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Apple's calendar application, bundled with every OS X installation. Renamed to "Calendar" in 10.8 Mountain Lion.

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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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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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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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Sharing an iCloud calendar to other people causes a redirect loop (CalDav - HTTP 301)

A friend of mine shared an iCloud calendar obtaining a WebDav URL, similar to this one: webcal://p55-caldav.icloud.com/published/2/verylong-token-token-token For a couple of years, since 2020, it ...
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Importing DAViCal calendar into macOS Calendar app

I installed DAViCal (v.1.1.4) on my Ubuntu (16.04 LTS) server under a subdirectory mydomain.com/davical/ and want to import it into my Calendar App (v11.0 (2855.1.2)) on my macOS 12.1, but I am ...
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Adding a display name to Calendar invite acceptances

I run my own server, which runs off CalDAV technology for the calendar. As such I use the native Apple Calendar application on my Mac for my calendar and to accept invites. I also use the native mail ...
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Calendar: Receiving Google calendar invites as email, not in iOS calendar app

My girlfriend has a Gmail set up on her iPhone, attached to her AppleID of the same email address. Her Google Calendar is synced with iOS Calendar and works a treat. The issue is, when she sends me an ...
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Program Automator to set FOCUS (do not disturb/sleeping/work) during scheduled meetings within iCal

I'm looking to somehow have my MacBook go into do not disturb or the new updated "focus" mode upon certain Scheduled events. I've put tag's in the notes of the events that I want to trigger ...
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How can I add a message when deleting (cancelling) an event in Calendar?

I am using the default Calendar app on macOS BigSur and I would like to delete an event and notify invitees why I am cancelling the meeting. When I select an event and click on "Delete", the ...
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iCalendar how to block time for multiple calendars

I have multiple Gmail accounts and when I have a meeting in the calendar let's say as an example A, I would like to create a busy event in all the other calendars. Any idea if this is possible using ...
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View more than a week at a time in Calendar

At one point in the past I learned a command line that allowed Calendar to display more than one week at a time. My preference was 2 weeks as I have a large screen iMac and like to plan out my events ...
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macOS Calendar stuck at "Updating calendars..."

I launched the Mac Calendar app, only to see no calendars or events. I quit the app, but on restart it now shows "Updating calendars..." and a never-ending progress bar... Quitting the app ...
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How can I change the order of accounts in the iOS Calendar app?

I have an iCloud and Gmail account set up in the Calendar app on iOS. The Gmail account is shown at the top, but I would prefer to have it below the iCloud account. Is there any way to change the ...
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Monterey: remove the word "urgent" from Calendar notifications?

After upgrading to Monterey I get notifications of events that are about to start with an "URGENT" banner in the alert box. Is there any way to not have that word? It may seem like nothing, ...
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Events disappear when import .ics file

My institute provides me every week an .ics file with the calendar events I've to follow. When trying to import that file to Calendar (dropping the file in the calendar window or by selecting Import......
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How to set a multiple alert/reminder for the same calendar event?

Using Calendar.app I can add an event and then add an alert to it, and set when the alert should be. But I only seem to be able to add one alert per event. How can I give myself a repeating reminder ...
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Is there a method to edit the "start time" of a calendar event without the "end time" changing automatically?

Running Big Sur but this has been happening for many versions of macOS. Is there a setting/preference somewhere to change this behavior? There doesn't seem to be an option inside com.apple.iCal.plist. ...
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macOS - add an appointment with contact address using contacts

Every day I make several appointments with several people using the Contacts app. It's the same appointment every time. I double click to create a calendar event, type the event, drag the address in. ...
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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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Cannot find files for `calcurse` calendar application installed with homebrew : not where documentation says they are

I just installed calcurse, an calendar open source solution (which looks great!). I installed version calcurse version 4.7.1 via homebrew (brew install calcurse) I cannot find where the todo and apts ...
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Automatic Teams meeting invites with Apple Calendar

I really don’t get on with Outlook, and have configured Apple Mail and Calendar to access my company’s Exchange account. This works perfectly apart from one thing: Outlook (or Teams) will ...
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Why does invitations sent from Apple software to users with GMail- or Hotmail-based Apple ID:s get mangled?

Problem: I have two friends that regularly send me calendar invitations. When these invitations arrive, the from-address is changed to noreply@email.apple.com. Confirming these invitations doesn't ...
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Does iPhone 2020 SE support Google Calendar at all?

