I connected my LinkedIn profile with my Hotmail account (a decision I will rue rest of my life) and it resulted in all of my LinkedIn contacts birthdays being stored to my Outlook Calendar. Whenever I try to delete those birthdays from calendar, it doesn't let me even edit it. It's quite agonizing as I don't want these birthdays on my calendar.

How can I get rid of these birthdays?

  • Did you try to disconnect your Hotmail from LinkedIn? – serenesat Sep 7 '16 at 12:39
  • I did! It still keeps the birthdays there. – Failed Scientist Sep 8 '16 at 0:46

Steps to removing birthday event in Calendar:

  • Remove associated services (LinkedIn)
  • Refresh your birthday calendar
  • Delete then re-create birthday calendar (allowing 24 hours for it to finish updating)

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  • Thanks mate!! Unfortunately it looked like the only option available. – Failed Scientist Sep 10 '16 at 11:36

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