iPad Calendar

Discussion in 'iPad Help' started by ukswf, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. ukswf

    ukswf iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Is it possible to add a four weekly event to the standard calendar. I can see fortnightly and monthly but need it to show four weekly, any ideas folks? thanks
     
  2. f4780y

    f4780y Super Moderator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2010
    Messages:
    7,113
    Thanks Received:
    643
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Troon, Scotland
    Ratings:
    +645 / 0
    Certainly this is one of the most frustrating things about the in-built calendar app. I'm afraid the answer is NO.

    However, two possible workarounds...

    1) There are apps in the app store which support this (and are fully integrated with the in-built calendar). I use iPlan which I believe is a far better calendar app in any case (looks gorgeous and works better than Calendar), but it also allows completely custom repeats. So you can repeat 4 weekly, 7 monthly, 23 daily (?), whatever takes your fancy...

    2) I think you can set 4 weekly repeats on iCal on the PC if I remember correctly. These events then just appear on your iPad (assuming you are syncing via iCloud).

    There are probably some other ways too, and I'm sure our other members can chip in with their favourites...
     
  3. ukswf

    ukswf iPF Noob

    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2012
    Messages:
    3
    Thanks Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0
    Thanks for you reply, I found a solution by setting the entry in my Google calendar with a four weekly repeat and synching the two together, a bit clunky but it works! Thanks for your help.
     
  4. twerppoet

    twerppoet iPad Legend

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2011
    Messages:
    17,958
    Thanks Received:
    2,825
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Walla Walla, WA
    Ratings:
    +3,576 / 3
    Yep, you can do the same thing for an iCloud account by visiting icloud.com.
     
    • Like Like x 1

Share This Page