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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Spam iCloud Calendar Invitations

Today I've suddenly received spam calendar invitation for $19.99 Ray Ban sunglasses (never subscribed, checked, searched or visited any related site, so clearly spam) and it has other visible email ...
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Calendar problems with iOS 7 right after updating the device

Calendar on iPhone 4s does not work with iOS 7. It stopped working 2 days ago. It won't open on the phone. iCloud is working fine and so is iCal on my MacPro. How do I get it to work again?
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How do I enable the Debug menu in Calendar?

The following command entered in Terminal will enable the Debug menu in iCal (Lion): defaults write com.apple.iCal IncludeDebugMenu YES I would like to accomplish the same thing in Calendar (...
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iCloud calendar not sending invites

As in the title. iCloud calendar is not sending invites to people being invited. No matter whether I try via icloud.com or iCal.app synced with iCloud - it just doesn't. No events no updates. Tested ...
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Calendar.app extremely slow in El Capitan. Rebuild cache? Other solution?

After updating to El Capitan, my friend found her Calendar.app runs extremely slowly. Clicking the button to move to the next week's display results in spinning beach ball (the new one). Beach ball ...
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How to view public Exchange calendars from iCal?

In my company, people use shared Exchange calendars to organize their work. They see all the public calendars in Exchange after they login. Sadly, this doesn't work for me on Mac: after adding the ...
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How to set up a local calendar while using iCloud for other calendar on mavericks

I would like to have some additional calendars that are not synced through iCloud on one of my computers. I have been using this calendar to run small programs at certain times. These programs are ...
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iOS Calendar showing year as 2559 BE

My iPhone 5's Calendar shows the year as 2559 BE and I'm unable to change that to the current year.
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Two Calendar alerts not working since iOS 9 update

Since the iOS 9.0.x update, I can't set two different alerts on calendar entries. Whatever I put in for the first or second alert overwrites both time periods. Is there a fix or workaround for ...
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How do I sync my Google calendar with my iPhone?

So I have set up my calendar on Google. I am trying to get it to sync those changes to my calendar application on my iPhone 4S. I currently have under "Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars" the ...
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Can't switch from Calendar month view to day

From the calendar month view, I can't select a date, and jump to the day view. Running iOS 9.0.2 on iPhone 6
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OS X Calendar - view shared Google calendars

I've been able to add a Google Calendar (CalDAV) account to OS X Calendar (v6, Mountain Lion 10.8.5) without problem, and all my own calendars show up. Is there a way of seeing calendars others have ...
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Hide specific calendars from Notification Center

I currently have five Calendar events displaying in Notification Center at a time. However, I have one specific calendar that I'd like to hide from it, as it has too many events for the Calendar-in-...
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How can I diagnose or fix the CalendarAgent occupying a whole CPU on Mountain Lion?

Since I upgraded to Mountain Lion from Lion I see the CalendarAgent process occupying a large amount of 1 CPU on my late-2008 MacBook Pro. To fix this (as suggested by a Google result) I tried ...
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Ridiculous number of unnecessary empty birthday calendars that can't be deleted

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.1.1. My Calendar app is showing me a ridiculous number of birthday calendars ("Friends' Birthdays" under Gmail, "Birthdays" under Facebook, and 8 separate calendars ...
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How do I send invitations for Calendar events with locations?

If a Calendar event has a location associated with it, no invitations are ever sent to any of the invitees. In fact, once a location is added to an event, no subsequent updates about changes to the ...
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How do I stop iCal from launching Mail.app?

I do not use Mail.app, instead using Postbox 2 for all my email needs. I do use iCal for my calendaring, syncing it with my Google Apps accounts. Whenever iCal wants to send a reminder, it tries to ...
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how to force sync of calendars on iPhone?

I have various calendars from iCloud and Google and it's very often that an event will be deleted from Google calendar but the iPhone will still show it. The same calendar is on iCal on my Mac and it ...
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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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How do I show all calendar events in “Today view” in iOS 9?

I just updated my iPhone to iOS 9 and noticed my "Today View" only lists my next calendar event vs all my calendar events for the day. Is there a way to change this so it shows all calendar events ...
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how to disable birthday reminders in iOS and still view them in the calendar app?

Birthday reminders are nice but not if they keep popping up each day for every contact that has a birthday filled in. I don't need a popup birthday reminder. Especially not for every contact that has ...
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sync calendar and contacts without iCloud in Mavericks

How can I sync calender and contacts in Mavericks and iOS 7 without using iCloud (or any cloud for that matter)? Is the only option really to setup a CalDav and CardDav server in my local home WiFi ...
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Can't enable Gmail calendar syncing

I'm trying to enable calendar syncing for my work Gmail account (in System Preferences > Internet Accounts). I already have Mail and Messages enabled on the account with no problems. When I try to ...
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Is it possible to suppress hidden calendars in iOS 5's notification view?

I like seeing my upcoming appointments in the notification view, but I have several subscribed calendars that I generally keep turned off, but keep around so I can reference them when necessary. They'...
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How can I add more then one calendar from a same google account?

I have my default google calendar synchronized with my iPod-touch, and I would like to add other calendars from the same account, is there a way?
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Exchange Calendar syncing issue on Maverics

I have an Exchange calendar synced with Mavericks' Calendar app. I've changed time of one event. Since that a window with following message appears over and over: Calendar can’t delete an ...
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Automator: Find Reminders by list?

