Using the Calendar app on my Samsung Phone

Last Update date : Feb 23. 2021

Plan your life smartly with the Samsung Calendar app, you can easily sync birthdays and events between linked email addresses, view weather information and add widgets to your homepage to glance at your upcoming events. Follow the below guide to learn all the different ways of using the Samsung Calendar app on your Galaxy phone.

Please Note: Screenshots were captured from an Australian variant Galaxy S10e operating on Android OS Version 9.0 (Pie), settings and steps may vary depending on the Galaxy device and Android OS Version.

If you need help getting rid of Holidays from your Calendar, please check out our guide How do I Hide Public Holidays on the Calendar app? for more information.

1 Launch the Samsung Calendar app
Launch Samsung calendar app
2 Tap on green pluss icon to add a new event
tap the plus button to add a new event
3 Create your new event then tap on Save
create your new event then tap on Save
4 Once saved you will be able view the new event
Viewinng new event on calendar
Editing Events
1 Select the event you would like to modify
Select event you would like to modify
2 If an event has been postponed or no longer a whole day event, you can easily update. Simply tap on the date and time then select the new start and end times.
Select date & time to update
3 If you want to change the event colour or event icon tap on the current colour and icon to change
Changing event colour and event icon

You are only able to use event icons if the event is saved to My calendars, if the event is saved to an email address you will only be able to change the event colour.

 

4 If you would like to sync your calendar to an email address tap on My Calendar > select preferred email account.
Select calendar

If you haven't signed into any alternative email address in your Cloud & Accounts settings, you will only be able to save your Calendar events to My Calendar.

 

5 Once you have updated the event, ensure you tap on Save to apply the changes.
create your new event then tap on Save
Syncing Calendars
1 If you have signed into your Samsung Account or Gmail Account via your Cloud & Account settings you will be able to sync calendar events between these email account.
2 Tap on three lines icon
tap on the 3 lines
3 Select an email address and tap on the events/accounts you would like synced to your Samsung Calendar
Select an email address and tap on the events/accounts you would like synced to your Samsung Calendar
4 Once complete, scroll down the page and tap on Sync Now
Once complete tap on sync now
5 Ensure you have a strong internet connection to allow the calendar to sync with your selected email addresses.
allowing sync to complete
6 When the sync is complete, you will be able to view all new synced events
viewing new calendar events from synced email address
Calendar Settings
1 Tap on three lines icon
tap on the 3 lines
2 Select the settings icon
tap on settings cogwheel
3 You will then be able to customise your Calendar settings.
Viewing Samsung Calendar settings

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