4 ways to have a calendar on your computer desk

4 ways to have a calendar on your computer desk
4 ways to have a calendar on your computer desk
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You will be able to install a gadget capable of showing you a calendar on the desktop of your computer under Windows or Mac. But unfortunately, you won't be able to associate events with it or even sync it to other calendars. On the other hand, you will be able to associate various services with the calendar clock integrated natively with the operating system of your computer.

Steps

Method 1 of 4: Add a calendar gadget to the Windows 10 desktop

Get a Calendar on Your Desktop Step 1

Step 1. Click the Windows start menu

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This button is symbolized by the Windows logo and is found by default in the lower left corner of your screen, on the task bar of your desktop.

  • Unfortunately, none of the calendar gadgets for Windows 10 offer the ability to manage events or sync with the one that is natively built into your operating system or any such application. However, you can quickly access the native Windows calendar by clicking on the time clock in the taskbar on the desktop. Click on + to add a new event or synchronize an agenda with the Windows calendar.
Get a Calendar on Your Desktop Step 2

Step 2. Click the Microsoft application repository icon

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It features a white shopping bag with the Microsoft logo superimposed on it.

Get a Calendar on Your Desktop Step 3

Step 3. Click the Search button

You'll find it in the upper right corner of the Microsoft app repository window. You will see a search bar appear.

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Step 4. Type HD Widgets in the search bar

This is located in the upper right corner of the repository window, where the button was To research. You will see a list of apps that match your search.

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Step 5. Click Get

This button is located next to the application file, which will be added to your shopping cart. As this program is free, you can freely install it.

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Step 6. Click Install

This blue button will appear as soon as the Widgets HD app is added to your shopping cart. It will install itself on your system.

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Step 7. Open HD Widgets

After downloading the program, you will be able to click To start up in the Microsoft application repository window or on the HD Widgets icon in the system start menu. This icon represents a yellow clock.

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Step 8. Click Calendar

This will result in adding the Calendar gadget to your desktop, where you can see the date and all the days of the current month. The application launcher is located below the title Date and hour, in the list of gadgets you can add to your desktop.

Get a Calendar on Your Desktop Step 9

Step 9. Click and train the Calendar gadget

This will allow you to move the gadget around and take it wherever you want on your desktop.

  • To change the size of the calendar open Widgets HD and click on Settings. Click the drop-down menu below Display size and select one of the two options Big Where Small.
Get a Calendar on Your Desktop Step 10

Step 10. Click the X icon to the right of the calendar

This will erase the calendar from your desktop.

Method 2 of 4: Associate a new service with the Windows calendar

Get a Calendar on Your Desktop Step 11

Step 1. Open Windows Calendar

Do the following to open this app:

  • click on the Windows start menu;
  • type Calendar in the search bar;
  • double-click the application launcher when you see it appear in the start menu.
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Step 2. Click on the gear icon

You will find this icon to the left of the menu at the bottom of the window. Your action will result in the settings menu being displayed as a sidebar to the right of the window.

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Step 3. Click on Manage Accounts

You'll find this button at the top of the settings menu.

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Step 4. Click + Add Account

This option will be visible in the menu on the right once you have clicked the button Manage accounts. You will see a window appear where you will be offered a list of services that you can associate with your calendar.

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Step 5. Click on the service you want to add

You can associate services such as your Outlook, Microsoft Exchange, Google, Yahoo or iCloud accounts with your calendar.

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Step 6. Log into your account

The appearance of the login window will vary depending on the service you want to log in to, but its content will usually consist of asking you to enter your username and password for your account. If you want to link a Google Account to your calendar, you will need to access it using your email address and password that you usually access to your account.

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Step 7. Click the Allow button

This will allow Windows to access information associated with the account you signed in to.

Method 3 of 4: Add a calendar gadget to your Mac

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Step 1. Open your Mac's app repository

It is represented by a blue icon with the capital letter inscribed on it TO. If this app is not in your dock, click on the magnifying glass icon in the upper right corner of your screen, type Application deposit in the search bar then press the key Entrance on your keyboard.

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Step 2. Type MiniCalendar in the search bar

The latter is located in the upper right corner of the screen. This will search for the application named MiniCalendar.

You can also position your mouse cursor in one of the upper or lower right corners of your screen to display the Apple Calendar in the right sidebar of your screen

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Step 3. Click the Get button

This can be found under the name MiniCalendar in the app repository. This will result in the display of an install button, below the name of the application.

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Step 4. Click Install Application

This button will appear below the name MiniCalendar, as soon as you click on Get. This will result in the installation of MiniCalendar on your computer.

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Step 5. Open MiniCalendar

To do this, you can click, as soon as the program is installed, on the button To open, which can be found in the Apple Repository window or by using Finder to search for MiniCalendar in the Applications folder.

  • You can also click on the magnifying glass icon in the upper left corner of your Mac screen, enter MiniCalendar in the search bar, without forgetting to press Entrance on your keyboard.
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Step 6. Click the Allow button

When you launch this application for the first time, it will ask you if you want to allow it to access your Mac's calendar data. Give your consent by clicking the button To allow.

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Step 7. Click and drag the calendar to move it

This will allow you to move the application launcher to the most suitable location on your desktop.

  • To add a new event to MiniCalendar, click on New event at the bottom of the list of those offered to you. Fill out the form that will appear and click on OK.
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Step 8. Right click on MiniCalendar in your dock

The application is symbolized by a black icon on which is superimposed a calendar page. Right click on it to see a drop down menu.

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Step 9. Hover over the Options button

This will result in a dialog showing you offering additional options.

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Step 10. Click Show on Login

This option is optional and will allow the MiniCalendar application to launch as soon as you log into your Mac.

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Step 11. Click This Desktop

This option, also optional, can be found below the title Assign to. Using this option will associate MiniCalendar with the desktop you are currently logged into.

  • You can also select the option All offices so that the application is associated with the desktops of all users of your computer.
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Step 12. Remove the calendar from your desk

If you want to remove MiniCalendar from your desktop, click on the icon shaped like a X red in the upper left corner of the application window.

Method 4 of 4: Associate a new service with Apple calendar

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Step 1. Open your Mac's calendar

If you can't find this app in your dock, click on the magnifying glass icon in the upper right corner of the screen, type Calendar in the search bar without forgetting to press the key Entrance on your keyboard. You will see the calendar displayed on your screen.

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Step 2. Click the Calendar menu

It's located in the upper left corner of your Mac screen. You will see a drop-down menu.

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Step 3. Click the Add Account option

You will see a window appear where you will be offered a list of services that can be associated with your calendar.

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Step 4. Select a service and click Continue

You will be able to associate services such as your iCloud, Microsoft Exchange, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL or any other CalDAV account with your calendar. Click on the button To continue in the lower right corner of the window when you have made your choice.

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Step 5. Connect to the service you have chosen

The login window will vary depending on the account you want to associate with your calendar, but it will essentially ask you to enter the login ID and password that you usually use to access the service you want to associate. If you want to link a Google account to your calendar, you will need to enter your Gmail email address and associated password.

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Step 6. Finish associating your accounts with the calendar

Check the box next to Calendar then click the Done button. You will also be able to add emails, contacts and notes related to your Apple services. Check the box in front of the title Calendar to associate the chosen service with this calendar and when you are finished, click on the Done button located in the lower right corner of the window. This will result in this service being added to Apple's calendar. You will now be able to click in the left sidebar to access each of the services that you have associated with Apple's calendar.

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