The Calendar that came installed on my iPhone is nothing at all like what the Safari user guide on the phone shows or talks about, and I looked on the Apple website at the PDF instructions and I just flat don't have what is showing and can't get events added to my calendar.
When I click on the calendar icon the calendar opens, but I don't have the "+" sign there to add an event. When I add put an event in using the "reminders" icon it doesn't show up on the camera.
In the setup in the PDF instructions online it talks about going to Settings...Mail,Contacts and Calendars and choosing a default calendar. I don't have "default calendar" or anything like it anywhere.
Is this just an annoying bug, or am I missing something?
- 10-15-2011, 10:51 AM #2iPhone Nanite
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iCal Problem on the 4S
I don't have a solution but I am having the same problem. Is your 4S white? because my mom, sister and I each got one yesterday and they got black but I got white, and I'm having the same issue. No little "+" in the corner to add events but my mom and sister's are fine. I'm finding this extremely annoying. I hope someone figures this out!
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- 10-17-2011, 11:03 PM #6iPhone Nanite
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No I do not have a default calendar set in the settings app because I do not have the option under settings. My only options under the settings app are "New invitation alerts, sync, time zone support, and default alert times". I checked with my friend who has a 4S too and he has more options then me. It seems that my calendar app is missing alot of things
And putting it in landscape mode does not allow me to add events either
- 10-18-2011, 04:45 AM #7
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- 10-18-2011, 08:13 AM #11
I finally figured out what was going on, at least in my case.
To restate what was happening, I could open the calendar app on my iPhone but I didn't have the "+" sign and couldn't add events and didn't have the button to add custom calendars.
It turned out that when I set up my gmail email account, which the phone did pretty much automatically, it also set up gmail calendars. I found that while looking at my email accounts through the settings menu. I deleted the gmail calendar and my Apple calendar works properly now.
- 10-18-2011, 11:00 AM #13
I haven't set up any syncing with the native Apple calendar yet. I will probably set it up to syn with Outlook if I can.
I am a builder and I typically enter all of my appointments and meetings directly on my phone, so for me syncing isn't a huge issue like it might be for some people. My phone is always with me and it's what I rely on for keeping track of appointments.
I do have to say that I really like how Siri will put things on the calendar. I got an email this morning as I was heading out the door. It was from a real estate agent that wants to meet about a project. I read the email and then told Siri when to schedule the meeting and it was put right onto the calendar.
The more I use it the more I am really liking the user interface and functionality of this phone. It's my first iPhone, and I find it more intuitive to use than the Blackberry it replaced.