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How do I delete a single calendar in Android (not just hide it)?

i just ran into the same problem. I created a local calendar with an app and then removed the app before deleting the calendar. I could re-install the app and delete the calendar there. So for you as ...
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Is there a way to get Google Calendar reminders to act like Alarms?

You can copy the mp3 file that you'd like (for example a 5-minute song) to the Notifications folder in your Android (at the same level that the Download folder). This can be done as well for ...
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How can you sync a calender with an iCal link?

For read only feeds ICSDroid does this. It'll work with facebook's feeds too. DavDroid will do the same for a proper caldav server (syncs in both directions)
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How do I delete a single calendar in Android (not just hide it)?

Since it seems there is no easy free way to to this, I created my own =) Here is the app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.whitebox.calendartoolbox If someone needs to create, delete, ...
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Persistent Notification for Calendar Events

I am replying (I see no one else has) because I have always used the calendar/notifications functionality in the EXACT same way you have, and was also distressed of this change in functionality. I ...
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On-device calendar exists?

The native AOSP calendar app was replaced by Google's own1. It went by the package name com.android.calendar, but is no longer found in either Google Play Store or on F-Droid (you can find its code on ...
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Widget to display Outlook calendar

I was never able to make any of the "top" calendar widgets, including those recommended here, show my Outlook calendar. They just showed my empty Gmail calendar or Google calendar or whatever. ...
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On-device calendar exists?

Google Calendar could be considered as native android calendar app. You can download it from Google Play. But I personally don't like it. As for device-only calendar - I have never seen an android ...
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How to synchronize gmail calendars in davdroid 1.10.1.-gplay using caldav in android 6.0.1?

The current Google API / OAuth method is not supported by DAVdroid but it's still possible by using the deprecated format: https://www.google.com/calendar/dav/[yourname]@gmail.com/events username ...
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How to sync Facebook calendar in my Android phone calendar?

Of course Facebook likes so much to break compatibility with whatever it ever developed... so now the method is different: On Web Facebook, choose the event you want to have in the Calendar Set the ...
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Persistent Notification for Calendar Events

UPDATE: 4 years later, I think Mike's comment is right, and I call on Google/Android to support a way to make a calendar reminder really persistent. I actually used the Calendar Snooze app for a while ...
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Is there a way to change the system date/time settings to a non-Gregorian calendar, e.g. Hijri, Jewish?

No - Individual Apps have to implement and support the different calendars. Internally the Android System kernel really only knows about UNIX Timestamp. If you change the date/time manually without ...
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How do I delete a single calendar in Android (not just hide it)?

Android devices have local calendar storage database that is opaque and difficult to modify with app-level programmatic. You can, however, clear all local calendar data, which should remove the ...
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Persistent Notification for Calendar Events

I found a workaround : delay the event in the future for x hours then add a notification x hours before the event. For example, delay the event to tomorrow and add a notification 24 hours before the ...
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Cyanogenmod 12: How to display calendar events on lock screen?

The app you are looking for is cLock. Its a widget and its still present in CyanogenMod. Unfortunatelly, from Lollipop onwards, you can't put any widgets on your lock screen, and by that you are ...
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How to set everything to silent except the alarm clock [7.1.1 Nougat]

You can try to achieve this by automation. I prefer MacroDroid being easy to learn and free I don't have Nougat , so can't test it. I also recall reading that dnd mode is behaviour is different ...
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How does the Google Calendar app determine which images to show me for the seasons?

These are independent of the location. I live in India and see exactly the same images as you posted for those months in question. Very few parts of the country experience snow and definitely not ...
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Why are some meetings in a frame, and others with a plain background?

Google Calendar Help says Invitation status Events on your calendar look different depending on how you’ve responded: If you’re attending an event, the event will be a solid color. ...
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Is there any way to sync my Outlook calendar to my Samsung Galaxy S without Kies?

You can do this using the native Exchange app on your device. On my Galaxy S5 using Android 6.0, it's in Settings -> Account -> Accounts -> Microsoft Exchange Active Sync -> then I tap on the specific ...
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Why does accepting Calendar invites open a browser? Can I prevent it?

I had the same problem and I did the following: on the mobile devices Settings/Apps/Calendar. Clear Cache and Data. Relaunch Calendar and now when I tap Yes/Maybe/Now Gmail sends the reply ...
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How to hide calendar but receive reminder notifications?

I know the original post is now ancient but I haven't found any recent discussion on this and I believe the behavior is still basically the same. That is, if a calendar is "hidden" on your mobile ...
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Is there a way to get Google Calendar reminders to act like Alarms?

I found a free app, Calendar Event Reminder, that achieves the requirement at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=sk.mildev84.reminder
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How to backup the Android calendar file (is there such a file)?

The app Mark mentions iCal Import/Export, has been forked and development restarted. The fork is called Calendar Import/Export (ics) and is available on the Play Store and on F-Droid. New features and ...
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Display other calendars in calendar app

This answer applies to 4.4 (Kit Kat) and "Calendar" version 201404xxx. Although I am guessing it will apply to most other versions. When I click on the menu in the Calendar app I have two options ...
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Google Calendar sync back from Android phone?

Download iCal Import Export 2.2 from the play store and you can backup the calendar on your phone. Move the file to your pc and follow the instructions here: https://support.google.com/calendar/answer/...
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Which format does Android calendar uses?

Due to how file extensions handling works in Android, it depends on the calendar apps themselves. For example, AOSP Calendar does not handle any file extensions. The manifest file only mentions ...
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Dismissing an upcoming alarm when a Calendar notification is present

Swipe down from the alarm notification itself to expand it (not from the top of the screen to get to quick settings). It will expand other notifications, too, to see the body of an email, or the ...
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How to copy events in KitKat 4.4 Calendar?

It seems the only option are third party apps. I found Informant, which is sort of like Pocket Informant (same dev), I used on my blackberry. It seems that stock apps for Android are becoming more and ...
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how to add / sync google calendar?

Have you checked calendar app is installed in your phone or not? I mean have you checked calendar app under Settings → App → Application? Search there and if you find it there then start ...
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Outlook Calendar on Samsung Galaxy S7 will not sync

In the hope that this will help someone else. Uninstall the Outlook app Go to "Settings" > "Accounts" and remove all accounts relating to hotmail.co.uk Add a new "Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync" ...

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