Birthdays added to contacts question

Grayburn

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Jul 12, 2010
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I have my calendar set to sync to iCloud and had have various calendars set up such as Events,Reminders and Birthdays all with set colours. I've recently started to add Birthdays to contacts and have seen these added to the calendar which i like as it says the age where my own didn't. Do these sync to iCloud calendar or are they just saved to the device?

My contacts are synced via Outlook and not iCloud FYI.
 

sbailey4

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Dec 5, 2011
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I have my calendar set to sync to iCloud and had have various calendars set up such as Events,Reminders and Birthdays all with set colours. I've recently started to add Birthdays to contacts and have seen these added to the calendar which i like as it says the age where my own didn't. Do these sync to iCloud calendar or are they just saved to the device?

My contacts are synced via Outlook and not iCloud FYI.
They are actually saved with the contact not the calendar. So if your contacts are saved to iCloud then so will the birthday data and it will appear in the calendar if the Birthday calendar is selected to view. Basically you are adding that info to the contact not the calendar so it is saved with the contacts.
 
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