Birthday Calendar Events

The Birthday Calendar is managed by the Operating System and automatically filled with the dates-of-births of your
Contacts from the Contacts app. To add a new birthday to this calendar, please set the date-of-birth for the appropriate contact.

  1. Go to the Contacts App and select the contact to add a birthday to. Now tap "Edit".
  2. Scroll down and tap on "Add field"
  3. Scroll down and select the "Birthday" field
  4. Set the Birthday and tap on "Done"



Birthdays without a year

Apple allows you to enter birthdays without specifying a year.
This results in all kind of errors varying from duplications or showing birthdays on the wrong date.
So, please always enter a year (even if you don't know the exact one).

You can ask Apple to make the year an obliged field by giving them feedback here: