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Use the Calendar App on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to Manage Tasks and Events

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Use the Calendar App on Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to Manage Tasks and Events
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3's Calendar application helps you get on top of things. As the Note 3's version of Galaxy S4's Planner, this application will allow you to organize your schedule and manage events, meetings, occasions and appointments. With Note 3's Calendar, you won't have to worry about missing an important meeting, or won't have to face the awkwardness of forgetting your closest cousin's birthday. You can also sync the events from different accounts on your device so you will be able to view all of your upcoming events on the application. If you want to maximize the benefits of the Calendar application, go over the whole article. You can also share this article with a friend who may find this feature useful.

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EditAdd an event to the Calendar on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

An upcoming event is something that will happen in the future. If you do not want to miss any event, you may want to keep it organized and easily accessible. This is where Note 3's Calendar kicks in. We will start with creating a new event. Follow the procedures below to add a new event to the Calendar of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3:

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    Press the Home key to get to the Home screen.
    Wherever you are on your device, tap on the Home button once to get to the Home screen. You can also tap on the Back key a few times until it will take you to the Home screen.
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    From the Home screen, tap on the Apps icon on the lower-right part of the phone.
    Located on the lower-right part of your Home screen. The Apps icon contains a list of all the installed application on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
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    From Apps icon, look for Calendar and tap on the application icon to open it.
    From the list of the application on your device tap on the Calendar app icon as highlighted on the picture.
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    Tap on a date twice.
    This will show the Add event/Add task page where you can add a specific event or task.
    Add an event to a date by double tapping on it.
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    Add details to your event or task.
    You can add information to your event or task to make it more detailed. The following details are available to be filled up:
    Keep your event detailed by supplying the appropriate details on the right tabs.
    • Title - Tap on the field to enter a title to your event. If possible try to make the title short but detailed enough to have a full view of the title at a single glance. (i.e. use "Eddy's 30th Birthday" instead of "30th Birthday Celebration of Eddie Peregrina").
    • Color of event - Tap on the colored square beside the title to change the color of the event. Colors of events help you categorize events into colors. Depending on your preference, you may put work-related events on the Red category, home related events on the Yellow category and any event with your special one on a Green category. The important thing is, just by looking at the color of the event, you will now what type of event is up and coming
    • All day check box - putting a check mark on this box will set the event to occur the whole day. If the event is only a one-hour event or so, then make sure that you uncheck this box.
    • From/To - These fields allow you to set the event to more than a day. Tap on the "From" field and enter the start date of the event, then tap on the "To" field and enter the end date of the event.
    • Time - This field is inaccessible when the "All day" option has been checked. This field will allow you to add start time and end time of the event.
    • Calendar - This field will allow you to choose to what account would you like to have the event or task saved. You can choose from the following:
      • My calendar - allows you to save the event or task on the phone's internal memory. The saved event or task will not show on any online account that you have.
      • Samsung Calendar - This allows you to save the event or task to your phone and to your Samsung account. This will allow you to have access and view the said event or task using other devices through your Samsung account.
      • Google/Gmail - allows you to save the event or task to your phone and to your Google account. This will allow you to have access and view to the said event or task using other devices through your Google account.
      • Corporate - This allows you to save the event or task to your phone and to your Microsoft Exchange account. This will allow you to have access and view to the said event or task using other devices through your Microsoft Exchange account.
    • Sticker - This will allow to add an icon that will appear next to your event that represent the type of event you will be having.
    • Repeat - This allows you to choose the recurrence option of the event. You can choose from the following Repeat options:
      • One-time event - The event will not be repeated, it is a one-time event that is not expected to happen again, or an event that may happen again but you have no definite schedule yet. An example of a one-time event is when you are meeting up a friend from abroad.
      • Daily - The event will recur daily on the dates that you chose. An example of a daily event is when you are having a 5-day seminar.
      • Weekly - The event will recur weekly on the dates that you chose. An example of a weekly event is the Sunday gym workout schedule that you have planned for the next three months.
      • Every 2 weeks - The event will recur weekly on the dates that you chose. An example of an event that is held every two weeks is the prayer meeting that is scheduled every other Friday.
      • Monthly - The event will recur weekly on the dates that you chose. An example of a monthly event is when you are scheduled to go to your doctor every 5th of the month for the next two years for your monthly throat checkup.
      • Yearly - The event will recur weekly on the dates that you chose. An example of a yearly event are anniversaries and birthdays, as these events happen once a year and on the same dates.
    • Reminder - This allows your phone to let you know of the coming event. You can choose to be notified a certain amount of time before the actual event or receive an email notification.
    • Location - This allows you to enter the venue of the event. You can also search for the location using Google Map.
    • Description - This allows you to enter a description of the event.
    • Participants - This allows you to enter people who will attend the even too. You can choose from the people in your Contacts.
    • Show me as - This allows you to choose your status when you share your calendar to others. You can choose between being Busy or Available.
    • Privacy - This allows you to change the privacy settings of the event. You can choose to share it with others and make it Public or make it a Private event so only you can see it.
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    Tap on the Save button to save the event.
    This event will also be synchronized with your chosen account. Take note that syncing requires an internet connection.
    When you are done with the details, tap on the Save button on the upper-right part of the screen to save the event.
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EditView events on the Calendar on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Read through this section to learn on how to view events or tasks on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

