Students Staff

February 13, 2018

[Service Alert] Calendar event problem with Microsoft Outlook app for iOS and Android

Filed under: Email, [Resolved] — Trevor Smith @ 4:43 pm

Resolved: Microsoft have fixed this issue in a recent release of the Outlook mobile app. Please make sure your devices are running the latest version of the app so you are unaffected by this problem.


This problem only affects people using the Microsoft Outlook app for iOS and Android.

If you receive an invite to a calendar event, selecting delete (trash icon) will remove the event from your calendar and everyone else’s, including the event organiser. This essentially cancels the event for everyone.

This appears to be an unconfirmed bug with the app. We’ve reported it to Microsoft and are waiting to hear back from them.

In the meantime, please do not select delete, instead select RSVP and then select Decline (see screenshots below). This removes the event from your calendar safely without affecting others.

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