Calendar Setup

What is it?

The Any.do Calendar integration was specifically designed to help you best manage your busy schedule along your daily tasks. Once you set up your calendar, you will be able to view your tasks and events side by side in the app. 

Who can access?

  • Both Premium and Free users can take advantage of this feature!

How does it work?

  • Any.do’s Calendar View will display your calendar events and to dos side by side.
  • On mobile, you may select your preferred spread for viewing (agenda/ weekly3 days or a single day).
  •  On desktop, a full agenda view is available, with a daily spread. 
  • On mobile, you can setup the calendar by simply allowing the app to access your device’s calendar permissions.
  • On desktop, the calendar can be setup directly through the app’s Calendar tab.

To set up your calendar integration

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Go to your Calendar View (bottom middle of your screen).
  2. Select “ADD MY CALENDAR”.
  3. Select “Allow” to give Any.do access to your device’s native calendar.
  4. Your device’s native calendar will now appear in your Calendar View.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Go to your Calendar View from your left sidebar.
  2. The calendar menu will appear to your right.
  3. Under ‘Sync Calendars’ choose ‘connect with Google’ and go through the steps provided.
  4. Your Google calendar will now appear in your Calendar View.

To integrate additional calendars

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter your device’s Settings – Accounts
  2. Add your calendar’s credentials. (If you are using an Outlook calendar, make sure to choose Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync as the type of account you’re setting up)
  3. Ensure this calendar is made visible in your Calendar View.

Outlook users: Make sure to add your account via Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. OnePlus users or users who do not have this option can add their account via the Gmail app (Settings – Add Account – Exchange and Office 365).

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

At this time, the desktop apps can only display a single Google account (with all its calendars) in read only mode. However, we are working on adding further functionality to match the mobile apps as soon as possible. In the meantime, you may opt to subscribe to any other calendar via your main account in order to see it’s events too. To learn how to subscribe to different calendars, see here.


To select visible calendars

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Open the Calendars Menu by clicking on the top left corner of the screen.
  2. Check off whichever calendars you want Any.do’s Calendar View to include. You can change this back at any point in time.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac 

  1. Open the Calendar drop-down menu by from the left side panel.
  2. Check on whichever calendars you want Any.do’s Calendar View to include. You can change this back at any point in time.

Note: At this time, the desktop apps can only display a single Google account (with all its calendars) in read only mode.

✔️ Changing which day your week starts on: Enter your settings screen, and toggle “First Day” to Saturday, Sunday, or Monday.

✔️ To change calendars’ colors: 

  1. Open your native calendar app.
  2. Choose Settings > Tap on the account you would like to alter > Tap on the color circle.
  3. Switch calendars’ colors accordingly.

Note: Native calendar settings may vary per OS and device.


To alter the first day of the week

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Enter the settings screen
  2. Toggle “Week starts on” to Saturday/ Sunday/ Monday, per your preference. 

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Enter your settings screen.
  2. Select “Time Settings”
  3. Next to “Week starts on” click on the highlighted day to switch between Saturday/ Sunday/ Monday, per your preference. 

To modify calendars colors

✔️ Android

  1. Open your native calendar app.
  2. Open the calendars menu.
  3. Under settings, choose ‘manage calendar colors’ and select your preferences.

Note: Depending on device type, settings may vary. 

✔️ iOS

  1. Open your native calendar app.
  2. Open the calendars menu.
  3. Tap the ‘i’ icon next to each calendar to modify its color.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

Any.do imports the calendar colors provided by Google. Often times, Google applies post-processing to the colors on their client, which can result in slight alterations within the app. At this time, there is no option to alter the calendar colors within the app on desktop, though you may modify them from your Google calendar settings


To disable calendar permissions

✔️ Android

  1. Open your device Settings.
  2. Navigate to “Apps and Notifications”.
  3. Press “App info” and then “Any.do”.
  4. Press “Permissions” and disable the calendar permission.

✔️ iOS

  1. Open your device Settings.
  2. Press “Any.do”
  3. Disable the calendar permission.

✔️ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. From any desktop browser open this page.
  2. Then, simply remove Any.do’s calendar permission

Make sure you are logged in with the correct Google account you’ve linked Any.do with, in order to view the proper permission settings. 


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