I have added shared Google Calendar's calendar to my iPhone 2020 SE's native calendar. And here is the story: At 9 am my boss added a meeting for 4 pm At 10 am I reviewed my daily tasks and I saw ...
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Unable to import ics file to iCloud calendar on Mac

In the Mac Calendar app, I have a single "default" calendar on iCloud. When I open a .ics file, either in Finder or File->Import, it only gives me the option to create a new calendar, ...
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How to debug MacOS/iOS calendars discovery process

I'm putting together a Caldav server and both iOS 14 and MacOS Catalina seem to be ignoring the XML responses and then both continuing to try different URLs until giving up. I've posted details here: ...
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Show Apple Contacts Birthdays in Google Calendar

I have all my contacts on my iPhone including birthdays. Recently I switched to Google Calendar because of workplace requirements. Unfortunately, I can't find a way to display the birthdays from my ...
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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 automatically import Google Calendar events into an iCloud calendar?

I have a Google Calendar from a work account, and I have my personal iCloud calendar that I share as a read-only calendar with a few people. I'd like the events from the Google Calendar to show up (...
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Do I need to keep Calendar app open in order to be notified about calendar events

I think this question can be very trivial, but for some reason it seems extremely difficult to find a clear and explicit answer to this. If I close the Calendar app (by selecting "Quit") and ...
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Mac Calendar App not Syncing Google Calendar

I have removed the account from my computer. I have cleared the Calendar cache multiple times. I have refreshed my Calendar. I have made sure that calendar syncing is active on the Google side of ...
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Show telephone symbol in Calendar when using arbitrary video conferencing tools

Due to the current situation I'm using a lot of video conferencing software to meet with other people. I organise my daily schedule using Apple Calendar Version 11.0 and noticed that when I'm using a ...
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How do I Employ CJK's AppleScript "makeASDate" Handler Without Error?

I am attempting to employ the makeASDate handler shared by user CJK (which I lifted from his answer at Apple Script: Can’t get date of "2018-12-12 10:00 AM") in order to set up some calendar ...
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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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Complex recurring event - Is there a way?

OK, I want to look at my calendar and know when I will be paid. I normally use Apple's Calendar, but I also have access to Microsoft Outlook. The rules are as follows: I'm paid every month; I'm paid ...
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Unable to add ICS Calendar Invites to iOS Calendar

Problem Calendar invites sent to my email (usually .ics attachments, as they originate from a customers' Exchange server) do not add and sync to my calendar. The UI to handle the calendar invite ...
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Using Siri to automatically add Outlook events to iCal Calendar

Context There is currently a feature for Apple Mail whereby you can enable Siri, such that it will automatically add any event/invitation picked up in Apple Mail to your iCal calendar. For example, ...
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how to create a repeating event in Automator?

I would like to programmatically create a repeating event. I'm using Automator and it seems that Automator can't do this, plus I want to pass variables provided by the user into the event creation ...
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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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Calendar event organisers receive no confirmation of accept or decline

I'm on High Sierra, using iPhone and MacBook Pro. I receive invites in my Apple Calendar app from Outlook users without problems. I get the Accept, Maybe and Decline buttons as expected. When I accept ...
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iPhone Today View for Apple calendar Whats Up Next showing wrong time

so I use apple calendar set to local time and keep events in local time. I've noticed when using the Today View from the home screen, events that show the correct time in the calendar app show the ...
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Properly edit the location in Calendar events on the Mac

It is kind of frustrating what Apple says that about adding a location for Calendar events: If you select a location from the list, a map and weather info are added to the event. If you just use the ...
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Unsubscribe from calendar in iOS calendar app

I accidentally subscribed to a calendar I don't want on my iPhone and I can't figure out how to get rid of it. I can easily hide it in the Calendar app, but I can't find how to unsubscribe from it. I ...
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How to change the sender email address that is used by iCal for sending "Accept Invitation"?

I have setup multiple email addresses on my Macs (business 1, business 2, privat, business 3 and so on). However, when I receive a calendar event invitation by email, and click on "accept", the reply ...
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How do I move calendar events together to keep a constant time in between?

some procedures I do regularly require that I do something, say, on day 1, 3, 14, and 40, and I usually make Calendar / iCal events for planning. Is it possible to create a group of events such that ...
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How can I make a calendar entry repeat yearly on the weekend before Christmas

Making calendar items repeat has many options, but I can't figure out how to schedule an event on the third advent Sunday. Meaning the Sunday two weeks before Christmas. Is there any option to do ...
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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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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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iPhone: How do I change the default start time of an event?

Often I find myself finishing a meeting and setting up one the following week, same time same place. Apple is pretty good about suggesting the place and even autocompleteing the title, but the time ...
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?corrupted iCloud calendar

My iCloud calendar has started behaving very strangely. Syncing issues, randomly changing date, but the weirdest thing is, if i login to iCloud from any browser, and enter an event it gets moved 3 ...
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