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Manage Calendars

Bring your mobile app to life!

You can bring in the following types of calendars for the district or school mobile app:

  • iCal
  • Website
  • PDF (URL needed)

From this section, you can learn how to manage calendars including whether the calendar is a standard school calendar or a cafeteria calendar.

You can manage the calendars for your district and school mobile app.


Add a calendar to the mobile app

  1. From the Blackboard Communication HQ interface menu, select Settings > App Config.
  2. Select the organization Name to update the information.
  3. Select the Calendars tab to manage the mobile calendars.

  4. To add a new calendar, select the Calendar icon.

    If you are integrated with a Blackboard Web Community Manager site, you can also connect to the calendars available on that site. Select the website icon to select the calendar.

  5. Type the URL address of the calendar.
  6. Select Add. After you add the calendar, you can update the information.
  7. Select the Name of the calendar to update:

    • Change the format of calendar as iCal or Web.
    • Select the calendar type as Default or Cafeteria.
    • Select whether or not to attach a Survey to a calendar.
    • Select Show Documents to allow documents to be included in a calendar.
  8. Select Save when finished.

Remove a calendar from the mobile app

You can remove any calendars that you may have used in previous school years.

  1. From the Blackboard Communication HQ interface menu, select Settings > App Config.
  2. Select the organization Name to update the information.
  3. Select the Calendars tab to manage the mobile calendars.
  4. Select the Name of the calendar to remove.
  5. Select Delete to remove the calendar.