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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How do I change the color of an event?

How do I change the color of an event in Mac High Sierra Calendar? I am trying to import and synch my Google Calendar events with the Mac High Sierra native calendar (iCal ?). I can successfully ...
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How to create a calendar event but keep my external calendar default alert times?

I haven't been able to find an option to not override my external calendar (Google Calendar) default alert times and scheme. I always have one email alert 1 day before and one normal reminder like ...
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How to remove the 10-minute delay for a scheduled Shut Down?

When I set a Mac used as a public display (reminder: it turns on and off automatically during business hours) to shut down at a specific time (via Energy Saver), macOS will countdown 60 seconds then ...
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Repeated Automator workflow fails to run in Calendar

I'm on Mac High Sierra and I've set up multiple daily repeated schedules (around 10 workflows) to run Automator workflow and the first few days it ran fine, but after a week the alarm just stops ...
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Quick event app for iPhone

I am looking for an app (or builtin feature) that allows adding calendar events in my iPhone using text. For example, in my Google Pixel I have an app called Quick Event that when I open a simple text ...
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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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macOS High Sierra Calendar notifications appear but have the wrong event time

I have a (recurring) meeting notice in my calendar. On my iPhone and on macOS I get the (half-an-hour before) alert, but they display differently! On my iPhone it is displayed as "Meeting notice .......
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Invitations sent to Gmail do not appear in Calendar while invitations sent to Office 365 do

When I receive meeting invitations to my Gmail account they appear as regular mails with an attachment. Opening the message in Gmail lets me add the event to my Google Calendar, making it appear in OS ...
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macOS Calendar adding its own alerts

I recently got a MacBook, and I've added a few Google accounts to the Calendar app. Ever since I did, I've been getting alerts about the event after it's already passed or in progress. It seems as ...
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No edit button on events in Apple Calendar with shared Google Calendar (iCal)

I'm using google calendars with 2 different calendars on my account. I added the calendars to Apple Calendar via the Internet Accounts options. All events turn up as expected in Apple Calendar but I ...
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How do I stop mail from automatically trash meeting invitations?

Every time I accept a meeting invitation from Mail or Calendar, the invitation email automatically went to Mail's Trash folder. Is there a way to stop Mail from deleting accepted email invitations? ...
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Calendar broken after upgrade to High Sierra

I upgraded from Yosemite to High Sierra and found that Calendar has "forgotten" all entries after the upgrade: no trace of them was to be found in ~/Libraries/Calendar. As I never activated ...
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How do I undo an import into macOS calendar?

I imported an iCalendar (.ics) file into macOS Calendar. Because I expected the file to only contain a handful of events, I chose to add the events to an existing calendar rather than create a new one....
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“The server responded with an error” (HTTP 404) with Google calendar

I'm using macOS 10.12, a Google account with multiple calendars, and Apple Mail to send/receive email. When I get invitations from people at work (mostly using Exchange), the emails have an .ics file ...
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How do I send invitations to a family calendar from Outlook?

I am struggling to arrange work-family life, and a shared calendar seems to be a good solution. However, neither Google Calendar or Apple seem to have a intuitive way to send invitations to a shared ...
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Move Calendar event to Reminders?

I have some events on my Calendar that I would prefer to have listed in Reminders. (They were added to the Calendar by TurboTax.) Is there a simple way to move them from one app to another? (I'm ...
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Can't enable RemindersDebugMenu in High Sierra

defaults write com.apple.reminders RemindersDebugMenu -boolean true doesn't work on High Sierra. How to do it?
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Multiple gmail calendars creating notifications for multiple copies of each holiday

I have 3 gmails. One for my personal email in which I make calendar events, one for one job which has calendar events for that job, and one for a second job which has calendar events for that job also....
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Shared Google Calendars are not synced to iOS Calendars

In Google Calendar I have a shared calendar called "Public Holidays". I can see all events of this calendar in Google Calendar and macOS Calendar app: On iOS 10, I imported the Google account with ...
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Accepting or Declining MacOS Calendar / iCal events with Automator

Problem With Automator, you can select a list of Calendar events via filtering or search. There is an Automator Library action to delete calendar events. However, as far as I can tell, there is no way ...
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iCloud requests fail with timeout after a few minutes of connectivity

When connecting to a wifi network and waiting for a short period of time (ranging from 20 seconds to 5 minutes), certain iCloud related requests will result in a timeout. I found the error first in ...
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How can I identify the first occurrence of a repeating event in Calendar

Before Sierra Calendar and after "defaults write com.apple.iCal IncludeDebugMenu 1" we could locate the first event of a repeating event in our calendar. This was extremely useful for deleting all ...
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How can I prevent Calendar from auto-closing notifications?

A common scenario: I wake my Mac, notifications pop up and within 1 second, some of them close automatically. This happens for appointments that have a start time that's in the past (e.g. I open the ...
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Why do calendar notifications bring macOS Calendar application to the foreground?

