Siri No Longer Automatically Invites People to Calendar Events?

Discussion in 'iOS 7' started by mal5z, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. mal5z macrumors newbie

    Sep 20, 2012
    I can't say this with 100% confidence, but it happily appears that using Siri to create a calendar event that mentions someone's name (e.g., Dinner with Tom) no longer automatically adds that person as an invitee to the event. Siri will ask you to select Tom's email address, but it doesn't seem to actually do anything with it, such as add Tom as an invitee on the event. For those of us syncing to Google Calendar, means that Tom will not accidentally be sent an unwanted invitation. (I say "unwanted," because Siri also used to send the invitation if the title of the event was "Dinner about Tom," or "Dinner about robbing Tom", which could be awkward for Tom to be invited to attend.)

    Anyone noticing the same thing? I'm so gun shy about it at this point that I still can't quite get myself to use Siri for calendar entries. But maybe if someone else confirms that they are seeing the same thing consistently.
  2. prchord macrumors newbie

    Dec 4, 2010
    Just tried this now and it doesn't seem to have sent an email invite. I have my Iphone default calendar set as my google calendar. I tried making a meeting with a friend and that friend DID NOT get an email. I also double-checked by going on google calendar-->edit event and saw that no invitations were sent (usually it will list who was invited). I guess it's fixed :)
  3. Zcott macrumors 68020

    Oct 18, 2009
    Belfast, Ireland
    Good, that was one extremely annoying feature.
  4. Juanefny macrumors 6502

    Sep 27, 2013
    Albuquerque, NM
    Totally agree! I often times don't even have people's email address on their contact! There should be a way for her to ask you if you would like to send a meeting request to them...
  5. AmplifiedLife macrumors newbie


    May 12, 2010

    It just happened to me. Embarrassing.

    Before I could even confirm the meeting with the person, I told Siri to schedule it in MY calendar, so that I could at least reserve that time in my calendar, in advance.

    Then I realized what I’d done. I knew this was a feature not a bug, but I did it anyway. And so I immediately deleted it.

    Then I tried it on myself, to see what the other person saw, and it worked the same, and when I deleted it, it put a huge CANCELLED entry in my calendar. Not a good look.

    I see no settings for enabling or disabling this feature. That should probably exist. I comprehend the verbal workarounds... But... cmon man. Embarrassing.

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