How to Disable Calendar Event Suggestions in Mail App in Mac OS X El Capitan

In today’s Mac OS X guide, we will show how to disable Mail event suggestions on OS X Yosemite and El Capitan. Follow our guide below if you find this feature unnecessary.

Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch received iOS 9, which is claimed to be one of the smartest iOS ever. There was a same delight for Mac users, as company released their latest Mac OS X El Capitan. Both operating systems received new upgrades and features.

Mac OS X El Capitan has received some amazing features like Split-View and smarter Spotlight. There are many enhancements under the hood, which comes in sight when we start using it in full fledged. Some minor improvements are very useful.

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How to Disable Mail Event Suggestions on Mac

On the other hand, there are some other minor features that can be irritating. These little features are meant to ease our task, but instead they just annoy us with unnecessary notifications. One of such feature is automatically adding events to Calendar that we receive in Mail. If this feature is making you go crazy, check the guide below to turn it off completely on Mac (refer this post to turn off suggested event in Calendar on iPhone or iPad).

How to Disable Mail Event suggestions in Mac OS X El Capitan

Step #1. Launch Mail app.

Step #2. From the Main menu, click on Preferences.

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Click on Preferences in Mail App on Mac

Step #3. Click on General tab.

Click on General Tab in Mail App on Mac

Step #4. In “Add Invitations to Calendar“, select Never.

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Disable Mail Event suggestions in Mac OS X

Doing this will erase event invitations from Mail and Calendar. After this, you will still receive suggestions in Mail, whenever someone sends any date in body text of email. Check below how to disable these suggestions.

How to Disable “Found in Mail” Suggestions in Calendar

Step #1. Launch Calendar app on your Mac.

Step #2. Click on Preferences.

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Click on Preferences in Calendar App on Mac

Step #3. Click on General tab.

Step #4. Now uncheck the box that says “Show found in Mail calendar“.

Disable Found in Mail Suggestions in Calendar on Mac

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This will hide all the events from your view and won’t be deleted, unless you have disabled Mail Event Suggestions we discussed earlier.

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.
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