To connect with your Apple iCloud Calendar, follow the instructions below.

  1. Navigate to your account settings by clicking Account on the main menu.

  1. In the Calendars box, you’ll see two buttons. It may take a few seconds for them to become active as they generate secure links for you. Once it turns green, press the Connect Other Calendars button.

No calendar is connected to this account. Connect below to automatically import appointments: Connect Only Google Calendar or Connect Other Calendars
  1. You will be redirected to Cronofy, the service provider we use to sync with calendars other than Google. Select iCloud as your provider.

Select provider from Cronofy
  1. You will be prompted to enter your Apple ID and an App-Specific Password created specifically for this connection.

    To create an App-Specific Password, read the Apple App-Specific Passwords help page, or follow these steps (illustrated below):
    1. Sign in to your Apple ID account page in a new browser tab.
    2. In the Security section, click Generate Password below App-Specific Passwords.
    3. Enter “Day Optimizer” as your password label and press Create
    4. Copy the provided app-specific password

Apple ID login screen

Manage Apple ID page - App-Specific Passwords section highlighted

Create app-specific password

App-specific password generated
  1. Switch back to the Day Optimizer browser tab to enter your Apple ID and newly generated App-Specific Password into the fields on the connect form. Check the box to agree to the Cronofy Terms of Service and Privacy Policy .

Enter Apple credentials
  1. Press the Link Apple Account button to connect your calendar to Day Optimizer and start automatically importing events. You’ll be redirected back to Day Optimizer and see a spinning circle in the Calendars section while we verify the security of your connection and link your account.

    Once your account is linked, you’ll see a list of the calendars in that account that Day Optimizer will import appointments from:

Apple Calendar connected

Depending on the number of appointments you have to import, it may take a minute or two to import. Once they have been imported, they will appear on the calendar on the Appointments page, accessible from the main menu.