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Mavericks calendar not retrieving invitations from mail

2094 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Nov 11, 2013 3:28 AM by Rumbullion RSS
Jayco_9 Calculating status...
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Oct 30, 2013 12:41 AM

Hi there,


Since upgrading my macbook air to Mavricks, my calendar doesn't seem to automatically add calendar invitations from mail. I've already missed an important meeting as a result of this as I have a rule in apple mail to move all meeting invitations to a folder.


I have the option in Apple mail under Preferences > General > Add invitiations to Calendar "Automatically" selected. Within the calendar app, I note the preference in the Advanced tab of the Calendar Preferences to automatically import CalDav from Mail under Mountain Lion is no longer there under Mavericks.


I've tested a few times by sending meeting invitations from within my wife's Calendar on her mac. I receive her invitation in Apple mail but my Calendar does not recognise the invitation, which means I now have to accept the invitation by clicking on the link within Apple mail, which launches safari & then I have to download the ics file. Upon further testing, I discovered that when the Calendar app is running AT THE SAME TIME the meeting invitation comes into apple mail, the Calendar App will automatically import into Calendar. However, it imports it as an event & doesn't give me the option of accepting or declining. Is anyone else experiencing this? I've always known the calendar appp has had it's limitations but I can't believe that the default calendar application on 2 mac's can't even send meeting invitations to each other?!

  • Sebastian_007 Calculating status...

    Same problem for me ... what I am really missing: when I finally see the event in calendar (doubleclicking the invitation in mail), I do NOT see any possibility to accept or decline this invitation. Is it GONE now in version 7????

  • tccruns Calculating status...

    I am having the same problem.  Has anyone found a solution?  Help!

  • Dano22 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Same for option to turn on adding invites to ical.  Even in the help section in iCal it tells you how to do this, but I do NOT have the option to retreive them...




    If your account is hosted on a CalDAV or Exchange server, for example, through your workplace, you receive invitations in Calendar automatically.



    Open Calendar



    In Calendar you can:

    Receive invitations: Choose Calendar > Preferences, click Advanced, then select “Automatically retrieve CalDAV invitations from Mail.”

    See invitations: Click the Notifications button in the top-left corner of Calendar.

    If you don’t have any invitations, the Notifications button isn’t available.

  • Rumbullion Calculating status...

    I  don't seem to able to accept og decline invitations either, though most of them seem to be entered automatically.


    Pretty frustrating, as many clients and colleagues are now writing emails asking whether I'll be attending or not.


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