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anim8or
Oct 13, 2011, 04:15 AM
Hello all,

Having migrated my mobileme account to icloud last night in the hopes that everything may just work (lol), i discovered that iCal doesn't sync to iCloud as it still looks for the calendar server that refers to MobileMe, something like cal.me.com in server settings in preferences > accounts > user@me.com > server

I was thinking that all it would take to make this work in Snow Leopard is to copy the iCloud server address to the same place in iCal preferences then it should sync?

Can anyone who has Lion and iCould running who syncs their calendar to iCloud have a look and let me know the address so i can try this when i get home???



anim8or
Oct 13, 2011, 01:21 PM
Bump.

This could help a lot of people so some help would be greatly appreciated.

augustmiller17
Oct 13, 2011, 02:21 PM
Found this on another forum, and it worked for me...

Server Address: p06-caldav.icloud.com

Just set up as a CalDav account, and used my iTunes account info for username and password. Worked like a charm. All my iCloud calendars just popped up.

Running OS X 10.6.8, iCal 4.0.4

Candlelight
Oct 13, 2011, 02:22 PM
Or just wait until 10.6.9 and you'll be sweet.

Apple of course is waiting for as many people as possible to buy Lion before that's released, however.

nickgfromdc
Oct 13, 2011, 07:23 PM
I am also having issues with syincing iCal with iCloud. My iPhone syncs nicely but I guess iCal can't reach the server... because it's the old MobileMe one? I tried changing the server address to p06-caldav.icloud.com but that didn't do anything.

Edit: I'm running Snow Leopard 10.6.8

thomamon
Oct 13, 2011, 11:19 PM
I am also having issues with syincing iCal with iCloud. My iPhone syncs nicely but I guess iCal can't reach the server... because it's the old MobileMe one? I tried changing the server address to p06-caldav.icloud.com but that didn't do anything.

Are you on Lion?

nickgfromdc
Oct 14, 2011, 10:03 AM
Are you on Lion?

No, I'm running Snow Leopard.

heyloo
Oct 14, 2011, 11:11 AM
Found this on another forum, and it worked for me...

Server Address: p06-caldav.icloud.com

Just set up as a CalDav account, and used my iTunes account info for username and password. Worked like a charm. All my iCloud calendars just popped up.

Running OS X 10.6.8, iCal 4.0.4

Worked for me! Thanks so much. I've been trying to figure this out for a while and #augustmiller17's solution was the first and only one that worked!

vixster1901
Oct 14, 2011, 11:59 AM
This worked for me. THANK YOU!

chicagogreg
Oct 14, 2011, 12:32 PM
Thanks!! This worked for me as well!

PaperQueen
Oct 14, 2011, 06:31 PM
Huge, huge, huge thanks to augustmiller17 for the iCal solution--worked like a charm!

So...any chance there's also a workaround for Address Book? Am hoping there's a CardDAV address that works as well as the CalDAV does. Maybe....?

damien21097034
Oct 14, 2011, 07:09 PM
Thank you augustmiller17
Server Address: p06-caldav.icloud.com worked for me.

Now if I can just find how to get my .me mail to start working again on mac mail

Lurchdubious
Oct 14, 2011, 11:40 PM
Augustmiller You're the MAN!!! Thank you!

dba415
Oct 15, 2011, 12:21 AM
Wow, awesome! Thanks Augustmiller!

b17777
Oct 15, 2011, 05:40 PM
What about the
Server Path ?
Port ?

1989MacintoshSE
Oct 16, 2011, 07:09 AM
Thankful as well for the CalDAV info -- I actually had to use it, and I have Lion! But I'm still looking for any update for CardDAV. My mobile devices (iPad, iPod Touch) synch my Address Book/Contacts without difficulty, but it is truly hit or miss to get the updates made on those devices to sync to my MacMini.

Scrobz
Oct 17, 2011, 08:51 AM
There was an unexpected error with the request (domain CalDAVErrorDomain / error 5 / description 'The server has not specified a calendar home for the account at "/ -- https://p06-caldav.icloud.com/".').