I would like to retrieve all the Reminders in a specific reminders list with Automator. Searching for reminder, the available actions are “Delete Reminders”, “New Reminders Items”, “Filter Calendar ...
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Why does not Calendar.app sync to exchange calendar on Mac OS X?

My problem is not this or this. Error message: "There was an error saving ical data. Calendar App encountered a critical error while saving to the database, and recent changes may be lost. More ...
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AppleScript to Make New Calendar in Specific Account

The AppleScript Dictionary for macOS Calendar 10.0 (High Sierra) appears to have no API for addressing specific accounts. For example… set myCalendar to make new calendar with properties {name:"New ...
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I want to create a new calendar “on my mac” but the item is missing in calendar.app v. 8

I have migrated to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Sometimes I use an 'on my mac' calendar. I just wanted to create one for one of my projects, but I can only see "Exchange", "google" and "iCloud" but I don'...
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iCal Google Sync — how to get rid of folders (delegates)?

I've got my calendars in Google, but when I sync them with iCal I get all these ugly folders. How can I clean this up?
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Prevent OSX from auto-detecting and deleting dates in iCal, Reminders

I use iCal's month view, so when creating an event I put it as all-day and put the event time in the title, like so: "3:30 meeting with Steve", "9am-10am TYO-NYC flight" (if you find it unusual, I'm ...
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How to add suite or apartment number to location in Calendar

How can the suite number, apartment number, etc. be added to the location in Calendar on MacOS and iOS? If an address is typed locations are suggested and Time to Leave alerts are enabled, but as ...
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How to remove automatically subscribed calendar for public holidays on my iPhone?

As you can see in the screenshot below, somehow my iPhone subscribed to a calendar which is called "Deutsche Feiertage" (German public holidays). How can I find out where this is coming from and how ...
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Turn off autocomplete event name internal to Apple's Calendar app on Mac OS?

This is not about system autocomplete, it's about an autocomplete internal to Calendar (autocompletion of the name of the event when you create one) - and is there any way to turn it off. I have many ...
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Launching/showing calendar from the menu bar

Is there any app that would allow me to preview the calendar from the menu bar (i.e. show calendar with a single click)? It's all I need, I don't even need to open calendar from that app, though it ...
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What does an exclamation point mean next to an e-mail address in an iCal invitation?

I'm getting strange behavior with invitations I send from iCal to another .mac address. The invitations never show up (not in the invitee's inbox, nor in his iOS Calendar or iCal) and my iCal shows an ...
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How to get calendar invites to come in as iCal and not as Google Calendar invites?

I use my Gmail email-address as my Apple ID. When people send me calendar invites, I only receive them on Google Calendar. And since I deactivated the calendar on my Macs for Gmail account, I don't ...
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Calendar stopped working properly on iPhone. How can I fix it?

The calendar in my iPhone does not allow me to input new events. It was working fine, and I did nothing different to the Phone. When I try to input a new event, it won't 'stick'. Here's what I know: ...
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How to remove extra iPhone calendars?

I'm using my university's exchange server to sync my calendar, contacts and todos with my iPhone (iOS 5), and this is working perfectly. However, there are (besides the "Birthdays" calendar) two ...
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Only sync facebook events that I have RSVPed “yes” to in iOS6?

I like being able to see facebook events on my calendar with iOS6. I don't like that it shows me events that I have been invited to, but haven't responded to, or sometimes events that I have rejected. ...
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Outlook 2016 shared calendar doesn't show appointments

I'm using Outlook 2016 on my mac connecting to office 365. I can add shared calendars fine, and most calendars work absolutely without an issue for calendars that have permissions set to User = ...
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Schedule open automator application every days works only one time

I'm using macOS Sierra and I have a strange problem: I'm trying to schedule Automator & a Calendar event to open up a file every day when a recurring calendar event occurs. But the Automator ...
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What's this button on Calendar.app?

On OS X 10.9.5, the Calendar.app toolbar sometimes adds this button: There's no tooltip, and the Calendar toolbar isn't editable so there's no way to show a label for it. I can't find anything in ...
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How to enable Subscribed Calendar to be in read/write mode? [closed]

As today, any Subscribed Calendar is added as Read Only to the iCal Application to confirm that. just double click in a day with the subscribed calendar selected and you will get this annoying popup ...
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Delete (Group) Meeting From Calendar

I received an ical invite through gmail, which my IPad3 added to the calendar. But now I'm trying to delete the event, and there is no option to do so. I found a thread of discussion which says ...
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Text replacement problem in Calendar

I am using Yosemite 10.10.5. I am using a set of text replacement defined within: System Preferences > Keyboard > Text as follows (partial view focused on interesting cases): . The -> ...
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What happens if I attempt to send an invitation from the Calendar app to an email address that doesn't have an associated Apple ID?

If I have a standard IMAP mail account set as my default on an iOS device and I then attempt to send somebody an invetation from the Calendar app, what happens if the recipient doesn't have an Apple ...
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How to switch to the day calendar with iOS 7

I recently switched an iPhone from iOS 6 to iOS 7.1.2. Within iOS 6 I was using Calendar on the day display and week display mode continuously. It was easy to a point I can't even recall how I did ...
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Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google

Since yesterday the System Preferences pane on Mail, Contacts & Calendars refuses to connect to Google to setup e-mail, calendars and contacts. It started after Contacts.app did not want to sync ...