This post is about joining Amazon Student. To clarify, I am NOT advocating that you do this, but I’m making this post just in case anyone would be interested in joining. If you do want to join Amazon Student, pleaseuse this link(full disclosure, this link is my personal link, but we could use whatever Amazon sends me for something for the class- like snacks or something else…).
Amazon Student is a free membership program created especially for college students. Basically, Amazon Student is the less expensive version of Amazon Prime. If you’re signing up for Amazon Student for the first time, you’ll receive a kind of trial in which you get six months of limited Amazon Student benefits. For example, you’ll receive FREE Two-Day Shipping on eligible purchases for the first six months, but during this trial period, you will not be eligible for other Amazon Student benefits such as streaming Amazon instant video or borrowing books from the Kindle Owner’s Lending library.
Follow these steps to subscribe to a Google calendar (presumably ours). Option 1:
The easiest way to subscribe to a public calendar (like ours) is the copy and paste the calendar's ical address and email it to yourself. Then when you open your email on your iOS device, click the link. Your iPad or iPhone should ask if you want to subscribe to the calendar. Accept and you're all set.
If this option doesn't work for you, try the next option.
Subscribing to a Google calendar on Android is actually a two-step process. You must first subscribe to the calendar using the web version of Google Calendar and then add it to your Android device. Subscribing to ical on Google Calendar web:
Step 1: go to Google Calendar on the web
Step 2: Choose "Other calendars"
Step 3: In the dropdown menu, choose "Add by URL"
Step 4: Insert the calendar's ical address (probably provided to you by your instructor in the syllabus), click "Add Calendar," and you should be all set. Adding subscribed calendars to Android:
Step 1: On your Android device, you may have to clear the existing calendars and re-sync the data for a new calendar to show up. Settings / Applications / Manage Applications / Calendar -> Clear Datathen Settings / Applications / Manage Applications / Calendar Storage -> Clear Data
Wait a few minutes and you should be able to see the new calendar. If it does the new calendar does not show up, also …