Questions tagged [calendar]

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Always show next Calendar appointment on lock-screen

One feature I dreadfully miss from Windows Phone was that my next calendar event was always displayed on my lockscreen: I now use the Outlook application on Android to manage my daily life. Is there ...
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Google Now “time to leave” notifications are late

When I first got my Nexus 4, the "time to leave" notifications from Google Now were reasonable. I'd get a notification at 9:30am saying that I should leave at 9:45am for a calendar appointment. After ...
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Why does my calendar always open to the wrong date?

I'm using the native calendar app that came installed on my HTC Sensation. No matter which view I use (one day, week, month, or agenda) it always opens to a date about two weeks in the past. Even when ...
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Displaying age of contact on birthday calendar events

When entering birthdays on a Galaxy Ace S8530i (e.g. Tim 1993), how can I get the calendar to show Tim 1993 20 where the 20 on the end is Tim's age?
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Is it possible to set custom calendar notification sounds for each calendar event?

I'm trying to create a custom notification sound for a single calendar event. For example, I want to use one mp3 for my reminder to take out the garbage, another for a birthday reminder, etc. Is ...
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'Do not disturb' during a SECONDARY Google Calendar [Android 7.0]

Under Settings → Do not disturb → Event as scheduled , I found the magnificent option to automatically turn on DND mode during events I'm in. Oddly I can only choose whole calendars, like ...
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Disabling notifications from S Planner results in notifications that you have disabled notifications *facepalm

I have tried to disable my S Planner because I use an alternative calendar app. Now that I have turned off notifications I get the same notification constantly (reappears almost instantly after ...
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Jewish calendar in new Google Calendar?

I just installed the new Calendar app from Google, but unfortunately I don't see the Hebrew calendar events that appear in the web app, or in the old version that shipped with the device. I do like ...
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Accepting Calendar invites not showing in calendar

My company uses Gmail as our email and calendar. When I receive an invitation and accept it on my phone (Samsung Galaxy S4) it never puts it in my Google calendar. I have to wait until I get to my ...
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How to send event appointment via SMS with ability to add it to user calendar?

I want to send event's appointment (date and time) via SMS messages, I want the user to be able to click on it then Android will open the Calendar for them to add this event to their calendar. For ...
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How can I recover deleted calendar events?

I had duplicate events from syncing so I deleted what I thought were the correct set but it turns out I deleted the ones from my Outlook calendar which in turn deleted them from my Outlook calendar ...
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CM 7.2 Default Calendar View & Back Button Behavior

I have two Incredibles, both with CM7.2. On one, with the calendar open and in Agenda view, if I press the back button, the calendar exits. If I re-enter the calendar, it correctly goes back to ...
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ICS (Samsung Nexus) Calendar Default Event Duration

Been trying to change the default duration while creating an event on my Samsung Galaxy Nexus stock calendar. It's defaulted to be 1 hour but I'd like to change to 30 minutes like I can on Google ...
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Automatic do not disturb on second calendar

I've got multiple calendars on my google account, like one for family stuff, one that I use for shared events with my girlfriend, one for uni etc. I tried to set up my devices running android 7.1 and ...
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How can I change the default calendar for Cortana?

When I use voice command for Cortana to add an event to my calendar, it defaults to the wrong Google account calendar. I have to manually switch to the correct calendar each time. I'm signed in to ...
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How can I see the upcoming calender event in the always on display?

I have a Galaxy 8 phone that I can customise the content of always on display in some limited way. I could not find any option to add the upcoming calender event to it. Is there any way to do that?
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Get daily notifications, but invisible on Google Calendar

Ok,this is going to sound silly, but I want my calendar to notify/remind me everyday at the same time to take my vitamins, but I don't want to see "take prenatal vitamin" on every square on my ...
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Why are calendar events spontaneously appearing in my phone, or Is My Phone Haunted?

Today my phone beeped during class reminding me of an event I never added to my calendar. It said, 'Jason 2/24/16'. Later today I have another event which I never added, 'Jason 2/24/16 3:30p'. ...
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How can I change the vibrate duration for Google Calendar app reminder notifications?

I have a Nexus 5 running Android 6.0.1. I have vibration enabled, and when a Calendar reminder notification triggers, my phone vibrates twice, quickly. This is often too fast/too weak for me to ...
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How do I join a hangout from my Calendar?

I recently purchased an LG Tribute phone (Virgin Mobile carrier). If I open up my Calendar, I can see a scheduled meeting in their that uses Google Hangouts. Under "Location" there is a link that ...
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How can I access the data for the Android calendar app on my phone?

I have been using the Calendar app on my android phone, and I want to access the data for this app so that I can export it. I cannot find a "com.android.calendar" folder, nor can I find any file or ...
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Exchange calendar syncs to Android, but not to Google

I feel as though I am missing a simple configuration change on my Android device. I recently setup my work Exchange account on my Galaxy S4. My calendar entries from Exchange show up on my Android ...
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Calendar event reminder times change on nexus4

I have an all day event a week away in the native calendar, and I set the reminder to 12 hours, so that it does not vibrate at midnight. However, it does. When I check it, I can see it is somehow ...
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Can't sync appointments from server to phone

Verizon HTC Rezound, ICS 4.0.3. This seems to be a common problem, especially with ICS, but I have yet to find a definitive solution that works for me. I just got my new phone, and have gone through ...
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Unable to dismiss calender alerts on Droid RAZR after 4.0.4 update

I updated my Droid RAZR to Android 4.0.4 last month. Ever since then I can't dismiss my calendar alerts. No matter what I do they just keep repeating every 5 minutes. I've tried using the dismiss ...
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Sync My Calendar with Outlook/Exchange 2010 using Kies messes up dates on Galaxy S II

I have a Samsung Galaxy S II running Gingerbread (2.3.5). I tried synchronizing My Calendar with Outlook/Exchange 2010 (Outlook running on Win7) using Kies (over USB). I started with a clean calendar ...
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birthday duplicates after removing google account and adding it again

After removing my Google-Account on my HTC One S and adding it again, i recognized that all birthdays stored with contacts are in my calendar twice. When i change birthday at some contact, there is ...
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Delete/remove a calendar in Android AccountManager's database using Tasker intent?

