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Tasker: Ping notification on shared calender new event

I'm trying to get a profile that triggers whenever my samsung calendar app detects a new event has been added to a shared calendar. The shared cal is an icloud calendar that is being synced by the '...
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How do I set an alarm for every other week?

I have an Asus Zenfone 8 and want to set an alarm that goes off every other week on Fridays. The default Google alarm lets me set a weekly alarm, but I don't see an option for every other week. How do ...
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How to access the URL field used by the macOS Calendar on Android?

I use the calendar application that's built in macOS. Events created there have a URL field. How do I access that field from an Android phone? A sample event with an URL created on macOS, exported ...
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Is there convenient way to get louder notifications for calendar events?

So basically I'd like to get reminders for important events in a smart way. So looking for these features. Should have an alarm option (both silent and loud). Ideally, this alarm should be escalating ...
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How do you sync from one calendar account to another?

I am trying to migrate from a broken calendar account (no remote sync access, but the phone has all the data cached locally) to a self-hosted CalDAV calendar (connected to by DAVx). Both calendar ...
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Persistent event notifications from Samsung Calendar

Similar to this post, but in my case it's for the Samsung Calendar app. I have recurring events that used to generate persistent top-of-the-screen notifications. E.g. 'every Thursday, from 11 to 12 - ...
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How to retrieve lost calendar data?

My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. I've lost all the data on my calendar. I manually typed everything in the calendar that came on the phone. I don't use the Google Calendar app, but I've noticed ...
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Google Calendar: Cross-user overlapping allowed and disallowed events

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G phone. I would like to know how the Android Calendar app manages the following use cases: you and another user registered with the Google Calendar app on your ...
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Google Calendar: how do I create a new calendar in Android?

I was wondering how to create a new calendar with dates in Google Calendar. I ask because I have gone to settings but only see the following page (with no buttons to add, view, or modify): Thanks.
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Birthday in Contacts app not showing up in Google Calendar

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G phone. I have a few people with registered birthdays in the Contacts app (the default Contacts app that came with my phone). However, these birthdays are not ...
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Where did the Google calendar widget go?

Until recently, I had the combined date / weather widget from Google on my home screen. Clicking on it opened either the calendar, or the weather frog app. A few days ago, I noticed it was replaced ...
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Repeat calendar reminders until dismissed [duplicate]

I want appointment reminders from Google Calendar appointments, hopefully allowing different sounds for different calendars, but for sure playing the sound whenever the Google Calendar reminder is set ...
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Cannot import .ics calendar file into Samsung Calendar

I have an .ics calendar file which I cannot import into my Samsung Calendar. If I click on it, it opens and I can see all entries. I can then click "Save all to calendar", and it says "...
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How to get all old Google Calendar events on a new phone

My Google Calendar has events going back to 2009. However, even after syncing to my phone I can only see events back to June 2022. I cannot search or reference or even see any event prior to this on ...
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Can't change Google Calendar Exchange/Office 365 sync frequency

I often get alarms for non-existing events from Calendar because it didn't receive the updates from the Zimbra server (using the Exchange/Office 365 protocol). For instance, I had an event in my ...
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How to Disable Drag n Drop on Samsung (not Google) Calendar

Too many times I am trying to add a new event on Samsung Calendar, and somehow I select onto an existing event and suddenly this previous event enters into drag mode. If I do not recall where the ...
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Notifications not appearing until a day later

Events that I put into the (Google?) Calendar app that came preinstalled usually don't show a notification until at least 24 hours later. For instance, it's now just after 7:00 pm, 30 June 2023 ...
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New Google accounts don't show up in Calendar app

I added a Google account to my phone and turned on calendar sync for it. When I went to the Google Calendar app, that new account is missing from the list and also missing in the "Manage ...
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Get the number of past/remaining events for a recurring event

Let's say I created a recurring event in my calendar, e.g. start begin of this year, end is end of this year, running every Monday evening at 18:00 Does anybody know a possibility to get information ...
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Link events (birthdays/anniversaries) from Google Contacts to Google Calendar in Android

In my contacts app, I have birthdays and anniversaries saved for most contacts. On most birthdays, I get a reminder 3 days before and then on the day of the birthday at 10 am. I have not created this ...
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Reminders in Samsung calendar?

Whenever I add a reminder with Google (either from web interface or through assistant) it gets a reminder into my google calendar, which is not visible in Galaxy's calendar. How can I see these ...
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Google calendar events missing seemingly at random

Some events I've created show up and some don't on the same calendar across different accounts. I've tried checking and unchecking them. I've tried turning them off and on in the Android settings. I'...
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Visual and sound notification calendar application for Android

I need a calendar application to give me an alarm at a certain date and time but I need visual and sound notification in the same time, like an alarm with text. Can Google Calendar notifications use ...
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Setting a Different, custom notification sound in Gmail Calendar for individual events

I am a teacher with a schedule that has me all over the school constantly. Is there a way to set or create a different notification sound for each different, individual event in my day on my Gmail ...
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Google Calendar displaying the same events for different users. Why?

I am trying to use Google Calendar. I have different accounts registered in the Google Calendar Android app. Each of these corresponds to a different phone user in my household or to one of my virtual ...
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Can I get a 'noisy' or persistent alert for google calendar? [duplicate]

I miss some reminders on my phone, either due to notification fatigue or because I'm away. But some events/reminders I want to be absolutely sure I do - like pay a bill. I want a way to get google ...
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Creating a CalDAV event with status confirmed is not propagated on Android (through DAVx5)

When I create an event in Nextcloud Calendar (or through Thunderbird Lightning) while forcing the status as confirmed, it is not propagated correctly to Android through CalDAV. I am sure that the ...
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Android Calendar - event snooze poor functionality - any settings?

