How to Make iOS Devices Display Holidays You Celebrate in Calendar?

view holidays iosPeople are used to the fact their favorite iOS devices usually display the entire list of upcoming holidays. However, some of the well-known dates disappear from iPhone calendars all of a sudden. It may ruin user’s plans unless he or she knows how to deal with it.

For instance, one of the users recently reported about the inability to see Easter. While some iPhone owners would like to plan their holidays in beforehand, they get annoyed by the fact they cannot see the exact date of some events.

Apple’s Explanation

The company has explained that it decided to divide the holidays into separate categories. It excluded the religious holidays from the default calendar. It was done to avoid conflicts among different religious groups living in the United States and the rest of the world, not vice versa. However, it does not mean an iPhone owner cannot set up certain dates to be displayed on his own. Based on the personal religious beliefs, one may set up the calendar from zero. It is possible to customize it the way you like based on your day-off. You may use this religious calendar to help you come up with the significant dates.

You may look at one more US calendar that involves Christian holidays (taking into account you do not talk about Eastern Rite holidays – they are different from the Roman ones).

If you would like to add the necessary dates with the help of Safar browser, click on one of the links on iPhone. A Subscribe button will set up the chosen calendar.

Steps You Should Take

Do not add the missing holidays manually any longer! A modern IT market offers plenty of calendar feeds. The installation process to populate personal calendar is quite easy. You will keep in mind all holidays thanks to the chosen iPhone or iPad.

Here is an explanation of the way one can come up with the US calendar holidays. Remember that you will have to use an .ics format for these needs.

  1. Tap Settings on your iPhone or iPad.
  2. Pick Mail to choose Contacts. You need to reach the Calendars tab.
  3. Scroll down to choose Add Account…
  4. Pick Other.
  5. Select Add Subscribed Calendar.
  6. Insert mac.com/ical/US32Holidays.ics in the server field.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. On the popped up screen, modify the title of the calendar. You can do that under the Description option. Do not forget to pick Save to activate and keep the changes.

Ways to Ensure the Changes and Test Them

add us holidaysThose steps are everything you need to add any US or other world’s holidays to the list of your iPhone’s or iPad’s calendar.

A user may also verify this:

  • Launch the device’s calendar;
  • Pick Calendars (the option is on the top-right side);
  • Notice the latest added calendar (US Holidays) below the Subscribed feature;

It is time to modify the color of the listings is you want. A user may also decide to hire them by deselecting particular listing. It is possible to add more holidays or simple day-off calendars similarly. All you need is a valid .ics file.

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