Create Unscheduled Time Blocks Mac Calendar App

Multiple accounts, one calendar

Microsoft Windows 10 comes with new versions of the free Mail and Calendar apps. While the apps don't include all of the features of Outlook, they do their jobs, and they do it well. Rent Mac apps anytime, with a choice of over 120+ apps, under one monthly subscription. What is Calendar blocking? Calendar blocking is very simple. It's taking your calendar and using the blocks/events to space out time for all of your routines, work and social events. Jul 28, 2012  In Calendar-Preferences-Acccounts, disable iCloud. Then create a new calendar, giving it a name that doesn't conflict with any of the calendars in your iCloud. Then re-enable the iCloud account. The new calendar (under 'On My Mac') remains. Everything seems to be working normally from here on. Nov 20, 2019  Launch the Calendar app on your Mac. If it's not on your dock, you can find it in your Launchpad. Double click on the date you want to add an event to. Type in a name for the event.

Manage all your events in Calendar, even if they’re in different accounts like iCloud or Google.

Color code your life

Create separate calendars for different areas of your life. Then, spot your work, family, or personal events with a quick glance.

Invite and be invited

Quickly set up your own events and send Calendar invitations to friends and coworkers.

Put your event on the map

All the information you need about an event at your fingertips. When you add the location of your event—like the name of a restaurant—Calendar fills in the address, shows you a map and the weather, and lets you know when it’s time to leave.

To browse the Calendar User Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.

Whether you want to organize your day-to-day life a little better or are just want to know what day of the week your birthday falls on, the Calendar on your Mac can help you out. As with a lot of Apple software, your Calendar is synced with all your devices through iCloud as long as they are all signed into the same Apple ID.

How to add a calendar on Mac

In the Calendar app, you can see and view multiple calendars making it easy to differentiate your work meetings and appointments from your personal engagements and events. No matter how busy your life gets, you can add as many calendars as you want.

  1. Launch the Calendar app on your Mac. If it's not on your dock, you can find it in your Launchpad.
  2. Click on File up in the menu bar.

  3. Click on New Calendar
  4. Type a name for the Calendar
  5. Hit Enter.

How to add an event to a calendar on Mac

  1. Launch the Calendar app on your Mac. If it's not on your dock, you can find it in your Launchpad.
  2. Double click on the date you want to add an event to.

  3. Type in a name for the event.
  4. Click on the hour, minutes, and AM/PM of the start time and adjust accordingly.

  5. Click on the hour, minutes, and AM/PM of the end time and adjust accordingly.
  6. Click on Repeat if you want the event to repeat. This is an optional step.
  7. Click on Travel time if you want to add a note for yourself of how long it will take you to get there. This is an optional step.
  8. Click on Alert if you want to set up notifications for the event. This is an optional step.

  9. Tap the calendar menu it's the little colored box in the top right corner of the event window.
  10. Click on the calendar you want the event to be added to.
  11. Hit Enter on your keyboard.

How to set days per week and start of week in Calendar on Mac

Depending on how you like to schedule your life, you can modify how the week appears in your calendars. You can change how many days you see when you're in Week View and what day indicates the start of a new week.

How to set the days per week in week view in Calendar on Mac

  1. Launch the Calendar app on your Mac. If it's not on your dock, you can find it in your Launchpad.
  2. Click the Week tab.

  3. Click Calendar from the menu bar.
  4. Click Preferences.

  5. Click on the dropdown menu beside Days per week.
  6. Click on 5 or 7.

How to change the start of the week in Calendar on Mac

  1. Launch the Calendar app on your Mac. If it's not on your dock, you can find it in your Launchpad.
  2. Click the Week tab.

  3. Click Calendar from the menu bar.
  4. Click Preferences.

  5. Click on the dropdown menu beside Start week on.
  6. Click the day you want to use.

How to set how often Calender refreshes.

If you want all your calendars across all your device to sync automatically or you'd rather push them manually, you can change the time between refreshes in your preferences.

  1. Launch the Calendar app on your Mac. If it's not on your dock, you can find it in your Launchpad.
  2. Click Calendar from the menu bar.

  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Click on the Accounts tab.

  5. Click on the dropdown menu.
  6. Click on the time interval you want.

How to set notifications in Calendar on Mac

While you can customize alerts for events when you create them, if you want to save yourself some time, you can set all events you create to have default notifications.

  1. Launch the Calendar app on your Mac. If it's not on your dock, you can find it in your Launchpad.
  2. Click Calendar from the menu bar.

  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Click on the Alerts tab.

  5. Click on the Events dropdown menu.
  6. Click on the time you want notifications to alert you.

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How to enable and disable calendars on Mac

If you want to quickly filter the events you see on your Calendar, you can easily enable or disable the visible calendars whenever you want.

Create Unscheduled Time Blocks Mac Calendar Apps

  1. Launch the Calendar app on your Mac. If it's not on your dock, you can find it in your Launchpad.
  2. Click Calendars.

  3. Click the check box beside the calendar you want to disable.
  4. Click the check box again when you want to view that calendar again.

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