Suggestions for calendar

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by Glennster, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. Glennster macrumors regular

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    #1
    What works better when integrating the stock calendar app with an online calendar: Apple iCloud calendar or Google calendar?

    I prefer one calendar app on my 6s so I can see both work (from Windows Outlook) and personal calendar (Google) at same time but find when I enter a google calendar reminder on my laptop I don't get any reminder notifications on my phone.

    Any suggestions or workarounds? Should I change my personal calendar to the iCloud one?
     
  2. BrianBaughn macrumors 603

    BrianBaughn

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    #2
    I think you'll have to set reminders for calendar events at the Google website. You can set defaults there so you don't have to think about it. But...for a specific reminder on a Google event, setting it in your Mac's Calendar app is not going to translate to the Google web calendar and therefore it won't come in on your iPhone.
     
  3. Glennster thread starter macrumors regular

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    #3
    I think that is what I was omitting - tested and works -
    Thanks.
     

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