
  3. Enter the code received in a text message:
    The app will send a text message (SMS) to the number you entered on the first screen of the app. Enter that code in the code verification screen that opens once you submit your phone number.
    GroupCal onboarding verify phone number
    Once you enter the correct code, the app will take you to the main screen.
  4. Allow access to notifications
    When the main screen opens, the app will ask for permission to show notifications. These Notifications are essential for GroupCal to show you reminders and to keep your calendar updated in real time.Allowing the app to show notifications is vital to fully utilize the app.
    GroupCal onboarding allow notification dialog
    Different browsers may have different behaviors for asking for notification permissions. The browser may show a dialog box with the request or it may only show a small indication at the top, indicating that an action is needed. If you see such an indication, click on it and allow the app to present notifications.
    GroupCal - manage notificationsGroupCal - manage notificationsGroupCal - manage notificationsGroupCal - manage notifications
  5. You are now ready to start using the app.