How do I get the right calendar home?

hiddensphinx
Oct 17, 2011, 11:48 AM
you are a legend augustmiller17!!!!!

ticman
Oct 17, 2011, 06:15 PM
i have tried to follow augustmiller17's suggestion but can't seem to get it to work. Not sure I truly understand what I need to do.

right now i CANNOT edit appts on iPhone or iPad --only on the mac. And nothing that i am doing on the Mac will sync with the iPhone or iPad.

I CAN add a new appt on iPhone and I can even edit that appt but it does NOT sync with mac or iPad

I really only have 1 calendar but am showing duplicates for work, home, calendar and 1 for @me. If I uncheck the @me calendar ALL data disappears from the calendar.

under Ical i have the following checked
calendar on my mac
calendar on @me
calendar on iCloud

i DO NOT have work or home calendars checked

I am running Lion; with iMac iPad 2 and iPhone 4S and using IOS5

sure would appreciate some help in resolving what I think I have messed up royally.

Thanks all

ticman
Oct 17, 2011, 06:54 PM
here is some other things I have discovered that my help someone figure out how to help me.

my mobile me account is ticman3@me.com and has my CALENDAR in the cloud but no Contacts

my new apple ID is ticman6@me.com and has my CONTACTS in the cloud and no Calendar.

sure would like some help!

Mike

Berkshires11
Oct 18, 2011, 10:04 AM
I was able to sync my calendar from my iphone to icloud with snow leopard. On Sunday I set up my ical with the p06-caldav.icloud.com address and everything showed up on ical. Now ical isn't syncing. Any suggestions? I haven't changed to Lion because I use Quicken 2006 and its not compatible with Lion.

Eric8199
Oct 18, 2011, 02:53 PM
Thank you SO much for this. Have Snow Leopard at work and no chance of upgrading, so I was afraid I lost my calendar on my work computer forever with iCloud. Now I've got it back!

SC.
Oct 18, 2011, 08:35 PM
Has anyone found a solution for getting a Mac running 10.5/10.6 to receive the push notifications from iCloud calendars...??

I have the calendars showing all OK on the Mac, and if I make changes on the Mac they DO sync to the iCloud version, but NOT the other way around automatically by push - the only way is either manually refreshing or setting the refresh to every minute etc....

Any ideas...?

I've tried a variety of caldav server address: p01, p06, and p03-caldav.icloud.com (which seems to be the 'default' one when I look at a iCloud shared calendar address)....No Push to the Mac with any of them....

Appreciate any thoughts or solutions....

Steve

HiDEF
Oct 20, 2011, 11:02 PM
Anyone know how to make Address Book sync with iCLoud on Snow Leopard?

SC.
Oct 20, 2011, 11:13 PM
That seems to be a no go from my experience and what I've tried to find on the net....

On 10.6, Mail works and iCal to an extent, but I can't seem to find a carddav server address that will work...

I've also since found that iCal on 10.5.8 will not play with iCloud calendars.....But of a bummer for family members on older Macs (probably their one and only) and who don't change machines as readily as some of us, but who also have iOS devices and now iCloud accounts.........I really don't get where Apple are going with all this....:rolleyes:

workingbee
Oct 21, 2011, 09:49 AM
Hi all,
I followed the procedure as described :confused:above. I got an error message stating that while the p06-caldav.icloud.com could be located, my AppleID couldn't be verified (although I confirmed it's valid with Itunes).

This might be related to the following directive that I could not figure out:
"Also automatic refresh does not seem to work, so I changed to 15 minutes.
Next click create."

