Thank you very much for sending this. I have been having problems with
my calendar and was getting ready to ask for help on this list so you
spared everyone from my questions, lol!.
Teresa☺


On 3/6/18, M. Taylor <mk...@ucla.edu> wrote:
> How to customize your Calendar settings on iPhone and iPad
>
> With Apple's built-in Calendar app, you have lots of customization options
> to make it work the way you need it to.
> By Lory Gil, 19 Jan 2018
>
> The built-in Calendar app on iPhone and iPad is not only Apple's specially
> designed event tracker, it's also a gateway to many other productivity apps
> that sync with it to provide useful information for your daily life. Even
> if
> you use a different calendar service, like Google or Microsoft, you can
> link
> those services to your Calendar app to get the most out of your daily
> planning. Apple's Calendar app has lots of dedicated customizations that
> you
> can use to help make it work for you. Here's how to set them up the way you
> want.
> .     How to set up calendar accounts
> .     How to change the default time zone for calendar alerts
> .     How to select an alternate calendar type
> .     How to turn week numbers on and off
> .     How to turn invitee decliners on and off
> .     How to manage calendar syncing
> .     How to set default alert times
> .     How to set the start of your week
> .     How to set a default calendar
> .     How to turn location suggestions on and off
> .     How to turn Events Found in Apps on and off
>
> How to setup calendar accounts
> Whether you're using iCloud, Gmail, Outlook, or a dedicated IMAP account,
> you can set it up to sync with the built-in Calendar app on iPhone and
> iPad.
> Note: If you've already set up your email account, you may have already
> completed these steps.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Accounts & Passwords.
> 3.    Tap Add Account.
> 4.    Select an account service like iCloud, Google, or Outlook.
> 5.    Sign in with your account login credentials.
> 6.    Turn on the Calendars switch to sync that account's calendar.
>
> How to change the default time zone for calendar alerts
> By default, your iPhone and iPad will automatically change time zones as
> you
> move about the country. However, you may want your calendar information to
> stay in the time zone you live or work in. If you want to change the
> default
> time zone, you can override it in your Calendar's settings.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Tap Time Zone Override.
> 4.    Turn on the Time Zone Override switch.
> 5.    Tap Time Zone.
> 6.    Search for the city you want to change the time zone to.
> 7.    Tap the city to change the default time zone for your Calendar app.
>
> How to select an alternate calendar type
> If you usually follow the Chinese, Hebrew, or Islamic calendar, you can
> make
> that your default calendar type instead of the western one.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Tap Alternate Calendars.
> 4.    Tap Chinese, Hebrew, or Islamic.
>
> How to turn week numbers on and off
> By default, the Calendar app numbers each week in the year. For some, this
> is a useful way to quickly see how many weeks have gone buy, but for
> others,
> it's unnecessary information. You can turn this feature off or on to your
> liking.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Turn the Week Numbers switch off or on.
>
> How to turn invitee decliners on and off
> If you're big on inviting others to events, you may want to know everyone
> that has confirmed and declined the invitation. You may, however, not have
> any interest in who is not attending your event. You can turn this feature
> off or on to your liking.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Turn the Show Invitee Declines switch off or on.
>
> How to manage calendar syncing
> In order to keep data usage and internal storage to a minimum, your iPhone
> and iPad, by default, only sync back one month. If you're likely to be
> looking for older event information from your various calendars, you can
> change how far back your accounts are synced.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Tap Sync.
> 4.    Tap the time frame you want to sync back to.
>
> How to set default alert times
> You can specify what time you want to receive an alert for an event on your
> calendar. This does not override any events that you have manually selected
> a notification time. It's for default event notifications for Birthdays,
> timed events, and all-day events
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Tap Default Alert Times.
> 4.    Select the alert you want to set a default time for.
> 5.    Select the time you want to receive the alert.
>
> How to set a reminder to leave on time
> You can also enable the ability to receive an alert to remind you what time
> you should leave in order to make it to your event based on typical travel
> time for events where you have an address included.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Tap Default Alert Times.
> 4.    Turn the Time to Leave switch on.
>
> How to set the start of your week
> In the U.S., our standard calendar starts on a Sunday, but that may not be
> right for you. Maybe you think of Mondays as the beginning of your week. If
> you work a different schedule than 9-5/M-F, you might consider Saturdays
> the
> first day of the week. You can select any day to start your week off with
> in
> the Calendar app.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Tap Start Week On.
> 4.    Tap a day of the week.
>
> How to set a default calendar
> You may be trying to manage multiple calendars from your work, home, and
> other activities. One of them will always be your main calendar - the one
> you usually create events for. You can set one specific calendar as your
> default, which means events created and shared will automatically be from
> that specific account unless you switch to a different one manually.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Tap Default Calendar.
> 4.    Select the calendar that you want to be your default.
>
> How to turn location suggestions on and off
> When you're creating an event, the Calendar app includes a feature that
> will
> make locations suggestions based on what you've title it. For example, if
> your scheduled to meet someone for lunch at Applebees, the Calendar app
> will
> suggest that you add the nearest Applebees location to the event, which
> will
> help if you're hoping to get a notification when it's time to leave for
> your
> luncheon. You can turn this feature on or off to your liking.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Turn the Location Suggestions switch off or on.
>
> How to turn Events Found in Apps on and off
> When you're trying to find out when a specific meeting is, or when
> someone's
> birthday is, you can use Siri and Spotlight Search to help track it down.
> For privacy reasons, Apple gives you the option to enable or disable the
> ability to use Siri and Search to access your Calendar app in order to find
> the information you're looking for.
> 1.    Launch the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad.
> 2.    Tap Calendar.
> 3.    Tap Siri & Search.
> 4.    Turn Search & Siri Suggestions on or off.
> 5.    Turn Find Events in Other Apps on or off, depending on whether you
> want to keep your events only in the Calendar app.
>
> Original Article at:
> https://m.imore.com/how-customize-your-calendar-settings-iphone-and-ipad
>
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