How to use Calendar app on Apple Watch in watchOS 10

Written By Bhaskar Reviewed By Apple Watch How-to 5 Min Read

Apple has made one more of your wishes come true by allowing you to create calendar events on your wrist. The capabilities of watchOS 10 enable you to modify various aspects of the Calendar app to make your everyday life easier. In this article, I’ll guide you on how to use the Calendar app on your Apple Watch. 

How to add a Calendar event on Apple Watch 

  1. Launch the Calendar app on the watch. 
  2. Tap the three dots icon. 
  3. Select New Event. Now, fill in the required information. 
  4. Then tap Add.

     How to add Calendar events on Apple Watch 

How to view your events on Apple Watch 

  1. Head to Calendar → tap three dots
  2. Choose an option from the view options list. 
    • Up Next: Displays the upcoming week’s events. 
    • Day: Covers only the activities for the current day. 
    • List: Reflects on all your events, beginning from weeks ago and up to the next two years.

      How to view your events on the Apple Watch

View events based on weeks and months 

If you have a Day or List selected as your view option, you can get the month and week views. Do the following in the Calendar app:

  • Current week: Select < icon in the top-left corner of the screen. 
  • Different week: Swipe right or left. 
  • Particular week: Navigate to the calendar and tap a day. 
  • Current month: Tap < icon in the top-left corner on the week view. 
  • Different month: Rotate the Digital Crown. 
  • Week in the monthly calendar: Choose the week. 

Delete or change an event on Apple Watch 

  1. Launch Calendar
  2. Tap the event Delete
  3. Confirm by tapping Delete.  

    How to delete or change an event on Apple Watch

Note: You can use the Calendar app on your iPhone if you wish to change an event on your Apple Watch. 

How to respond to Calendar invitation on Apple Watch 

You have the freedom to respond to a Calendar invitation as soon as you receive them or later.

  • If you wish to respond immediately: Scroll to the bottom of the notification and choose between Accept, Decline, or Maybe. 
  • If you wish to respond later: Go to your list of notifications → scroll, and respond. 
  • In the Calendar app: Tap the event and do the needful. 

To contact an event organizer, go to event information and press the phone, message, email, or Walkie-Talkie button. 

Get directions to an event on Apple Watch 

  1. Open Calendar
  2. Tap the event → select address

    Get directions to an event on Apple Watch

Want to learn more about apple navigation? Check out tips and tricks for Apple Maps

How to modify “leave now” notifications on iPhone

On your Apple Watch, there will be a leave now alert for the event with an address. The alert will be based on the estimated travel time. To adjust the alert’s time interval, follow the procedures below. 

  1. Launch the Calendar app on your iPhone. 
  2. Go to the event
  3. Tap alert and choose another option. 
    How to modify leave now notifications on iPhone

How to adjust Calendar settings 

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone. 
  2. Tap My Watch Calendar
  3. Tap Custom under the Notifications or Calendars section. 
    Then change the settings according to your preferences.

    How to change calendar settings on iPhone 
How do I refresh my Calendar on my Apple Watch? 

To refresh the Calendar on your Apple Watch, go to the Watch app on your iPhone → My Watch tab → General Reset Reset Sync Data

Can you customize Apple Calendar’s colors on Apple Watch? 

You can’t modify Apple Calendar colors on Apple Watch right now, but perhaps Apple will let you do so soon. 

Signing out… 

The Calendar app on Apple Watch was limited to viewing events until watchOS 8. Still, with watchOS 10, Apple included health features like heart rate zones, sleep monitoring, and more. Follow my recommendations to learn more about Apple. 

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By Bhaskar Content Writer
Bhaskar is a tech guru who turned wordsmith. Hiding his B.Tech degree in a closet, he ditched the corporate path to simplify tech for everyone. For the past 5 years, he's been dishing out how-tos, reviews, and sharp insights. But there's more! He's a witty interview champ and has been sharing his wisdom for 3 years. Furthermore, he has honed his editing skills for 1.5 years and is now delving into marketing to assist newcomers. When not jamming his fingers on those mechanical keyboards, you may find him on strings or engaging in sports. And by evening, his quotes will be appearing on your Instagram feeds.
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