How Do I Sync My iCal or iPhone Subscription With iCloud?

Subscription pushing with iCloud is only available if the subscription is created from your iCal on the Mac. The instructions below describe how to do this.

  1. First you must enable both iCloud on all devices which you wish to sync. You can visit the Apple website to learn how to set up iCloud.
  2. Generate your subscription with Lightning Bolt. (Setting Up a Mobile Calendar Subscription)
  3. From the e-mail subscription, copy the subscription URL listed for iCal.
  4. Navigate to iCal.
  5. Choose Calendar then Subscribe...
  6. Paste the subscription URL and click Subscribe
  7. In the Location: drop down select iCloud
  8. It is suggested that you set an auto-refresh frequency if you want to see regular updates to your schedule.
  9. Click OK.


If you have already created a subscription on iCal on the Mac, the instructions below describe how to enable it for iCloud.

  1. Click on the Calendars button in the top left.
  2. Select the subscribed calendar.
  3. Select Get Info from the iCal Edit menu.
  4. Change the Location: drop down to iCloud
  5. Click OK.
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