I have been struggling with Android Calendar event reminders for quite some time, leading to missing events and reminders. The snooze function is very poor. If you miss the event (don't press snooze ...
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Android alarm for calendar events?

Is there any kind of app that creates alarm-clock style alarms for calendar events? I use the alarm feature in the built-in clock Android app all the time to notify myself of repeating events. I also ...
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Syncing calendar events between Samsung Galaxy J3 V and Motorola Moto G Power

My wife and I had Samsung Galaxy J3 Vs for several years. She still has hers (and loves it), but mine was accidentally destroyed last week, and I just got a new Motorola Moto G Power. When we both had ...
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Restore deleted Calendar Storage app

The Calendar Storage app is missing and it's preventing me from using the stock calendar app or any custom calendar app. I've tried re-installing the stock calendar from apkmirror.com, but it ...
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I need more frequent updates of my Facebook calender on my phone than Google Calender offers

There seems to be a limit to how often Google Calender updates subscribed calenders, something like once per day. I need a more frequent update than that, once an hour or so, because my Facebook ...
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Microsoft Exchange calendar not updating on android

I can not get calendar to work properly: only original appointment times are shown, when an appointment is moved / cancelled, the change is not reflected. I've a Samsung A52 phone with latest version ...
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Remove calendar accounts without removing gmail

My question is exactly the same as I have multiple google accounts. How can I hide some of them from the Gmail and Calendar apps? But since it's been 6 years since that post and much things have ...
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Using ICSx5 with a local file

The page at https://icsx5.bitfire.at/ says: ICSx⁵ is an Android app to subscribe to remote (“Webcal”) or local iCalendar files (my emphasis). But I don't understand how to add a file from the local ...
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Google Calender: Prevent the notification of an event disappearing after the event time?

Say, I have set a monthly event at a specific time and date on Google Calender. I have enabled "1 minute before" notification for it. The notification shows up at the expected time, but if I ...
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Local Calendar events disappeared

I tried to remove a repeating calendar event from the unsynchronized Local Calendar account using the stock calendar app1. At first I thought that all calendar events were deleted (not just the ...
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Is it possible to build an Android conformant calendar app which stores its data as shareable file?

Or is there already one? I don't know Androids calendar infrastructure so maybe my question sounds a bit fuzzy. I dislike (non self hosted) cloud services but I like the ability to share my calendar ...
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What is the difference between a "Phone" calendar and a "Local" calendar in Android?

I've been helping a friend with their Android phone. They have 3 different types of calendars, according to their "Business Calendar 2" app: Calendars synced to a Google account "Phone&...
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Sync exchange with local calendar WITHOUT granting permissions to gmail or Samsung

It's pretty simple, what I want, I think: 1 local/offline-only calendar on the phone (default Samsung app) 1 on-line exchange calendar (automatically synced) ability to show one or the other or both ...
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What is the difference between Calendar and Google Calendar in Account sync settings

In Settings > Accounts > Select Google Account > Account sync. There are switches for synchronizing various content of the account, such as Contacts, Drive, etc. I also have Calendar and ...
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Install specific versions of AOSP Calendar

I would like to use an older version of AOSP Calendar. Namely a good version before the 2019 update that is described here as follows: New events cannot be created and existing events cannot be ...
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Samsung Galaxy stops synchronizing Exchange ActiveSync account after every OS update

On Samsung Galaxy S10 Exchange ActiveSync (outlook365) account stops synchronizing after each Samsung OS update. Our corporate IT policy requires a PIN to access the device when using the Android ...
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Integrate CalDAV to Android Outlook [closed]

Is it possible to integrate the CalDAV calendar into the Android Outlook app? Usually, CalDAV calendars don’t appear in the Android Outlook app, so I search for a way to integrate CalDAV into Outlook. ...
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How to disable default calendar notification on Samsung Watch Active 2

I have the Samsung Watch Active 2, and use Google Calendar app on my phone, which also has event notifications on my watch, which is great. However, the default Samsung calendar notification also ...
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Is there a way to change the system date/time settings to a non-Gregorian calendar, e.g. Hijri, Jewish?

Is there a way to change the internal Android system calendar to a completely different one?
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How to extract/backup your phone contact list and browser bookmarks (stock browser, not chrome)

Android - how to extract/backup your phone contact list and browser favorites (stock browser, not chrome) - a modern Samsung smartphone. Hi, I am grateful for any replies (pls note that we always ...
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Why is the notification coming 9 hours late?

I created a full-day event in my Google Calendar using my Android-phone. The notification is set to "7 AM on the same day". But for some reason, it notifies me consistently at 4 PM (4 minutes ago in ...
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Xiaomy (Redmi 4x) not synchronizing Calendar

I have a Xiaomi phone and almost since the beginning the calendar had sync problems. Until now they were most up to 1 week sync delay but now it stopped sync for good... I've tried to reset the phone, ...
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Any way to increase sync period on Calendar?

Is there any way to get my Galaxy S10 calendar to sync with entries that are more than 1 year in advance? I have a calendar dedicated to keeping track of SSL certificate expiry (over 50 individual ...
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