Managing Events

Learn how to use the Event Menu screen to add and edit your items

Updated over a week ago

The Event Menu allows users to easily edit and manage all the events showing on the Calendar View. Editing the event can be done from the mobile and desktop apps calendar views.

Availability:

  • Personal users (free).

  • Premium users.

  • Family users.

  • Teams users.

  • Supported on all platforms.


πŸ› οΈβ€‹ How does it work?

  • Events can be created via Any.do, or synced from your device's native calendar app.

  • The Event Menu can be opened from the Calendar View, by tapping on an existing event or by creating a new event.

  • On mobile, event properties users can manage include: name, time, location, recurrence, invitees, alarm, notes, assigned calendar, and duration.

  • On desktop, event properties users can manage include: name, time, recurrence, invitees, notes, assigned calendar, and duration.

  • Event properties can be edited and will sync back to your native calendar app.

  • The calendar events will also show in the My Day view on iOS, and Desktop (Mac\Windows).


✍️ To add, edit and delete an event

After setting up your calendar(s) permissions you will be able to select your preferred Calendar View.

πŸ“… To add an event

πŸ“± Android

  1. From the home menu, tap to open your Calendar View.

  2. Tap the + icon from the bottom right corner.

  3. Add your event information and select 'Save' on the top right corner of your screen.

  4. Your event will be added and synced to your device’s native calendar.

πŸ“± iOS

  1. From the home menu, tap on your Calendar View

    (right bottom of the menu).

  2. Enter the event title in the bottom input.

  3. Add your event information and select 'Save' on the top right corner of your screen.

  4. Your event will be added and synced to your device’s native calendar.

πŸ’‘ The Event can be set to repeat (every day / week / 2 weeks / month / year), by selecting the desired frequency under the "Repeat" option.

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. From the left menu, tap on My Calendar.

  2. Tap on the place (Day and time box).

  3. You can edit the time and day from the event menu.


✏️ To edit an existing event

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  1. Tap on the event title from your Calendar View.

  2. Tap on 'Edit' on the top right corner of the Event Menu.

  3. Tap 'Save' at the top right corner of the Event Menu, to save any changes.

Note: Some settings, such as the preferred calendar, cannot be edited once the event has been created. These can only be set when creating the event.

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. From the left menu, tap on My Calendar.

  2. Tap on the event and edit.


❌ To delete an event

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  1. Tap on the event title from your Calendar View.

  2. Tap on 'Edit' on the top right corner of the Event Menu.

  3. At the bottom of the Event Menu tap on 'Delete Event'.

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. From the left menu, tap on My Calendar.

  2. Tap on the event.

  3. Open the 3 dots menu.

  4. Delete event.


βš™οΈ General event settings

πŸ”” To set an alert for an event

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  1. Tap on the event title, or create a new event to open the Event Menu.

  2. Under 'Alarm' set the desired Notification for this event. To add multiple alarms tap on "Add another alarm".

  3. Tap 'Save' at the top right corner of the Event Menu.

Note: At this time you can't add any alerts to events.


βŒ› To set the duration for an event

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  1. Tap on the event title, or create a new event to open the Event Menu

  2. Under 'Event Time' tap on the date on the left side to set the due date, tap on the time on the right side to set the due time. To set an all day event, toggle the button next to "All Day Event".

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. From the left menu, tap on My Calendar.

  2. Tap on the event or create a new one.

  3. Click on the date to edit it.


πŸ” To set a repeating event

πŸ“± Android/ iOS

  1. Tap on the event title from your Calendar View.

  2. Tap on 'Edit' on the top right corner of the Event Menu.

  3. Tap on 'Repeat' and select your preference.

  4. Tap 'Save' at the top right corner of the Event Menu, to save any changes.

πŸ’» Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. From the left menu, tap on My Calendar.

  2. Tap on the event and edit.

  3. Click on "Does not repeat" and select your preference.

  4. Click on 'Save'.


🀳 To join a Zoom/ Google Meet video call from an event link

πŸ“±πŸ’» Android/ iOS/ Web / Windows/ Mac

  1. Open an event that has a video call link from the Calendar view.

  2. Tap on the link to join.

For more information see the calendar page.


πŸ“ To add a location an event

πŸ“±πŸ’» Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Tap on the event title, or create a new event to open the Event Menu.

  2. Tap on 'Location' and type in the relevant address, and tap 'Done' to save any changes.

  3. To remove the location, tap on 'Clear' at the bottom right corner.

πŸ’‘ Note: If you start typing the location you will get suggestions for your native map.


πŸ‘₯​ To add invitees to an event

πŸ“±πŸ’» Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Tap on the event title, or create a new event to open the Event Menu

  2. Under 'Invitees', tap on the person icon "+ Add Invitee".

  3. Type in the contact's email address, and tap "enter" on your keyboard.

  4. Tap on 'Done' to save any changes.

An invitation will be sent to the contact's email for confirmation.


πŸ“’ To add notes to an event

πŸ“±πŸ’» Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Tap on the event title, or create a new event to open the Event Menu

  2. Scroll down to 'Notes' and tap on 'Tap to add notes'. Type in your note.

  3. Tap on 'Done' to save any changes.


πŸ“ Location suggestions

Set event location with suggestions from native maps.
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πŸ“±πŸ’» Android/ iOS/ Web/ Windows/ Mac

  1. Tap on the event title, or create a new event to open the Event Menu.

  2. Tap on 'Location' and start typing you will get suggestions for locations.

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