iCalendar sync page

Subscribe to iCal feed

It is important to find your device from the headings below and follow the steps to synchronize your device to the iCal feed. 
*Please follow the how to subscribe instructions, this will allow you to receive regular iCal event updates

Windows

Microsoft Outlook Version 2007

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Go to Calendar
  3. Go to Tools tab
  4. Select Account Settings
  5. Go to Internet Calendars tab
  6. Select New
  7. Copy and Paste the URL into the text field
    https://www.education.act.gov.au/school_education/term_dates_and_public_holidays/ACT-School-Term-Dates
  8. You have the option to rename the calendar
  9. Click Ok
  10. Click Close
  11. The Calendar has been added to Outlook and will appear under Other Calendars

Microsoft Outlook Version 2010, 2013 and 2016

  1. Open Outlook
  2. Go to Calendar
  3. Go to File tab
  4. Go to Account Settings
  5. Select Account Settings from the drop-down, an Account Settings dialog box will open
  6. Go to Internet Calendars
  7. Select New
  8. Copy and Paste the URL into the text field
    https://www.education.act.gov.au/school_education/term_dates_and_public_holidays/ACT-School-Term-Dates
  9. Click Add
  10. A Subscriptions Option dialog box will open - Under folder name the calendar should appear as ACT-School-Term-Dates
  11. Check the Update Limit box is ticked
  12. Click OK.
  13. Click Close
  14. The Calendar has been added to Outlook and will appear under Other Calendars

*If the "ACT-School-Term-Dates" doesn’t appear under "Other Calendars" restart your Outlook

Apple Mac

  1. Open Calendar
  2. Go to File
  3. Select New Calendar Subscription.
  4. Copy and Paste the URL into the text field
    https://www.education.act.gov.au/school_education/term_dates_and_public_holidays/ACT-School-Term-Dates
  5. Click Subscribe.
  6. Name the Calendar
  7. Select a colour to help you identify the Calendar.
  8. Select iCloud or On My Mac from the Location menu
  9. Click OK.
  10. The Calendar has been added and will appear under Other Calendars

Apple IPhone and IPad

  1. Open Settings on the Device
  2. Select Mail - Contacts - Calendars option on the left menu bar
  3. Go to Accounts selection
  4. Click Add Account
  5. Select Other at the bottom of the list
  6. Go to Available Options
  7. Select Add Subscribed Calendar
  8. In the field titled Server paste the URL
    https://www.education.act.gov.au/school_education/term_dates_and_public_holidays/ACT-School-Term-Dates
  9. Click Next
  10. Save
  11. The Calendar has been added and will appear under Other Calendars

Android Devices

  1. Open http://www.google.com/calendar on PC or Laptop
  2. Log into your personal Google account
  3. Select Add a friend’s calendar (You can find this on left hand side of the page)
  4. Go to the drop down arrow or cross
  5. Select From URL
  6. Copy and Paste the URL
    https://www.education.act.gov.au/school_education/term_dates_and_public_holidays/ACT-School-Term-Dates
  7. Select Add Calendar
  8. The Calendar has been added and will appear under Other Calendars
Configure you Android device to sync to your Google calendar
  1. Open the Google Calendar app on your device (If you don't have the Google Calendar app you will need to download it from the Google play store)
  2. Go to the left drop-down menu
  3. Find the new imported calendar and check the box is ticked beside the calendar (if the box is not ticked you won't see the events in your calendar)
  4. Go to Settings
  5. Select the Calendar
  6. Select Sync Now
  7. You may need to select the Google account calendar, then under Other calendars check the subscribed calendars the Android device is to sync with (by default, the Other calendars may not be checked).
How to rename the Calendar in your personal Google account
  1. Open http://www.google.com/calendar on PC or Laptop
  2. Roll the cursor over the calendar you want to rename
  3. Select from drop down dots
  4. Select Calendar Settings
  5. Rename the Calendar in name text field (Once the name has been change a black box will open from bottom of the screen  "Setting Saved"
  6. Exit Settings
  7. Check under "Other Calendars" to see the renamed Calendar

*Please follow the how to subscribe instructions, this will allow you to receive regular iCal event updates
*If the "ACT-School-Term-Dates" doesn’t appear under "Other Calendars" restart your Outlook

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