Nobody seems to care but I do. I try to use open source versions of Apps and other software. My girlfriend has a new phone, which is Android One (8.1) (supposedly pure Android + Google). I am trying to set it up for her. On my lineage OS phone, I am using the default calendar app not the Google. Somehow, we can't find it on her phone and the only app seems to be the Google calendar. This is bs. It used to be that one can choose between two. Any ideas, how I can get the default calendar app installed? I can't find it anywhere?

PS: As always, people will ask "why aren't you using Google calendar? it syncs and does this and that..." I have my own calendar server and it does the same. If I can have more privacy with little impact on convenience, I choose privacy.

My question is different than the already existing "non-cloud" local calendar. Some open source calendar apps also provide cloud integration as a feature. I just don't want to use Google's proprietary app.

  • Calendar app on android one device will be the latest version. And, calendar on AOSP/LineageOS(derived custom rom from AOSP) will be the one which is released on earlier stages of development. Also, in Lineage you can install Gapps(zip file that can be downloaded from opengapps.org), after installing lineage zip, which will override AOSP apps, and install latest Google apps. – Rahul Gopi Jan 6 '19 at 11:07
  • And, the app runs out of the box on android one device cannot go back/change, until root or installing lineage(aosp custom rom on it) – Rahul Gopi Jan 6 '19 at 11:17
  • Possible duplicate of A non-cloud local calendar for Android? – Robert Jan 6 '19 at 12:05
  • @RahulGopi I have found out, that I can deactivate many Google apps such as the calendar, file manager, gallery etc. And install Simple Calendar, Simple Notes, Simple Gallery and Simple File Manager from F-Droid. If they work fine over some time I will add as an answer. – Genom Jan 6 '19 at 12:56
  • @Robert that question focuses on local calendar app. I want to have AOSP or open source alternative, with possible cloud support and local calendar support. – Genom Jan 6 '19 at 13:02

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