How to Import Your Calendar to Daylite

When you start Daylite, the calendar is a blank slate, but that isn't what your calendar looks like, is it? No, you have a full schedule of meetings, appointments and time blocked off for work. Without that, things would fall off the rails fast.

That's why importing your calendar is easy and should be one of the first things you do to get started with Daylite.

What you'll learn:

  • How to import your calendars into Daylite From Calendar
  • How to import your calendars into Daylite From Google Calendar
  • How to import your calendars into Daylite From other apps

Importing your calendar is easy - select an option below to get started:

Import from Apple Calendar

Apple Calendar is a familiar app for anyone using a Mac, and where many people will have their calendar stored. Watch this video and see how you can import your schedule to Daylite from Calendar:

Import from Google Calendar

Google Calendar is a popular calendar app and gives you the option to export all your calendars as .ics files, which can be used to import into Daylite.

  1. Open a browser and go to  Google Calendar
  2. In the top right, click Settings
  3. Click Import & export
  4. Under the Export section, click Export.  A ZIP file will be downloaded to your computer. If you open the ZIP file, you'll see individual .ics files for each of your calendars.
  5. Open Daylite
  6. Choose File > Import > Import vCalendar
  7. Select one of the .ics files and click Import
  8. Match the Daylite category to the Calendar from Google

For multiple calendars, repeat steps 6-8 until all your calendars are imported.

Import from Other Calendar Apps

Most calendar applications, like Outlook Calendar or Fantastical, let you export your events.

  1. Open the calendar application where your events are currently stored.
  2. Look for an option to Export.
  3. If you're given the option to choose from different file formats, choose .ics
  4. Open Daylite
  5. Choose File > Import > Import vCalendar
  6. Select one of the .ics files and click Import
  7. Match the Daylite category to the Calendar you imported

For multiple calendars, repeat steps 5-7 until all your calendars are imported.

Wrap Up

With your calendar in the same place as everything else, you don't need to jump around from app to app. Now you can focus on your work and let Daylite remember the details for you. Keep up the momentum and add your calendar to Daylite, then start sharing your contacts and calendar with other apps.