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There's an ongoing issue with Apple's Calendar app for iPhone, which causes 2022 holidays to not show up for users in a number of countries.

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Earlier this week, we highlighted public holidays missing from devices in the UK, but MacRumors readers have let us know that this issue is much more widespread. Users in Australia, the UK, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark and other countries are not seeing holidays for their country show up in the Calendar app.

iPhone users began asking about the missing 2022 holidays starting in mid-2021, and some assumed that the holidays would make an appearance when it rolled around to January 2022, but that has not happened.

Holidays are showing up appropriately in the United States so this is not a worldwide issue, but it does appear to be affecting a number of countries. The problem could potentially be limited to iPhones running latest operating systems as one user has said that a device with an older operating system is showing the 2022 holidays as expected, but it's not clear which versions of iOS are affected.

Given the large number of users impacted, the Calendar problem is likely a bug that Apple may be planning to address in a future update now that 2022 has rolled around and people are missing their holiday calendars or are experiencing calendar errors.

There is a solution for UK users as the government has provided a downloadable list of public holidays in a format compatible with the iPhone (ICS), and similar solutions may be available in other countries for those who do not want to wait for an Apple fix.

Update: Some users in affected countries have noticed that their public holidays are returning to the Calendar app, so Apple is likely rolling out a fix at this time.

Article Link: 2022 Holidays Missing From iPhones in the UK, Australia, and Other Countries
 
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kwokaaron

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The problem could potentially be limited to iPhones running latest operating systems as one user has said that a device with an older operating system is showing the 2022 holidays as expected, but it's not clear which versions of iOS are affected.
Not true - running iOS 14 here and the UK holidays aren’t appearing.
 

polyphenol

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As of this evening the U.K. Holiday calendar is working again, for all devices in our household. They just appeared late afternoon, when opening/refreshing the calendar.

Edit: Missing context.
That is exactly what I found - Monterey 12.1 on MBP 14".
 

abaxworld

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As I said yesterday, this is not a new issue, it's every single year's issue. Sometimes the Holidays at least for Spain don't show up until January last days. Seems that the person(s) in charge of these are too lazy to update the calendars every single year ( in Spain the Public Holidays Calendar is publish during October, so they have at least 3 months to be ready for the update ). Apple is increasingly becoming a more lazy company.
 

abaxworld

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As I said yesterday, this is not a new issue, it's every single year's issue. Sometimes the Holidays at least for Spain don't show up until January last days. Seems that the person(s) in charge of these are too lazy to update the calendars every single year ( in Spain the Public Holidays Calendar is publish during October, so they have at least 3 months to be ready for the update ). Apple is increasingly becoming a more lazy company.
I have seen that they have updated the Holidays calendar not only for 2022 but for more coming years. Not every year the Public Holidays at least in Spain are the same days, so it sounds like "just create a recurrent calendar so these fu... bas... don't complaint again against us "busy people from Apple"". So when the actual public holidays change in the future, will they remain as lazy to change it as they have been in previous years? I bet so.
 

polyphenol

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I have seen that they have updated the Holidays calendar not only for 2022 but for more coming years.
Haven't checked in full detail, but for the UK, public holidays extend to the end of 2025.

(Doesn't help that you cannot immediately see the difference between public holidays and just "special" days. But better than not being there at all.)
 

starkjs

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Looks like Australia is now fixed too.
Was not there yesterday and then this morning, all the 2022 holidays have turned up.

Edit: Checked future events and it's been populate till New Year's Eve 2025 and not further beyond that.
 

MrZippyUK

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It’s a miracle, this makes the mainstream tech blogs and it’s suddenly fixed. I note my bug report still indicates no one else has reported. Apple used to care about the detail.

Maybe MacRumors can cover the Apple TV screensaver resetting to aerial all the time, this has existed for years and it’s acknowledged in bug reports but never fixed.
 
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