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How to Load Our Calendar To Your Phone

We've made it easy for you to load your myWhānau calendar with step-by-step instructions.
To get started, select the type of phone operating system you're using below.

Apple iOS
Android

Apple iOS

Step 1

On your homescreen, tap Settings

Step 2

Tap Add Account

Step 3

Tap Google

Step 4

Enter the account that you were given and then tap Next.

Then enter your password that you were given then Next.

Step 5

A 2 step verification screen will appear.  Tap Try another way on the bottom left.

Step 6

Tap on the Get a verification code that has the same ending numbers as your mobile.  It will likely be the second number.

A Google verification number will be sent to your mobile.  Enter these numbers in. 

Step 7

Disable, or swipe to the left all options, except the Calendar.  This is for syncing. 

Step 8

Go to your home screen.  Tap on Settings, then Calendar, and then tap Default Alert Times.  Ensure all tabs are none and time time to leave is turned off. The reminders will come from the calendar not the apple phone.

Step 9

Go back to your home screen and then tap on the Calendar App.

Step 10

At the bottom of the Calendar app you will see in the middle Calendars. Tap on this.

Step 11

Scroll down until you see your new myWhānau calendar.  Tap on it and then go down to bottom left and tap Add Calendar, then Done on the top right - and then you are done!

Android

Step 1

From the home screen, choose Apps or swipe up to access your apps and choose Settings.

Step 2

Choose Accounts and Back up or depending on your device it may be Clouds and Accounts.

Step 3

Tap Add Account

Step 4

Tap on Exchange

The phone may or may not then ask you for your Home screen code.

 

Step 5

Enter the account name given to you then tap Next.

Enter the password given to you then tap Next.

Step 6

A 2 Step Google verification screen will appear.  Tap on Try another way at the bottom left of the screen.

Step 7

Tap on the Get a verification code with the ending numbers the same as your mobile number.  It will most likely be the second one.

Step 8

If a Google Terms of Service appears tap I agree on the bottom right corner

Step 9

Go back to your Homescreen, tap on Settings, Accounts and Back up again and you will see your new myWhānau gmail account.  Tap on this.

Step 10

Disable all, except Calendar by swiping to the left.

Step 11

Go back to the homescreen and then tap on the Calendar App.

Step 12

In your calendar app, tap on the 3 horizontal lines (menu) on the top left hand corner.  Scroll down until you see your account and tap it.

Step 13

Tick on the email and you are done for your phone.