How to Work with the iPad Calendar Program - dummies

How to Work with the iPad Calendar Program

By Edward C. Baig, Bob LeVitus

The Calendar program on the iPad makes it easy for you keep on top of your appointments and events. Once you have the hang of creating calendar entries, check out the following tips for working with your calendars:

  • Choose a default calendar by tapping Settings→Mail, Contacts, Calendars and then flicking the screen until the Calendar section appears. Tap Default Calendar and select the calendar that you want new events you create on your iPad to appear on.

  • If you travel long distances for your job, you can also make events appear according to whichever time zone you selected for your calendars. In the Calendar settings, tap Time Zone Support to turn it on and then tap Time Zone. Type the time zone location on the keyboard that appears.

    When Time Zone Support is turned off, events display according to the time zone of your current location.

  • Turn off calendar alerts by tapping Settings→Notifications→Calendar→None (for Alert Style)

  • To modify an existing calendar entry, tap the entry and then tap Edit. The Edit window appears. Make whichever changes you need to make and then tap Done.

  • To wipe out a calendar entry altogether, tap the entry, tap Edit, and then tap Delete Event. It’s the last thing in the Edit window so you may have to scroll down to see it. You have a chance to confirm your choice by tapping either Delete Event (again) or Cancel.

    To delete an entry in the Day view, just tap the event and then tap Delete Event. You don’t need to tap an Edit button as well.