How to Subscribe to Public Calendars on iPhone & iPad

Before you proceed with the following procedure, you’ll need the calendar URL to the public calendar that you want to the Calendar app. Once you have that ready, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Head over to “Settings” from the home screen of your iPhone or iPad.

    iOS settings icon
  2. In the settings menu, scroll down and tap on the Calendar app to configure settings for the Calendar app.

    How to Subscribe to Public Calendars on iPhone & iPad
  3. Here, tap on “Accounts” to manage your Calendar accounts.

    How to Subscribe to Public Calendars on iPhone & iPad
  4. Now, you’ll need to tap on “Add Account” to add a new public calendar.

    How to Subscribe to Public Calendars on iPhone & iPad
  5. You’ll see a bunch of different email service providers in this step. Select the “Other” option to proceed.

    How to Subscribe to Public Calendars on iPhone & iPad
  6. Next, tap on “Add Subscribed Calendar” which is the last option in the menu under Calendars.

    How to Subscribe to Public Calendars on iPhone & iPad
  7. Now, you’ll need to copy the Calendar URL below and paste in the Server field and tap on “Next” to continue to the last step.
    https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/c_997bcd841affcc4ebaa8628c3fe611b9f5b48739ce24378eeaec145b1f6bc362%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

    How to Subscribe to Public Calendars on iPhone & iPad
  8. In this menu, you can enter a description of your choosing and leave all other settings as the defaults.

    How to Subscribe to Public Calendars on iPhone & iPad

There you go, you’ve subscribed to a public calendar using your iPhone or iPad.

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