"There are no writable Calendars available for syncing on this computer. Please launch iCal or Microsoft Entourage and create a new writable calendar." appears when configuring Calendar or Tasks synchronization

Article ID: KB20342

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 01-03-2013

 

Product(s) Affected:

  • Desktop Software (Mac OS)
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  • BlackBerry Desktop Software
  • Microsoft Entourage
  • Apple iCal
  • Mac OS 10.5 to 10.8
  • Apple iCloud
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The following message appears when attempting to configure the calendar or tasks for synchronization using the BlackBerry Desktop Software:

There are no writable Calendars available for syncing on this computer. Please launch iCal or Microsoft Entourage and create a new writable calendar.

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This error can appear when there are no local writable calendars available on the Mac.
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Create a new calendar in iCal by performing the following steps:

  1. Close the BlackBerry Desktop Software.
  2. Open iCal.
  3. Select File > New Calendar.
  4. If given the option of where to create the calendar, select On My Mac.
  5. Name the new calendar.
  6. Open the BlackBerry Desktop Software.

You should now be able to configure tasks or calendar for synchronization.

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