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Is there a way to disable the default calendar app on a Samsung Galaxy S4?

I'd like to use the standard Google Calendar app (as available in the Play Store) too keep track of events. However, Samsung includes a modified version of the calendar on the S4. In previous ...
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Google calendar syncing problem

I have a problem with syncing with the Google calendar. Although the syncing in most cases does work, for some events it just doesn't sync. I create events on Google Calendar, but they don't show up ...
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How to sync calendar with android without google?

is there a way to sync an Ubuntu calendar application like Thunderbird Lightning or Evolution with an Android device without using google-calendar? At the moment I am syncing my Thunderbird-Lightning ...
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A calendar with powerful alerts

I just bought a Samsung Galaxy 2, coming from a Nokia 3600. My old cell phone had a quite simple calendar app but when it was supposed to alert me it kept ringing and vibrating until I dismiss it. I ...
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Will Android shift Google Calendar events when I go to different time zones?

I'm entering a bunch of events into my Google Calendar on the web interface and am wondering if I should do them all in local time or select the proper timezone. If I explicitly pick a timezone (e.g. ...
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How do you remove Facebook birthday from “My Calendars”?

My calendar is full of facebook friend birthdays! and worse, they are listed under "My Calendar", not Facebook calendar, so I can't hide them by unchecking Facebook in Calendar, Settings > Calendars. ...
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Calander events shifting days

In September I added 26 calendar events, one every other Saturday, to set personal goals. Each calendar entry is a separate event, I am not using the Recurring Event feature. I've noticed that some ...
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Persistent Notification for Calendar Events

The Google Calendar app recently updated to the new Material Design look. I've noticed that notifications have changed in a way that I do not like. When a calendar event comes due, it appears as a ...
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Is there a widget that shows free/busy status of one of my Google Calendar calendars?

I have, in my Google Calendar account, several calendars which have been shared by friends/family/co-workers. Is there a widget which I can place on my phone's home page which will show whether or ...
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How can I fix this time-zone problem with calendar events that started after installing Android 2.3?

I'm using a Nexus One on T-Mobile in the US. A couple months ago my OS was updated to Android 2.3. Since then I've had a weird problem with my calendar events. I can view calendar events just fine, ...
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Disable alarms for all day events in google calendar

When I have an all-day event in my calendar (a friend's birthday perhaps) I find that my phone will notify me to the start of the event at 11:50pm the previous day and every few minutes after that. ...
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Is there an alarm clock app that takes account of personal and/or public holidays?

On my current and previous Android phones (HTC Magic with stock Android 1.6, and Samsung Galaxy S with 2.1 and TouchWiz) there have been pretty good alarm clock apps that allow you to set a a variety ...
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Clickable phone number with pauses and bridge/extension in calendar event

What's the proper way (if any) to format a phone number when entering it as the "Location" of a calendar event under ICS (4.0.4, Samsung Galaxy S3, AT&T) so it can be clicked and auto-entered into ...
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Two phones — Two separate contact lists (me / wife) want to use same account for calendar

I have a Droid X, which I am about to give to my wife and I am getting a newer Driod. We have been using the google calendar, with great success, for the past few years. This will be the first time ...
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What's the difference between calendar reminder types “alert” and “status bar notification”?

In the calendar reminder settings, these are the two options: "alert" and "status bar notification." However, I'm a little confused between the exact difference between the two. Is alert simply the ...
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How to change calendar week start day in Android?

I prefer my week view of my calendar to start on Monday rather than Sunday. I already have my Google Calendar set that way (to which I sync). How can I do the same on my Droid (Android 2.2)?
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How to backup the Android calendar file (is there such a file)?

Does anybody know which files I need to save in order to have a simple backup? Reason for my question is, that my Galaxy Android smartphone lost all calendar data without any interaction. I found ...
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How to sync contacts and calendar with Linux system, without using Gmail?

How can I sync my contacts and calendar with a Linux system? I'd prefer to sync with my desktop, but setting up a server on the internet would also be possible. I want to avoid Google mail for ...
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Double calendar notifications

For some reason I'm getting 2 notifications for every 1 calendar event I enter. I'm using Android 4.1.2 (CyanogenMod 10.0.0-grouper) on a Nexus 7. Can someone please help me troubleshoot this issue?
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How to synchronize birthdates from contacts with google calendar on HTC Hero?

I'm aware of the fact that the standard contacts/calendar app does not support birthdates synchronization (Android issue 1211). But may be there is some third-party software which can make those ...
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Accept e-mail calendar requests?

Is there a way (app, configuration, etc) that will allow me to accept e-mail calendar requests sent to a POP3 account? The request could be iCal or could originate from Exchange or Outlook. Once ...
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On-device calendar exists?

I am coming from iOS to my first Android (Samsung Galaxy S7) and having hard time adjusting. The first thing that is throwing me off is lack of a calendar app. The phone came with Samsung's own S-...
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How could I sync ONLY my calendar with Gmail (optionally when a WiFi connection is available)?

On my old Nokia C5, there was a quite smart setting to sync the phone calendar with my Gmail calendar when a WiFi connection was available, every say 30 minutes (using MailForExchange). I'd expected ...
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How to move contacts and other data from Symbian to Android?

I am changing my mobile from Symbian(Nokia 5800 XpressMusic - S60v5) to Android(Samsung Galaxy SII). I want to move the following data from my old mobile to the new one somehow. Contacts Calendar ...
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Is is safe to remove the stock email and calendar app on Cyanogenmod or AOSP?

