Add and manage calendars

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Take your calendar everywhere you go. If you have an existing calendar account (or several), import them all into the Calendar app. If you don't have an account, no problem. Just enter your events in the offline calendar.

To open the calendar app, tap on the Calendar icon, you probably need to swipe one or more screens to the right:

Open Calendar

Import your calendars

To import a calendar, tap the menu icon (top left).

Add Offline Calendar

Tap the plus sign on the next panel.

add calendar

A sliding panel will appear which will allow you to choose your calendar provider. Tap the type of calendar that you want to add, then follow the prompts to log in.

Calendar Provider

Known issue - Yahoo! Calendar: Yahoo! Calendar is not currently supported in Firefox OS versions 1.0 to 1.4. While configuration appears to work, you will not be able to import or add events from Yahoo! Calendar. We expect to see this resolved in version 1.5. For more information see bug 974554.

To find out what version of Firefox OS you have, see What is my Firefox OS version?

Once you've successfully followed the steps, you will see a list of available calendars. Tap the ones you choose to sync with Firefox OS.

Choose Calendar

Once you have chosen the calendars you wish to import, go ahead and click on the settings icon on the lower left hand corner:

Calendar Settings Icon

This will bring up your account settings screen allowing you to, for example, choose the time increment at which your calendar(s) should be syncronized.

Calendar Import Settings

Once you have finalized your settings and clicked Done, your calendar entries will be added and visible.

Calendar Entries

Manual Calendar Entries

To add a new calendar entry directly on the device, click the + icon, located top right.

Calendar Add Entry

On the event screen, go ahead and add all of the relevant information of your new event. There is also room to add any additional comments you might want to associate with the event.

Event Details

Once you have completed all of the information for your event, go ahead and tap on the Save button, top right. This will then save your new entry and redirect you to the Calendar view.

Import your calendar

  1. To import a calendar, tap the menu icon email menu 2.0 on the top left.
  2. Tap the gear icon Settings 1.3Settings 1.4Settings- 2.0 (small) at the bottom.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Choose your calendar provider and follow the login prompts.
  5. The Calendar app will load your calendar once the import is complete.
  6. Once you've imported your calendars, put a check mark next to the ones you want to display on your phone:
calendar sync 2.0

Sync your calendars

Keep the Calendar app in sync with your calendar accounts.

  1. Tap the menu icon email menu 2.0.
  2. Tap the gear icon Settings 1.3Settings 1.4Settings- 2.0 (small) at the bottom.
  3. Under Sync Calendar choose how often you'd like to synchronize your calendars: every 15 minutes, 30 minutes or manually.

Add events manually

You don't need to be on a computer to add appointments. Adding them directly from your Firefox OS device is easy:

  1. Open the Calendar app, then tap the plus symbol plus_icon at the top right corner of the screen.
  2. Add the details of your event: what, where and when. You can also set reminders and add notes to this entry.
  3. Tap Save at the top right corner to finish.

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