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Old 11-14-2014, 03:43 PM
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Anybody uses Google Calendar on their mobile device??

Is there a way to UPDATE an appointment????

For the life of me I can't figure out how to update an appointment that is there, using the Google calendar app. I enter my appointments on my laptop at home. But when I'm out, and want to change something, the thing does not have any edit icon that I can see.

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I tried Google calendar for a few days but didn't care for it, default android is doing the trick quite nicely.
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Old 11-14-2014, 03:57 PM
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One thing sadly missing from Google Cal is in the month view you cannot see the set appointments for the particular day you click on at the bottom of the screen. The default Android calendar shows the whole month plus all appointments below for that day, or....you can just view the month by itself. Hopefully an update changes this soon as many are complaining in the play store reviews.
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Old 11-14-2014, 04:23 PM
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I have a month view.

To be more specific. I have 2 of these that I am using. One is on the Nexus 7, which is a pure Android and I am using the cal that came with that.

The second is on my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone, and it came with its own cal. that looks like it's the default Google calendar but modified a little by Samsung.
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Old 11-14-2014, 04:24 PM
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I tried Google calendar for a few days but didn't care for it, default android is doing the trick quite nicely.
OK, so how do you enter into EDIT mode?
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Old 11-14-2014, 06:20 PM
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Matt I am trying for 45 minutes to send you a pic of my calendar explaining the view I'm talking about.....for reasons unknown I am unable to "manage attachments" of a simple 47kb .png file
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Old 11-14-2014, 06:23 PM
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Would be nice if WHILE we are attaching a picture it told you that you must enter text in order to send a pic.

Anyway Matt, See where it says BMW below my default Android calendar? That view is not available with the month cal in Google cal
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Old 11-15-2014, 06:13 AM
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Are you logged in as the same user? We have a google calendar for shared company stuff - we use the same login because sharing with differ logins was a pain to update - hence the shared login and then the issues of who had create vs edit etc went away
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Old 11-15-2014, 07:15 AM
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Are you logged in as the same user? We have a google calendar for shared company stuff - we use the same login because sharing with differ logins was a pain to update - hence the shared login and then the issues of who had create vs edit etc went away
OOhhh.. Interesting. Makes sense. I'll look into it because I have 4 different gmail accounts and they are all on my mobile devices.
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Old 11-15-2014, 05:21 PM
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Nah, my iPhone calender is good enough, I can just swipe down and see what my day would be.
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My personal calendar consists of one excel spreadsheet on my laptop, developed my me. I like the fact it is not compatible with any internet calendars. It works for me.
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OOhhh.. Interesting. Makes sense. I'll look into it because I have 4 different gmail accounts and they are all on my mobile devices.

You may want to check which account your logged on to into Google Playstore.
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Old 11-16-2014, 01:05 PM
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You may want to check which account your logged on to into Google Playstore.
Good call. I checked that too. It didn't make a difference.

OK, I made some progress. If I enter the event myself into the calendar, regardless if I'm doing it from the mobile device or my laptop, I can enter the edit mode. But if the event was detected by gmail.com as an appointment that was emailed to me (has date, time, and address I guess?) then gmail gives me a clickable box to enter that event into the calendar. These, I can not edit.

I went into the calendar in the Windows' Chrome, and tried to change the Share permissions but it still doesn't let me enter Edit mode in the mobile device.
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Good call. I checked that too. It didn't make a difference.

OK, I made some progress. If I enter the event myself into the calendar, regardless if I'm doing it from the mobile device or my laptop, I can enter the edit mode. But if the event was detected by gmail.com as an appointment that was emailed to me (has date, time, and address I guess?) then gmail gives me a clickable box to enter that event into the calendar. These, I can not edit.

I went into the calendar in the Windows' Chrome, and tried to change the Share permissions but it still doesn't let me enter Edit mode in the mobile device.

well that's just normal - you can only edit events you create, or are specifically given edit permission to.
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well that's just normal - you can only edit events you create, or are specifically given edit permission to.
This is MY calendar. Nobody elses. I can edit it just fine on my laptop.
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This is MY calendar. Nobody elses. I can edit it just fine on my laptop.
then it is the WAY in which you subscribed - I can share a view only link to my calendars - are you sure you didn't use that to subscribe?
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I'm not following you with the "subscribe" thing. What do you mean subscribe? I am not subscribing to anything. When I sign in to my email in my windows laptop (gmail) you just click on "calendar" on the google applications menu (gmail, youtube, calendar, g+, drive, maps, news, etc). You just click on the calendar and it opens the calendar. You are already signed in on the same account as your gmail. Nothing to subscribe.

On the mobile device, you just click the calendar, and it's all there. Nothing to sign in to.

But again, here is the problem:

1. If I manually type in an appointment into the calendar (on the PC), I can edit it just fine on the mobile device.

2. If I don't type the appointment manually, but instead I get an email with time (from, to), date, and address, then gmail recognize that there is an appointment there and asks me if I want to update my calendar. I click on that button, and that enters the appointment details into my calendar (for that gmail account).

This one I can not edit on my mobile devices. I can edit it on my windows PC Google calendar though.

So: I don't know what to do to be able to enter the EDIT mode on my mobile device (that's when I'm out of the office) to update or change a meeting.
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I'm not following you with the "subscribe" thing. What do you mean subscribe? I am not subscribing to anything. When I sign in to my email in my windows laptop (gmail) you just click on "calendar" on the google applications menu (gmail, youtube, calendar, g+, drive, maps, news, etc). You just click on the calendar and it opens the calendar. You are already signed in on the same account as your gmail. Nothing to subscribe.



On the mobile device, you just click the calendar, and it's all there. Nothing to sign in to.



But again, here is the problem:



1. If I manually type in an appointment into the calendar (on the PC), I can edit it just fine on the mobile device.



2. If I don't type the appointment manually, but instead I get an email with time (from, to), date, and address, then gmail recognize that there is an appointment there and asks me if I want to update my calendar. I click on that button, and that enters the appointment details into my calendar (for that gmail account).



This one I can not edit on my mobile devices. I can edit it on my windows PC Google calendar though.



So: I don't know what to do to be able to enter the EDIT mode on my mobile device (that's when I'm out of the office) to update or change a meeting.

Do you sync them at home to your computer via sync (USB or Wifi) ?

Did you check your setting on Google Dashboard settings online?
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Do you sync them at home to your computer via sync (USB or Wifi) ?

Did you check your setting on Google Dashboard settings online?
It's on constant sync. WiFi both at home and out, as I have a hotspot in my car.

Google Dashboard settings... I'll check that...

.... I don't see anything suspicious in Dashboard settings.
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