Is it safe for me to remove the stock email and calendar applications on from Cyanogenmod ROM? I'm using Gmail and Google Calendar so I don't have need for the stock ones. I could simply disable them ...
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A non-cloud local calendar for Android?

Is there any way to have and use a local calendar on Android? I would like to use it on the Android phone and open the file (vcs, ics, anything) on my laptop sometimes. I have not found any ...
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Is there an Android calendar with limited security permissions?

I've just bought an entry-level Samsung Europa, running version 2.2. I'm technically-minded but new to this OS. I'd like to find a calendar that runs in limited security permissions, so that my ...
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How to disable a specific calendars notification?

How can I disable the notifications for a specific calendar only? Example: I have the calendar of my girlfriend synced to my phone to know the times she is at home, working, etc. Now I get all the ...
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How can I hide the night time hours in Samsung's “S planner” calendar?

I am using the "S planner" calendar on Samsung galaxy note 2 (Android 4.4.2). I never make appointments between 12am and 6am and I want to hide these hours from the view. i.e. Apparently the same ...
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How to choose snooze time for calendar event notification?

Maybe I took this for granted in my Windows Mobile years - but I'm having an issue with my new Galaxy S (Fascinate on Verizon). When a reminder pops up for a calendar event, I only see an option to "...
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How to display my calendar on the lock screen?

What is the best way to show (non-interactive) widgets on the lock screen? I have bought WidgetLocker, but it forces me to unlock the screen twice (using both WidgetLocker and native slider). (...
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How to delete/edit one in series of reoccuring events

Is there a way to delete or edit just one event in a series of reoccuring events? Htc Desire Kernel Version 2.6.32.15-gf5a501c Software Number Version 2.29.405.2
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How to remove HTC Sync calendar entries?

I made the mistake of sync'ing my PC with my HTC Desire and now my calendar has lots of double entries; From Exchange and from HTC Sync (Outlook)... Any wy to remove all traces of the HTC Sync entries?...
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Configure email notification with Calendar app

If I create an appointment in the Android* calendar application, I can add a reminder that will pop-up on my phone at the configured time. It will automatically synchronise the event with Google ...
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How to disable duplicate calendar notifications?

My stock Nexus 4 (4.2.2) is giving me multiple calendar notifications every day. It gives me one notification which is a reminder for a specific upcoming event, and it gives me a second notification ...
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How to enable silent mode during calendar events?

I'd like to disable all notification sounds whenever there is a current event in Calendar. How can I do this automatically?
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Is there a way to color code events in de default Calender application

I am using the (I think default) Calender application on my Samsung Galaxy S phone. It shows blue blocks for my events in the 7 day view. Is there a way to change this blue color ? So that, e.g. I ...
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Can I disable the default calendar app notifications?

This strikes me as a bug since the behaviour is incredibly consistent, but perhaps someone here can help me. I want to use the google developed calendar app as my main calendar app. My phone (a ...
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How to set alarm for all calendar events synced from Google account android

I used to use my events in Google Calendar for reminding me of my events through SMS alerts earlier (when I had a simple mobile). Now I've got those synced up in my Android 2.1 (Samsung Galaxy 3 ...
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Using Calendar while calling

Can I access the phone calendar whilst on a call on a Samsung GT i8500. If so, how?
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Is there a way to display calendar notifications without having to unlock the screen?

For SMS there is an application called SMS popup which will display the message over the lock-screen. Is there anything similar for calendar notifications that allows you to clear or snooze the ...
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How to change the color of specific calendars?

I'm using the default calendar application that came with my phone (Samsung Galaxy S 2), which is kept in sync with Google Calendar. I have multiple calendars there, but I was not able to find a way ...
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Calendar Agenda view won't stay on today

I have the Optimus V. I use Google calendar for all my calendaring needs. I'm using the standard Calendar app that came with my phone, build 2.2.1. I start the Calendar app, and go to Agenda view. ...
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Why has my Android phone stop updating calendars, mail etc?

As question says above. It used to update every few minutes, but recently I've had to manually refresh each of the applications to get it to run Thank you
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How can I sync Yahoo Calendar on my phone?

I want to sync my Yahoo! Calendar on my phone. An article on Yahoo!'s help page seems to suggest that the only way to access it is by viewing their mobile website in a browser. I've tried adding the ...
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“Local calendar cannot sync with Google calendar…” but it can? What?

On my totally stock Bell Samsung Galaxy S2 I have my main GMail account synced to it, it is also synced to my iPod using Exchange ActiveSync. My phone's default calendar has all the events from my ...
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Calendar in ICS lockscreen

I'm searching for a way to display a couple of calendar events on the lockscreen of Android 4.x ICS. I found Lockscreen Calendar but it doesn't support ICS.
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I added a new calendar using my laptop, but my Android phone can't find it after syncing

I used my laptop to remove two calendars and add one calendar to my Google Calendar account. After syncing, the Calendar app on my Android (2.2) phone knows that I deleted the two calendars, but does ...
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How can I search the Google Calendar from the Android phone?

I would have thought that Calendars would be searchable, but opening up the Calendar, and clicking on the search button searches websites via Google web search, but does not search my Calendar. This ...
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Turn off ALL Daylight Savings Features in Android's calendar?

Thanks to Daylight Savings Time (DST) I have run into an issue. I live in Arizona where we don't participate in DST. I'm using the default calendar app that came with my phone. I have an outlook.com ...