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This quick guide shows how to add and edit your calendars on iPhone or iPad using your computer. For this (and many other purposes), we have an application of our own: CopyTrans Contacts.

To begin, download CopyTrans Contacts from the following page and install it:
Download CopyTrans Contacts

If you need help installing CopyTrans Contacts, please refer to the installation guide.

Once you’ve installed CopyTrans Contacts on your PC, see what you can do and how to do it below:

How to create a new calendar

  1. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to your computer. Let your entire iPhone data load and click on the Calendar icon on the far left-hand side pane. create new iphone calendar

  2. Click on the blue “+” button on top of the “Calendars” pane. add new iphone calendar

  3. Give your new iPhone calendar a name and a color. Click on the “Apply changes” button. iphone calendar create new

  4. Your newly-created iPhone calendar will appear directly on your iPhone. You can start adding appointments to your new iPhone calendar right away. new iphone calendar

How to import calendar events to iPhone

When a calendar is created, you can choose to import calendar events to your iPhone from your PC (we also have an article on how to export iPhone calendar to PC).

  1. Run the program and connect your iPhone.

  2. From the main CopyTrans Contacts window click the Calendar icon on the left-hand side pane. Now click on the “Import calendars” button. import calendar iphone NOTE: if you don’t see some or all of your already existing calendar events in the program window, please have a look at our troubleshooting guide.

  3. Navigate to the location on your PC where you saved your calendar file and select it. Click on “Open”. import calendar events iphone

  4. Your calendar events were successfully imported to your iPhone calendar!iphone calendar import

How to edit iPhone calendar

Once you’ve imported the calendar, you might want to change it a little bit. To do so:

  1. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone to your computer. Let your entire iPhone data load and click on the Calendar icon on the pane on the left. If your iPhone calendar is synced to iCloud, Gmail, or Yahoo, set up a respective account in CopyTrans Contacts. edit iphone calendar

  2. Right-click on an iPhone calendar listed in the “Calendars” pane and select “Edit calendar”. iphone calendar change color

  3. You can now change and edit your iPhone calendar name and color. Once done, click “Apply changes”. iphone calendar change name

  4. The changes you made will be saved directly to your newly-edited iPhone calendar on your device. edit iphone calendar name

How to edit iPhone calendar events

Any calendar entry, whether imported or native, can be edited using CopyTrans Contacts, saving your precious time.

  1. Run the program and connect your iPhone

  2. In the main CopyTrans Contacts window, click on the Calendar icon on the left. Select the day when your iPhone event occurs, then select the event you want to edit on the right and click on the little pen icon. edit iphone calendar event NOTE: if you don’t see some or all of your calendars in the program window, please have a look at our troubleshooting guide.

  3. You can now change the title, location, start and end time of the event, repeat the event, set an alert, or add notes to your iPhone event. If you have more than one iPhone calendar, don’t forget to select the corresponding calendar (private, business, etc.) via the “Category” drop-down menu. iphone calendar

  4. Once you finished editing, click on the “Apply changes” button. iphone calendar

  5. That’s it. You successfully edited your iPhone calendar event.

How to add recurring events to iPhone calendar?

CopyTrans Contacts also allows you to add a recurring calendar event to your iPhone or iPad. To do so:

  1. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone

  2. In the main CopyTrans Contacts window, click on the Calendar icon on the left. Now select an iPhone calendar and click on the “New event” button. In this case, I selected the iPhone calendar called “My Personal Agenda” add recurring event iphone calendar NOTE: if you don’t see some or all of your calendars in the program window, please have a look at our troubleshooting guide.

  3. Now set all the details for your new iPhone calendar event. To set the event recurrence interval, select one of the options available from the “Repeat” drop-down menu. To save the recurring event to your iPhone calendar, click on the “Apply changes” button recurring iphone calendar event

  4. Your new iPhone calendar event will now appear in the main window of CopyTrans Contacts. iphone calendar

The recurring event will also appear directly on your iPhone. You’re all set!

How to set event notifications in iPhone calendar?

If you don’t want to forget about the events in your calendar, here is what you need to do:

  1. Run CopyTrans Contacts and connect your iPhone

  2. In the main CopyTrans Contacts window, click on the Calendar icon on the left. Select the day of your iPhone event, then select the event for which you want to set an notification and click on the green-pen icon Set alarm for iPhone calendar event NOTE: if you don’t see some or all of your calendars in the program window, please have a look at our troubleshooting guide.

  3. You can now set a notification for your iPhone calendar event by playing with the “Alarm” drop-down menus. Finally, click on the “Apply changes” button. iphone calendar event

  4. That’s it. You successfully set an alarm for your iPhone calendar event.

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