How to delete an event from the iPhone calendar

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Preliminary information


Before you enter the live tutorial, walking to spiegare how to delete an event from iPhone calendar, there is some preliminary information about it that you need to know.


First, you have to consider the fact that calendars on iPhone can be saved in both local, ie directly on the smartphone memory, which on iCloud, then in the Apple cloud. As a reont, an event created in a local calendar is saved locally, while an event created in a calendar on iCloud is saved in the cloud.

In the specific case of calendars and related events created on iCloud, management can also take place on other Apple devices (e.g. iPad and Mac) on which the same Apple ID has been signed in and on which synchronization has been enabled, and by browser, (even from non-Apple devices), through the iCloud.com site. In these cases, deleting an event from the iPhone, it will no longer be visible even on the iPad, Mac or other devices (e, of course, vice versa).

How to delete an event on the iPhone calendar


Having made the necessary clarifications above, let's get to the heart of the matter and let's find out, therefore, how to delete an event on iPhone calendar. To carry out the aforementioned operation, take your smartphone, unlock it, access the Home Screen and / o alla Library App and select the application icon Calendar.


Once the main screen of the app is displayed, make sure that the various calendars of your interest are visible, by tapping on the item Calendars present at the bottom, by adding a checkmark next to those you want to view (on the next screen 9 and then pressing on the item end, top right. You can also select them all simultaneously, by tapping on the wording Show all which is located at the bottom right.

Next, select theyear, month and / or the day where theevent you want to delete and tap on it, at the bottom of the screen. If by proceeding in this way you cannot find the event on which to intervene, you can help you by carrying out a direct search by pressing magnifying glass placed at the top and typing in the text field that appears the keyword say your interest.

Now that you see the event screen, tap on the item Delete event which is located below and confirm your intentions by selecting the item again Delete event from the menu that appears. If it is a repeating event and for which an end date has been set, you can decide whether to remove the single event or even the following ones.

If the event you want to remove from the iPhone calendar was not created by you and therefore you see it in the app because an invitation that you accepted was sent to you, to make it disappear, select it and tap on the item Reject.



How to delete repeat iPhone calendar event

Is there an event saved in your iPhone calendar that repeats periodically and would you like to prevent this from happening? I'll explain immediately how to proceed.

All you need to do to delete repeat iPhone calendar event is to launch the app Calendar on your device, make sure they are visible all calendars, select theyear, month and / or the day where theevent on which you want to go to act and tap on the latter, in the lower part of the display.

In the event screen that you now see, tap on the item Modification present at the top right, then on that repetition and seleziona l'opzione Mai from the next screen. If you see fit, you can also set a repeat different from the one already defined, by choosing the option you prefer from the list on the screen, or by setting a customized one, after tapping on the wording custom.

If instead of stopping the repetition manually, as I just explained to you, you want to make this happen automatically on a certain date, select the option End repetition in the above screen, then the option On (if it is not already selected) and set the date of your interest.


In case you have to think again, you can enable the repetition of an event on the calendar again, by selecting it from the Calendar app, then the wording Modification placed at the top right, then the voice repetition and possibly that too End repetition and choose the cadence with which to repeat the event. To save the changes, remember to tap on the item end at the top of the screen.

How to delete all events from iPhone calendar

If you want to underste how to delete all events from iPhone calendar, know that you can take two different paths: the first is the manual deletion, while the second provides directly the removing calendars in which the events are contained.

The first method is best if you don't need to remove a lot of events. In this case, just put into practice the instructions I gave you in the step at the beginning of the tutorial for each event you want to get rid of and that's it.

The second method, on the other he, is undoubtedly the most convenient if you have to go and act on a large number of events. In this case, open the app, Calendar on your device, tap on the item Calendars at the bottom and press the button "I" in correspondence with the various calendars agolable.

On the next screen, choose the option Delete calendar, confirm your intentions by selecting the wording again Delete calendar in the menu that appears and tap on the item end, top right, to save the changes.

If, on the other he, you do not want to make specific calendar events visible only temporarily, you can consider hiding the calendars of your interest. To do this, remove the checkmark that you find next to the calendars to be hidden on the screen with all the calendars and tap on the item end, per salvare ichangementi.

Common problems

Now it seems only right to show you how to cope with those who are common problems in which it is possible to run into the use of the Calendar app on iOS and which, consequently, could create some difficulties in trying to delete an event from iPhone.

How to delete event on iPhone calendar: virus

There are a whole series of events on your iPhone calendar that you don't remember adding yourself and themes could be a virus? Do not worry: what you are dealing with is not a virus (which, as I explained to you in my other guides, are almost non-existent on iOS), but spam which, like emails, can also be present in external calendars synchronized on the smartphone.

Generally, they are content from less authoritative sites, which manage to insert unwanted notifications into the smartphones of the "victims". To make the aforementioned calendars disappear, all you have to do is cancel your subscription to them, proceeding in the same way as I indicated in the previous step. Simple, right?

If, on the other he, it is about single events that have been added to your personal calendars, you can make them disappear as if it were any other event you created or to which you have been invited to participate, following the instructions I have provided. in the initial step of the tutorial.

In the future, to avoid finding yourself in such a situation again, I suggest you first of all pay particular attention while surfing the Net and avoid visiting disreputable websites, always rejecting any requests relating to receiving notifications and subscribing to calendars.

Unable to delete iPhone calendar event


Despite having followed my instructions in detail, have you not yet managed to delete an event from the iPhone calendar? In that case, the best suggestion I can offer you is to conont the dedicated section of the Apple website al supporto and all'assistenza for its products and services.

If even proceeding in this way you can't solve it, you can put yourself in direct contact with Apple. You can do this in several ways: by phone, via chat, by going to the Apple Store in person, etc. For all the details of the case in this regard, check out my guide on how to contact Apple.



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