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Is it possible to disable alerts coming from the Calendar app? I am talking about the on the screen pop-ups that come before the start of an event. You can turn off the alert sound in the Preferences, but I don't see an option to turn off the alert pop-up.

(My iPhone calendar is synchronized with Google Calendar, and so I already alerts through some other means, and don't want to get them one more time on the iPhone.)

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No, you can't disable pop-up reminders globally. You can turn off an alert by accessing the event properties in the Calendar app, but then it will be disabled in Google Agenda too.

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This is what I thought; thank you for confirming this. – Alessandro Vernet Feb 4 '11 at 18:43

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