3 ways to sync Facebook events to iCal

3 ways to sync Facebook events to iCal
3 ways to sync Facebook events to iCal
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Facebook has a function that reminds you daily of events and birthdays of your friends. But what if you don't access Facebook on a daily basis? The good news is that these events on Facebook, as well as birthdays, can be synced to the iCal app (Calendar), your iOS device, or added to another calendar program like Google Calendar.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: Sync events to iCal (Calendar) in OS X

Sync Facebook Events to iCal Step 1

Step 1. Go to your Facebook events page

To do this, go to facebook.com/events/upcoming/. Log in to Facebook using your login credentials, if you haven't already.

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Step 2. Find the events of the week

The week's events will be listed on the right side of the page, below Birthdays this week.

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Step 3. Under Weekly Events, you will see another box with 2 links:

Upcoming Events and Birthdays.

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Step 4. Right click on the Upcoming Events link and choose Copy Link Address

The link address will be copied to your clipboard. If your desire is to synchronize birthdays, do the same for the link Birthdays.

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Step 5. Open iCal

You will find the iCal app icon on your dock.

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Step 6. Select the File menu and choose the option to create a new schedule

A new window will open allowing you to enter the Facebook calendar information.

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Step 7. Name the calendar by entering a title in the Name field

You can choose a title such as Facebook Events, so you can quickly identify it and organize your calendars as well.

  • You can assign a color to the events in the menu next to the option name
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Step 8. Paste the calendar link in the Submitted to field

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Step 9. Select the location of the calendar

To have the calendar synced across all your iOS and OS X devices, choose the iCloud option.

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Step 10. Uncheck the Alerts option (optional)

This allows you to receive notifications of your events on Facebook.

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Step 11. Use the Auto Refresh menu to choose how often to update the schedule

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Step 12. Select OK to save your changes

After a while, Facebook events will appear in your calendar.

Method 2/3: Sync events to your iOS device

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Step 1. Download and then install Facebook

Installing the Facebook app will allow you to sync Facebook events to your iOS device.

After installing Facebook, log into it using your login credentials

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Step 2. Go to settings

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Step 3. Scroll down and select Facebook

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Step 4. Log into your Facebook account, if you haven't already

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Step 5. Activate the Calendars option

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Step 6. Go to the Calendars application

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Step 7. Select the Calendars button at the bottom of the page

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Step 8. Scroll down to find Facebook Calendars

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Step 9. Select the calendars to display

A check mark (✓) will appear next to the name of the selected calendar.

Method 3 of 3: Sync events to Google Calendar

Sync Facebook Events to iCal Step 22

Step 1. Go to your Facebook events page

To do this, go to facebook.com/events/upcoming/. Log in to Facebook using your login credentials, if you haven't already.

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Step 2. Find the events of the week

The week's events will be listed on the right side of the page, below Birthdays this week.

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Step 3. Under Weekly Events, you will see another box with 2 links:

Upcoming Events and Birthdays.

Sync Facebook Events to iCal Step 25

Step 4. Right click on the Upcoming Events link and choose Copy Link Address

The link address will be copied to your clipboard. If your desire is to synchronize birthdays, do the same for the link Birthdays.

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Step 5. Go to the Google Calendar site

You can access it by going to calendar.google.com.

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Step 6. Select the small arrow (▼) next to the Other calendars option

It is located on the left of the page.

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Step 7. Choose the Add by URL option

A new window will open.

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Step 8. Paste the Facebook calendar address in the appropriate field

Select Add an agenda to add it to Google Calendar.

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Step 9. Wait a moment

The calendar will be imported and you will receive a notification upon completion.

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Step 10. Configure the calendar settings

After the calendar is imported, you can configure its settings. Hover over the Facebook calendar within the calendar list, then select the small arrow (▼) that appears.

  • If you want, you can assign a color to the calendar events in the list.
  • Press on Calendar settings to change the name of the calendar, share it and change its notification settings.

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