Organizing Data

Subscriptions

11.4.1. Subscribing to data

The following options exist:

How to subscribe contacts from your external accounts:

  1. In the Address Book app, click on Subscribe address book in the folder tree. The Subscribe address book window opens.

  2. Click one of the icons. Depending on the data source, the further procedure varies.

    • For some data sources, a new browser window opens. Log in with your credentials to grant access to the address data.

    • If the provider asks you for the permission to access the data, grant this permission.

    • For some data sources, you have to enter your credentials for the data source in the Subscribe address book window.

    The contacts will be imported to a new address book. As soon as the import has been completed, the Subscribe address book window will be closed.

Tip: An address book with subscribed contacts is marked with the Subscribed icon . If clicking the icon, the Subscriptions settings are opened.

How to subscribe appointments from your Google calendar:

  1. In the Calendar app, click on Subscribe calendar in the folder tree. The Subscribe calendar window opens.

  2. Click the Google icon A new browser window opens. Grant access to your Google calendar.

    The appointments will be imported to a new calendar. As soon as the import has been completed, the Subscribe calendar window will be closed.

Tip: A calendar with subscribed appointments is marked with the Subscribed icon . If clicking the icon, the Subscriptions settings are opened.

How to refresh subscribed data:

You can also manually refresh subscribed folder data.

  1. Click the System menu icon on the right side of the menu bar. Click the Settings menu item.

  2. In the sidebar, click on Subscriptions.

  3. Click on refresh next to a subscription in the display area.

Parent topic: Subscriptions