I've enabled incoming email for my SP calendar and have that working just fine. If I create a meeting through outlook, it populates my SP calendar and my Outlook calendar. If I then cancel the meeting through Outlook, the event is removed from my Outlook calendar, but it is not removed from the SP calendar. Instead, the SP calendar displays the message:

"Cancelled: Meeting Title"

Is there a way to have the SP calendar automatically remove cancelled events, whether through a setting or programmatically?


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A SharePoint calendar is still fundamentally a list behind the scenes. Why not simply create a list item workflow for the list and place an "item updated" check in place?

If the calendar item title contains "Cancelled" then you can add a task to delete the item automatically. Alternatively, remove all read permissions for standard users so that you can still view the calendar entry retrospectively as an admin.

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