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iPhone For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Nancy C. Muir

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Chapter 20

Keeping On Schedule with Calendar and Clock

Get ready to . . .

View Your Calendar

Add Calendar Events

Create Repeating Events

Add Alerts

Subscribe To and Share Calendars

Delete an Event

Display Clock

Add a Clock

Set an Alarm

Use Stopwatch and Timer

Whether you’re retired or still working, you have a busy life full of activities (even busier if you’re retired, for some unfathomable reason). You may need a way to keep on top of all those activities and appointments. The Calendar app on your iPhone is a simple, elegant, electronic daybook that helps you do just that.

In addition to being able to enter events and view them in a list or by the day, week, or month, you can set up Calendar to send alerts to remind you of your obligations and search for events by keywords. You can even set up repeating events, such as birthdays, monthly get-togethers with the girls or guys, or weekly babysitting appointments with your grandchild. To help you coordinate calendars on multiple devices, you can also sync events with other calendar accounts.

Another preinstalled app that can help you stay on schedule is Clock. Though simple to use, Clock helps you view the time in multiple locations, set alarms, check yourself with a stopwatch feature, and use a timer.

In this chapter, you master the simple procedures for getting around your calendar, entering and editing events, setting up alerts, syncing, and searching. You also learn the simple ins and outs of using Clock. ...

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