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iCal syncs Google calendar with iPad and iPhone but not MacBook Air

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Apr 3, 2013 10:31 AM

Hi there,

 

Sorry to post another thread about syncing issues, but the solutions posted in the ones I looked at didn't quite solve my problem, so I'm wondering if I'm having an issue that's specific to the way I've set things up with my devices?

 

I created a Google account for the sole purpose of having a Google calendar that I could share with my Dad. We both access this Google calendar through iCal.

 

My Dad generally checks or posts updates using iCal on his iPad and iPhone. Meanwhile, I'm using iCal on my MacBook Air, which FWIW is also running Snow Leopard. (I don't have an iPad or iPhone - this is my only means of accessing the calendar.)

 

Any change he makes on the calendar will show up on both of his devices, but not mine. Any change I make will not show up on his devices.

 

I logged into the Google account in a web browser (Chrome, FWIW) and checked the calendar through the same browser - all of his changes aren't showing up on it, but mine are.

 

I had my Dad reload the same Google calendar in his devices (i.e. delete the account and add it back again) and confirmed he's using the right Google address and password. This doesn't do anything to solve the problem.

 

What else am I missing? It's a little frustrating trying to fix this because my Dad's in another state so I don't see him that often, and even though I taught him how to use an iPad and an iPhone, he's still not the most computer literate person, so talking him through this is a little tricky.

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