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Why THE FUCK are there no alternatives to Google Calendar that just fucking work

WHY

I just want a fucking calendar app on my fucking phone that can give me fucking reminders, set repeating events, AND NOT USE GOOGLE CALENDAR OR FUCKING ANYTHING FROM THEM AT ALL

WHY IS THIS SO FUCKING HARD

>> No.71259807

Fastmail has a decent built-in calendar

>> No.71259809

Microsoft Exchange

>> No.71259836

>>71259794
You could just use you brain to remember dates and events, or a paper calendar.

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>>71259836

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>>71259794
AOSP calendar ? Sync with DAVx5

>> No.71259906

lmao, just make your own calendar app

>> No.71260783

>>71259794
literally every calendar app does this and all they syncing is the same.because they all use the same protocol.

>> No.71260802

>>71259794
>he doesn't use microsoft's calander with his office 365
NEETs baka

>> No.71260861

Just use spreadsheets

>> No.71261004

>>71259794
what exactly is your problem with google calendar? the fact that it's from google?

>> No.71261049

>>71259794
Jorte. Best calander app, period. I've used it for like 6 years.

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>>71259794
Anon I too have had problems with the same thing in the past. Firstly, not a ton of people use calendars other than the standard botnet ones, so of course there's not a lot of resources. Let me help you out.

Calendars are a bit more complex and not just >muh calendar app. The apps you use are just clients that interact with a CalDAV server somewhere at GoogleHQ. This means in order to escape the botnet you have to host your own CalDAV server. There's a lightweight one that runs on python called radicale. After you've set up your own CalDAV server, you have to install DAV from Fdroid store in order to synchronize the server with your phone. ONLY THEN you install a >muh calendar app. I recommend Etar, it's free and open source, and it closely resembles the Google one.

Godspeed, anon.

>> No.71261292

Can anyone redpill me on org-calendar and org-agenda?

(Emacs works on termux, but it's not really viable for OP's phone use.)

>> No.71261313

>>71261292
for Android there is Orgzly

>> No.71262761

Use simple calendar from fdroid and just keep it offline. Cloud = botnet.

>> No.71262956

calander apps are bloated, use your brain faggot

>> No.71262987

Simple Calendar

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>I just want a fucking calendar app on my fucking phone that can give me fucking reminders, set repeating events, AND NOT USE GOOGLE CALENDAR OR FUCKING ANYTHING FROM THEM AT ALL

>> No.71263259

>>71263012
Simple calendar saves your data locally. What's your problem then buddy.

>> No.71263361

>>71259794
Write your own, it is baby's first app to make reminders on a calendar.

>> No.71263395

>>71259794
https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.simplemobiletools.calendar.pro/

>> No.71263774

>>71259836
based and redpilled

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>>71259794
Found you a good alternative, Anon

>> No.71264126

>>71259794
If you mean calendar syncing then look at CalDav and Nextcloud. It's not that hard to set up.

>>71261273
The problem is that on Android if you use a different calendar app and remove/disable the Google Calendar app syncing doesn't work properly.
It shouldn't be like this, but it is. At least it was last time I tried.

>> No.71265589

>>71262761
>lose your phone
>lose your whole calendar

yeah, no. pls leave your mom's basement and enter the real world.

>> No.71265904

>>71264126
thats what he is saying you retard, you use DAV instead of 'Google Calendar Sync'

>> No.71265921

Outlook

>> No.71265964

>>71265904
No, you don't understand. Even if you use DAV you still need to keep Google Calendar.

>> No.71265984

>>71265964
I guess my phone is magic then because it just werked

>> No.71266054

>>71265984
GApps free? If not, did you disable/remove Google Calendar?

I know that it kinda works, but last time I tried the syncing was buggy, events to/from server were delayed and so on.
Maybe also related to Android power saving...

>> No.71266070

>>71259794
There's literally an Android app called "simple calendar" that does this you brainlet.

>> No.71266284

>>71266054
gapps pico package, no google calendar installed

>> No.71266359

>>71266284
Which calendar app do you use?

>> No.71266415

>>71266359
doesnt matter, thats not the thing that does the syncing.
for syncing I used CalDAV-Sync and CardDAV-Sync, DAVDroid was a buggy mess.

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>>71265589

How many times do you lose your phone you absolute imbecile?
Do you know even know what backups are?

Pic related... It's you.

>> No.71266873

>>71266634
this, use titanium backup with syncopoli

>> No.71267417

I don't have this problem on my Apple devices

>> No.71267599

>>71259794
1. Install Davdroid and Simple Calendar (both on F-droid for free)
2. Set up a Nextcloud server or make a (free) account from one of the providers:
https://nextcloud.com/providers/

I know it sounds a bit complicated, but unless you're installing the server it's 5 minutes of work to sign up and enter the login data in Davdroid.

All free and no Google involved in any way.
Also I don't recommend proprietary nonstandard shit like something from Microsoft or some other hacky solution.


>>71267417
iOS has built in DAV sync, so that you don't have to install Davdroid. Everything else is the same.

>> No.71267635

>>71259794
Simple Calendar

>> No.71267818

>>71259836
>unironic boomer apologist

>> No.71268216

>>71259794
Have you tried to search calendar on F-droid?
Simple, easy and straightforward.
Simple Calendar (Offline calendar with no ads. Organizer & reminders for appointments, events etc) - https://f-droid.org/app/com.simplemobiletools.calendar.pro

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