how to sync ward calendar into google calendar

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Re: how to sync ward calendar into google calendar

Postby sbradshaw » Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:12 am

clarkhall wrote:I don’t think it’s Google it is a white box with the day at the top and number in the middle.

Are you on an iPhone or iPad? If so, it's probably the default iOS Calendar app. Here are some instructions for adding a calendar to the iOS Calendar:
https://www.imore.com/how-subscribe-calendars-your-iphone-or-ipad
You will need the sync URL for the calendar. You can skip the User Name, Password, and SSL fields.
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Re: how to sync ward calendar into google calendar

Postby clarkhall » Mon Apr 29, 2019 4:46 pm

The instructions in the link worked!
Thanks so much.

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Re: how to sync ward calendar into google calendar

Postby ckeogh » Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:01 pm

I am responsible for updating the stake calendar online. I have just spent the day putting the Stake Calendar online, hoping using the correct options for the YSA and youth calendars etc. The issue is that there are some events that appear when I copy the url and create a calendar in Google and others don't. What I don't understand is I think I have used the same principles for all the events e.g. some stake presidency meetings appear and some don't but I can't see any difference in the options I have chosen other than the actual date of the meeting. Some calendars that I think I am subscribed to don't appear.

Any help would be gratefully received.
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Re: how to sync ward calendar into google calendar

Postby russellhltn » Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:50 pm

ckeogh wrote:The issue is that there are some events that appear when I copy the url and create a calendar in Google and others don't.

Two possible issues:
First, you may not have some calendars included in your sync. I'd recommend creating a custom sync URL so when you make changes to the web page display, it doesn't affect your sync.

Second, Google syncs when it feels like it. Typically once every 24 hours. When you re-use a URL, it simply pulls it from it's cache rather than asking for new data. You'd either have to change the URL or wait 24 hours to get everything. That's all on Google.
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