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Is the calendar app private?

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    Is the calendar app private?

    This is probably a very dumb question, but i just want to make sure.
    Are the things you write in the calendar app that comes with windows 8 private?
    I use it for my everyday journal and i write things that i want to keep private.
    But every time i save changes for a day, it says it's syncing.. Why? Syncing to what?
    Maybe i'm just being paranoid. I would die if i found out what i'm writing isn't private though..

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    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    As long as nobody has your password(Microsoft account), it's secure. It syncs with, which is the online version of calander so you can access it from any PC.
    Thirdly Dumb is who doesn't ask when they're unsure, then makes a mistake.
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    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,143
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)

    When you are typing in your notes for a day, on the right side of the screen there is a link labeled "Show More". Click on that to expose more options, one of which is a checkbox to mark that item as "Private".

    The only way someone else could see your calendar would be if they added your MS Account to their calendar (you might do that with colleagues in order to share calendar events). Marking a calendar item Private would ensure no one could see that item but they could still see non-private items like meetings.
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