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    Press the Home key to get to the Home screen.
    Wherever you are on your device, tap on the Home button one to get to the Home screen. You can also tap on the Back key for a few times until it will take you to the Home screen.
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    From the Home screen, tap on the Apps icon on the lower-right part of the phone.
    Located on the lower-right part of your Home screen. The Apps icon contains a list of all the installed application on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
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    From Apps icon, look for Calendar and tap on the application icon to open it.
    From the list of the application on your device tap on the Calendar app icon as highlighted on the picture.
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    From Calendar, choose a view type on the right part of the screen.
    You can choose from any of these view tabs:
    Illustrated above are the available view options for Calendar. Tap on any of the six tabs to view events and tasks based on the tab's title.
    • Year - allows you to view events for the whole year.
    • Month - allows you to view events for the whole current month.
    • Week - allows you to view events for the whole current week.
    • Day - allows you to view events scheduled only for the day.
    • List - allows you to view all of the events listed on a chronological order.
    • Task - allows you to view all of the tasks listed on a chronological order.
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    You have learned how to effectively view events on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
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EditErase events on the Calendar on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Read through this section to learn on how to delete events or tasks on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

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    Press the Home key to get to the Home screen.
    Wherever you are on your device, tap on the Home button one to get to the Home screen. You can also tap on the Back key for a few times until it will take you to the Home screen.
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    From the Home screen, tap on the Apps icon on the lower-right part of the phone.
    Located on the lower-right part of your Home screen. The Apps icon contains a list of all the installed application on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
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    From Apps icon, look for Calendar and tap on the application icon to open it.
    From the list of the application on your device tap on the Calendar app icon as highlighted on the picture.
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    Tap on the Menu key (lower-left key of the phone) to see available options and touch on the Delete option.
    The Menu key on the lower-left part of your phone will display available options for the calendar, one of them is the Delete option.
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    Tap on the box to the right side of the event(s) that you want to delete.
    The list of events to be deleted will show arranged on a chronological order, select the events that you want to delete.
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    Tap on the Delete button.
    After choosing the events that you want to get deleted, tap on the Delete button on the upper-right part of the screen.
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    Confirm the deletion by tapping on the OK button on the confirm delete prompt.
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    You have successfully learned how to delete and event or task on Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
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  • Note - if you are deleting a recurring event, you have the option to delete only the selected event by choosing Only this event, or deleting all the recurring events by choosing All repetitive events.
  • Some events cannot be deleted. If an event was only synced to your device and originated from a different application, then you cannot delete the event. You can only delete an event from the application where it originated.