Any thoughts ? Thanks in advance !

fat jez
Oct 21, 2011, 01:15 PM
based on the name of the server (e.g. p06-caldev), it's entirely possible that there are multiple servers and your account is on a different one.

nickgfromdc
Oct 22, 2011, 03:14 PM
I was finally able to sync iCal on my computer by deleting the "old" account iCal syncs. I then re-added the account Account Type > MobileMe. Everything syncs fine now on iCal. Trying to get Address Book to sync now.

dabrains
Oct 23, 2011, 04:50 PM
Changing the server did not work for me at first. I backed up all my cals then added a new iCal using the server mentions and Voila! Works. Maybe will work for those that can't get it working.

c:v
Dec 5, 2011, 08:37 AM
That is awesome, thank you so much! I only use Lion on my laptop but keep Snow Leopard on the Mac Pro. Syncing with all devices was a pain as the iPhone was syncing all that through iTunes before, which meant that the Laptop never had the calendar up to date!

missbright
Dec 5, 2011, 01:05 PM
I think I'm having the same issue as posted in this thread.

iCal on my computer (OS X Lion) and on iCloud sync normally, but on my iPhone 4 (iOS5), none of my events show up.

iCloud is enabled on my phone, and so is iCal...

I saw the solution about changing the server- HOWEVER, I am challenged when it comes to technology. Can someone PLEASE dumb down the solution for me?

Thanks :)

c:v
Dec 12, 2011, 01:36 PM
Does this still work? I can't seem to sync anymore and pinging doesn't work? p06-caldav.icloud.com

Wicker
Dec 15, 2011, 08:15 AM
Found this on another forum, and it worked for me...

Server Address: p06-caldav.icloud.com

Just set up as a CalDav account, and used my iTunes account info for username and password. Worked like a charm. All my iCloud calendars just popped up.

Running OS X 10.6.8, iCal 4.0.4

Amazing! This worked perfectly thanks very much :)

muzikmakur
Feb 1, 2012, 12:03 PM
I have a different sync issue. I can't upgrade my iMac to Lion yet and my new Mac Air of course will only use Lion. I'm still syncing through mobile me with my iPhone and iPad and iMac. But the calendar on my mac air is not syncing with mobile me. Anybody got an ideas on how to make this happen? Can't upgrade to iCloud yet.

nhckr
Feb 15, 2012, 08:58 PM
Thank you augustmiller17. Works as described. Enabled iCloud services by setting up new @me.com account and used iTunes authentication

Trouble1
Feb 17, 2012, 09:13 AM
This worked nicely.
Gotta love the product

diane143
Feb 17, 2012, 09:04 PM
Didn't work for me but I am still on Leopard. Did anyone get it working through Leopard?

Ordering SL next week, will lose my laser printer and Eudora on the laptop <sigh>. At least I still have my G4.

vjaaan
Feb 18, 2012, 02:44 PM
I thought that iCloud only worked on macs with Lion. I was putting off getting Lion since I heard I could not use my iDVD anymore. But I wanted iCloud.

How does one get iCloud on a Snow Leopard MacBook Pro?

Thanks.

Lurchdubious
Feb 18, 2012, 08:13 PM
I thought that iCloud only worked on macs with Lion. I was putting off getting Lion since I heard I could not use my iDVD anymore. But I wanted iCloud.

How does one get iCloud on a Snow Leopard MacBook Pro?

Thanks.

One doesn't. This thread is about getting iCal to sync with iCloud on macs without Lion.

Flybye
Feb 20, 2012, 11:39 PM
Love to give a big THANK YOU.

I just edited my iCal in SL with p06-caldav.icloud.com. I now have my mini syncing with my iPad and 2x4S.

Pozemom
Feb 24, 2012, 12:49 PM
Augustmiller is obviously the person I have been looking for! I have been putting off the move to iCloud for as long as possible because we are a family of 5 with many devices and we share many calendars. Everyone is running Lion and IOS5 except our youngest child, who still runs LEOPARD. We have taken the leap and everyone is successfully sharing our calendars except our LEOPARD user. It sounds like your solution will allow us to share our iCloud calendars with her, too, but I need a more step by step explanation of what to do. I apologize for being a slow learner, but would SO APPRECIATE your help!

citizenstrange
Feb 29, 2012, 12:01 AM
Here's what worked for me on 10.6.8:

First, backup your current ical calendars in case this doesn't work! Click File/Export/ical Archive.

Go to ical pref's then accounts. Delete your current non-working mobile me account, then click the + to add an account.

