How to get rid of iCloud calendar invite spam?


Apple is working at a spammy iCloud calendar invitations that iPhone users have been accepting and receiving in the most recent couples of weeks.

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Apple told iMore.

“We are sorry that some of our users are receiving spam calendar invitations. We are actively working to address this issue by identifying and blocking suspicious senders and spam in the invites being sent,”

A large portion of these calendar invitation promise to offer discounts on different brands and products such as Uggs or Ray-bans.

Apple suggested not to accept those invites or do not click on any links that may be included. Because it could be malware’s or Phishing attacks something like that which could help attacker to collect sensitive information about you.


Apple reported they have be blocking these email addresses and fixing is still on the way, so few people might be having this issue and there are some ways you can prevent these annoying notifications.

  1. Don’t decline the invitations, as that will just alert the sender your email is linked to an active account.
  2. Change your calendar settings so that invitations are sent as emails and not device iPhone notifications
  3. Create a “junk” calendar just for these spammy invites

The bug might not been fixed by Apple, you can’t prevent these notifications but there’s a way to reduce these notifications until apple fixed this bug and release an update.

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