Chapter 13. Calendar

Of all the ways you can use your Galaxy Tab to keep track of your life, the calendar may be the most important. Need to remember the meeting this afternoon, the dinner date tonight, the tennis game tomorrow morning? Forget paper-based calendars—your Tab puts them to shame.

Better still, your Tab’s calendar is actually Google’s Calendar, so whether you’re looking at your calendar on your Tab or on your PC, you see the exact same thing, because the Tab syncs with Google Calendar. So no matter where you are, you know where you need to be today, tomorrow, and beyond.

Using the Calendar

To run the calendar, tap the calendar icon in the Apps Menu. The calendar immediately loads. You’re looking at events imported from Google Calendar, so if you’re already using Google Calendar, then you see your appointments instantly. If you’ve never used Google Calendar, you see a blank calendar.

image with no caption

Tip

You can place a Calendar widget to display your calendar on any of the Galaxy Tab’s Home pages. The widget can perform common tasks such as creating, editing, and viewing tasks. And you can click the widget to go to the full-blown Calendar. For details, see Creating and Using a Calendar Widget.

Your Google Calendar and the Tab’s calendar automatically sync wirelessly, so you should see the most up-to-date calendar information on the Tab’s calendar. Syncing means that not only does your Tab calendar ...

Get Galaxy Tab: The Missing Manual now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.