Questions tagged [calendar]

A calendar is visual representation of time, often charted by months, weeks, or days. Often, a calendar app will help one organize events on a calendar, and sometimes provide alerts or reminders as well.

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Calendar.app: disable event-specific alerts while retaining calendar-wide alerts

I would like to essentially move all of my calendar alerts to appear 5 minutes before the event, rather than the time chosen by the event creator (typically 10 minutes). Is there a way to achieve this ...
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Mac Calendar App won't send emails to Attendees

Hoping someone can help me, I am a bit unfamiliar with OSX but will try to describe my issue. A client of mine uses OSX on a Macbook Pro, using Apple mail as her email client. When she uses the ...
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Outlook app in windows not showing shared calendar in app, works in web version when we click "show shared Calendar" [closed]

Here is the case Brett has shared his calendar with Amanda who is his VA. Brett@abc.com (Brett's email) Info@abc.com (Amanda has configured this email) Now when we are looking at Shared cal on the web ...
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How to change the event default duration of the iPhone calendar?

Anyone knows how to change the event default duration of the iPhone calendar ? I would like the events to be 30min long by default but it seems to be stuck at 1h which is very annoying. It is possible ...
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Extracting calendar .ics file from iPad backup

I used Finder on my Mac to back up an iPad (iPadOS 15) using USB-cable. Now I would like to get from that backup all the calendar events that are stored in a *.ics file. Is there a way to extract this ...
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Must iCloud notify shared calender users of every change?

If I share an iCloud calendar with other iCloud users, then every user is notified of every single change to any event that somebody else makes. They show up in the "Inbox" of Calendar Apps....
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"The server responded with '400' to operation CalDAVUpdateShareesQueuableOperation."

When I try to share a calendar in Apple Calendar, I get the error message, "The server responded with an error. The request for account 'iCloud' failed. The server responded with '400' to ...
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Is it possible to change the default duration for a new event in Calendar from 60 min to 30 min

I know I can adjust it while I'm creating the event, and I can always change it afterwards, but I'd like the default to be 30 min, as that works best for me.
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How to remove extra alerts in Calendar

I've added a new Google account and I am using a default alert of "At time of event", but all my existing events have "10 minutes before start". My current events are repeating, ...
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New Family Sharing account does not create shared Photos/Reminders/Calendar

The official landing page for the Family Sharing feature states the following: https://www.apple.com/family-sharing/ When you set up your family, a shared album is created automatically in the Photos ...
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An Alarm for Calendar events

I have configured Calendar on my Mac to give an audible alert and show a notification when an event begins. However, this is nothing like enough for me – I still regularly miss meetings or arrive late ...
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How can I use my Google Account with Apple apps (Mail, Calendar, etc) in OS X 10.10 and older?

For months, Google has been warning me that I "may lose access to apps that are using less secure sign-in technology". The warnings directed to this page with more information. Starting on ...
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iCalendar (.ics) attachment can't be added in Gmail app to Apple Calendar

.ics attached can be viewed in Gmail app, but there are no button to add it to Apple Calendar. Gmail image: In Mail app the window looks same but has buttons to add the event: Also there is no ...
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Why do my Apple Calendar events "revert" or vanish?

Frequently (about 10-20% of the time) new events that I create in Apple Calendar either lose information I've entered for them (e.g., go from having any info at all to being a default new even with ...
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Duplicate birthdays in Calendar but only on Mac

I have my birthdays stored in my contacts. As of late I see duplicate entries for each birthday in my Calendar on the Mac. On my iOS devices they only show up once. When I deactivate my contacts ...
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Monterey Calendar

If a repeat question, please forgive me. With age, I am losing the memory to check my calendar every day and therefore just forget some issues. I have searched all the major search engines with the ...
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How do you turn off suggestions when adding a new event in calendar?

I would like to disable suggestions in the Calendar app on my iphone. Since my last update, if I add a new event and start typing it flashes through lots of suggestions. This makes it difficult to ...
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Displaying calendar events as text, in the terminal

Using Yosemite, is there a way to display events from my calendar in the command line? I'm aware of the stock calendars apple supplies for things like holidays and such, /usr/share/calendar/ and the ...
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Drag-and-drop multiple events in Calendar

This question is primarily for macOS, but if someone have an answer for iOS (iPhone and iPad) it'd be lovely too. So, I want to move multiple events at once. I saw here that it's possible by keyboard ...
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Create Zoom link shortcut

I am looking for a way to automatically add a Zoom link to my meetings which I create with Apple calendar. The option to add a video conference seems to be for FaceTime only. Is there a way to ...
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Equivalent to GCal's "Search for people" in Apple Calendar

I work for a large company that uses Google Calendar for its internal calendaring; I have my macOS Calendar app synced with my work account and very rarely look at Google Calendar itself. However, ...
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Create calendar entry with summary being the display name and URL the fileReferenceURL of currently selected file/folder in Finder via macOS Service

Managed to create two services which already work fine standalone. I currently have: As fileReferenceURL to Clipboard assigned to shortcut ⌃-F As Calendar Event Now 1h assigned to shortcut ⌃-E See ...
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Mac Calendar - adjust number of days in week view

In the Mac's Calendar.app, there used to be a "defaults" setting to adjust the number of days shown in the weekly view. I used to set it to 4 instead of 7. defaults write com.apple.iCal ...
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How to set a Calendar alert for AFTER completion of an event?

I would like to set calendar alerts to happen at the scheduled completion time of my events - whatever that may be. I can't seem to figure out a way to do this. You can create alarms that go off ...
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Is there a way I can mark an item/event in the default Calendar app as "DONE" or "ACCOMPLISHED"?

