If you are not so lucky like other iPhone users, you must have noticed some unknown events being added to your iPhone calendar while visiting some shady websites. It is a type of iPhone Calendar spam that gets distributed through pop-ups when you accidentally tap them. If you have experienced it and would like to get rid of this pesky problem, we have a solution for you.
How to remove rogue iPhone Calendar scam from your iPhone?
This invasive iPhone Calendar spam appears as a browser (Safari) dialog box when you try to load a page but get diverted to some dubious website instead. The pop-up requests you to add a rogue calendar subscription.
When you tap “OK” in haste, it takes you to another screen where you can tap Done to continue further and load a web page.
To remove this rogue Calendar with events, follow the list of instructions outlined below.
- Go to Settings.
- Choose Calendar.
- Tap Calendar Accounts.
- Locate the deceptive Calendar with events.
- Tap to open the subscribed calendars.
- Hit the Delete Account link.
- Tap Delete Account again to confirm the action.
This will stop unwanted event invitations from appearing in your iPhone calendars.
How to stop iPhone Calendar Spam?
If you want the rogue Calendar events deleted on iPhone, go to the Settings icon on your iPhone Home Screen and open it.
Scroll down to Calendar entry. Tap the side-arrow to expand the menu.
Choose Accounts Heading.
Now, locate the deceptive Calendars with events and tap to open it.
Hit the Delete Account link to remove the account.
When prompted, tap the Delete Account again to confirm your action. This will remove the Calendar virus iPhone and you should not see the popup appearing again. It’s not a virus in reality but a nifty bit of sleight of hand that certain websites use to allow them to send notifications to your account.
Hope that makes sense!