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Best Calendar Apps for iPhone to Stay Organized in 2021

Best Calendar Apps for iPhone and iPad

Our days are often occupied doing numerous other things or even sitting idle but lost in our world. Under both scenarios, it’s common to forget important dates, appointments, etc. Missing them might even cost you a relation or your job. Having said this, it’s better to keep track of them. Here are the best calendar apps for the iPhone and iPad.

Factors Determining the Best Calendar App For iPhone

  • Simple Interface: A calendar app doesn’t only work as a reminder; it also helps you keep track of time and manage it efficiently. This application must have an easy to use interface. A few taps and you are done with setting your day’s schedule.
  • Sync Capabilities: Better the sync capabilities, the more you save time and effort. Your chosen app should sync nicely with standard calendars like Google, Exchange, iCloud, and other third-party apps to align your entire schedule by itself. This can be of excellent help auto-scheduling your day by picking your travel plans, appointments, and events.
  • Setting Expectations: Don’t miss the app description section before deciding to install. Also, consider going through reviews – especially three-star and four-star. A quick overview will help you set expectations. There are odd times that few apps fail to meet specific features listed in the description. You should know what to expect before installing an app on your device.
  • Features: The best part of technology advancement is that you get something new every day. This is why app developers keep updating their applications. Scroll through the features offered and also check when was the last time the app got upgraded. The closer the date, the better are the chances of having better features and experience. This portrays the sincerity of the team towards their calendar app and user satisfaction.
  • Sharing Possibilities: What if you have a travel plan or an event you aim to celebrate with your near and dear ones? This is where sharing an calender event comes into the picture. Ensure that your calendar app lets you share your schedule at commonly used platforms. It will help you in keeping all the essential people updated on the go.
  • Compatibility: Is your calendar app compatible with iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch? Not all apps may support each of the mentioned devices. Still more, the merrier. Having said this, if your selected app is compatible with other devices you own, you can stay updated no matter where you are and which device is close to you.
  • Siri-Friendly: The best thing about Siri is that she acts as your command. Won’t it be great to have your calendar app schedule an event after you command Siri to do so? Indeed a big yes!! Hence, though last in this list, but not least. Ensure your app is as friendly with Siri as she is with you.
  1. Google Calendar
  2. Calendars: Planner & Reminders
  3. PocketLife Calendar
  4. Calendars 5 by Readdle
  5. Fantastical – Calendar & Tasks
  6. Planner Pro
  7. Calendar Op.2
  8. Tiny Calendar
  9. Informant 5 Calendar
  10. Awesome Calendar
  11. 24me
  12. Calendar Z

1. Google Calendar

Google Calendar iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This one’s the most organized Calendar app by Google, which means you are sure to have numerous friendly features and sync options. The app offers you three viewing options, namely, Month, Week, and Day. It auto-syncs with your Gmail account and adds events like travel plans, hotel bookings, restaurant reservations, etc. Besides, the app works seamlessly with all calendars installed on your device, including iCloud and Exchange.

Price: Free

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2. Calendars: Planner & Reminders

Calendars iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

The application has gained quite a good user base since its launch. The credit goes to its intuitive interface, allowing you to sync it with your Google Calendar and drag and drop the events directly. It also comes with the ease of managing the event online and offline. Finally, it comes with special keyboards that enable you to define appointments and time reminders twice faster than the in-built iOS calendar.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $6.99)

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3. PocketLife Calendar

PocketLife Calendar iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This one comes loaded with a range of useful and modern features. The first thing that I liked about the app is that it easily syncs with Google, Outlook, iCal, Yahoo, and iCloud. Also, you get to switch your view from options like List, Day, Week, Agenda, Year, and Month. The app is compatible with AirDrop & AirPrint and comes with Touch ID and Face ID protection.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $0.99)

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4. Calendars 5 by Readdle

Calendars 5 by Readdle iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

The app undoubtedly serves you with the best calendar experience on mobile. It comes with some great features like natural language input, offline support, task manager, event-centric interface, custom reminders, alerts, and much more. However, you might find it a bit expensive in comparison to other apps. The reason being, after buying the app, you’ll have to have a subscription after a free trial for three days.

Price: $6.99

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5. Fantastical – Calendar & Tasks

Fantastical - Calendar & Tasks iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

The app is free to install and offers some commendable features like DayTicker and a 3-day weather forecast. However, you’ll have to opt for a subscription to unleash other premium components, including a 10-day weather forecast powered by AccuWeather, event and task templates, response to event invitations, and much more. You can also browse and subscribe to calendars like holidays, TV shows, sports, and much more.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $4.99)

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6. Planner Pro

Planner Pro iPhone and iPad Calendar App Screenshot

If you are the one who likes to live a managed life, the app can be a perfect fit for you. While the app is free to install, it comes with a Pro version that requires you to pay. In that, you get to sync your events with the iOS calendar, manually time slot, support for all-day/cross-day events, system reminder for each task, and much more. However, the essential feature is the notes functionality, which lets you unlimited notes for each day.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $2.99)

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7. Calendar Op.2

Calendar Op.2 iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Design specifically for iPhone users, the application comes with a range of features like month/day view with the event title, mini popup window sharing daily events, etc. It features a vertical interface that lets you scroll through a monthly/daily list of events. The app syncs seamlessly with the built-in iOS calendar and Google Calendar.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $2.99)

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8. Tiny Calendar

Tiny Calendar iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

The application is undoubtedly infused with some creative integrations. It comes with intriguing features like natural language input, gestures, drag, and drops, etc., to serve you with ease of access. Some other features that make it worth space on your iPhone include sync and manage tasks, real-time sync, offline support, an advanced reminder system, ease of access wherever you are, etc.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $1.99)

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9. Informant 5 Calendar

Informant 5 Calendar iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

This one’s not just another calendar app; instead, it is much more than that. The first thing you’ll love about the app is the button interface to input your event’s time. It also comes with a new weather feed and support commands from Siri. You also get to use customizable features like emojis, colors, tags, etc. Besides, there are a lot of other features that will undoubtedly make you addicted to the app.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $2.99)

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10. Awesome Calendar

Awesome Calendar iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

The application comes with a wide array of features to customize your experience. Selecting a preferred font size to start your week gives you complete command over how you use the calendar app. To further enhance your experience, it comes with a security feature that allows you to unlock the app with a code. Other notable features include daily wise quotes to begin your day, sharing a note via email, theme color, lots of stickers, etc.

Price: $9.99

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11. 24me

24me iPhone and iPad Calendar App Screenshot

If I had to applaud the app in a single sentence, I’d borrow the words said by Apple. It mentioned, “Best of App Store to manage your calendar, to-do list, notes, and personal accounts.” If this doesn’t compel you to try it, here are few features that it offers. The app serves as a single destination for all your tasks, calendars, personal accounts, and notes. You can also give it voice commands to add your events and further customize it to match your taste.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $5.99)

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12. Calendar Z 

Calendar Z iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Though last in our list, but in no way the least. It offers you a simple interface, which eventually allows you to set up complicated repeating events. It’s designed in a manner that you can view all your events listed in a day without any error. Rounding it all, the app offers many more features that make you streamline your day with much ease.

Price: Free (In-app Purchases start from $1.99)

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Signing Off

I hope the list served its purpose. Just in case you are using the default calendar app and finding issues in adding an event, here’s a quick guide to fix the same.

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