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The exercise for Combating Calendar Spam in iCloud Accounts

Web-surfers who frequently access Apple's iCloud will have perhaps observed a spike in spam invites landing inside their accounts during recent weeks.

These bulk e-mail invites relate to iCloud functionalities namely Calendar and Photo Sharing. Fundamentally, a user of iCloud receives certain request wherein he's asked to view else share a picture/album within the Photo Sharing utility of iCloud.

To remove the undesirable occurrence from one's planner although clicking on "Decline" would possibly delete 'provide-a-short-term-solution' but the answer isn't advisable. For, hitting Decline sends the missive to the spam mailer that the user is having an active iCloud account, thereby encouraging more junk.

Thus, in technical parlance if a Web-surfer receives one spam invite to view or share iCloud's Photo Sharing or Calendar and he chooses Decline button rather than just overlooks the invite then there can possibly be an enormous number of more spam invites into his iCloud A/C instead of the problem receding.

Unfortunately, hitting the Decline button doesn't stop the spam sender's activity for good. Certainly, 'mail spam' works in a different way since anti-spam filters wipes that wholly alternatively it becomes confined to acting one-off. The reason for this is that the spammer can in no manner know if the A/C exists or has become non-functional. Techtimes.com posted this dated November 10, 2016.

Below is given a guide in seven steps with which an end-user can move the junk e-mail invites onto one separate calendar and then erase the spam from there.

Step 1: Click on Calendar application and select Calendars. After this, hit on 'Edit.'
Step 2: With the help of Edit option, incorporate one Calendar into the listing and call it Spam. After this, hit on 'Done.'
Step 3: Go back to Calendar by clicking twice on 'Done.'
Step 4: After this, by accessing 'spam invite' click on the lower portion of Calendar.
Step 5: Highlight the freshly created Spam calendar. Do the exercise in case of the remaining invites.
Step 6: Go back to Calendars. Hit the 'i' option situated beside 'Spam Calendar.'
Step 7: Finally after scrolling down, hitting on 'Delete Calendar' completes the task.

» SPAMfighter News - 11/17/2016

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