Windows 10 has a Calendar app pre-installed out of the box. While Windows Vista and Windows 8 also had Calendar apps, they were not adopted by everyone. The Calendar app is useful for those who need just a basic calendar app without extra features and storing important events, appointments, holidays etc. With a simple trick, you can enable national holidays in Windows 10 Calendar. Here is how it can be done.
To add national holidays to Windows 10 Calendar, you need to adjust its options.
- Open the Calendar app. It can be found in the "All apps" section of the Start menu:
- In the left pane, you will see the More Calendars link. Click or tap it:
- A long list of countries will appear on the right. Look carefully for the country whose national holiday calendar you want to add. In my case, I want to add Russian holidays:
- Once you check it in the list, the calendar will start displaying holidays immediately:
That's it. The following video demonstrates this useful feature of the built-in Calendar app in action:
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Would you use national holidays in Windows 10 Calendar or do you prefer some alternative app on your phone for this task? Tell us in the comments.