Frequently Asked Questions

  1. No.
  2. Users personal calendar and events (My Cal) cannot be searched and found on our platform.
  3. If a user links a personal account (Google, Exchange, Facebook), other users will not be able to view these events unless the user makes the choice to share the event.
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  1. App
    1. This applies to both public and private calendars
    2. Select a calendar
    3. Select the settings icon in the top right for that calendar
    4. Press “Settings”
    5. Select “Assign Followers as Administrators”
    6. Select “Add Administrator” at the bottom of the screen
    7. Search or select the users you want to make admin by pressing their name.
  2. Website
    1. Steps 1-5 are the same as the app
    2. Search or select the users you want to make admin by pressing their name
  1. Yes
  2. While on the My Cal, go to settings.
  3. Select Manage/Add Personal Calendars
  4. Select the Exchange icon at the bottom of the screen
  5. Follow the prompts and fill out the information
  6. Afterwards you will have 3 switches you can turn on and off
    1. Turn the entire account on or off
    2. Push events from your Exchange to your My Cal
    3. Pull events from your My Cal back to your Exchange accoun
  1. Yes
  2. While on the My Cal, go to settings.
  3. Select Manage/Add Personal Calendars
  4. Select the Google icon at the bottom of the screen
  5. Follow the prompts and fill out the information
  6. Afterwards you will have 3 switches you can turn on and off
    1. Turn the entire account on or off
    2. Push events from your Goolge to your My Cal
    3. Pull events from your My Cal back to your Google account
  1. Select an event
  2. While on the event detail screen, press the button that says “share”
  3. Select the method that you want to share the event
  1. App
    1. Private Calendar
      1. Go to the Group section of the platform
      2. Press the Blue + button on the screen
      3. Fill out the information
      4. Select if you want the calendar searchable or unsearchable
      5. Press “Create Group” at the bottom of the screen
      6. You have successfully created a private Calendar!
  2. Website
    1. Private Calendar
      1. Go to the Group section of the platform
      2. Press the blue “Add New Cal” button in the top right of the screen
      3. Fill out the information
      4. Select if you want the calendar searchable or unsearchable
      5. Press “Create Group” at the bottom of the screen
      6. You have successfully created a private Calendar!
  1. App
    1. Public Calendar
      1. Go to the Following section of the platform
      2. Press the Blue + button on the screen
      3. Fill out the information
      4. Press “Create Following” at the bottom of the screen
      5. You have successfully created a public Calendar!
  2. Website
    1. Public Calendar
      1. Go to the Following section of the platform
      2. Press the blue “Add New Cal” button in the top right of the screen
      3. Fill out the information
      4. Press “Create Following” at the bottom of the screen
      5. You have successfully created a public Calendar!
  1. Go to either Following or Group section of the platform
  2. Select the calendar you want to share by entering the calendar’s detail page
    1. You should see the calendar and events
  3. Press the word “Share” at the top of the details section of the screen
    1. This is next to the Calendars profile picture
  4. Select how you wish to share it with someone else
  1. Go to either Following or Group section of the platform
  2. Select the calendar you want to share by entering the calendar’s detail page
    1. You should see the calendar and events
  3. Press the word “Share” at the top of the details section of the screen
    1. This is next to the Calendars profile picture
  4. Select how you wish to share it with someone else
  1. App
    1. Public Calendar
      1. Go to the Following section of the platform
      2. Press the Blue + button on the screen
      3. Fill out the information
      4. Press “Create Following” at the bottom of the screen
      5. You have successfully created a public Calendar!
    2. Private Calendar
      1. Go to the Group section of the platform
      2. Press the Blue + button on the screen
      3. Fill out the information
      4. Select if you want the calendar searchable or unsearchable
      5. Press “Create Group” at the bottom of the screen
      6. You have successfully created a private Calendar!
  2. Website
    1. Public Calendar
      1. Go to the Following section of the platform
      2. Press the blue “Add New Cal” button in the top right of the screen
      3. Fill out the information
      4. Press “Create Following” at the bottom of the screen
      5. You have successfully created a public Calendar!
    2. Private Calendar
      1. Go to the Group section of the platform
      2. Press the blue “Add New Cal” button in the top right of the screen
      3. Fill out the information
      4. Select if you want the calendar searchable or unsearchable
      5. Press “Create Group” at the bottom of the screen
      6. You have successfully created a private Calendar!
  1. The Group section of the platform is where “Private” calendars are located.
  2. If a user “Follows” a private calendar on the discover page, they can quickly have access to that calendar by going to the “Group” section
  3. Users can also search for private calendars that they do not “Follow” by searching for calendars in the Group section
  4. Users can make private calendars “Unsearchable”
    1. The only way users can view “Unsearchable” private calendars and it’s contents is if the owner of the calendar or admin invite other users.
    2. Users cannot search and find these calendars.
  1. The Following section of the platform is where “Public” calendars are located.
  2. If a user “Follows” a public calendar on the discover page, they can quickly have access to that calendar by going to the “Following” section
  3. Users can also search for public calendars that they do not “Follow” by searching for calendars in the “Following” section
  1. Personal
    1. Every user has a personal calendar on that platform.
    2. No other user on the platform can view this calendar
    3. This calendar on the platform is called “My Cal”
  2. Public
    1. Users can create public calendars that any user or nonuser can have access to.
  3. Private
    1. Users can create private calendars that only members of that calendar can see
    2. Users can make these private calendars “unsearchable” that way no user can search for them; however, they can send requests specific to users on the platform.
  1. You can use it as a personal calendar
    1. The same way you would use the calendar that is on your phone or computer
  2. You can use it as a promotional resource
    1. If you create a public calendar, it can be shared and viewed instantly with anyone, anywhere in the world.
    2. It can be a calendar with events about anything
      1. Sports schedules
      2. Organization meetings
      3. Conferences
      4. Etc.
  3. You can use it for internal operations and organization
    1. You can create private calendars that only members of that calendar can view its events
    2. You can get your organization to create a private and share important dates and information in a quick and easy way
  4. You can get users to RSVP to events
    1. If you create an event on a calendar, you can notifications when users RSVP to the event
  5. You can share cool events instantly
    1. If you are on FollowMyCal and want to share an event or calendar with someone who is not on the platform, you still can via: text message, email, facebook, twitter, LinkedIn

Yes. FollowMyCal is free. We have premium features that users can pay to use. Additionally users can pay to promote their calendars and events on our discover page; however, it is not required.

One thought on “FAQ

  • August 9, 2017 at 2:43 am
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    Wow – super informative! It’s like you read my mind on what I could ever ask! Thanks for the FAQs and support!

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