Getting Started with Calendar

 

Cozi Calendar makes it easy to manage everyone’s schedules, in one location the whole family can see. Here’s how to set it up.

Entering appointments

On the web

Add an appointment

Go to my.cozi.com, click on Calendar, tap the blue plus icon in the bottom right-hand corner. Tap Create an event and enter the relevant appointment information. If you are a Cozi Gold subscriber, you can add an event from the Calendar month-view, tap on the day of the event and add relevant appointment information.

In the app

Add an appointment

To enter an appointment in Cozi in the mobile apps, go to Calendar, then tap + on the top right corner of the screen.

Using the iOS date picker

When you want to add an event that is more than a few days in the future, our day picker makes it easy to navigate through months. Just scroll left to move to future months, and scroll right to move back. To select a date, tap it, and the time picker will open.

Appointment Reminders

You can choose to receive appointment reminders using either of the following methods:

Push Notifications

On-device notifications

On-device (push) notifications are available for Cozi mobile app users.

iOS: In your Cozi app, tap the Family icon in the bottom right of the app, tap Family settings, and then tap the name of the person you wish to adjust notifications for. When notifications are enabled, a green check mark will appear next to “on device.”

Android: In the Cozi app, tap the menu in the top left corner, tap on Family Settings and then tap on the name of the person you would like to enable notifications for. Look at alerts, ensure “on device” is selected for event reminders and event notifications.

*Notifications must also be enabled for the Cozi app in your phone settings. For more information on enabling notifications please click here.

Cozi On Device Notifications
Email notifications on Cozi

Email

Users must have a valid email address and must have email delivery selected to receive emails from Cozi. Email addresses can be added or edited in Family settings. For information on adding email addresses click here.

iOS: In your Cozi app, tap the Family icon in the bottom right of the app, select Family settings, tap the name of the person you wish to adjust notifications for. When notifications are enabled, a green check mark will appear next to “Email.” 

Android: In the Cozi app, tap the menu in the top left corner, tap on Family Settings. Tap on the name of the person you would like to enable notifications for. Look at alerts, ensure “Email” is selected for event reminders and event notifications.

Note: If you’re not receiving email from Cozi, check your junk mail folder. If communications from Cozi are going to junk, you must add Cozi as an authorized sender. 

Cozi On Device Notifications

If you’re having trouble setting up reminders please contact us.

Change color coding

Color coding appears in the calendar Agenda view, and helps differentiate appointments.

In the apps

On iOS

  1. Tap the Family icon in the bottom right menu bar.
  2. Tap on Family settings, and select the person whose color you’d like to change.
  3. Tap Color and select a new color.
  4. Tap Save to save changes.

On Android

  1. Tap on the menu in the top left corner.
  2. Tap on Family Settings, and select the person whose color you’d like to change.
  3. Tap Color and select the new color.
  4. Tap Save to save changes.

On the web

1. Click Settings in the menu
2. Click on the family member you wish to update the color for
3. Click on the Color section, select a new color, and click Save
3. Click Save in the top right corner to save your changes

Using the Mini-Month calendar

On the Web

From the Calendar screen, select the name of the month (located at the top of the screen) to open the Mini-Month Calendar. Use the arrows to navigate to future or past dates, and select a date to view on your calendar

In the apps

        

From the Calendar page, tap the name of the month (located at the top of the screen) to activate the Mini-Month calendar. The Mini-Month calendar will pop up, tap on any date to view or add future data.

Adding iCals from mobile apps

You can subscribe to internet calendar feeds such as school calendars, kids’ sports schedules, and professional sports team schedules.

On iOS

Tap the Family icon in the bottom right of the app, tap Family settings, and then tap Manage calendars. Scroll to Internet Calendars and tap Add new calendar, paste the ICS or iCal URL and tap Save

Managing calendars

On Android

Tap the menu on the top left hand corner (see three horizontal lines), tap Family Settings, and then tap Manage calendars. Under Internet Calendar, tap Add another, paste the ICS or iCal URL and tap Save

Add an appointment

Using Cozi with other calendar programs

Cozi can be used with other popular calendar programs, such as Google Calendar, Outlook, and Apple Calendar. For information on how to share other internet calendar feeds with Cozi, please click here.

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