I've noticed that recently, maybe after some sort application or OS update, calendar notifications have been functioning normally in notification center BUT have also caused the calendar application (...
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Sync between Google calendar and Calendar.app stopped working

A few days ago the sync between google calendar and calendar app stopped working for me - the app can't retrieve new events/calendars and if I create events in it - they won't appear in GCal. I've ...
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Hide specific calendars in widget

I'm running ios 11.1.1 I have multiple calendars linked to my phone (personal, work, wife, tv-shows,etc). In the Calendar app, I was able to turn off my calendar which display air times of my ...
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“Show Holidays Calendar” in Calendar.app (Mac) does not

The Calendar.app in macOS Sierra offers a "Show Holidays calendar" checkbox in Preferences > General panel. According to this article, a "US Holidays" calendar should appear. On my Mac nothing ...
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Facebook calendar exists, but won't display events in iOS 11.1

The Facebook calendar is checked (picture below), and while the events do appear on my laptop, they won't appear on my iPhone calendar. I uninstalled Facebook and Messenger, then logged out of my ...
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How to make Google Calendars sync *all* data with iOS

On my iPad, Calendar doesn't show all events (from all of history) from my Google calendars. Only the last 1.5 months or so. I had the same issue with iCloud calendars, but when I changed the sync ...
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macOS Siri shows scheduling event on wrong day

This is weird… I've recently upgraded from Mavericks to Sierra, so I've been getting used to having Siri on my computer. I schedule things all the time with her on my phone, but on the desktop it's ...
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How to replace the Comcast Calendar

I have a Mac desktop computer and use Safari as my Browser on a Comcast account. Comcast just sent a notice that they will shortly discontinue their Calendar application. I have used this service ...
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How do I get the 'Calendar' app to display on the Dashboard?

[MacOS C-Error] As per the title. I've tried using ctrl up-arrow and dragging onto that 'desktop' but my drag is rejected... I want to be able to see my appointments at a glance in the Dashboard, ...
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Make Notification More Prominent

Since I have a fairly large screen, I often miss appointments, even though Calendar showed a notification. But the notification is very tiny on the large screen and I ofter overlook it while being ...
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macos calendar duplicate repeated meetings from exchange

Look at screenshot. There should be only one everyday meeting. But its looks like 7 parallel meetings. It's desplayed right in Outlook for Windows. Deleting meetings from MacOS Callendar don't help ...
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How do I give a CGI script permission to access Calendar?

When I run my script from the command line I can use - am actually prompted to use - System Preferences to add ssh-keygen-wrapper to be authorised to access the Calendar. But when I run the script ...
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Stop the Outlook 2016 Reminders window from being “always on top”

It looks like Outlook 2016's calendar Reminders window is set to "always on top" and there's nothing I can do about it. But that seems crazy. Googling isn't finding other people complaining of the ...
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Keep iCal open without minimising it

This used to be default behaviour for iCal (as with most other applications): you click the red button to close the open window but it will still run. A small dot remains under its symbol to show that ...
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CalendarAgent wants to connect to wunderground

Odd one. Without (knowingly) changing anything (of course SOMETHING must have changed) when I booted up Apple Calendar the other day I got this alert from Little Snitch: CalendarAgent via com.apple....
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How can I decline current & future events only - iCal?

I want to decline current and future (recurring) events, but leave past events alone. Apple Calendar does not give me this option in any obvious way. How can I do this? (Note: I could have sworn I ...
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My calendar has a name?

So, this is crazy and I cannot find how to solve the problem. My calendar has a title to it and I can't get rid of it! Instead of the date and year it shows a sushi restaurant name: 29 Heisei How do ...
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Why does Siri need to know “which John?” for a reminder or calendar event?

Me to Siri: "add to my calendar Tuesday noon meeting with John" Siri: "which John?" ...and then you can't proceed without picking a contact from the list. I'm afraid Siri is going to send a calendar ...
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Default as “no alert” when create event from email

I love creating events in my calendar from emails. But I recently missed an event because, when created from an email, the event default alert is "None", and I did not change it manually. Is it ...
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Is there a Google Calendar app for Mac desktop?

I want to know if there is a Google Calendar app for the Mac desktop? I do not want to sync my Google Calendar to my Apple calendar. I want to have the Google Calendar app itself on my Mac. Has Google ...
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iOS Calendar: What is the meaning of Time Zone Override?

I have had issues in the past with time zones and alarms when traveling, but I think I have it solved. I have just one more point of confusion. Current versions of iOS have the option Time Zone ...
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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 not show birthdays from Contacts on Apple Watch?

This becomes a more relevant problem with the new Siri watch face. I ended up deleting most birthdays in Contacts to stop birthdays from clustering my Apple Watch screen daily. I tried the below but ...
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Increasing the number of reminder snooze options in MacOS

This is an issue I've faced for such a long time on both macOS and iOS, though for the purpose of this question I'd like to focus on macOS as that is where, I hope, manually editing settings files ...
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Is there a Siri command for “Get directions to my next event?”

I can say to Siri "Get directions to the nearest post office" and it will pull it up. However, sometimes I am on my way to an event that is in my calendar with the address. I would like to say "Get ...
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How can I display Calendar Agenda on Mac Outlook 2016?

On Windows Microsoft Outlook I'm used to being able to display a pane to the right of the Mail screen showing: Calendar Agenda Is it possible to display this on Mac Microsoft Outlook 2016? And if so,...
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Day-O clock not starting by itself on restarting Mac

I am using Day-O as the clock on the menu bar in place of the default clock. After installation I have checked "Launch Day-O at login" but whenever I restart my mac Day-O does not start by itself. I ...