Calendars won't sync - windows calendar to Samsung KiesSupport

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  1. lampboy2000

    lampboy2000 New Member

    I'm using windows calendar (on Vista), and want to keep using an offline/non-cloud calendar that I can sync with my new Galaxy note II. I've installed Samsung Kies, but it can't see my calender, so won't sync the information. Can anyone help?

  2. SiempreTuna

    SiempreTuna Well-Known Member

    Don't know about Kies, but a lot of sync tools can only see Outlook calendars rather than Windows Calendars.

    You may have more luck with a 3rd party sync tool ..
  3. lampboy2000

    lampboy2000 New Member

    I would switch to Outlook, but the regular windows calendar is free. I don't want to have to pay for outlook, just to be able to sync my calendar.
  4. Puppa

    Puppa Well-Known Member

    Ever consider using Google calendar, which is also free?
  5. h1r0ll3r

    h1r0ll3r Well-Known Member

    Using Windows Vista and Kies; both FAIL in oh so many ways. I'd agree with Puppa and perhaps start using Google Calendar. It's free and, while it is cloud based, it's a lot more simpler than using either Vista or Kies. I think in the long run, it'll be better and cause a lot less stress/headaches. I use Google calendar myself and have no issues with it. Out of curiosity, why are you not looking to use any cloud based calendars?
  6. lampboy2000

    lampboy2000 New Member

    I'm not using google calendar as I don't want my personal information on the internet or the cloud. My calendar id used for business, so I have details I want to keep private. I used the google calendar briefly a few years back, and I don;t know it was something I did in the settings, but the information seemed to be 'public' and I've never felt confident about using google calendar since then.

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