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    Default Galaxy S5 Grouping Outlook (Exchange) Calendars into One

    This is my first time posting to this board, and I hope I'm not repeating a question that has already been posted (I looked extensively and couldn't find anything). I recently upgraded from a Samsung Galaxy S2 to the S5. I am loving the phone except for the syncing of the Outlook (Exchange) calendar. I use multiple calendars in Outlook (for my work), but only want one of the calendars to sync to my phone (my main calendar only - the others are group calendars that I do not need to see on my phone; however, I am the owner of each of these calendars [not sure if that is important or not]). The problem I'm having is that the S5 is grouping my calendars into one calendar. I cannot choose which calendar I would like to see/sync, so the group calendar information is overpopulating my calendar (I use the S Planner calendar that comes with the Galaxies). I really just want the one (main) calendar to sync.

    I thought the issue was in the S5's on-board S Planner calendar, so I disabled that and downloaded the Google calendar app. Much to my surprise, the same thing happened. This lead me to believe that it is something in how the S5 is syncing with the Exchange calendars.

    I also have a Galaxy Tab 2 running the most recent software update (sorry, I don't know what it is), and it only syncs the main Outlook (Exchange) calendar ... not all of them. This is also how it was with my S2.

    Please help ... all the extraneous information in my calendar is very frustrating!

    Oh, and I do not have a rooted phone ... I don't know the first thing about rooting or managing a rooted phone, nor do I want to (I'm not that tech savvy).
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    Default Re: Galaxy S5 Grouping Outlook (Exchange) Calendars into One

    I had the same problem with Outlook.com. I solved it by downloading the Outlook.com app. It doesn't come with a calendar, but it will sync multiple Outlook.com calendars properly with the phone's calendar.

    If you use a Windows 8 calendar app with no issues I would think it should work, although since you are on a corporate Exchange system I'm not sure.

    Edit: I forgot that although it displayed the calendars properly on Samsung's calendar, I still couldn't create events for individual Outlook calendars. However I can with Google's calendar app, so that's what I use now. Which is fine, because I prefer Google's widget anyway.
    Last edited by prlundberg; 05-20-2014 at 03:14 PM.
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    Default Re: Galaxy S5 Grouping Outlook (Exchange) Calendars into One

    Thanks for your response prlundberg. I'm not sure how that will work on our corporate exchange system, but I will check with IT to see what they say.
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    Default Re: Galaxy S5 Grouping Outlook (Exchange) Calendars into One

    Quote Originally Posted by Emm K View Post
    Thanks for your response prlundberg. I'm not sure how that will work on our corporate exchange system, but I will check with IT to see what they say.
    I'm pretty sure that since you are able to sign on to your account now and get your calendar, just not seperated out, that it should work.
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