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How to Change the Color of the Calendar on Your iPhone or iPad

Want to color code the calendar on your iPhone or iPad? It’s easy by changing the color of each of your calendars.

Apple’s Calendar app is a lot more flexible than you might think. Along with other cool features, such as adding location-based travel times, you can even use calendars in multiple different colors to clearly organize your life.

For all you color code fanatics out there, changing the color of your iPhone and iPad calendar is quick and easy. So read on to learn how you can customize calendar colors on your iPhone or iPad.

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How to Change the Color of Your Apple Calendars

You can choose a solid color for your Apple Calendar from a list of options or even opt for a custom color. Here are the steps to change the color of a calendar on your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Open the Calendar app and tap Calendars basically. You’ll see a list of all your calendars here. This is also where you can hide or delete a calendar on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the info (I) next to the calendar whose color you want to customize.
  3. Tap the dialog under Color which indicates the currently used color.
  4. Choose from the list of options. Don’t like what you see? Faucet Custom basically.
  5. You will see Gate, Spectrumand Cursors as the different options. Select what suits you best from the three and find the perfect color for your calendar.
  6. Faucet Return and press Do. You will now see the selected color next to your calendar.


You will need to create a new calendar for each color you wish to use.

Why would I want to change the color of my calendar?

With all the different details in the Calendar app, it’s easy to get a little lost. Color coding is the perfect solution to this. Assigning a color to a calendar means that all events in that particular calendar will be displayed in the same color. If you have multiple calendars, this can be especially handy.

If you make your school calendar blue and add all your study sessions and events to it, you’ll instantly be able to see when you’re supposed to do your homework by looking for blue events in the calendar.

Apple’s Calendar app makes it easy to add or remove calendar events on iPhone and iPad, which are automatically color-coded according to their timing.

Color coding a calendar has never been easier

Like all of Apple’s apps, the Calendar app on your iPhone or iPad is extremely useful when you’ve mastered it. In addition to changing the color of different calendars, you can create, edit, and delete events whenever you want, and enable event alerts to make sure you’re always on time.