Compatability question

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  1. Mr.Wolfskill

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    Okay, now for my next question. . .

    I have a 2010 Macbook white unibody running Yosemite, a Ipad mini 16gig with the latest update, and a Samsung S4 Active.

    Is there any way to make the calenders talk (sync) with each other ? When I am at the Doctors office andmake my follow up, or at the kids school and enter their next concert / meeting or what ever, I usually have my phone and set up the apointment and reminder on it. I would like to have the apointment on my Ical on my mini also.

    Is this possable or am I dreaming and forced to , if I remember, manually enter it on to my mini when I get home ?
     
  2. speedlever

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    I use the gmail calendar. Whatever I put on the calendar from my Android phone or pc syncs to the stock calendar of my iPad mini 2.
     
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    Agreed. It is possible to use other calendar services with all your devices, but the Google calendar will the easiest to set up.
     
  4. Mr.Wolfskill

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    I am not familiar with the google calendar , so I will have to look into it. is that the calendar that comes on my phone or is it a different one ?
     
  5. speedlever

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    I don't know who your service provider is, but my AT&T GS4 came with a calendar app. Regardless, if you go to the Google Play store, there are a ton of calendar apps. My personal fav is the Today Calendar.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.underwood.calendar_beta

    Here's a link to calendars on the Play store:
    https://play.google.com/store/search?q=calendar&c=apps&hl=en

    You should be able to set any of them up to link to the Google Calendar. And do the same with your calendar app on your iPad.

    I assume you have a Gmail account? If so, just sign in and go to the calendar... which can be found in the grid of Google apps near the top right corner... looks like a 3x3 matrix. ;)
     
  6. J. A.

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    You don't need an extra app to use a Google (Gmail) calendar. All you have to do, is set up the Gmail account in Settings - Mail, Contacts, Calendars, and enable Calendar.
    You can view the events on the built in Calendar app on your iPad.

    Gmail will sync with your S4 without problems.

    I suppose there'll be an option to add the Gmail calendar on your Macbook as well.
     

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