- 1 Post By vasudev
9th October 2015, 11:15 #1
Add an alternate calendar in Mail & Calendar app in Windows 10
With the latest update to Windows 10 Mail and Windows 10 Calendar app, apart from other new features, the app also supports additional calendar types. Here we will see adding a Saka Calendar that is Indian national calendar or Hindu calendar.
Open the Calendar app, From Settings > Calendar Settings > scroll down to Alternate Calendars. It includes support for English, Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Arabic, Persian, Thai, Korean, Hebrew and Hindi. And selecting any of these languages will provide options supporting these alternate calendars: Gregorian, Hijri, Umm al-Qura, Hebrew Lunar, Saka Era.
So to enable Hindu Saka Calendar in Hindi, first check the Alternate Calendars box. Then select Hindi and this will enable Saka Era. The month and the dates will be displayed along with the English month name and the dates. The month name will be displayed in Hindi.
Similarly one can choose other Alternate Calendar types too.
This Mail and Calendar app ver is17.6303.42251.0 running on Windows 10 Build 10547.
7th January 2016, 07:46 #2
Microsoft has changed the look and feel of Calendar app in Windows 10. The most noticeable change, you will find in Windows 10 calendar app is the ability for users to sync and view their Google Calendar, something that was not to be seen supported in the same app for Windows 8.1. Letís delve a bit deeper into the features of the new Windows 10 Calendar App.