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Timetable on Your Phone/Tablet/PC

To add or replace the calendar feed in your email application, you’ll first need your feed URL.

To find your feed URL for staff:

Sign in, and click “Timetable”, and the click “Show Calendar on Phone/Tablet/PC” in the Action Area (top-right).

To find your feed URL for students:

Sign in, and in the top-right of the home page click “Show Calendar on Phone/Tablet/PC” in the Action Area (top-right).

Copy the iCal feed URL.

To place your feed in To place your feed in Apple’s Calendar application:

  1. Choose File > New Calendar Subscription.
  2. Enter the calendar’s web address, then click Subscribe.
  3. Enter a name for the calendar in the Name field, then click the adjacent pop-up menu and choose a color.
  4. Click the Location pop-up menu, then choose an account for the subscription.
 Choose On My Mac.
  5. To get the calendar’s event attachments or alerts, deselect the appropriate Remove checkboxes.
  6. Click the Auto-refresh pop-up menu, then choose how often to update the calendar.
  7. To prevent alerts from appearing for this calendar, select Ignore alerts.
  8. Click OK.

To place your feed in Google Calendar:

  1. Open your calendar in a web browser, then click the arrow next to Other calendars on the left side of the screen.
  2. Select Add by URL.
  3. Paste your calendar feed URL into the field provided. Do not select the checkbox unless you want to make your calendar public.
  4. Click Add Calendar.

To place your feed in Microsoft Outlook 2010:

  1. Select Open Calendar, then From Internet
  2. Paste your calendar feed URL into the field provided.
  3. Click OK.

To place your feed in Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac:
Outlook for Mac 2011 does not allow you to subscribe to a calendar feed directly, but if you’re using an Exchange server, you can add your calendar in your organization’s webmail interface. (Usually you’ll access webmail at an address like webmail.domain.com.) To replace a feed, you’ll need to unsubscribe to your old calendar and subscribe to the new feed.

  1. Click the Calendar menu.
  2. From the Share menu in your calendar view, select Add Calendar
  3. In the Add Calendar window, select Calendar from the Internet, and paste your calendar feed URL into the field provided.
  4. Click OK.

To place your feed in Office 365 (Outlook 2013): [!Unsupported!]
You’ll need to unsubscribe to your old calendar and subscribe to the new feed.

  1. Click the Calendar menu.
  2. In the Add Calendar window, select Calendar from the Internet, and paste your calendar feed URL into the field provided.
  3. Click OK.

Refreshing Your Feed

If your your calendar still doesn’t sync properly, you may need to refresh your feed.  Note that some calendar applications will refresh on their own (Google Calendar, for example, can take up to a day before you see changes), so you may want to wait. But if the problem doesn’t clear up, try these steps:

  1. On your mobile app, delete and then resubscribe to your calendar using the instructions above.
  2. For other email applications, copy the iCal feed URL again.
  3. Add that URL to your email application using the instructions above.
  4. Wait about 15 minutes for your data to sync.
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