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How do I change how long events are kept on my calendar?

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Dec 30, 2012 9:41 AM

I would like to have old events remain on my calendar for at least 12 months, but can't figure out how to change that setting. I often have to go back and look at past events to see when certain things occurred. Right now, I only have events back about 2 months.


And, can I have my iPhone and iPad have different settings that my main iCal?


Thanks in advance.



MacBook Pro (17-inch Mid 2009), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • Ferd II Level 7 Level 7 (23,205 points)



    If you are using iCloud, go to, sign in, open the Calendar App, choose Preferences...>Advanced> and make an appropriate choice to meet your requirements:

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    On the iPad/iPhone go to Settings>Mail, Contacts, Calendars>Calendars>Sync> and make your choice


    OS X Mountain Lion, iPad 3G, iPhone 4, 20GB iPod Color, iPod shuffle


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