New IPad user. Question about syncing calendars....

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  1. ashleydawnm

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    Hi everyone!

    I just purchased my new IPad a few days ago and I love it!!

    I had a question about syncing calendars, I have read other posts on here but nothing has helped me. I have a Samsung galaxy s3 phone with its own calendar on it and I really want to get that calendar on my IPad... How would I go about doing that? Also how do you correctly close apps you are not using, I don't see an exit button or close button so I just hit the home button on the bottom of the IPad, is this correct?

    Thanks for all your help!
     
  2. Gabriel1

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    Hi there Ashley and welcome.

    Presumably your calendar on your galaxy is linked to an account? If so, use the same account on your iPad and enable it for the calendar and it should sync.

    You don't really need to close apps but if you want to you can do a four finger swipe up to reveal the task bar, then touch and hold an app in that bar and a minus sign will appear in the corner of the apps, press the minus sign and the app will close completely. To close the bar do a four finger swipe down.

    There is lots of good advice and info on here plus plenty of members all too willing to help with any problems.

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    Could you please tell what you've already tried, and if you want to sync one or multiple Google calendars? (There's a difference.)

    As Gabriel1 already told: if it's just one calendar that you want to sync, set up your Gmail account and make sure that "Calendar" is enabled.
    Then go to your Calendar app on your iPad, tap "Calendars" and also make sure there that Google has a check mark.

    If this doesn't work set it up as CalDAV calendar:
    Go to Settings - Mail, Contacts, Calendars. Tap "Add Account" - Other - Add CalDAV Account.
    Server: google.com
    User name: your Google email address
    Password: your Gmail password
    Description: enter whatever you like
     
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    You can enable multiple calendar syncing with a standard Google account setup (Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account > GMail. Just go to https://www.google.com/calendar/iphoneselect and check each calendar you want to appear in the Calendar app. All your own calendars and any you've subscribed to should be there. Do this after you add the GMail account to the iPad and/or whenever you add or subscribed to new calendars on Google.

    I'd only use the . . .Other > CalDAV setup if I specifically did not want the other GMail services to show up; though you could just turn them off in the standard account's settings. It 'might' also work if you somehow managed to get a Google calendar account but not an GMail account, if that is possible.
     
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    Thanks for all the info, I tried everything and nothing has worked, I'm obviously doing something wrong. I'm so confused on why its not working
     
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    Can you see your calendar on a computer browser at the Google Calendar site?

    Almost everything suggested (including my own) has assumed your Samsung is syncing with Google. If it isn't, then that has to be solved first.
     
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    Just checked and no I can't, that's what's wrong I guess but it's says its synced with my gmail calendar but still nothing shows on the browser calendar
     
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    And for some reason it has synced my hotmail calendar but not google
     

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