The Great Smoky Mountain Journal
Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 02:33 PM
Apple's New iPhone Update Deletes "Easter" On Calendar APP But Keeps Islamic Holy Days, Other Non-Essential Celebrations
Easter Sunday, which arrives on April 1
this year, is the culmination of Holy Week, commemorating the
resurrection of Jesus Christ and the most important holiday in the
Christian religion. However, it's absent from some Apple users' iCal
There are other holidays on the U.S. calendar, such as Juneteenth (a holiday celebrating the abolition of slavery in Texas), Flag Day and Indigenous People's Day, that appear.
Easter Sunday shows up on calendars for iPhone users running versions 11.2.2 of Apple's iOS operating system, but not some users of 11.2.5, which is the latest version of the OS. However, one user said Easter showed in their calendar.
default setting on iOS devices is for U.S. holidays, which shows
holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and Independence Day. However,
there is an option to add Alternate Calendars, including Chinese, Hebrew
and Islamic. But Christian is absent from this list on iOS 11.2.5.