Off-site calendar access
But if you're an iCal user and would like to have events display (read-only) on your Mac or iOS devices then you can do so by following these steps.
- Open iCal
- Enter the following URL:
Workaround for non-apprearing events
There are cases where the application sees the calendar, but fails to display the events. The workaround is use a Google Calendar account as a mediator.
1. Google account (GCal comes with it)
2. Attention to details
3. iCal for OSX
- Using your browser, log into your Google Calendar account using your Google account credentials
- On the left hand side, you'll see
addlinks on both My calendars and Other calendars - click on the link for the latter (Other calendars)
- On the context pop-up select
Add by URLand enter http://www.bukaspalad.com/feeds/calendar
Add Calendarto finish adding your calendar.
Adding to iCal
- Open and access iCal's preferences.
- Click on the Accounts tab.
- On the
Account Informationsub-tab, click on the + icon on the bottom left to start the process of adding a new account.
CalDAVas the account type (I guess you can also try
automaticif you're feeling lucky)
- Enter your google account username (e.g.
- Enter your password.
- Once the account is verified, click on the
- Check the calendars you want to be displayed on iCal's left calendar pane
Adding to iOS devices
Assuming you already have a Google calendar setup, here's how you go about accessing the calendars on iOS devices (iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads)
- Go to
Settings->Mail, Contacts, Calendars
- click on
Add Accountand select
Microsoft Exchange(yes, not GMail!)
- Go through whatever steps to authenticate your Google account.
Should you need it, here are other strings you may need to put in:
m.google.com(this might appear after you submit your credentials)
- After that's all done with, get back to the Accounts list in step 1, you should now see your newly added account there, click on that.
- Open Mobile Safari (i.e. Safari on your iOS device) and visit https://m.google.com/sync/settings/iconfig/welcome?source=mobileproducts&hl=en
(It's important you visit this via the mobile device because it will not show what you need to configure if you're on a desktop)
- Click on
Sign in with your Google Accountand login
- You'll now be taken to your device list. Select the device you're using.
- The next page you'll see is the settings for which calendars will be available on you iOS devices. Check
Bukas Palad (Read Only)on the Shared Calendars section and click save
- Go to [mobile] iCal and click on
Calendarson the top left.
- You should now see the calendars you set to be available on step 8, tap on
Bukas Paladto check/enable it and you're done.
Feel free to comment below if you have any more questions