Customizing Calendar appearance | Zoho Calendar

Calendar System settings

Zoho Calendar provides you a wide range of options to change the appearance of your Calendar and apply them to make your calendar more user-friendly.

Calendar Views

You can customize the way you want to view your Calendar using the distinct set of views provided by default in Zoho Calendar. The different views available in Zoho Calendar are Day, Week, Work, Month, 2 Months, 3 Months, Year and Agenda.
  1. Day view - Represents the 24-hour grid for the selected day.
  2. Week view - Represents the 24-hour grid for the selected week.
  3. Work view - Represents the 24-hour grid for the selected work-week.
  4. Month view - Displays the number of days in the month you have chosen.
  5. 2 Month view -  Displays all the days with the event count for the upcoming 2 months.
  6. 3 Month view - Displays all the days with the event count for the upcoming 3 months.
  7. Year view - Displays all the months with days in the current year of the calendar
  8. Agenda view - Shows all the events that is happening for the upcoming 3-month period.

Steps to Change the Calendar View

  1. Log in to Zoho Calendar.
  2. On the top right corner of the calendar grid, you will have a drop down that lists the calendar views - Day, Week, Work, Month, 2 Month, 3 Month, Year, Agenda and Calendar. Pick a preferred view.

View Customization

You can customize the view of your calendar grid display using More options icon on the right corner of your calendar grid. You can choose to view week numbers or change the layout while choosing the Day, Week and Work views. You can also choose to display light or bold colors for the events in the calendar grid while choosing the Day, Week and Work views.

Steps to Enable/ Disable Week Number in your Calendar Grid

  1. Log in to Zoho Calendar.
  2. Click the More Options ( 3-dots ) icon in the top-right corner of your calendar grid.
  3. Click on the checkbox - 'Show week number' to display the week number on the calendar grid.

Week Number cannot be seen when you choose the Year and Agenda views in calendar views.

Steps to Switch between Light and Bold Colors for Events in Calendar Grid

  1. Log in to Zoho Calendar.
  2. Click the More Options ( 3-dots ) icon in the top-right corner of your calendar grid.
  3. Select the check box - 'Use light event colors' to change the event colors light on the calendar grid.

  4. Unselect the check box - 'Use light event colors' to change the event colors bold on the calendar grid.
These changes will be visible only when you choose the  Day, Week and Work views in the calendar views.

Steps to Change the Calendar Layout

  1. Log in to Zoho Calendar.
  2. Click the More Options ( 3-dots ) icon in the top-right corner of your calendar grid.
  3. Choose the preferred layout (Classic, Compact and Super Compact) using the Change layout options.

The  Change layout option is available only when you choose the  Day, Week and  Work views in calendar views.

Other Customization Options

When more number of events are being added to a particular date, the date grid in the Month, 2 Months and 3 Months views will display all the events for that particular day. You can choose to enable/ disable the display of all the events on a particular day in the date grid.

In the  Year view you can choose to fade out the non-working days.

When you choose the  Agenda view you can choose to show/ hide the events that occur during your non-working hours.

Display Language

You can pick a display language for your calendar from the set of 60 languages options that are supported by Zoho Calendar.

Steps to Choose the Display Language

  1. Log in to Zoho Calendar.
  2. Go to Settings > General > System.
  3. Choose the preferred display language for your calendar from the list of languages available under Language drop-down.

Font Size

Zoho Calendar provides you with different font size options ranging from Very small to Very large or you can go with the default Browser font.

Steps to Choose the Font Size

  1. Log in to Zoho Calendar.
  2. Go to Settings > General > System.
  3. Choose the preferred Font Size for your calendar from the drop-down.


You can customize your Zoho Calendar using the various themes available in the Calendar Settings. The options available are: Cobalt blue, Fern Green, Tangerine Yellow, Cardinal Red, Obsidian Black and Vintage White.

Steps to Choose a Theme

  1. Log in to Zoho Calendar.
  2. Go to Settings > General > System.
  3. Choose the preferred Theme color for your calendar  along with dark, light or white mode for your left pane
  4. The Theme colors that are available currently are - Blue , Green, Yellow, Red, Grey and Vintage.
  5. Select the desired theme for your left pane and it will get applied to your Calendar.
  6. You can also choose the appearance of your calendar from the following option.
    1. Light mode
    2. Night mode
You can also use the Night mode toggle switch in the right pane of your calendar to choose your appearance setting.

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