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
Switcher Hangout The place for switchers to discuss their new machines, and how to work with OS X. General support can be had here for newbie stuff, like "How do I restart my new iMac?" :)

Help with iCalendar!


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
Nicholas17

 
Member Since: May 31, 2011
Posts: 4
Nicholas17 is on a distinguished road

Nicholas17 is offline
This might sound confusing, but please hang in there and try to understand. It's bothering my OCD.

I have been using the calendar app on my iPhone for a long time. I have two calendars, "work" and "calendar". Then there is a calendar called "birthdays" with a little picture of a cake next to it. This takes the birthdays from my contacts and automatically puts them in my calendar.

When I got my macbook recently I synced it to my iPhone and synced the calendars. Here's where it gets a little confusing. The calendars on my iPhone are as follows:

From My Mac
----------------
Calendar (Check)
Work (Check)
Birthdays

Other
----------------
Birthdays (Check)

The "Birthdays under the "Other" category is the little picture of the cake.

On my Mac ical program, the calendars are as follows:

On My Mac
---------------
Calendar (Check)
Work (Check)

Subscriptions
----------------
Birthdays (Check)

Originally when I synced the two, the birthdays didn't show up on my mac, so I went into the options and selected, "Show birthdays". All that did was add an extra birthday calendar that shows up on my iPhone as unselected instead of syncing the birthday calendar that's already on my iPhone.

It's not much of a problem, but is there a way to make the birthday calendar from my iPhone sync to my ical instead of having two?
QUOTE Thanks
Shikarnov

 
Shikarnov's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 26, 2008
Posts: 542
Shikarnov is a jewel in the roughShikarnov is a jewel in the roughShikarnov is a jewel in the rough

Shikarnov is offline
This is complete conjecture, but I think the Birthday calendar on both your phone and your Mac are aggregated from entries in Address Book. Ergo, you don't sync these calendars, per se, but rather sync your address books and let each device's iCal construct the Birthday calendars from that data.

On the Mac side, you can get Birthdays to show by clicking on the menu iCal > Preferences > General > Show Birthday Calendar.

I hope this helps.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« iPad access to imac external hard drive | can't open encrypted files in safari/i have the password.. »
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
iCALENDAR ending times!!! brenmck80 OS X - Apps and Games 12 03-05-2011 03:11 AM
Bloated iCalendar Lockup Schmange OS X - Apps and Games 0 11-17-2010 10:24 PM
Icalendar and CSV files mgw1308 OS X - Operating System 1 12-19-2009 12:12 PM
iCalendar email reminders scubaguy OS X - Apps and Games 1 03-23-2009 03:45 PM
iCalendar Bellator1968 Switcher Hangout 2 04-12-2007 07:35 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:04 PM.

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?