Use iCloud calendar subscriptions

Calendar subscriptions are a great way to stay up to date with holidays, sports, social media, and more. And with iCloud, you see all of your calendar subscriptions across all your devices.

Mac, iPad, and iPhone showing iCloud calendar

Get started

  • Update your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch to the latest version of iOS, and your Mac to the latest version of macOS.

  • Make sure you’re signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID on all of your devices.

  • Before you can see a calendar subscription on all your devices, subscribe to the calendar on your Mac first. If you subscribe to the calendar on your iOS device, iCloud won't update it to your other devices.

Set up a new iCloud calendar subscription on your Mac

  1. In Calendar, choose File > New Calendar Subscription.

  2. Enter the calendar’s web address, then click Subscribe.

  3. Enter a name for the calendar and choose a color to help you identify it on your calendar.

  4. Choose iCloud from the Location menu, then click OK.

    US Holidays Info setting within iCloud calendar

Add your existing calendar subscription to iCloud

If you have a calendar subscription on your Mac that you want to see on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can add it to iCloud.

  1. Open Calendar.

  2. Click the Calendars button in the upper-left hand corner of the window to see your list of calendars.

  3. Select the subscribed calendar from the list.

    iCloud calendar with subscribed calendar selected
  4. In the menu bar, choose Edit > Get Info.

  5. Choose iCloud from the Location menu, then click OK.

Can’t see your calendar subscription?

Unsubscribe from a calendar subscription

  • On macOS, open Calendar. Right-click the calendar that you want to unsubscribe from*, and select Unsubscribe.

  • On iOS, open Calendar. Tap Calendars > the Info buttonNo alt supplied for Image > Delete Calendar.

* You can't unsubscribe from the US Holidays calendar.

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