For example, I want to take track whether I have finished something or not, is there a way how to mark that something was finished/accomplished/done? Now I only see when something should had happened ...
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Subscribed calendars not shown on my device, but they can be opened manually [iOS 14.4.2]

I am trying to write a PHP service to make calendars from some data. Anyway, the example it returns (it is static during the test) shows up normally when trying to get it by http://my_domain.com/ics....
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How to count hours of a certain task in Calendar app on macOS?

I would like to know if I can somehow get the number of hours of a certain task without counting them manually? Now I see only start and end but I don't see the duration. Can I turn this info in some ...
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Calendar events created by Eventbrite disappear after 1 second

The Eventbrite app allows you to "Add to Calendar" on any event. I made sure that it has permissions to access my calendar under privacy settings. However, after adding an event to the ...
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How can I (reliably) delete only future events in Calendar?

In Apple's Calendar app, it is not always possible to delete future events as a group. It seems to consistently be possible when I create a repeating event on my own calendar, but apparently not ...
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Importing Google Calendar Reminders to mac Apps

Is there any way to import reminders created in Google Calendar to ANY of the available free app in macOS Big Sur? Ideally it would be nice to have a sync feature as well but I would be happy with ...
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iPhone 8 - Calendar lost items from early 2020

I have the correct settings on my phone to sync to the Cloud, and have it save all my calendar items, but the beginning of 2020 has lost all its entries. Not sure why.
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Two Macs get out of sync when connected to the same exchange server

I have an iMac running Monterey and a Macbook Air running Big Sur. Both machines are set up to connect to my employer's MS Exchange server. For the most part this works fine. However, there are ...
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How does MacOS calendar determine if an event is "time-sensitive"?

Sometimes when I get an alert for a calendar event, there's a chime and the notification says that it's "time-sensitive". Other times the alert is silent and this wording isn't in the ...
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Add shared Google Calendar to iCloud Calendar

Somebody shared a public Google Calendar with me. I would like to add this calendar to my iCloud account, but I can't find the way to get the iCal address of this Google Calendar. I looked at the ...
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cal command - start monday

I was wondering - is there a way to make 'cal' (a terminal program) start the week on monday? Usually it can be done with the -m flag, but this does not have any effect on the Mac. AFAIK, for ...
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How do I automatically create custom calendar alerts for all new events

The Mac OS Calendar allows for all kinds of custom alerts, once an entry has been scheduled. However, Calendar preferences allows only a limited set of times and no custom alerts, as default, and ...
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Constantly missing my calendar notifications

For the last few months, macOS and iOS have both decided to stop actually alerting me to my meetings with an audible alarm, and I keep on missing meetings as a result. My meetings have alert times set ...
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Apple Calendar Time Zone

This has been an issue on and off over the years, but I have never got a fully working solution. The problems occur mainly with flights from one time zone to another. I have a flight for which I ...
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How can I find the associated event to the notification counter next to a calendar in Apple's Calendar app?

I have the following notification counter in Apple's Calendar app: What does this "1" on the dark oval stand for? If it refers to an event, how do I find this event? And then how can I get ...
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Copy all events from one calendar to another calendar, but keeping the UID and NOT overwriting changes?

I want to copy all events from calendar A to calendar B once on hour or so, while keeping the UID of an event and also not overwrite changes made to an event in B. I have looked into Apple Scripting ...
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Calendar alarm - Events repeating after unlocking computer

Running macOS 12.3.1, but I have noticed this in previous macOS issues. Setup: I have an calendar alarm setup through automator which runs a specific script Issue: when I unlock (using the account ...
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App that allows a side-by-side view of To-Do List and Calendar on macOS?

As title says - trying to get a view where I can see both side by side. I find I quickly lose track of to-do list items if they're not in my calendar, and frequently have to move things from my ...
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How to view invitees' schedules when updating a Calendar Event?

When creating a new Event the Invitees' schedules are visible after selecting "Add Invitees": But after saving the new event, I can not find any way to view the Invitees' schedule again. ...
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I can't see Google Calendar on macOS Calendar app

I have had some sync issue with my Google calendars and my iPhone / iPad / macOS calendar app, so I have decided to try to fix it. I removed / added my Google Account from my iPhone and now I can ...
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Mac outlook reminders always late

Just reiterating a few locked threads that I found reporting the same issue but without any solution/conclusion: Calendar reminders - noticeable delay Calendar reminders in Outlook for Mac v15.3 show ...
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Failed to authenticate with Google, please try again later

macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 Cant add any account to Mail, Calendar, etc.. For example, when I try add gmail account to my Mail and follow all steps: Same time when I log in with this account to google in ...
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How to add a Google Calendar event to Apple Calendar (if I don't have a Google account)

If I have a Google Calendar event link like this: http://www.google.com/calendar/event?action=TEMPLATE&text=BL%25D%20Vs%20M0ST&dates=20220403T193000Z/20220403T203000Z&details=&location=...
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How to get calendar invites to come in as iCal when i use a gmail address as my appleID?

I use myname@gmail.com for my appleid username. If i wish to send an invite to my icloud calendar, how can i do so? I have myname@icloud.com and myname@me.com email addresses that are associated with ...
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Option for Second Alert on Calendar Events Disappeared After Mojave 10.14.6 Update

I just updated my Macbook Pro to Mojave 10.14.6 and noticed that I can no longer set a second alert on events I add to my Calendar. I'm not using any external calendars or accounts, just my iCloud. I ...
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How do you "select-all" in Apple Calendar (iCal)?

I use my calendar like a scheduled to-do list. I sometimes want to shift all today's events down by 15 minutes. Select All is grayed out in the Edit menu, and it's tedious to click on every event ...

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