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Add a calendar event

  1. To add an event, do one of the following:
    • In the Calendar, tap  The Add icon  at the top of the screen.
    • In Day, Week, or Month view, tap the hour that you want an event to begin. Tap 
      New event
      .
    • Use the Quick Create Tool in the 
      BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher
      . For more information, see Use the BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher.
  2. Tap the 
    Event name
     field and enter a name.
  3. Tap the 
    Location
     field and enter a location.
  4. Turn on 
    Skype for Business
     to create a 
    Skype for Business
     meeting and automatically add a meeting link to your invitation. If your account is configured for dial-in conferencing, 
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     automatically adds call-in information for your meeting. Your administrator must enable 
    Skype for Business
    .
  5. Tap 
    Starts
     and 
    Ends
     to set or change the start and end dates.
  6. Tap the times that are displayed to set or change the start and end times. Turn on 
    All day
     to schedule the event for the full day.
  7. Tap 
    View Schedules
     to drag the event to different times in the 
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     calendar and find the most optimal time for added participants. The availability of participants is indicated by changes to the color of their avatar.
  8. Tap the time zone to change it. Enter the host country and choose a time zone option.
  9. Tap below 
    Repetition
     to set or change the frequency of the event.
  10. Under 
    Participants and resources
    , tap 
    Required guests
     and begin typing the name of the first person that you want to invite from your contacts. Select one of the matches that are listed. To invite a person who is not a contact or from an external organization, type their email address.
  11. Tap 
    Optional guests
     to add guests who may benefit from the meeting but are not required to attend.
  12. Tap 
    Resources
     to enter telephone numbers, web conference URLs, and anything else necessary to support the event.
  13. Tap 
    Description
     to add an agenda or other information.
  14. Tap 
    Reminders
     to set your personal alert interval.
  15. Tap 
    Show me as
     and select from 
    Busy
    Available
    , or 
    Tentative
    .
  16. Tap 
    Privacy
     and select 
    Default
    Private
    , or 
    Public
    . Default is the default setting for your work email account, either Private or Public. The setting you choose in 
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     overrides the default setting. Private means that only your contacts can see your presence information. Public means that everyone in your organization can see it.
  17. When you are done, tap 
    Save
    .
The new event is added to your Calendar and invitations are sent to your invitees.