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How do I stop Spam Events in Google Calendar? Android & iPhone

Hackers use them vulnerabilities digital calendars, which allow them to add spam events to the victim's calendars. All they need to know is the account gmail that is attached to a Google calendar to add an event.

The issue is that the default security settings in Google calendar automatically allow an event invitation to be added to a calendar when the invitation is sent via Gmail. The event is added even if the recipient does not respond. If a user selects No, the event will not appear in their calendar. However, if you share your calendar with others, they will be able to view all spam events even if you have not responded.

Google Calendar

How can you stop it?

Currently, when someone sends a calendar event invitation to the user's Gmail address, the event is automatically added to the recipient's calendar by default, unless the recipient has changed these settings. To prevent Google Calendar from automatically adding any invitation sent via Gmail, the default event settings setting should be set to "No, only show invitations I've responded to." This will not show a calendar random invitations sent by someone who knows the address gmail your. The default to "no" will also stop anyone you share with the calendar from also not seeing invitations rejected.

How to Stop Gmail from Adding Events - Google Calendar Web Calendar

  1. Sign in to Google Calendar
  2. Click the gear icon in the upper right corner
  3. Select Settings
  4. In the “Event Settings” section
  5. Select No, only show invitations to which I have responded

Finally, if you rejected invitations spam and you don't want to see the removed calendar entries, mark each one as spam to remove it. To remove them, change the setting below.

  1. Sign in to Google Calendar
  2. Click the gear icon in the upper right corner
  3. Select View options
  4. In the "Event settings" section
  5. Clear the "Show declined events" option

How to Stop Gmail from Adding Events - Google Calendar Web App

  1. Sign in to Google Calendar
  2. Click the gear icon in the upper right corner
  3. Select "Settings"
  4. In the "Event settings" section
  5. Select "No" to automatically add invitations

Note: With this set off, the Google calendar will only show invitations to which you have replied. Google calendar users should never respond to an invitation, as this could result in a spam message remaining as a deleted event in your calendar. Report the invitation as spam.

How to add events to Google Calendar - Google Calendar App

  1. Sign in to Google Calendar
  2. Touch the hamburger menu in the upper left corner of the app
  3. Scroll down and tap the gear icon at the bottom of the menu
  4. Select "Settings"
  5. Select "Events" from Gmail
  6. Switch events from Gmail to Off

How to Prevent iPhone or iPad from Adding Events to Email in Calendar

  1. Open the Settings app in iPhone / iPad your
  2. Scroll down and select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
  3. Scroll down to the CALENDARS section
  4. Switch events detected in Mail to Off



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