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06-29-10 03:15 PM
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  1. mantheron's Avatar
    Hey everyone, I wanted to sync my Facebook events to my Blackberry calendar. I figured other people might want to do so as well.

    Step 1: You need a google account.
    Step 2: Sign into Google Calendar.
    Step 3: Sign into Facebook in another tab.
    Step 4: Click on the events button.
    Step 5: Click the export button at the top of the page.
    Step 6: Copy the URL
    Step 7: Switch back to the google calendar. Click on the add button below “Other Calendars,” select Add by URL
    Step 8: Paste the URL into the Public Calender Address field. Name the calendar something like “Facebook Events” under calendar settings.
    Step 9: Install Google Sync to your Blackberry.
    Step 10: Under the Google Sync options, select “Sync these Calanders” and add “Facebook Events”
    Step 11: Select Sync Now

    The only issues I've found thus far are the fact that it syncs all events, not just the ones you're attending, and there is sometimes a delay between getting a new facebook event it syncing to your google calendar.
    Last edited by mantheron; 02-09-09 at 09:55 PM.
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    02-09-09 08:23 PM
  2. bgesullo's Avatar
    Thanks I will give it a try
    02-10-09 06:37 PM
  3. Gukophoto's Avatar
    Tha sounds great, but I would get fed up of all the other events Im not going too.

    02-15-09 03:34 AM
  4. bb4temo's Avatar
    Good info to know! Gracias!

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    02-15-09 08:58 AM
  5. aka.arj's Avatar
    Thanks for the info ! Gr8 find..

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    02-15-09 09:32 AM
  6. tiffanybailey's Avatar
    This is great to know! Thanks!
    02-21-09 07:04 PM
  7. tracksforhire's Avatar
    thnaks good tip
    02-21-09 07:10 PM
  8. Crackberry_Fiend's Avatar
    Thanks for THIS thread!
    its REALLY helpful and informative
    02-21-09 09:07 PM
  9. RConcheiro's Avatar
    thank you so much for that.. I have a few questions...

    Lets say if an event gets added on Wed, will it automatically add it to my Blackberry? Or will I need to repeat the steps?

    And if I do need to repeat the steps, will it remove the events or just over right them or what?

    Thanks again for that tip!
    02-22-09 12:50 PM
  10. mantheron's Avatar
    From what I've seen, adding events automatically updates onto the blackberry.

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    02-22-09 09:07 PM
  11. justlovejoy's Avatar
    oh dude thats so easy! i just like all of mine through opera mini!
    02-23-09 04:18 AM
  12. mantheron's Avatar
    Yeah, I was pretty amazed at just how simple it was to get this working. I'm hoping the 1.5 version of the facebook app is useful enough to make this guide obsolete, but we won't know until it's released.

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    02-24-09 10:42 AM
  13. SmoothRT's Avatar
    Worked great on my Bold, thank you!
    02-24-09 11:31 AM
  14. RConcheiro's Avatar
    when I download the calendar from facebook, it adds a calendar to my outlook... how can I sync that with my calendar on blackberry?
    02-24-09 03:29 PM
  15. suself's Avatar
    This is great thx! But for me, it did add only the ones I'm attending so even better!

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    03-14-09 11:09 PM
  16. mantheron's Avatar
    when I download the calendar from facebook, it adds a calendar to my outlook... how can I sync that with my calendar on blackberry?
    As a Mac user, I don't have much experience with outlook to blackberry. Is there an option to sync all or selected calendars?

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    03-16-09 10:28 AM
  17. Rhin0247's Avatar
    cool thanks for the tip
    03-25-09 06:09 PM
  18. xoxMiss CEOxox's Avatar
    Is there anyway to get birthdays synced up with your calendar too? I know the beta version of the app does this, but I'm having some problems with it and would prefer to do it this way. Thanks.
    Last edited by xoxMiss CEOxox; 03-28-09 at 03:32 AM.
    03-28-09 03:30 AM
  19. mantheron's Avatar
    I'll take a look in the morning, but if there is a way to export the birthday's, then it should be feasible.

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    03-28-09 03:34 AM
  20. cruc1a7's Avatar
    From Outlook only way I know is over bluetooth through the desktop software. Instead of syncing all from Outlook id sync everything from Google (Google has a app which does 2 way with Outlook also)
    03-28-09 07:33 AM
  21. eroccia's Avatar
    the new facebook 1.5 does this btw! its a great feature
    04-16-09 02:04 PM
  22. mantheron's Avatar
    i cant find the export button on the top of the page - step 5
    I wrote the instructions under the previous layout. I'll see if I can track it down this evening.

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    04-16-09 02:52 PM
  23. StoneRyno's Avatar
    Did I do something wrong? The events show up on google calendar and my BBwith the time as GMT instead of my time zone. In other words it is assuming the times from facebook are GMT so the times are hours before they are scheduled in facebook.
    04-16-09 11:18 PM
  24. freaksite's Avatar
    thanks ill have to give that a try. good work
    04-16-09 11:20 PM
  25. trik's Avatar
    love facebook and bb oh yea =)
    04-27-09 05:05 AM
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