New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Apps and Games Discussion of applications and games available for Mac OS X.

iCal and Syncing with phones


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
renegadeice

 
Member Since: Jun 17, 2006
Posts: 9
renegadeice is on a distinguished road

renegadeice is offline
Hi guys,

I've just recently got a macbook and I'm really new to iCal. I've started using it and playing around with it a bit and so far I find that its very useful.

I've heard that its possible to make iCal work with a bluetooth enabled phone. The apple site has images of the Motorola Slvr and the Sony Ericsson W600 as compatible phones.

1. Is there actually a list of phones available that are compatible with iCal? Do they have to come with iSync? How can I tell if a phone can be synced with iCal?

2. Assuming I have an iCal fully-compatible phone, what can I actually do? send SMS's through my macbook? Have alerts/appointments i set on iCal shown on my phone?

Thanks very much for your help. I've looked around the web, and I couldn't really find anything that really answered my questions. Thanks very much in advance for all your help.
QUOTE Thanks
cazabam

 
cazabam's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jun 06, 2006
Posts: 1,153
cazabam is a glorious beacon of lightcazabam is a glorious beacon of lightcazabam is a glorious beacon of lightcazabam is a glorious beacon of lightcazabam is a glorious beacon of lightcazabam is a glorious beacon of light
Mac Specs: MacBook 2.0GHz White, 512MB RAM, 60GB HDD

cazabam is offline
Supported devices are here.

To make it work, you need to use the bluetooth device configuration wizard to pair your phone with your macbook. During that process, you can set it to be the phone to be the 'default', and to be synchronised by iSync.

Once you've done that, iSync will be responsible for synchronising iCal and Address Book data between your macbook and your phone. Just pop open iSync and click the synch button, and it'll do the magic.

In Address Book, you should see a new button on the main window that enables you do connect it to your bluetooth phone. Click that, and then clicking (or right clicking, I forget which) on a telephone number in address book's detail pane will allow you to send SMS straight from your macbook.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« installing gvim or doing make install | Hi guys I need help from you »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Bluetooth Pim Syncing... Donagh Apple Notebooks 0 01-04-2006 08:37 PM
**** Syncing my Treo 650 manny_mo3 Other Hardware and Peripherals 4 10-01-2005 12:17 PM
syncing Motorolla MPx 220 with ical TomyDingo Switcher Hangout 0 06-28-2005 04:52 PM
Question about palm syncing thebluemonkey OS X - Operating System 0 12-10-2004 11:50 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:18 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?