EditManage Calendar settings on Samsung Galaxy Note 3

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    Press the Home key to get to the Home screen.
    Wherever you are on your device, tap on the Home button one to get to the Home screen. You can also tap on the Back key for a few times until it will take you to the Home screen.
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    From the Home screen, tap on the Apps icon on the lower-right part of the phone.
    Located on the lower-right part of your Home screen. The Apps icon contains a list of all the installed application on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
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    From Apps icon, look for Calendar and tap on the application icon to open it.
    From the list of the application on your device tap on the Calendar app icon as highlighted on the picture.
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    From Calendar, press on the Menu button to view available options.
    The options and their descriptions are:
    The Menu key on the lower-left part of your phone will display available options for the calendar.
    • Go to - allows you to go to a chosen date on the calendar.
    • Delete - allows you to delete an event, task, or any other enter from the calendar.
    • Search - allows you to search for an event, task, or any other enter from the calendar.
    • Sync - allows you to sync your calendar events to your chosen online account. This option requires internet connection.
    • Calendars - allows you to view task, events from the calendars on your accounts.
    • Settings - allows you to view additional settings depending on the type of calendar view:
      • View styles - allows you to choose the default viewing style for the Month and Week views
      • First day of the week - allows you to choose the first day of the week on your calendar. By default, the first day of the week is Sunday.
      • Hide declined events - allows you to hide events and task that we declined.
      • Lock time zone - allows you to lock your time zone so that it will remain the same even if you move to a location with a different time zone.
      • Show week number allows you to display the week numbers on your calendar when viewing in Week and Month views.
      • Hide completed tasks - allows you to hide the completed tasks. To hide a completed task put a check mark on the tick box beside it.
      • Weather - allows you to display the weather forecast for seven days. Put a check mark on the box to display weather.
      • Set alerts and notifications - allows you to choose the type of notification that you will receive when an event or task in incoming. The following options are available: Alert, Status bar notifications, and Off.
      • Select ringtone - allows you to choose a ringtone for your notifications and alerts.
      • Vibration - allows you to enable haptic (vibrating) feedback.
      • Quick responses - allows you to create a template with quick responses for email purposes.
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    You have learned about the settings on the Calendar of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
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EditQuestions and Answers

What happened to the "Group" option in my Galaxy S3 calendar?

I have been using my calendar app on the Galaxy s3 for six months or so. I separate all my tasks by group, like personal, business, organizations (non profits like historical society) It was so convenient. Recently I lost that field. Did I lose them, did a reset something wrong, did Galaxy get rid of that field...if they did without giving a people an option to record that info, I would be upset. Thank you for all your work....

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If you just updated the app, it could mean that they somehow removed it or it is a bug. It is also possible that it can be found at the options and not on the date settings itself. What you can do is look for it first. If you can`t, try re-installing the app and check (could be a bug).If you wish to inform them about the missing feature, open the app and go to settings>report a problem.

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Appointments disappear from Note3 Calendar?

The events and appointments in April, May & June have disappeared from the Note3 calendar. I've replaced them and then a week or 2 later they aren't there. Why? Can I back it up somewhere?

As it pertains to your calendar your appointments will remain in your calendar for I have not had any problems with my Galaxy device in regards to keeping the appointments visible. What I have noticed is that the day after your appointment it will be removed from your calendar completely.

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Delete calendar entries I just got this phone last night. When I go into the calendar and hit the delete button for the month, only a couple of events come up - not all the Facebook birthdays, which is what I want to delete?

Only a few entries come up by month, not all of the ones that include all the Facebook birthday entries - which is what I need to delete

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How do I delete a repeating event without deleting all future events?

How do I delete a repeating event without deleting all future events. When I try deleting the only option is all repetitive events. The phone is a new Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

That will be the only option if you are wanting to delete the repeating event it will delete all the repeating events in the future. f you do not want that to happen then you can simply leave the event alone until it passes allowing the other events to stay in tact.

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Option no longer there to change event color?

The option is no longer there to change the event color. It used to be there because I do have events as different colors, but now when creating a new event there is no box to tap to select a color for the new appointment.

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My Galaxy Note 3 calendar deletes calendar information after one month?

I loose my calendar information one month to the day. Example - March 13 and prior information is gone - it is now April 14. How can I get the calendar to keep the information on the calendar

You should check your archive settings. Most smartphones these days allow for automatic delete or archiving of certain items, to avoid getting your phone too congested with information at any given time. If you see that your calendar information gets lost after a month, you may have set the archiving for that period of time only. Go to settings and check it and then reset to a longer period of time. You can also opt not to archive at all.