Choose CalDav from the "Account Type" dropdown. Type in your complete mobile me email (under Username) and password (should be the same for your new icloud account), and under "Server Address" put: p06-caldav.icloud.com

That should be it, but if you get a prompt asking to pick from different calendars available, choose the icloud version.

Done

Calendar syncing confirmed working here. Calendars moved to a different day in ical we're pushed to my iphone.

chuges
Mar 1, 2012, 05:55 PM
works flawlessly, THANK YOU!! (running latest version of SL)

fyi, you don't have to use a "@me.com" username, you can use whatever email address you have associated with icloud

spideroxley
Apr 15, 2012, 02:39 PM
Found this on another forum, and it worked for me...

Server Address: p06-caldav.icloud.com

Just set up as a CalDav account, and used my iTunes account info for username and password. Worked like a charm. All my iCloud calendars just popped up.

Running OS X 10.6.8, iCal 4.0.4


This has been frustrating me for months. Can't believe there's such an easy solution. Thank you so much augustmiller

diane143
Apr 21, 2012, 05:31 PM
Now that I've updated to SL, I've been able to sync my calendar back to the laptop! I still have doubles on the phone but hopefully they'll work themselves out

Thanks!

GhostMac24
Jun 18, 2012, 09:21 AM
Just found the following LINK (http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20111014102515403) and it was perfect. The "06" server address mentioned in this thread could be different for different people. For example, mine was 03 following the directions in the LINK (http://hints.macworld.com/article.php?story=20111014102515403). I also took a screen capture of the web link.

Hope this helps others!

k4r1m
Jun 25, 2012, 03:42 PM
You can Sign in to icloud.com and there you can select all your contacts and export them as vCard an your snow leopard machine will now have all your idivice contacts.
itīs tedious but works.




That seems to be a no go from my experience and what I've tried to find on the net....

On 10.6, Mail works and iCal to an extent, but I can't seem to find a carddav server address that will work...

I've also since found that iCal on 10.5.8 will not play with iCloud calendars.....But of a bummer for family members on older Macs (probably their one and only) and who don't change machines as readily as some of us, but who also have iOS devices and now iCloud accounts.........I really don't get where Apple are going with all this....:rolleyes:

IanDownward
Sep 24, 2012, 04:10 AM
Found this on another forum, and it worked for me...

Server Address: p06-caldav.icloud.com

Just set up as a CalDav account, and used my iTunes account info for username and password. Worked like a charm. All my iCloud calendars just popped up.

Running OS X 10.6.8, iCal 4.0.4

This worked so well I had to join to say thank you, can't believe it was that simple after all this time! :)

jgcmac
Dec 5, 2012, 02:53 AM
Thanks augustmiller17

It was a very good clue. It didn't work at first, but it was fine after some modifications.

There is a step by step guide at Harvard Physics that may be useful to many:
http://computing.physics.harvard.edu/icloud

laurbuck66
Jan 4, 2013, 03:37 PM
Thank you augustmiller, the CalDAV workaround to sync Snow Leopard iCal 4 with my iPhone worked like a CHARM!!

One thing, though- it didn't bring along my Subscriptions, and I realllly need my son's frequently updated marching band calendar subscription. And, because I technically don't have iCloud syncing ability with 10.6.8, there is no choice for adding the band cal to iCloud under the Subscription settings, only My Mac. :(

I know, I know- I could just pull the trigger on Mountain Lion for $20. I might just have to do that.

But, the geek in me wants to know if there's a way to get a dynamic (updates on it's own) subscription added to this new set of calendars that magically updates even though Snow Leopard doesn't have iCal capabilities!!!

Thanks in advance for any help!

tommydd
Feb 26, 2013, 05:58 AM
Hi. Ive inputted those details and using p03-caldev.icloud.com (p03 being the server number it sends from according to my online calendar) and I get the error message 'No CalDev servers were found at p03-caldev.icloud.com'
Any ideas?

acamacho1950
Jan 27, 2014, 02:34 PM
Perfect. It was just amazing how well that worked. Thank you.