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Birthday Reminders: Never Forget Another Birthday | iOS 17 Guide

Always forgetting that important birthday? Have the Calendar app show them all for you.

First, make sure your friends’ birthdays are saved alongside their contact information in Contacts. Then open Calendar and tap Calendars in the middle of the toolbar. Here you’ll find the option for Birthdays, which you can tap to turn on or off.

You can also show or hide other calendars from this view, such as those automatically synced from Gmail or Facebook.

Week view

While you’re at it, check out Calendar’s handy week view so you don’t miss any other upcoming appointments.

To do so, hold the iPhone sideways to access the view, then swipe across to move through the days, or scroll up and down to change the time.