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The calendar header is bright green, yuck?

Is it possible to change the colours of the bar without using an external app?

The default calendar app has the ability to add "stickers" to it while you edit it out which also has the some colors but not all. However, if you wish to have all the colors, you would still have to download the updated Google Calendar app.

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Samsung s3 calendar display date begins with Sat. instead of Sunday?

My calendar begins with Saturday and I want it to begin with Sunday like my wives phone is. How do I change that?

You can go to settings and change the layout of your calendar from there. It will ask you what day do you want the week to start.

If you happen to have different calendars on your device, you should also customize the settings for each of them.

Calendar app with Note 3--does it sync the Tasks with google?

I use the calendar app that came with the Note 3. It syncs with my google calendar without any problems. I cannot get the Tasks to sync with google. Any help? I've looked in the settings and cannot find a way to sync the tasks on my google with the phone.

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It actually should be able to sync both the calendar and the tasks, unless you put a limit in terms of what will be shared between the two devices. Check your privacy settings to see which ones are shared and which ones put a limit in terms of access. What`s good with most Samsung devices is that they usually don`t have much of a hard time syncing with Google apps, so this should not create much trouble unless you have personally set some limitations.

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Us holidays disappeared from my calendar , do u know what happen?

Us holidays disappeared from my calendar , do u know what happen?

If US holidays seem to have disappeared from your calendars or fail to sync properly then here is what you have to do:

  • Go to "Settings"
  • Click on the running "Apps"
  • Select "All"
  • Hit "Clear Data" option in the Calendar Storage
  • Re-sync Google Calendars

That`s basically what you have to do to recover US holidays and other missing ones on your calendars.

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I want to sync tasks between my desktop Google calender and my Samsung calendar. Everything I read says it can't be done. :-(?

I want to sync tasks between my desktop Google calender and my Samsung calendar. Everything I read says it can't be done. :-(

What you must do is install a Google account onto your device and launch it there. Once you do that, you will see an option to access your device`s calendar to sync it. You have to authorize that function in order to make the sync work.

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Using Galaxy Note 3's Tasks is not easy - how to find them once entered?

Tasks entered on Note 3's native calendar disappear unless they have an alarm. Don't sync with Google

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How do I get rid of the empty box and tentative on my calendar?

How do I get rid of the "empty box" and "tentative" on my calendar

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How do I change the account that my tasks are assigned to?

Right now my tasks are only showing in an email account I set up for the phone when I first got it. Now I have a work account and I need the task function for it. The only option I see is Samsung Tasks and it has the original email address tied to it. Can you change this?

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View Gmail Calendar not Outlook / Hotmail?

I added an outlook calendar to my Note 3. I'm having some syncing issues and I'm trying to figure out the best calendar to use - without having to view duplicate appointments. My Hotmail / outlook calendar is NOT the way to go so now I want to change back to viewing my Gmail calendar. When I put the check mark by my Gmail calendar it just goes away. Also when I try to get rid of the check mark by my Hotmail calendar it won't go away and just reappears.

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How do you remove double holiday entries on Samsung galaxy 3 calendar?
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Suddenly holidays are double entered. How do I get it back to just one entry for each holiday?
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if it is the 1st it is highlighted blue and every months 1st is highlighted. can this be removed
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In the step: "*Calendar - This field will allow you to choose to what account would you like to have the event or task saved. You can choose from the following:"

My note 3 calendar does not have all the areas to tap like the picture does. My problem is all my posted dates on my calendar have disappeared. How do I get them back?
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I have somehow lost tasks in the calendar, the view tab is not displaying. Please help
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One can change event color by opening the sticker line, swipe the top bar to the left, the last option is "background", there are 4 colors to choose from.
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To take out Facebook birthdays open the app, tap Settings, then tap calendars and uncheck the box next to Facebook.
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Events I add are not showing up all. I have tried several times adding the same event but still do not show up. Why?
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Is there a way to schedule a appointment. Every 6 weeks
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How do I edit an existing appointment?
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