FIX: Your response to the invitation cannot be sent

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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  • If you own an iOS device, you’ve probably encountered a Calendar app at least once.
  • Many users reported Your response to the invitation cannot be sent message in the Calendar app, but there’s a way to deal with it.
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your response to the invitation cannot be sent

Calendar apps are useful, but sometimes certain issues can appear, and many iOS users reported Your response to the invitation cannot be sent error message.

This issue can be a problem, especially if others are sharing their events with you, so in today’s article, we’re going to tackle this issue and show you how to fix it.

How can I fix Your response to the invitation cannot be sent error message?

1. Reset Calendar app

  1. On your iOS device go to Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
    mail contacts calendars your response to the invitation cannot be sent
  2. Now select the account that you use and turn the Calendars off.
  3. Wait for a few moments and turn the Calendar on again.
  4. Restart your iPhone and check if the problem is still there.

Several users reported that this method worked for them, so be sure to try it out. On some versions of iOS this setting is located in Settings > Accounts & Passwords or in Settings > Calendar > Accounts section.


2. Turn off the Calendar app

  1. To go to Settings on your iOS device.
  2. Now select Your Name > Cloud.
  3. Locate the Calendars app and disable it.
    Calendars disable your response to the invitation cannot be sent
  4. Wait for a minute or so, and turn it on.
  5. Restart your phone and check if that helps.

3. Update iOS to the latest version

  1. On your iOS device go to Settings > General > Software Update.
  2. If you see that a software update is available, tap it to download and install it.
    software update iOS your response to the invitation cannot be sent

Once your system is up to date, check if the problem is resolved. This has been an issue for a while, and Apple will most likely fix it for good via the software update.

Your response to the invitation cannot be sent error message can be problematic, but it can be fixed by resetting the Calendar app or by updating your iOS software to the latest version.

Did you manage to fix this problem? Feel free to share your solutions with us in the comments section.

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