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  1. JRich8389

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    Alright, here's the problem I'm having:

    I try to add an event to my default calendar app, it tells me to sign in. I sign in using my gmail account that I have the calendar on. I get an error telling me this account already exists on this device (Xoom). I go to account setting, sync options and there is no sync calendar option under that email....

    Anyone else have this issue before?
     

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    I'm assuming that you have your calendar backed up to gmail on-line, so...

    Settings > Applications >Manage applications > All > ... scroll down to Calendar and open it and select "Clear data".

    Hope this helps. :D
     
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    ironass,

    Thanks for your response. I have tried clearing the data from this app. The issue I'm having is I can't add events to my calendar app at all. When I double tap on the date/time I want it pops up with a window saying "No calendars" Then a long paragraph telling me to add an account. When I attempt to add the account it tells me that account already exists on this device.

    As mentioned above, I go to the account sync options and there is no sync calendar. I use my desktop gmail calendar for quite a lot of things and I would love to be able to have it update on my Xoom.

    Any further assistance would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Just for future reference I solved the issue.

    I had to remove my account completely from my Xoom, delete my calendar from my web gmail and re-add everything.

    I believe the problem was that I started using my calendar more frequently after I got the Xoom so I never really had a calendar associated with my gmail account.

    Just thought it would be some useful information in case someone else has this issue.
     
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    I'm having the same calender problem.

    How do I remove my account from xoom?

    Also it was suppose to update to 3.1 automatically but not on this machine.

    Seems I can't do one thing right on this xoom. Very sad if I can't do anything I'll return it soon.

    So I really need lots of help

    Many thanks for all help in baby steps please. :)
     
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    where do I find settings on xoom? Or at my gmail act?
     
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    Settings is under My Apps in the upper right corner. Go to accounts, select the account and in the upper right it will have the option to remove the account.

    I hope this helps, please let me know if you have any other problems :)
     

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