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By subscription, you can merge others' public calendars with yours and even collaborate your business calendars. You can also set reminders to your subscribed calendars. Subscriptions available are:

Subscribe to public calendars

Public calendars that have agenda of any important event can be subscribed to your Zoho Calendar.

  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Select "Subscribe to" from the left pane.
  3. In the "Web URL" field, paste the public calendar's URL.
  4. Click on "Subscribe".

Subscribe to Projects Calendars

It is not only your friends calendar that you can subscribe to but also to your own calendars from other Zoho applications like Zoho Projects. This should satisfy your business needs.

  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Select "Zoho Apps" option on the left.
  3. Under "Zoho Apps", you will find more Zoho applications listed there. They are
    • Zoho CRM
    • Zoho Recruit
    • Zoho Task
    • Zoho Projects
    • Zoho Contacts
  4. Clicking on these links will subscribe you to the respective calendars.

Subscribe to Zoho Contacts Birthday

You can subscribe to your Zoho Contacts Birthdays, to view their birthdays in your Calendar. Follow the instructions below to subscribe to the Zoho Contacts Calendar.

  1. Go To Settings.
  2. Click "Zoho Apps" to view the applications relevant for Calendar Subscription.
  3. Under "Zoho Apps", Select "Zoho Contacts".
  4. Click "Subscribe" across Zoho Contacts to subscribe to Contacts Birthday Calendar.

When you return to the Calendar Interface, you will see a new Calendar 'Contacts Birthdays' under your Other Calendars. You can check the Day/ Week/ Month/ Agenda view to check the upcoming Contacts birthdays. You can also add new contacts along with their birthday details or add the birthday details for existing Contacts, if you do not see the birthdays of any of your contacts. Refer here for instructions to add reminders to this calendar.


To add or modify the birthdays of your existing contacts, launch the contacts application from Zoho Mail Suite or access Zoho Contacts. In the Contacts view, Click "Add more information" to update a particular Contacts Birthday details.

Add a friends calendar

  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Select the tab, "Subscribe to" from the left pane.
  3. Of the three tabs on the right side of that page, select the second tab which would be "Friends Calendar".
  4. Type your friends Zoho mail id in the provided field and click on "OK".
  5. Your friend's public calendar will be listed with a "Subscribe" button.
  6. Click on "Subscribe" button to add your friends calendar.
  7. There also will be another option which is to "Send request for individual sharing".
  8. Clicking on this option will send a requisition mail to your friend enabling only you to share that calendar with them.

Subscribe to Holiday calendars

There are calendars with holiday information of countries to which you can subscribe. The list includes holiday calendars of eminent countries such as Russia, USA, UK, China, Italy, Australia, France, Mexico, and more.

  1. Click on Settings.
  2. Select "Subscribe to".
  3. The third tab on the right side will be "Holidays". Click on it to display the list of holiday calendars offered.
  4. Click on the "Subscribe" button of the calendar you wish to subscribe to.

Steps to Add Reminders to the Subscribed Calendars

  1. Go To "Calendar Settings".
  2. Click "Other Calendars" to view the Subscribed Calendars.
  3. Select the calendar to which you want to manage reminders and click on "Details".
  4. Click "Add Reminder" to add reminders by email and pop up, specifying various time intervals before the event.


Event level reminders are not supported for Subscribed Calendars.

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