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How to stop receiving spam Calendar & Photo Sharing invitations via iCloud on iPhone/iPad

Many iCloud users on iPhone, iPad and iPod receiving spam Calendar & Photo Sharing invitations over a weeks as iCloud users have increased receiving spam Calendar & Photo Sharing invitations on iPhone and iPad coming to various aspects of their accounts.

This a new type of spam in circulation for iCloud accounts. It's been really annoying to receive junk mail and spam e-mails. iCloud users must be careful because Spammers are now focusing not only on e-mails, even your Calendar and iCloud photo sharing to believe it. So you get the strangest unsolicited requests for calendars and photo sharing via iCloud Calendar and Photos application. These are visible on your iOS device, but also on the Mac.

Dutch website AppleTips discovered a workaround that allows you to move a spam Calendar invitation without actually accepting or declining it.

This is a serious issues when it comes to security on iOS which basically relates to iCloud’s Calendar and Photo Sharing functionalities and hope Apple may fix this soon.

So, if you receive a Calendar invite that’s spam and simply choose the “Decline” option, the problem won’t go away. In fact, it’s likely to increase because the spammer knows that the account is active. The same goes for iCloud Photo Sharing. Hit decline and you’re opening yourself up to more spam, not getting rid of that sender for good. This, of course, is different from Mail spam, which is either cleaned out by a spam filter or is a one-off thing because there’s no way for the spammer to know if the account is active or not.

For instant, iCloud Users can stop receiving Calendar spam on iPhone-iPad but for iCloud Photo Sharing invitations spam the only solution is to entirely turn off the iCloud Photo Sharing feature.


Here’s a steps below How to stop receiving spam Calendar & Photo Sharing invitations via iCloud on iPhone/ipad

For iCloud Calendar Spam
  • Open the Calendar application
  • Navigate down to Calendars, then tap Edit
  • Add a Calender to the list using the same button
  • Give it a name (like Spam) and tap Done
  • Double-tap ‘Done’ to return to the calendar
  • Open the spam invitation
  • Tap the bottom (above invitation) on ‘Calendar’
  • Select the newly created spamcalendar
  • Repeat this for all invitations
  • Now navigate back to the ‘Calendars’
  • Tap the i-button next to the spam calendar
  • Scroll down and tap ‘Delete calendar’
For iCloud Photo Sharing invitations Spam
Go to Settings >> Photos & Camera, then Disable iCloud Photo Sharing.

Let us know down in the comments if you have experienced this type of spam.
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