Birthday Reminders

In a few easy steps, you can create birthday reminders in a separate calendar:

Logging in and opening your calendar

  1. Using your favorite web browser, navigate to
  2. Once the page loads, you will be greeted by the login dialog box:
  3. In the Username field, type in your Advanced Email Address (for example,
  4. In the Password field, type in your Advanced Email password.
  5. Click the Log In button to log in.
  6. Your Inbox should now appear on the screen.
  7. Click on the Calendar tab to open your calendar:

  8. Your calendar should now appear:

Creating a new calendar

  1. To create a new meeting, click the drop-down arrow next to the New Appointment button:

  2. From the menu that appears, select the Calendar option:

  3. The Create New Calendar dialog box should appear. In the Name field, type in Birthdays and select a color from the drop-down menu. Check the Exclude this calendar when reporting free/busy times so that you don't appear to be busy all day. Click the OK button when you're finished.

  4. You should now see a Birthdays calendar in the left pane:

Adding birthdays

  1. Now that we have a birthdays calendar set up, we can add birthdays.
  2. Click the New Appointment button to create a new event:

  3. You will now be greeted by the New Appointment tab. In the Subject field, enter the name of the person's birthday you wish to add:

  4. Click the All day checkbox to place a checkmark:

  5. Click the drop-down arrow next to the Start field:

  6. Locate the month of the birthday and click the day:

  7. Change Display to Free, and select the Birthdays calendar.

  8. Change Repeat to Every Year.

  9. Select when you want to be reminded of the birthday by changing the Reminder drop-down:

  10. Click the Save & Close button.

  11. Congratulations! You set up your first birthday reminder! You will see a reminder at the time specified when you created the event.

Toggle birthdays on and off

  1. In the left pane, locate the Birthdays calendar.

  2. You can check the box to see birthdays on your calendar, or uncheck the box to hide the birthdays.