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Did you know that you can overlay the O'Neill Public Schools Google Calendar on your current Google calendar?  You can also chose to sync it with your smartphone!  Follow the guides below to subscribe to the O'Neill Public Schools Google Calendar.  

You may also find additional guidance on the internet for all devices.  You will need to search for instructions on adding a public Google calendar to your device.  We are offering these instructions as a tool to assist you, please also understand that we do not have technical support staff to assist in setting up or troubleshooting everyone's devices.  Please contact your usual tech guru if you need assistance.  Thanks for your understanding!

Adding Public Calendar to Current Google Calendar:

Step 1 - go to www.oneillpublicschools.org

Step 2 - locate the google calendar on the right hand side of the screen.

Step 3 - click the + at the bottom of the calendar to overlay the OPS calendar on your current google calendar.

Step 4 - open your google calendar and under Other Calendars the O'Neill Public Schools Calendar should appear.

 

Once you have added the calendar, you can also edit notifications by clicking the down arrow next to the O'Neill Public Schools calendar on the left hand side of the screen.

Step 1 - select edit notifications

Step 2 - select your preferences regarding event or all-day notifications

Step 3 - select notifications by email for new events, changed events, canceled events, etc.

Step 4 - click save at the bottom of the page to save your changes.

 

Adding Public Calendar to iPhone:

Step 1 -  You need the URL for the O'Neill Public Schools Google Calendar.  This is the URL to copy and paste or re-type as described in Step 4 below.

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/fv43qtp8ae7tdbifmpvqomqntk%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

Step 2 -  Tap the "Settings" icon, then scroll down and select "Mail, Contacts, Calendars."

Step 3 -  Tap "Add Account" and select "Other."

Step 4 -  Select the "Add Subscribed Calendar" option, fill in the Google Calendar URL in the server box and click "Next."  Change any settings you see fit before saving the calendar.  You do not need a username or password.  If you do not want event reminders, set 'Remove Alarms' to the on position.

If you were able to successfully subscribe to the calendar, but the events are not showing up, check that the O'Neill Public Schools calendar has a check mark under "Show Calendars from within the calendar app.

 

Adding Public Calendar to Android:

To subscribe to the calendar on your Android based phone, you first need to subscribe to the appropriate calendar in the Google Calendar account that is associated with your phone.  Since all Android phones need to have an associated Google account, this should not be a problem.  Once you have subscribed, the calendar should appear in the native phone calendar application.

Part 1:

Step 1 -  Go to Google Calendar on the web (this needs to be done on a non-mobile device as the Add by URL option below is not available in the mobile browser.)

Step 2 -  Choose "Other calendars" (on the left panel of the page.)

Step 3 -  In the dropdown menu, choose "Add by URL"

Step 4 -  Insert the O'Neill Public Schools calendar's URL address (copy and past from below) and click "Add Calendar,"  and you should be all set.

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/fv43qtp8ae7tdbifmpvqomqntk%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

 

Part 2:

The next part for an Android device is for the calendar to sync to your mobile device.  The steps below may or may not be necessary.
 
On your Android device, you may have to clear the existing calendars and re-sync the data for a new calendar to show up.
 
        Settings / Applications / Manage Applications / Calendar -> Clear Data
        then Settings / Applications / Manage Applications / Calendar Storage -> Clear Data
 
Wait a few minutes and you should be able to see the new calendar.
 
AND/OR . . .If the new calendar does not show up, also do the following:
 
        Settings / Account & Sync -> select your account, uncheck the "Sync Calendar" option
        Wait a few minutes and re-check the Sync Calendar option to see the new calendar.
 
It is possible that if you have 2-step verification enabled on your phone, you may have to remove the account entirely and re-add it.

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