Setup MyCalet with an Apple Device

Set up MyCalet access on the calendar application on your iPad, iPhone, iTouch or the iCal application on a Mac

Click one of the links below and follow the instructions to create a MyCalet account on your Apple device:

Creating a MyCalet account on iOS version 5.0 or later

To create a MyCalet account on iOS 5.0 or later:

  1. Tap on the “Settings” applet.
  2. Scroll to and tap on “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”.
  3. Tap on “Add Account…”.
  4. Scroll to and tap on “Other”.
  5. Tap on “Add CalDAV Account” and fill in the account form. The <user-name> and <password> values should be substituted with the email address and password that you use to log in to MyCalet.
    1. Server: mycalet.com
    2. User Name: <user-name>
    3. Password: <password>
    4. Description: Can leave as default or change as desired.
  6. Tap “Next” button.
  7. Exit the “Settings” applet by pressing the iPad/iPhone/iTouch bottom exit button.
  8. Tap on the “Calendars” app.
  9. Tap on the “Calendars” button in the top left corner of the screen. You should see a list of
    similar to this:

You should now see events from your mycalet.com calendar(s), with ability to edit them, add new events via tapping on “+” and selecting which Calendar the new event is associated with, etc.

Creating a MyCalet account on iOS version 4.x or earlier

You need to have the following information in order to set up MyCalet access on the calendar application on your iPad, iPhone, iTouch when using a device running iOS 4.x or earlier.

  1. Your MyCalet username and password. This is the email address and password that you used to log into the MyCalet client.
  2. The MyCalet server user id associated with your account. This can be found by logging into the MyCalet client and performing the following steps
    1. Click to the Calendar tab to display your calendars.
    2. In the list of calendars on the left-hand side, right-click on the calendar “My Calendar” and select “Properties” from the menu that appears.
    3. In the “Properties” dialog, look at the “Path” field. It should contain a path similar to this:
      https://mycalet.com/ucaldav/user/<nnnn>/calendar/
      The MyCalet server user id is the value in the path field represented by <nnnn>. Remember this value as it will be required to set up MyCalet access to your iPhone/iTouch.

To create a MyCalet account on iOS version 4.x or earlier:

  1. Tap on the “Settings” applet.
  2. Scroll to and tap on “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”.
  3. Tap on “Add Account…”.
  4. Tap on “Other”.
  5. Tap on “Add CalDAV Account” and fill in the account form. The <user-name> and <password> values should be substituted with the email address and password that you use to log in to the MyCalet client.
    1. Server: mycalet.com
    2. User Name: < user-name>
    3. Password: <password>
    4. Description: Can leave as default or change as desired.
  6. Tap “Next” button. The verification will fail. If you get the error “Unable to Verify Certificate”, then tap on “Accept”. If you get the error “Cannot Connect Using SSL”, then tap on “Cancel”.
  7. Tap on “Advanced Settings” (which has now appeared on the account screen) and fill in the advanced setting form. The <user-id> value should be the server user id that you looked up using the instructions in the first section of this document.Note that editing the “Account URL” field may take a few taps and slides to get into edit mode and cursor located to proper place in the URL.
    1. Use SSL: On
    2. Port: 443
    3. Account URL: https://mycalet.com:443/ucaldav/principals/users/<user-id>
  8. Exit “Advanced Settings”.
  9. Tap on the “Next” button and verify the account. Verification should now succeed.
  10. Exit the “Settings” applet by pressing the iPad/iPhone/iTouch bottom exit button.
  11. Tap on the “Calendars” app.
  12. Tap on the “Calendars” button in the top left corner of the screen. You should see a list of
    similar to this:

You should now see events from your mycalet.com calendar(s), with ability to edit them, add new events via tapping on “+” and selecting which Calendar the new event is associated with, etc.

Creating a MyCalet account on a Mac

You need to have the following information in order to set up MyCalet access on the Mac iCal application.

  1. Your MyCalet username and password. This is the email address and password that you used to log into the MyCalet client.
  2. The MyCalet server user id associated with your account. This can be found by logging into the MyCalet client and performing the following steps
    1. Click to the Calendar tab to display your calendars.
    2. In the list of calendars on the left-hand side, right-click on the calendar “My Calendar” and select “Properties” from the menu that appears.
    3. In the “Properties” dialog, look at the “Path” field. It should contain a path similar to this:
      https://mycalet.com/ucaldav/user/<nnnn>/calendar/
      The MyCalet server user id is the value in the path field represented by <nnnn>. Remember this value as it will be required to set up MyCalet access to your iPhone/iTouch.

To create a MyCalet account on a Mac:

  1. Start the iCal application.
  2. Click iCal->Preferences to open the preferences dialog.
  3. Click the Accounts button at the top of the dialog to display the accounts screen.
  4. Click the “+” in the lower left hand corner to add a new account. The <user-name> and <password> values should be substituted with the email address and password that you use to log in to the MyCalet client.
    1. Description: Name the account, something such as “mycalet.com”.
    2. User Name: < user-name>
    3. Password: <password>
  5. Click the triangle next to “Server Options” to display the account URL field and enter the URL as you see below. Substitute the <user-id> value with the server user id that you looked up using the instructions in the first section of this document.
    https://mycalet.com/ucaldav/principals/users/<user-id>/
    Note that the trailing slash is required.
  6. Click the “Add” button to add the account.
  7. Dismiss the preferences dialog.