Add and manage Calendar accounts

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Enable the Calendar

To use Vivaldi Calendar, make sure you’ve enabled Mail, Calendar and Feeds from Settings > General > Productivity Features. On a brand new installation or in a new User Profile, choose the “Fully Loaded” option in the welcome flow.


Local account

Vivaldi Calendar comes with a local account already set up. Calendars and events under the local account are stored on the computer and can only be viewed and managed in the browser instance they were created in.

This option is good from privacy view point as events won’t be stored on third-party servers, but inconvenient, if you’d like to access and manage your events from multiple locations and share with others.


Online accounts

You can also use Vivaldi Calendar with online accounts, in which case calendars and events are stored on the calendar service provider’s servers and can be accessed from multiple clients.

Add an online account

To add a new online calendar account:

  1. Go to Settings > Calendar > Calendar accounts;
  2. Click on Add account below the list of accounts;
  3. Give the account a name;
  4. Select the account type:
    • Vivaldi.net,
    • Google calendar,
    • CalDAV;
    • Web calendar;
  5. Fill in the rest of the information (read below for further instructions for each account type);
  6. Click Create account.

Vivaldi.net

Vivaldi webmail comes with an online calendar feature. You can add the CalDAV calendar easily to the browser, because the browser detects the calendar link automatically on login.

After you’ve selected Vivaldi.net as the account type:

  1. Type in your Vivaldi account’s username and password;
  2. Click Create account.

If you want, you can change the update interval for the calendar.

Google Calendar

After you’ve selected Google calendar as the account type:

  1. Type in your Gmail address;
  2. Click Create account;
  3. Follow the login instructions in Google’s pop up login window that opens and log in;
  4. If you see an error message “This app isn’t verified”, click Show Advanced and on Go to Vivaldi (unsafe).
    The message is shown because Vivaldi Calendar is brand new and Google hasn’t verified it as a trustworthy app on their side yet;
  5. Click Allow to grant Vivaldi access to your Google calendar.

If you want, you can change the update interval for the calendar.

CalDAV

After you’ve selected CalDAV as the account type:

  1. Enter the account’s address, which you should find somewhere in the calendar account’s settings;
  2. Type in the username and password;
  3. Click Create account;

If you want, you can change the update interval for the calendar.

Web calendar

Web calendars, for example local public holidays or your favourite sport’s team’s match calendar, are a good way to follow events that you don’t want to add manually yourself, but would still like to know about. Web calendar events are read-only, meaning you can view them, but only the calendar owner can edit the events.

After you’ve selected Web Calendar as the account type:

  1. Enter the calendar’s link (make sure the URL ends with .ics);
  2. Click Create account;

Calendar Mail Account

To share events, the Calendar needs to be linked to a mail account. Select the mail account in Settings > Calendar > Calendar Settings > Calendar Mail Account.

To add a new Mail account, check out the help page about adding and managing Mail accounts.


Edit accounts

To change something about the account:

  1. Go to Settings > Calendar > Calendar accounts;
  2. Select an account you want to update;
  3. Make the changes;
  4. Click Save.

Delete accounts

To delete an account and its calendars:

  1. Go to Settings > Calendar > Calendar accounts;
  2. Select an account you want to delete;
  3. Click on Delete Account below the list of accounts;
  4. Click Yes on the confirmation dialog.

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