iCalendar Setup - Calendars

Microsoft Outlook

Outlook 2007

  1. Click on 'File'.
  2. Select 'Import and Export'.



  3. Select 'Import an iCalendar (.ics) or vCalendar file (.vcs)'.



  4. Browse to the location of your downloaded calendar (.ics) file, select it, and click 'OK'.



  5. Select 'Open as New' to make a new calendar or 'Import' to add to an existing calendar.



Click here to return the Calendar setup options.



Outlook 2000, XP or 2003


Older versions of Outlook require a 'plug in' application to subscribe to iCalenders.  This is available at no cost to download and install at Mark This Date.

NOTE: Be sure Outlook is closed before proceeding.

  1. Click on the link above and click 'Download Mark This Date Outlook Add-in'.



  2. Click 'Save File'.
  3. Open the saved file and click 'Run'.
  4. A destination folder for this installation will auto populate. 
  5. Click 'Next' to continue.
  6. Click 'Next' to launch the installation.
  7. Click 'Close' to complete installation
  8. Open the Outlook Calendar.



  9. Click the "Subscribe to Calendar" button on the toolbar.'
  10. The window below will display.
  11. Click 'Add New'.



  12. Enter a Name for the calendar.
  13. Copy and Paste the iCalendar URL.
  14. Click the check box to 'Add Events to My Personal Calendar'.
  15. Select form the Drop down list the frequency with which the calendar will 'Automatically Refresh Every:'.
  16. Click the check box to 'Remove Alarms' from events.
  17. Click 'Save/Reload' to add the events to the Outlook Calendar.



Click here to return the Calendar setup options.



Google Calendar

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Google Calendar does not allow users to add a refresh rate to iCalendars. This is a limitation of the Google Calendar and not the Limo Anywhere iCalendar.

  1. Log-in to your Google Calendar.
  2. Click the down arrow to the right of the 'Other Calendars' label.



  3. Select 'Add by URL'.
  4. Paste the iCalendar URL from Step 2 into the 'URL' field (highlighted orange). 
  5. Select 'If the calendar is to be Publicly Accessible' (not recommended).
  6. Click 'Add Calendar' (highlighted blue).



Click here to return the Calendar setup options.
  


Hotmail Calendar

  1. Log-in to your Hotmail.
  2. Select 'Calendar' (highlighted orange).



  3. Click 'Subscribe' (highlighted orange).



  4. Select the option 'Subscribe to a Public Calendar'.
  5. Paste the iCalendar URL from Step 2 into the 'Calendar URL' field (highlighted orange).
  6. Enter a name in the Calendar Name field.
  7. Select a 'Color' and/or 'Charm' for this calendar.
  8. Click the 'Subscribe to calendar' button (highlighted blue).



Click here to return the Calendar setup options.



Yahoo Calendar

  1. Log-in to your Yahoo account.
  2. Open the Calendar.
  3. Click the '+' sign next to the calendar as illustrated below. (highlighted orange).
  4. Select the option "Subscribe to Calendar" (highlighted blue).



  5. Paste the iCalendar URL from Step 2 into the 'Email or iCal Address' field (highlighted orange).
  6. Select the country from the drop down list to "Subscribe to Holidays" to populate the calendar (highlighted blue).



  7. Click either 'Next' button.
  8. Enter the name for this calendar as you would like it to appear in the 'Display As' field. (highlighted orange).
  9. Select the color for this calendar from the drop down list (highlighted orange).
  10. Click 'Save' (highlighted blue).



Click here to return the Calendar setup options.



iOS (iPhone and iPad)

NOTE: The process for adding the Limo Anywhere iCalendar to the iPhone or iPad is identical. The screen shots below come from an iPad.

  1. Touch the Settings icon on the iPad/iPhone screen.
  2. Touch the 'Add Account' button.



  3. Touch the 'Other' button.



  4. Touch the 'Add Subscribed Calendar' button.



  5. Enter the iCalendar URL from Step 2 into the 'Server' field (highlighted orange).
  6. Select 'Next'.



  7. Select 'Done'.



Click here to return the Calendar setup options.



Android devices

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Google Calendar does not allow users to add a refresh rate to iCalendars. This is a limitation of the Google Calendar and not the Limo Anywhere iCalendar.

  1. Log-in to your Google Calendar.
  2. Click the down arrow to the right of the 'Other Calendars' label.



  3. Select 'Add by URL'.
  4. Paste the iCalendar URL from Step 2 into the 'URL' field (highlighted orange). 
  5. Select 'If the calendar is to be Publicly Accessible' (not recommended).
  6. Click 'Add Calendar' (highlighted blue).



On your Android device:

  1. Go to 'settings'.



  2. Go to 'Accounts and Sync'.



  3. Click on your 'Gmail address'.
  4. Make sure 'Sync Calendar' is checked.



Click here to return the Calendar setup options.

 
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