While trying to remove calendars from the Android AccountManager's database using Tasker, I've been exploring the Android calendar provider api but I have not been able to find a command to delete a ...
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Prevent Gmail from adding calendar events from emails

Every time I buy a plane or train ticket, gmail automatically creates a calendar event relative to the flight/train. I would like to disable this feature; I've already tried to do so from the google ...
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How to extract calendar data from the stock calendar app of Android Gingerbread (2.3.6) without a Google account?

I am confronted with an old Android phone: OS: Gingerbread (2.3.6) Type: Motorola XT320 It holds quite a significant amount of data in its local calendar, operated by what appears to be the stock ...
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How to restore app data backups like logging in to a new device?

Basically, I have lost 60% of all my events in google calendar on both desktop and on android. I know there is a backup of the android app data from yesterday which should hopefully contain the events,...
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Sync Status Exchange Calendar

Due to inconsistence of the exchange calendar sync at work, Id like to have some kind of widget or notification or whatever is easily doable, to see when the calendar was synchronised properly the ...
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Gallery Share via Calendar

Is there any way I can take a photo/image and create a calendar item based on it. Ideally I would like to click an image in my gallery then select share via and pick my Calendar app (Google calendar)....
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Accept calendar invite appears tentative

I'm using BlueMail to manage emails on my phone. Lately, whenever I accept a meeting request for work, my reply to event organizers shows up as tentative. I'm using Samsung calendar. Any ideas?
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Integrating CalDav event sources with Outlook in the Calendar application

My calendar is a conglomerate of different event sources (personal, work, etc). I bring them together using the CalDav standard - on Android using the DAVdroid application. There is however an event ...
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Reading an ICS Calendar file in Android 7

When I book a travel, the company sends me a reminder with one or more ics files that work fine with Microsoft Outlook. I buy almost only from computer, because official Android app does not offer ...
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Display contacts birthdays on stock Samsung calendar app

I'm using a SM-G920V Galaxy S6 with Android version 6.0.1. When I open the calendar app that comes with the phone, tap "More" in the upper right corner and then "Manage Calendars", there's an option ...
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How do I change my work place in the calendar?

When I put my work times into the calendar, I would like to just click on the word "work" and have it put in a nice piccie of my workplace. Unfortunately the calendar has decided I work in a suburb of ...
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Birthdays not displayed initially

Just received my Honor 7 and imported my outlook.com stuff to a corporate account. Everything is imported and working correctly, except that birthdays are not displayed in the calendar. They do get ...
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unable to launch Google calendar ics file attachment

I received an gmail from my sons baseball coach with a Google calendar ics attachment file for the seasons schedule. When I click on the attachment in the email while on my Alcatel onetouch FierceXL ...
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Help! Lg v10 OS update erased entire calendar

All past events, all scheduled events, gone. Also, google calendar is not available in list of calendars to sync/enable. It's not that I just failed to check a box, it's that it isn't even listed as ...
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How to prevent notification showing up when an event in my calendar is occurring?

When I have an event (mostly meeting) happening, I only touch my phone when I need to do something that serves that event like taking a photo or a note. If someone messages me in Facebook or email, I ...
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How to sync facebook events with my android 2.3.4 calendar?

I'm trying to sync my facebook events with my android calendar. The goal is to have an automatic sync between facebook events and 'some' account that is usable by android 2.3.4 account management. I ...
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“Calendar Storage” uninstalled. Calendar doesn't work

I had uninstalled the "Calendar Storage" system app from my device. Now I cannot use my Calendar Application. I assume this because I had uninstalled Calendar Storage. I haven't got any backup for ...
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Accidently deleted the device calender? Can I recover or add new?

My device is an Xperia Z2 D6503 running Android 4.4.4. I was using iCal Import/Export CalDAV to import .ical files into my device calendar. Using this same app, I accidently deleted my device ...
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Multiple Outlook.com calendars to Lollipop stock calendar

My phone went ballistic yesterday and auto-erased everything and after that I upgraded from 4.4.2. to 5.0. Now that I should be a happy Lollipop user I've got a huge problem with Outlook.com ...
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Calendar adds one hour to whatever time I set

When I create a new event and set the time to 12:00, it turns into 13:00 right before my eyes, on the new event creation screen. How do I fix this madness? I've googled this issue for a while and I ...
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How to see Appointment Info in E-Mail Calendar App

I have a Motorola Android Phone with KitKat (however I think this issue applies to Android in general). When I receive some appointment on my Exchange Account, it appears on the inbox, however the ...
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Android - 2-ways USB sync for multiple calendars from outlook 2013 to phone

I use an iPhone since 5 years, and I'd like to switch to an Android phone, under KitKat and probably soon Lollipop. I've checked all my needs and there is still one for wich I didn't find how to ...
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How to convert Samsung Backups

I backed up my calendar and contacts with Samsung Kies and switched then to cyanogen mod. The problem is now that I can't transfer the data back via Kies. Is there a converter for the samsung ...