The Ministry key dates calendar is a static calendar (ics) that can be imported into most calendar publishing formats such as Microsoft outlook, Google calendar, Apple Calendar, Mozilla Sunbird and Lightning.
To import the calendar into other calendar formats select the ‘Download calendar’ button.
You cannot download the calendar from a phone or tablet. You will need to download it to your computer and then ‘sync’ your calendar with other devices.
New events/changes won’t automatically update in your calendar. You will need to download the calendar again or individually add the new events.
Click the Settings icon in the top right hand corner > Settings.
Open the Calendars tab.
Click Import calendar between the ‘My calendars’ and ‘Other Calendars’ headings.
Click Choose file and locate the ‘Ministry-key-dates-calendar-2017.ics’ file. This will probably be in your recent downloads folder.
Choose which calendar to add the imported events to. By default, events will be imported into your primary calendar.
Please note events will appear at a different time if importing to google calendar. We’ve been unable to resolve this to date.
Click ‘Download calendar’> Double click on file.
A message will ask you if you want to import the calendar.
If you are using Outlook 2013, click File> Open & Export > Import/Export. If you are using Outlook 2010, clickFile > Open > Import. If you are using Outlook 2007, clickFile > Import and Export.
ClickImport an iCalendar (.ics) or vCalendar (.vcs) and then Next
Locate the ‘Ministry-key-dates-calendar-2017.ics’ file and clickOpen. This will probably be in your recent downloads folder.
Once the file is chosen, the data will be imported as Open as New or Import. When you choose Open as New, the calendar will be opened as a separate calendar. If you click Import, it will import all dates to your calendar.