How to Reschedule Appointments by Dragging and Dropping Calendar Events

How to Reschedule Appointments by Dragging and Dropping Calendar Events

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If the Calendar app is closed, Siri may be the fastest way to reschedule an appointment. If you're already in Calendar looking at the appointment you've realized you need to reschedule, dragging the event and dropping it into the new time slot can be even faster than using Siri.

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If you're not already there, tap on the day of the event you wish to change.

Reschedule Appointments by Dragging and Dropping Calendar Events

Next, Press and hold on the event until it becomes opaque in color.

Reschedule Appointments by Dragging and Dropping Calendar Events Reschedule Appointments by Dragging and Dropping Calendar Events

 

Now you can drag the event up or down to a new time slot or left or right to a different day.

Reschedule Appointments by Dragging and Dropping Calendar Events

You can also place your finger on one of the small circles on the top or bottom and drag to adjust the event's start or end time

Reschedule Appointments by Dragging and Dropping Calendar Events

You won't be able to change events someone else has created and invited you to.

 

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