Moleskine is known more for its notebooks and less for its iOS apps, but that could be changing. It launched a new calendar app called Timepage with a unique design that fuses together a comprehensive look at the weather and your calendars to help you make better scheduling choices.
If you’re like many calendar users who keep track of multiple calendars for various aspects of your day or week, Timepage for iOS can help with that – even if the calendars are across multiple accounts. You can see a combined view of your calendars, see individual calendars and of course add new events to specific calendars.
Manage Multiple Calendars with Timepage
Upon downloading Timepage for the first time, the app will ask which calendars you want to import and which calendar you want to use as the default for when you add new events.
Tip: When you first set up Timepage, you’re only able to add one account – from Google Calendar, iCloud, or Microsoft Exchange – but you can add more later. Keep reading.
Pick your calendars and finally take a look at your gorgeous new schedule. Timepage simply lists all of your events rather than placing them on a grid so one quick glance keeps you up to date with your entire week and what you have coming up next.
The weird thing about Timepage is that it doesn’t really distinguish between multiple calendars. It certainly supports the feature, but it doesn’t separate events with different colors or even indicators. The only way you can view which calendar a particular event belongs to is by tapping the event and then scrolling to the Calendar section.
Either way, trust that all your events from all of your calendars are listed. If you want to view specific calendars or add more to the list, swipe to the left on the main calendar view. Tap Calendars in the sidebar, then select Visible Calendars to choose every one you want to see.
Manage Multiple Accounts with Timepage
If having multiple calendars isn’t enough for you, Timepage lets you set up multiple calendar accounts. The app supports Google Calendar, iCloud, and Microsoft Exchange. So now on top of multiple calendars, you can manage multiple calendars within multiple accounts. You might have long-term projects and day-to-day tasks on an Exchange calendar and your friends and public holidays on a Google Calendar – Timepage shows you everything.
If you want to add an additional calendar account on Timepage, you should have already set up Timepage initially. Once you’re on your main calendar, swipe to the left and tap Accounts. Choose to add either a Google Calendar, Exchange Calendar, or iCloud Calendar depending on what you already added. You’ll have to sign in to link accounts.
Tap the left arrow at the top to go back to the menu. Tap Calendars to verify that the new account brought all of your calendars with it. This lists all your accounts with all the calendars underneath, so you can select which calendars from which accounts you want to view. Toggle various calendars by coming back to this menu at any time.
Much like Timepage doesn’t distinguish between calendars, it doesn’t distinguish between accounts either. Everything blends right in.
Warning: One downside is that when you add a new event, you can’t automatically designate that event to a calendar. The event automatically adds to the default calendar. To move it, you need to go into the event details and tap underneath Calendar to swap out the default for a new one.