Calendar subscriptions

Calendar URL for subscribing (ics file)

  • https://www.google.com/calendar/ical/chromosomebiology%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics

iCal for Mac

  1. In iCal go Calendar menu > Subscribe and paste in the calendar URL above
    • You should see the 1 hour blocks show up in your calendar.

  2. You can configure properties like colours and refresh
    • In iCal v5, Click Calendars button (top left of iCal window) then right click on CCB Talks subscription from list and choose Get Info option.
    • Refresh default is daily. Force the refresh under Calendar menu > Refresh All

iOS Calendar app (iPhone, iPad)

  1. Copy the calendar URL above
    • Address starts with https://… and ends with basic.ics
    • Can be easiest to copy using Safari on your iPhone/iPad and hold it in sideways (landscape) view
  2. Open Settings app on your iPhone or iPad
  3. Scroll down and tap on “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”
  4. Scroll down and tap on “Add Account…”
  5. Tap on “Other” in list of account types
  6. Tap on “Add Subscribed Calendar”
  7. Paste the address you copied into the Server box and tap Next button
  8. Tap Next button to confirm settings are correct
  9. Setting will now show the list of accounts, including your Subscribed Calendar
  10. Go back to the Calendar app
  11. Click Home button on phone then tap Calendar app to launch
    • The events should now be showing up on the calendar
    • This should update by Push whenever there are changes to our calendar on the server

Outlook for Mac and Windows

  1. Log into NUIG Staffmail using a web browser like Safari or Firefox (not Outlook for Mac!)
  2. Go to ‘Calendar’
  3. Right click ‘My Calendars’, then left-click ‘Add Calendars’
  4. Copy-paste the calendar URL above into the Calendar From The Internet box
  5. Click OK
  6. The items should now show up in your Outlook calendar, and should dynamically update