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 Public Holidays for 2018 Added!

 

From now on you can save time in adding public holidays to your electronic calendar!  1823 Online has prepared the Hong Kong Public Holidays calendar in iCal format for your use!

iCal, short form of iCalendar, is a common file format used for sharing calendar data. iCal is compatible with most of the current calendar program.

We currently provide data of HK public holidays for 2016-2018. For new users, public holidays for 2016-2018 will be shown in your calendar after subscribing to our iCal. For users who have already subscribed to our iCal, your mobile devices will automatically update the information of public holidays for 2016-2017 to information of 2016-2018.

If you have questions when using our iCal, you can refer to “HK Public Holidays iCal FAQ”.

 

How to subscribe to Hong Kong Public Holidays iCal?

iCal is available in the following three language versions -

Hong Kong Public Holidays (English)   Hong Kong Public Holidays (Traditional Chinese)   Hong Kong Public Holidays (Simplified Chinese)
English Traditional Chinese Simplified Chinese

  >> iOS users 

iOS users can subscribe to this calendar from their devices direct!  Simply follow the steps below.

iOS 10.3.1 (Latest version on 10 May 2017). 

    1. Tap "Settings" on the Home screen
    2. Select "Calendar"
    3. Select "Accounts", then "Add Account"
    4. Select "Other", then "Add Subscribed Calendar"
    5. Enter the URL for the language version of Calendar that you choose in "Server", then tap "Next"
      (English - iOS users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/en.ics
      (Traditional Chinese - iOS users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/tc.ics
      (Simplified Chinese - iOS users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/sc.ics
    6. Tap "Save" to finish and the holidays will be added automatically!

iOS 11.0.1 (Latest version on 3 Oct 2017)

    1. Tap "Settings" on the Home screen
    2. Select " Accounts & Passwords"
    3. Select "Add Account"
    4. Select "Other", then "Add Subscribed Calendar"
    5. Enter the URL for the language version of Calendar that you choose in "Server", then tap "Next"
      (English - iOS users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/en.ics
      (Traditional Chinese - iOS users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/tc.ics
      (Simplified Chinese - iOS users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/sc.ics
    6. Tap "Save" to finish and the holidays will be added automatically!

(Note: Subscription steps may vary with different iOS versions. If you have any troubles, please contact the manufacturer.)

 >> Android users 

Generally speaking, Android users can subscribe to HK Public Holidays iCal using Google Calendar and synchronise it to their mobile devices as follows:

    1. Go to http://google.com/calendar through a browser, login to Google Calendar with the Google Account used for synchronising the mobile device.
    2. In "Desktop" view of Google Calendar, click the down arrow beside “Other calendars” on the left hand side of the Google Calendar and select “Add by URL”.
    3. Enter the URL of the language version of Calendar that you choose:
      (English - Android users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/gc/en.ics
      (Traditional Chinese - Android users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/gc/tc.ics
      (Simplified Chinese - Android users)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/gc/sc.ics
    4. Click “Add Calendar” and the subscription will be completed on Google Calendar.
    5. In the mobile device, Tap "Settings" on the Home screen.
    6. Select the Google account used for synchronizing your mobile device and sync with the calendar app.
    7. Open the calendar app and select (or synchronise with) “Hong Kong Public Holidays” in calendar’s setting. The holidays will then be added automatically!

(Note: As synchronisation function and setting may vary in mobile devices of different models and different calendar applications, you may refer to “HK Public Holidays iCal FAQ” or contact the manufacturers if you encounter any problems during subscription of iCal.)

 >> Microsoft Outlook (desktop version) users 

To subscribe iCal in Outlook (desktop version), please take the following steps:

    1. Go to Outlook’s ‘Calendar
    2. Click ‘Home’ tab
    3. In the ‘Manage Calendars’ group, click ‘Open Calendar’
    4. Click ‘From Internet’
    5. Enter the URL of the language version of Calendar that you choose:
      (English)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/en.ics
      (Traditional Chinese)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/tc.ics
      (Simplified Chinese)
      http://www.1823.gov.hk/common/ical/sc.ics
    6. Click ‘OK’

(Note: If you have any troubles during subscription, you may browse Microsoft Support website: Subscribing to Internet calendar)

 >> Other users 

-    Yahoo! Calendar: please check Follow other calendars
-    Apple iCloud: please check Subscribed calendars

You may also contact the provider of your calendar program.

 

How to remove the subscribed iCal from the iOS and Android devices? 

 Please click here