Connecting Notion to Apple Calendar can open up a world of possibilities. Syncing Notion with Apple Calendar allows you to easily access your Notion data on your Apple device, being this your iPhone, iPad, or your Mac.
In this blog post, we'll explain why it's important, how to sync with iOS, the benefits of having a Notion database in Apple Calendar, and what you need to do in order to make the connection.
How to Sync Notion Databases with Apple Calendar
First think you must know is that you’re trying to connect two services which speak different languages.
You need a translation layer between them, something to transform Notion Databases to Apple Calendar files).
Step 1: Sign up in NotionToCalendar.com
Go to Notion to Calendar Login and Sign Up with your Notion Account.
Step 2: Allow Access to your Notion Databases
Once you’ve logged in with Notion, you will be requested what Notion Databases you want to Connect to Apple Calendar.
Simply select the databases you want and press Allow Access.
Step 3: Get your database Links from Notion to Calendar:
Once you land in the dashboard, you can choose which Notion Database Connect First:
Press Get Link and the calendar link will be copied on your pasteboard.
Step 4a: Subscribe to Notion Calendar on Apple Calendar on macOS:
Once you have the link of the Notion Calendar Database, you must paste it in Apple Calendar.
On the Apple Calendar Menu, select File > New Calendar Subscription
A new dialog will appear where you must paste the url which is copied in your pasteboard
And after that, you will be subscribed to the Notion Calendar! Easy as that!
If you have iCloud sync enabled, this calendar connection will carry over to iOS automatically.
Step 4b: Subscribe to Notion Calendar on iOS Calendar:
On iOS, you must follow the same steps.
Connect to Notion from the Notion to Calendar Login, and allow access to your calendars as in macOS.
When you copy the link, go to iOS Calendar and tap Calendars > Subscribe to new Calendar
Paste the link in the new dialog and your iPhone or iPad will start syncing with Notion Database!
Also, if you have iCloud sync, this calendar will be available in your other devices.
What about the other way around?
Unfortunately you can’t have a two way sync or update notion with your Apple Calendar events, everything must be edited on Notion and will be reflected on your calendar app.
The way Apple Calendar works is local first, so It doesn’t provide a way to connect and sync from your calendars right away.
It’s easy to Connect Notion Databases to Apple Calendar with Notion to Calendar.
Try it out today and start being more productive with your databases on your apple calendar.