The Event Menu

 

What is it?

The Event Menu is where you can view, edit and manage any event you have on the Calendar View. Easily create a new event, or edit an event that has been synced from your native calendar app, straight from your Any.do mobile app!

Who can access?

  • Both Premium and Free users can take advantage of this feature!
  • The Event Menu display for the Desktop apps, is currently in read-only mode.

How does it work?

  • Events in your calendar have several properties including: Name, time, location, recurrence, invitees, alarm, notes, assigned calendar, and duration. 
  • On the mobile apps, you can add events and edit their properties, and all changes will sync back to your device’s native calendar app. 

To add, edit and delete an event

✔️ Android/ iOS

To add an event:

  1. Go to your Calendar View  .
  2. Tap on the blue “+” from the bottom right corner, and select ‘Event’  .
  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.

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

To edit an existing event:

  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.

Please note that 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.

To delete an event:

  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’.

To set the duration and notification for an event

✔️ 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. In order to set an all day event, toggle the button next to “All Day Event”.
  3. Under ‘Alarm’ set the desired Notification for the event. You can add multiple alarms, by simply selecting the option to “Add another alarm”.
  4. Tap ‘Save’ at the top right corner of the Event Menu, to save any changes.

To add a location or notes to an event

✔️ Android/ iOS

  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. To remove the location, tap on ‘Clear’ on this section.
  3. Scroll down to ‘Notes’ and tap on ‘Tap to add notes’.
  4. Tap on ‘Done’ to save any changes.
  5. Tap on “Save” on the Event Menu. 

To add invitees to an event

✔️ Android/ iOS

  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.
  5. Tap on “Save” on the Event Menu. 

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


To switch calendars or set the default calendar

 

✔️ Android/ iOS

  1. Go to your app settings and tap on “Default Calendar”.
  2. Select which calendar new events will be automatically assigned to. 

To switch calendar for a specific event-

  1. Open the Event Menu.
  2. Tap on ‘Calendar’, and select the calendar you want to create the event under, if you have more than one.

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