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Getting error that “invitation failed could not invite”. Address is not registered with icloud. The address i am trying to share with is a valid icloud address. This makes our home automation things using apple homekit worthless! Need help!

iPhone 8 Plus

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This is a huge issue that needs to be addressed by Apple pronto! Losing faith in HomeKit due to the lack of transparency from Apple on why users are being locked out of controlling home devices with such an alarming message.

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Jan 7, 2018 8:20 PM in response to rstan22 In response to rstan22

This is a huge issue that needs to be addressed by Apple pronto! Losing faith in HomeKit due to the lack of transparency from Apple on why users are being locked out of controlling home devices with such an alarming message.

Jan 7, 2018 8:20 PM

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Jan 9, 2018 7:01 AM in response to rstan22 In response to rstan22

I have the same problem (as have many others it seems) and no matter which email address or iPhone number I try, I get the same message that the Apple ID is not registered.

There seem to be lots of problems with iCloud and Apple ID.

My work iPhone 6 was just updated to 11.2.2 and now I get a message in Settings that I need to sign in again but when I click 'Continue' and enter the password nothing happens. The screen returns to the 'Update Apple ID Settings' with the 'Continue' button again.

On my personal iPhone 6, I did a reset & restore from iCloud and now the software update window in Settings says I will be able to update to 11.2.2 when the iCloud restore has finished (but there is nothing left to finish).

Frustrating!

Jan 9, 2018 7:01 AM

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Jan 12, 2018 3:04 AM in response to rstan22 In response to rstan22

Last night (01.12.18) IOS 11.2.5 beta 5 was released two days after 11.2.5 beta 4 (for iPhone X). Not for iPhone 7 Plus yet.

My wife’s iPhone 7 Plus is running 11.2.5 beta 4 and the Homekit share invitation finally went thorough, and now Home is working perfectly


Now we are ready for HomePod !!!!

Jan 12, 2018 3:04 AM

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Jan 12, 2018 3:14 AM in response to rstan22 In response to rstan22

Last night (01.12.18) IOS 11.2.5 beta 5 was released two days after 11.2.5 beta 4 (for iPhone X). Not for iPhone 7 Plus yet.

My wife’s iPhone 7 Plus is running 11.2.5 beta 4 and the Homekit share invitation finally went thorough, and now Home is working perfectly


Now we are ready for HomePod !!!!

Jan 12, 2018 3:14 AM

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Jan 24, 2018 12:04 AM in response to Günther Vansteelant In response to Günther Vansteelant

Just update iPhone and Apple TV 4K to 11.2.5 and it didn't solve the problem. Still getting the message that my wife's email is not registered with iCloud (it's a ******* .mac account).

So frustrating!

Jan 24, 2018 12:04 AM

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