How to Enable or Disable Alternate Calendars for Calendar app in Windows 10


Windows 10 has Mail and Calendar apps already built in. Mail and Calendar for Windows 10 from Microsoft help you stay up-to-date on your email, manage your schedule, and stay in touch with people you care about the most. Designed for both work and home, these apps help you communicate quickly and focus on what’s important across all your accounts.

You can enable alternate calendars to simultaneously show along with the primary calendar of your own country.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable displaying an alternate calendar in the Calendar app for your account in Windows 10.


EXAMPLE: Chinese (Traditional) Zodiac alternate calendar enabled in Calendar app
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Here's How:

1. Open the Calendar app.

2. In the Calendar app, click/tap on the Settings (gear) button at the lower left, and click/tap on Calendar Settings in the Settings flyout. (see screenshot below)

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3. Do step 4 (enable) or step 5 (disable) below for what you want to do.


 4. To Enable Alternate Calendars in Calendar app

A) In the Calendar Settings flyout, check the Enable box under Alternate Calendars. (see screenshot below)

B) In the first drop menu, select the language (ex: "Chinese (Traditional)") you want.

C) In the second drop menu, select the calendar (ex: "Zodiac") you want.

D) Go to step 6.

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 5. To Disable Alternate Calendars in Calendar app

This is the default setting.

A) In the Calendar Settings flyout, uncheck the Enable box under Alternate Calendars, and go to step 6. (see screenshot below)

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6. Click/tap on an empty area outside the Calendar Settings flyout to close the Calendar Settings flyout and apply setting changes.


That's it,
Shawn