Nokia N8-00 - Calendar

Learn how to use your device calendar.

About the calendar

About the calendar

qgn-menu-cale.jpg Select Menu > Calendar.

With your device calendar, you can keep your schedules organized.

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Add a calendar entry

Add a calendar entry

Save your important appointments to your calendar as calendar entries.

On the home screen, select the date.

  1. Select (Tap to create entry), or if there are existing entries, tap the area below an entry. The calendar entry type is meeting by default.

  2. Fill in the fields.

  3. To repeat the calendar entry at regular intervals, select qgn-indi-cmail-calendar-recurrence.jpg and the time interval. Select Repeat until, and enter the end date.

  4. Select Done.

Tip: You can also add a calendar entry in the day view. Select and hold the starting time, and drag the arrows to set the duration.

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View your schedule for the week

View your weekly schedule

You can browse your calendar entries in different views. To easily check all the entries for a particular week, use the week view.

On the home screen, select the date.

Select the number of the desired week.

Tip: To increase or decrease the size of the viewable area, place two fingers on the screen, and slide them apart or together.

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Browse your calendar in different views

Browse your calendar

Want to see all your calendar entries for a particular day? You can browse your calendar entries in different views.

On the home screen, select the date.

Select Options > Change view and the desired view.

Tip: To go to the previous or next day, week, or month, in the appropriate view, swipe left or right.

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Add a task to your to-do list

Add a task

Do you have important tasks to handle at work, library books to return, or maybe an event you want to attend? You can add tasks (to-do notes) to your calendar. If you have a particular deadline, set a reminder.

On the home screen, select the date.

  1. Select (Tap to create entry), or if there are existing entries, tap the area below an entry.

  2. Select the entry type field qgn-indi-cdr-meeting.jpg, and select To-do note as the entry type.

  3. Fill in the fields.

  4. To add a reminder for the task, select qgn-indi-cmail-meet-req-alarm.jpg.

  5. Select Done.

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Send a meeting request

Send a meeting request

You can create meeting requests, and send them to the participants.

On the home screen, select the date.

Before you can create and send a new meeting request, you need to set up a mailbox.

  1. In a calendar view, select and hold a calendar entry, and from the pop-up menu, select Send > Via mail.

  2. Add the meeting participants as recipients of the request mail.

  3. To send the request, select qgn-indi-tb-msg-send.jpg.

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Remember a birthday

Remember a birthday

You can add a reminder for birthdays and other special dates. The reminders are repeated annually.

On the home screen, select the date.

  1. Go to the desired date, and select (Tap to create entry), or if there are existing entries, tap the area below an entry.

  2. Select the entry type field qgn-indi-cdr-meeting.jpg, and select Anniversary as the entry type.

  3. Fill in the fields, and select Done.

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Use separate calendars for work and free time

Use multiple calendars

You can have more than one calendar. Create one for work and another for your free time.

On the home screen, select the date.

Create a new calendar

  1. Select Options > Manage calendars.

  2. Select Options > Create new calendar.

  3. Enter a name, and set a color code for the calendar.

  4. Define the visibility for the calendar. When a calendar is hidden, the calendar entries and reminders are not displayed in different calendar views or on the home screen.

  5. Select Done.

Edit the settings for a calendar

  1. In the Manage calendars view, select the desired calendar.

  2. Change the name, color, and visibility.

  3. Select Done.

Add an entry to a particular calendar

  1. When adding a calendar entry, select qgn-prop-modes-calendar.jpg and the calendar.

  2. Select Done.

Color codes indicate which calendar an entry belongs to.

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Add the location to a calendar entry

Add the location

Do you have an appointment in a place you have never visited? You can add the location information to your calendar entry.

On the home screen, select the date.

  1. Select (Tap to create entry), or if there are existing entries, tap the area below an entry.

  2. Select qgn-indi-cmail-meet-req-location.jpgAdd location, and select the location in the Maps application. You can also manually enter the location in the text field.

  3. Select Done.

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