How to Change What Day Your Week Starts in the Calendar App on iPhone

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In most western countries, the Calendar app on the iPhone or iPad has Sunday set as the first day of the week. But considering the work week tends to divide quite distinctly into weekdays and the weekend, with most of our appointments and business meetings taking place Monday through Friday, you may prefer to set Monday as the first day of the week. Or if you have an unusual schedule, you could set any day of the week you prefer to be the first day of your personalized week. Here's how to change what day your week starts in the Calendar app on iPhone.

Related: How to Add an Event to the Calendar App from a Text Message

How to Change What Day Your Week Starts in the Calendar App

  • Open the Settings app.

  • Select Calendar.

  • Tap on Start Week On.

  • Select the day of the week you want your week to start.

Now when you open Calendar, the day you have selected will show up as the first day of the week.

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Sarah Kingsbury is the Editorial Directer at iPhone Life. She manages the web editorial team and oversees all web and newsletter content. A long-time iPhone and Mac enthusiast, Sarah loves teaching people how to use their Apple devices.