Share Public Folder Calendar available accross different devices

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I am trying to make a Public Folder Calendar available across all devices/platforms (Mac and PC as well as all mobile phones).
This is a central Calendar so users can enter their own schedules and everyone else is aware of what everyone else is doing.

This Calendar must also be shared with external users.

The Public Folder is fine for any one on a PC on the Domain. Macs on the Domain can subscribe to the Calendar, but it does not update when they make changes, nor are changes reflected when updating from a phone (iPhone and Android).


What would be the best way to make this happen?

Ray
e-itregisterAsked:
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
Public Folders are not the right choice if mobile devices are involved, because there is no mechanism for them to access the public folders, other than OWA.

You would need to take that calendar and put it in to a Shared Mailbox, then you can use any number of third party tools to sync that calendar only to the mobile devices.
http://www.teamcalendarsync.com/ is one such tool for Android.

Simon.
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Zacharia KurianAdministrator- Data Center & NetworkCommented:
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e-itregisterAuthor Commented:
Is it possible without using third party apps?
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Simon Butler (Sembee)ConsultantCommented:
No.
If it was possible without third party apps then

a. I would have said so.
b. The third party apps wouldn't exist.

The only way without third party apps is to use OWA.

Simon.
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e-itregisterAuthor Commented:
Thank you Simon.
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