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FAQ: Help, all my calendar entries just disappeared!

May 30th, 2011 2 comments

If all your events just recently disappeared from Touch Calendar, this is not the app’s fault. Your calendar data is stored in the Android calendar database not by Touch Calendar, so it’s not possible for the app to lose your data. There seems to be a Google Calendar issue at the moment causing the data to disappear from some phones – Google is looking into it, see here for details: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Calendar/thread?hl=en&tid=76214c659d3af880

If this happens to you, you may find your events are still present on Google Calendar on the web. Check at http://google.com/calendar.

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FAQ: why are some of my calendars not visible in Touch Calendar?

January 18th, 2011 2 comments

Touch Calendar displays calendar data from your phone’s calendar database.  This means that syncing of calendars is done by your phone and must be turned on in your phone’s settings.

If you have no calendars or syncing set up, go to your phone’s settings, then Accounts & Sync, and set up the accounts you want to sync from.

If you’ve already done this but can’t see the calendars you’re expecting, you may need to check the calendar sync settings. Usually these settings are accessed from your phone’s built-in calendar. Go to the built-in calendar and look for something like a “Calendars” or “My calendars” or “Select calendars” option. Make sure the calendars you want to see are synced and visible.

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FAQ: How do I add the Touch Calendar widget to my home screen?

January 17th, 2011 No comments

How you add the widget to your homescreen depends on what phone you have. On Android phones running Gingerbread (Android 2.3) or earlier, find an empty space on your home screen and tap-and-hold on it. A menu should pop up with a “Widget” option. Tapping that will bring up a list on which you should find Touch Calendar widget of various sizes.

On tablets running Honeycomb or devices running Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) such as the Galaxy Nexus, bring up the app launcher then tap where it says Widgets. Then find the Touch Calendar widget and tap-and-hold on it to add it to your home screen.

On some devices such as HTC devices, there will be a ‘+’ icon you  can tap to add things to your homescreen.

Widgets are only available in the full version of Touch Calendar.

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FAQ: How do I edit or delete an event in Touch Calendar?

January 14th, 2011 4 comments

To edit an event, first tap the event to open it, then press MENU.  You should see options to edit or delete the event, as long as it’s editable on your phone.

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FAQ: How do you change the event text colour in Touch Calendar?

January 14th, 2011 24 comments

Event colours come from the calendar. The usual way to get events in different colours is to use calendars from your Google account. You can go to http://google.com/calendar on the web to change calendar colours and add new colours.

Click the arrow next to 'my calendars' to add a new calendar. Move your move to the right of a calendar name and another arrow will appear, to let you change the calendar colour.

To add a new calendar: click the little triangle / down arrow to the right of “My calendars”. Click ‘Create new calendar’.

To change a calendar’s colour: See under “My calendars” on the left in Google Calendar for the list of calendars, move your mouse to the right of the calendar name, and click the little triangle that appears to the right of the calendar name to see the colour options.

Note: you only have to do this once. Once it’s done, you’ll see the calendars you created under the “Calendar” heading in the add event screen of Touch Calendar, and will be able to select the one you want.

If you have a Samsung phone you may have a calendar called “My calendar”. This calendar is built-in to your phone and its colour can’t be changed. I don’t recommend using that calendar.

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